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Blue Jays Claim The Former Jesus Montero On Waivers From Seattle

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports He has risen! Or, at the very least, he has been asked to rise and pack up his Glendale hotel room for a rushed trip to Dunedin, Florida. Yes, Jesus Montero — one-time creation of the Yankee hype machine, and the player traded for Michael Pineda during Seattle’s long winter of Jack…

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Edwin Returns To (Minor League) Action, Absolutely Crushes One

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports OK, look. Seeing Edwin Encarnacion effortlessly drop a bomb on some Pirates minor league scrub isn’t enough to have us conclude that he’s ready for the season, despite this being just his first taste of real-ish action of the spring. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want to watch it. And…

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Spring Threat: Jays vs. Phillies

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Wow. The Phillies are trash, man. I was going to write some half-excited words about this being Marcus Stroman’s final tuneup before facing Chris Archer and the Rays on Sunday afternoon as part of MLB’s (and ESPN’s — though the Jays-Rays game is on ESPN2) Opening Day triple-header, and a great…

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The Aaron Sanchez Debate Is Over… For Now

Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports Having Aaron Sanchez start the year in the rotation, then move to the bullpen towards the end of the season unquestionably worked out well for the Blue Jays in 2015, though it wasn’t by design. We learned today that this season he’ll do the same, but absolutely by design. That is,…