Toronto Blue Jays News

Chad Jenkins up, Dan Johnson DL, Rogers claimed


Shi Davidi is reporting that Chad Jenkins has been called up for the series against the Astros, no word on who is coming off the roster to make room for him, but Dan Johnson didn't look healthy...

Rob Rasmussen optioned to the Bisons


The Blue Jays have chosen reliever Rob Rasmussen as the man to come off the 25-man roster to make room for the newest Jay, Danny Valencia. Rasmussen has been optioned to triple-A Buffalo, leaving...

Hendriks and Kratz Traded to KC for Danny Valencia


News is just breaking that pitcher Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz have both been traded to the Kansas City Royals. The trade was first reported by Shi Davidi and later followed up by Ken...

Reimold activated from DL, Rogers DFAed


The Blue Jays have activated Nolan Reimold from the DL. Nolan got in 12 at bats with the Jays, after being picked up off waivers and before being put on the DL. In those 12 at bats he had 4 hits,...

Deck McGuire sent to Athletics for cash


The Oakland Athletics announced that their club has sent money to the cash-strapped Blue Jays for the rights to McGuire and that the 25-year-old will be reporting to the triple-A Sacramento River...

Wednesday Bantering


Tiny bits of Blue Jays news this afternoon: Gibby has said that Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind will, likely, not be sent out on rehab assignments. The will, most likely, go straight into the...

OK, it is official, these are today's moves


The Blue Jays made it official. They have purchased the contracts of Esmil Rogers and Aaron Sanchez, adding them to the 40-man roster, as well as the active roster. In the case of Rogers, he's out...

Blue Jays to call up Aaron Sanchez and Ryan Goins


Shi Davidi tells us that the Blue Jays are going to call up both Aaron Sanchez and Ryan Goins today. No word on who is making the trip to Buffalo to make room for the pair. I don't understand...

Blue Jays DFA Sergio Santos, Rob Rasmussen up


I don't think it is a huge surprise but then, the timing seems strange. Just three days ago the Jays sent Chad Jenkins down to Buffalo. I thought at the time that Sergio Santos had been so...

Injury updates, scouting Cliff Lee, minor leagues


Lots of little bits of Blue Jays news this morning: Jim Salisbury, at, tell us the Blue Jays, among others, scouted Cliff Lee at his last rehab start and will likely be watching his...


Bob Elliott: Jays can't take on extra money


Bob Elliott, showing a great ability to turn the Blue Jays fanbase into a tizzy, tweeted this: Blue Jays telling teams in trade talks that they "can't take on any extrta money." — bob elliott...

Blue Jays send Chad Jenkins back to Buffalo, again


I'm starting to feel sorry for Chad Jenkins. The Blue Jays are sending him back to Buffalo, yet again, to make room for Brad Mills. I think I'd rather have Jenkins than Mills, personally, but...

Blue Jays DFA Deck McGuire


Another one that surprises me, not that they shouldn't DFA Deck, but that they would. I figured that, since he was the Blue Jays first round pick in 2010, that they would go a little longer before...

Blue Jays claim Brad Mills off waivers


Ken Rosenthal tells us: #BlueJays claim LHP Brad Mills. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 17, 2014 I'd guess it is to fill out the Bisons' starting rotation. I think the Blue Jays...

Aaron Sanchez moved to the Bisons' bullpen?


Jeff Blair tweeted this: As I mentioned on Sportsnet Connected on Wednesday, Aaron Sanchez has been moved to Bisons bullpen. Could be here within 10 days as reliever — Jeff Blair (@SNJeffBlair)...

Only One Blue Jay Cracks Law's Top 50 Prospects


After two Blue Jays cracked both the Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus Top 50 prospect lists last week, Keith Law has toned down the excitement a bit. Only lefty Daniel Norris made his list...

Welcome Back, Brett Wallace!


The Blue Jays re-acquired former top prospect Brett Wallace from the Orioles for cash in a minor league deal after the Orioles promoted Christian Walker.

Lind out 6-8 weeks; will Dan Johnson be called up?


Mother knows best. This is true for Adam Lind's mother, who advised her major leaguer son to get an MRI on his right foot, which has failed to heal since he fouled a ball off of it in a game...

Erik Kratz Recalled as Gillespie is Placed on DL


It sounds as though the move everyone was expecting to happen soon will be made in time for tomorrow's game as Erik Kratz will be recalled from Buffalo with outfielder Cole Gillespie being placed...

Osuna starts Tuesday, Pentecost debuts tonight


Blue Jays pitching prospect Roberto Osuna returns from Tommy John surgery tomorrow with a rehab outing for the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays.

Surprise, Edwin goes on the DL


No surprise here, Edwin Encarnacion has been placed on the 15-day DL with a right quadriceps strain. Please get well quick Edwin. He seems to think the 15 days will be enough, I'm guessing 3 to 4...

Quad strain for Edwin Encarnacion


There is this: That update does not tell us much at all. Quad strains can take anywhere from 10 days to three months to heal.Depends on severity #BlueJays— Gregor Chisholm (@gregorMLB) July...

Blue Jays claim Nolan Reimold off waivers


The Blue Jays have claimed Nolan Reimold off waviers from the Orioles. Nolan is a right-handed hitting outfielder, he has hit .252/.327/.439 in 286 MLB games. Against LHP he is .252/.323/.426 in...

Tying Up Bautista's Anger and Encarnacion's Injury


Needless to say the game was a rough one in Oakland last night, with the game taking a turn for the worse when the replay review on an eighth inning Melky Cabrera play at the plate was incorrectly...

Blue Jays claim Cole Gillespie


The Blue Jays have claimed Cole Gillespie off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. Gillespie is a right-handed hitting outfielder. This season he's hit .254/.312/.324 in 34 game as a Mariner. Career...

Scratch a couple of names off the wish list


So you really didn't want Jeff Samardzija and/or Jason Hammel did you? If you did, well, too bad. The Cubs traded the pair of pitchers to the Oakland A's for shortstop prospect Addison Russell and...

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