Category: Alex Anthopoulos

Jose Bautista on Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos: “It’s Not About Just Spending Money to Say You’re Spending it”

Monday, January 7th, 2013

It's been 20 years since the Toronto Blue Jays have made the postseason, but with much of the American League East in flux and with a slew of talented new veteran additions in the stable, there's a belief in and out of Toronto that the Jays could be on the ...

R.A. Dickey Says His Relationship with Sandy Alderson Didn’t Have Anything to do with Trade from Mets to Blue Jays

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

For the first time this century, a reigning Cy Young Award winner has changed teams. And in the process, R.A. Dickey has been reunited with former New York Mets teammate Jose Reyes in Toronto, where the Blue Jays are suddenly becoming an unexpected favorite in the American League. R.A. Dickey joined ...

John Gibbons Discusses His Excitement to Rejoin Toronto Blue Jays

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It's been a wild few days in the world of the Toronto Blue Jays. The Jays traded for pretty much every good player on the Miami Marlins' roster only days before shocking fans again by bringing former manager John Gibbons back to run the suddenly very-talented team. The expectation level ...

Alex Anthopoulos Didn’t Feel It Would Benefit Blue Jays To Keep John Farrell If He Wanted Out

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

One of the worst kept secrets in all of baseball was the Boston Red Sox desire to have John Farrell become manager of the team after the club wasn't doing too well with Bobby Valentine by the time the MLB All-Star break hit. Farrell, a former pitching coach with Boston ...

Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos Explains What Went Into the Yunel Escobar Suspension

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

A vast number of baseball fans are outraged that Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was suspended only three games for writing an anti-gay slur under his eyes during a game. Escobar will be back by the end of the week, even though a lot of people in Toronto would ...