Why this ex-Jays pitcher says the new no-pitch intentional walk rule doesn't make sense
February 22, 2017 - 9:49 AM
There won't be any wild pitches, or anything unexpected, with the new no-pitch intentional walk rule this season, much to the chagrin of Paul Spoljaric, former pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jay and Kansas City Royals.
Players balk, but MLB will bring in changes to speed up game
February 21, 2017 - 2:14 PM
Major League Baseball intends give the players' association the required one-year advance notice that would allow management to unilaterally change the strike zone, install pitch clocks and limit trips to the pitcher's mound starting in 2018.
Paralympic star Benoit Huot helps train catcher Russell Martin
February 21, 2017 - 11:36 AM
When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool. It didn't hurt that his coach and training partner was a nine-time Paralympic gold medallist.
Marcus Stroman says he can do better for Blue Jays in 2017
February 20, 2017 - 1:57 PM
Marcus Stroman wasn't as consistent as he wanted to be in his first full season in the major leagues last year. So the Blue Jays right-hander streamlined his mechanics in an effort to turn things around.
Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson likely sidelined for couple weeks with calf injury
February 19, 2017 - 10:14 AM
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson will likely miss the first couple of weeks of spring training with a right calf strain.
Kendrys Morales ready for new role with Blue Jays
February 19, 2017 - 8:08 AM
Kendrys Morales won't be showing off his World Series ring around the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse — not yet, anyway. Morales is expected to slot in at DH for the Blue Jays and try to fill the hole left in the lineup by the departure of Edwin Encarnacion.
Blue Jays' Donaldson 'felt something' in calf, MRI scheduled
February 18, 2017 - 10:20 AM
Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson missed the Blue Jays' first full-squad workout on Saturday. The veteran slugger "felt something" in his right calf, a team spokesman said.
Jose Bautista ready to put injury-plagued 2016 season behind him
February 17, 2017 - 12:33 PM
Jose Bautista was looking to secure a hefty raise and long-term deal in his first crack at the free-agent market in the off-season. While he didn't get it, the 36-year-old Toronto Blue Jays right-fielder isn't using that as motivation this season.
Big man Tulowitzki wants challenge of playing shortstop for rest of career
February 16, 2017 - 5:12 PM
He arrived early Thursday sporting a Superman T-shirt but Troy Tulowitzki wants to become more of an iron man with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Pitcher Mat Latos will try to latch on with Blue Jays
February 16, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Veteran pitcher Mat Latos on Thursday signed a minor-league deal with the Blue Jays after compiling a 7-3 record and 4.89 earned-run average last season with the Chicago White Sox and Washington.
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