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Fantasy Update

Jan 18, 2017
NumberFire
Toronto has re-signed their aging star to a one-year deal despite other cheaper options available on the open market.
Toronto Sun Jan 19, 2017
Blue Jays banking on Jose Bautista bouncing back next season [Video]

Blue Jays banking on Jose Bautista bouncing back next season [Video]

Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins describes the American League East as being “an animal”. But in bringing back Jose Bautista, Atkins feels his club has enough snarl and fight of their own to contend in 2017.
Toronto Sun Jan 19, 2017
Blue Jays GM happy Jose Bautista is back despite 'unusual' offseason [Video]

Blue Jays GM happy Jose Bautista is back despite 'unusual' offseason [Video]

The curious offseason of the Toronto Blue Jays, the one in which they watched one franchise hero sign with a rival for a smaller contract than they had offered him, and then snapped up the second Jays legend for the relative pittance of a one-year guarantee, is perhaps best summed up by one statement offered by Ross Atkins on Thursday morning.
Viva El Birdos Jan 19, 2017
Carlos Martínez is back in St. Louis - A Hunt and Peck

Carlos Martínez is back in St. Louis - A Hunt and Peck

We missed him! A little bit ago it was reported that Carlos Martínez hoped to be a career Cardinals. In an Instagram post this week, he showed his appreciation for the city of St. Louis. #usssss #blessed here again #stl A photo posted by Carlos Martinez (@tsunamy0327) on Jan 13, 2017 at 2:46pm PST Glad to have you back, Carlos! what else is going on in baseball... Class of 2017 awaits call from Hall of Fame | MLB.com Jose Bautista signs 1-year deal with Blue Jays | MLB.com 10 teams counting on injury comebacks | MLB.com White Sox take an early lead in 'Best 2017...
Toronto Star Jan 19, 2017
Jose Bautista can return to top form: Blue Jays GM

Jose Bautista can return to top form: Blue Jays GM

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says that slugger Jose Bautista is capable of returning to his all-star form.
Jays Journal Jan 19, 2017

Blue Jays GM Atkins speaks on Bautista, remaining off-season

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins met with the media on Thursday morning to address the club’s reunion with Jose Bautista and what the rest of the off-season might hold. “It’s a good day for the Toronto Blue Jays,” Atkins said, thanking the baseball operations staff, Jays chairman Edward Rogers, and making particular note […] Blue Jays GM Atkins speaks on Bautista, remaining off-season - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CBC News Jan 18, 2017
Jose Bautista strikes 1-year deal with Blue Jays worth $18M US

Jose Bautista strikes 1-year deal with Blue Jays worth $18M US

After losing Edwin Encarnacion to Cleveland, the Blue Jays retained their other free-agent slugger by signing Jose Bautista to a one-year guaranteed contract worth $18 million US with two mutual option years, the team announced Wednesday.
www.digitaljournal.com Jan 18, 2017
Bats is back: Six reasons Bautista is Blue Jays gold

Bats is back: Six reasons Bautista is Blue Jays gold

Slugger Jose Bautista is returning to Toronto. After an offseason of big ticket failures for the team, the deal to secure the veteran slugger satisfies a lot of Jays fans’ expectations — and might cement a competitive 2017 team.
Jays Journal Jan 18, 2017
Bautista’s return answers several questions for Blue Jays

Bautista’s return answers several questions for Blue Jays

With the new contract for Jose Bautista finally announced, the Blue Jays have direction and some answers to several important questions regarding their 20...
Jays Journal Jan 18, 2017
Bautista signing official: Details on Blue Jays contract

Bautista signing official: Details on Blue Jays contract

  UPDATE:  1:40 p.m. ET Building on original reports of the deal, Jon Heyman has since added the specifics of the deal between Jose Bautista and ...
National Post Jan 18, 2017
Toronto Blue Jays make Jose Bautista deal official: one year, with options for 2018 and 2019

Toronto Blue Jays make Jose Bautista deal official: one year, with options for 2018 and 2019

The team has confirmed that Bautista has signed a one-year contract worth a guaranteed base salary of US$18 million
UPI Jan 18, 2017
Jose Bautista reaches deal with Toronto Blue Jays

Jose Bautista reaches deal with Toronto Blue Jays

Outfielder Jose Bautista is returning to the Blue Jays on a one-year deal, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.
Sports Illustrated Jan 18, 2017

In the end, union of Jose Bautista and Blue Jays made the most sense

Jose Bautista didn't get what he wanted, but he still ended up in the best place for him.
Blue Bird Banter Jan 18, 2017
Fighting the feelings on Jose Bautista

Fighting the feelings on Jose Bautista

Jose Bautista is back in Blue and White which is as much comforting today as it is worrying for the road that lies ahead. There’s a certain comfort in seeing the words, “Jose Bautista,” and “Toronto Blue Jays,” in the same sentence on mutually positive terms. In an off-season riddled with questionable moves breeding uncertainty as more and more of the postseason Jays moved south of the border (Edwin Encarnacion, Brett Cecil, Michael Saunders) there was a question amongst the fan base as to when the final shoe would drop. That shoe was Mr. Jose Bautista, the heart and soul of the...
Toronto Sun Jan 18, 2017
It's official: Blue Jays sign Jose Bautista to one-year deal

It's official: Blue Jays sign Jose Bautista to one-year deal

Veteran slugger Jose Bautista is returning to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Toronto Star Jan 18, 2017
Blue Jays confirm Jose Bautista signing

Blue Jays confirm Jose Bautista signing

Jose Bautista has signed a one-year contract worth $18 million.

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