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Blue Jays Sign Canadian Right-Handed Reliever John Axford

In a surprise twist the America-loving Americans who, while longing for their old home in Cleveland and dreaming of watching ESPN and Fourth of July barbecues, have the run of Canada’s team — your Toronto Blue Jays — seem to have, for a moment, turned their backs on their beloved countrymen. Despite there being multitudes…

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Blue Jays add Jake Petricka on a Minor-League Deal

The Blue Jays added some more pitching depth today, inking former White Sock Jake Petricka to a minor-league contract. According to Ben Nicholson-Smith, Petricka, a righty, will earn $1.3 million if he plays in the major leagues with $500k in incentives.