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Spring Threat: Things are Happ-ening! Phillies @ Blue Jays

Photo Credit: Hipster J.A. Happ on Twitter (An incredibly hilarious follow)  Baseball! It’s been happening for roughly a week now, so it feels weird to keep saying ‘baseball!’ in reference to being excited that baseball is back, but here we are. The Jays will play the Phillies today in Dunedin and 2016 Cy Young Award Vote…

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Spring Threat: Stroman, Blue Jays host Pirates

Photo – Arturo Pardavila III Still seeking their first win in Spring Training (which is most certainly very important and is a legitimate indicator of how good the team will be this season!), the Blue Jays will host the Pittsburgh Pirates in Dunedin. Marcus Stroman will get the ball for the Jays, beginning his pursuit of…

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Spring Threat: Split Squad Spring Action, Blue Jays vs Braves/Yankees

© Jonathan Dyer  I guess it technically started yesterday when they played the Braves in Orlando, but it feels like today is the first day of Blue Jays baseball in 2017. The Jays are hosting the Phillies in the friendly confines of Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in Dunedin, and they’re doing so with their ‘A’ lineup taking…

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Josh Donaldson Misses Workout, MRI Indicates Right Calf Strain

© John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports There was some absolutely terrifying news out of Blue Jays camp today, as multiple sources reported that Josh Donaldson wasn’t at the team’s first full workout because he “felt something” in his calf. Donaldson will get an MRI on his calf today, a Blue Jays spokesperson said. Uh oh! …

Blue Jays sign Mat Latos to Minor-League deal

Embed from Getty Images According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet, the Blue Jays have made yesterday’s rumours official, agreeing to a minor-league deal with Mat Latos. According to John Lott, Latos has the possibility of earning $1.5 million at the major league level.   #BlueJays have agreed to sign RHP Mat Latos per sources — Ben…

Blue Jays Release Catcher A.J. Jimenez

Embed from Getty Images Last week, the Blue Jays designated catcher A.J. Jimenez for assignment in order to make room on their 40-man roster for their offseason signings. Now that he’s cleared through waivers, the Jays have apparently decided to cut ties with the soon-to-be 27-year-old.  Per #BlueJays, catcher A.J. Jimenez has been released. — Gregor Chisholm…

Blue Jays sign OF Jose Tabata to a Minor-League Contract

Embed from Getty Images Thought it may not have been the name fans were hoping to hear, the Blue Jays have added another piece to their outfield puzzle. Jon Heyman reported on Twitter that the Jays have inked former top prospect Jose Tabata to a minor-league deal.  jose tabata signs minors deal with blue jays….

Blue Jays add bullpen depth, sign RHP Joe Smith to one-year deal

Source: #BlueJays in agreement with free-agent reliever Joe Smith on one-year, major-league contract. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 5, 2017 Late night Rosembomb! Ken Rosenthal tweeted late Saturday night/early Sunday morning that the Blue Jays are signing right-handed reliever Joe Smith to a one-year, major league deal.  Don’t look now, but it appears that we have…