Category: Toronto Blue Jays

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 ...

Josh Johnson: “I was hoping for one more shot at making something happen down there in Miami”

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

In true Marlins fashion, the time came when the organization decided it was time to dismantle their roster and get rid of some of the biggest contracts. Just one season after moving into a new stadium and loading up the roster with some big-time free agents, all of that excitement ...

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 ...

Jose Bautista: “I consider our team a contender. We should be in the playoffs at least. Hopefully in the World Series.”

Monday, November 19th, 2012

The Toronto Blue Jays are turning the baseball world upside down with their recent activity on the hot stove this winter. After losing manager John Farrell to the Boston Red Sox, Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos was taking a ton of heat north of the border for not putting up ...

John Farrell Aims To Flip The Boston Red Sox Record As Well As Their Perception

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

For more than a year now, the storylines regarding baseball in Boston have mostly surrounded off-the-field issues. From the debacle to end the 2011 season, the hiring of Bobby Valentine and the megatrade this summer when the Red Sox weren't performing, things have generally been a mess. Now the Red Sox ...

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 ...

Jose Bautista on Blue Jays 2012 Season: “With the combination of our pitching and offense and new bullpen, everybody is really excited.”

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Jose Bautista had his coming out party in 2010, smashing 54 home runs and driving in 124 runs. Last season many baseball officials were wondering if Bautista could duplicate his 2010 success and not just be a one-year wonder. The Blue Jays right fielder sure put all the doubters to ...

Jose Bautista Is Humble About Receiving The Most Votes In An All-Star Ballot, Proud To Represent The Country Of Canada

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

The fairy tale season continues for Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista. The Toronto slugger set a record with 7.45 million votes to lead the 2011 Major League All-Star ballot that was announced on Sunday. Bautista was a reserve in last year's Mid Summer Classic and is one of seven ...