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Jays Journal Mar 28, 2017

Blue Jays have important starting depth in Mat Latos

After the Blue Jays informed Mat Latos that he would not make the team, he bypassed his opt-out option in his contract and accepted his assignment to AAA Buffalo to begin the season. Mat Latos making the Blue Jays’ Opening Day roster was always a bit of a long shot, but as they say, “there’s […] Blue Jays have important starting depth in Mat Latos - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blue Bird Banter Mar 28, 2017
Tuesday Bantering: Mat Latos Accepts Demotion

Tuesday Bantering: Mat Latos Accepts Demotion

Your morning update for everything Blue Jays. Mat Latos was told early Monday that he would not make the major league club, but he has accepted his demotion to triple-A Buffalo. Signed on a one year, $1.5M minor league deal (if he made the Blue Jays), Latos had the ability to opt out of his contract at the conclusion of spring training should he not make the major league club. The Blue Jays lost 7-1 to the Phillies yesterday in the first of two back-to-back night games against Philadelphia. Aaron Sanchez started the game, but popped a blister during his start, which likely led to control...
Toronto Star Mar 27, 2017
Latos accepts Blue Jays demotion

Latos accepts Blue Jays demotion

Veteran Mat Latos will offer rotation insurance at Triple-A Buffalo.
Jays Journal Mar 27, 2017

Blue Jays inform Latos he will not make the team

Who will make the team out of the bullpen for the Blue Jays? According to a recent report, a veteran right-hander will not. According to a report from Sportnet’s Mike Wilner, the Blue Jays have informed veteran right-hander Mat Latos that he will not be on the 25-man roster come opening day. This move isn’t […] Blue Jays inform Latos he will not make the team - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blue Bird Banter Mar 27, 2017
Mat Latos told he’s not making the Blue Jays

Mat Latos told he’s not making the Blue Jays

We’ve learned a little bit about how the Jays bullpen will look come a week from today. Bo Schultz has an elbow problem, he is heading off to talk to a doctor, no word on what the injury is, but it doesn’t sound good. He’ll start the season on the DL. And Mat Latos has been told he isn’t making the team, which doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone, I’m sure. The question now is does he accept assignment to Buffalo. He said, earlier, that he would, but who knows what he is thinking now. Mat had a 6.75 ERA in 14.2 spring innings. 13 hits, 5 home runs (!), 8 walks and 9...
MLB Trade Rumors Mar 27, 2017

Blue Jays Tell Mat Latos He Won’t Make Team

Blue Jays righty Mat Latos has been told he won’t make the team, and Latos must now decide whether to accept a Triple-A assignment from the club or become a free agent, according to Jays radio broadcaster Mike Wilner (Twitter links). In addition, another Jays righty, Bo Schultz, is seeing a physician in New York…
Spring training 2017: Yankees vs. Blue Jays game thread

Spring training 2017: Yankees vs. Blue Jays game thread

There are just six spring training games left! Spring training is finally winding down! The Yankees only have six games left to play, including today’s game. Adam Warren will make the start today and will face off against Mat Latos. It is a split-squad game for the Blue Jays. The game starts at 1:05 EST and you can watch it on YES or MLB.tv. 3/25 #NYYSpring lineup vs TOR: Gardner LFEllsbury CFHolliday DHBird 1BCastro 2BHeadley 3BHicks RFRomine CWade SSWarren P— New York Yankees (@Yankees) March 25, 2017 The reserves include Wilkin Castillo (C), Mike Ford (1B), Ruben Tejada (2B),...
Blue Bird Banter Mar 25, 2017
Spring Games Thread

Spring Games Thread

Two games for the price of one. Happy we get to watch Vlad Jr play day. The Jays have two games today. They play the Canadian Junior team, in Dunedin, which is the game that Sportsnet is showing us. And they travel to Tampa Bay to play the Yankees, that game is on MLB.tv. Vladimir Guerrero Jr is playing third base in the game against Team Canada. Devon Travis is DHing against the Yankees. So there’s lots of good stuff to watch. Steve Pearce plays the outfield. And Mat Latos starts against the Yankees. I don’t think he is likely to make the team, but it would be nice to see him get...
MLB Daily Dish Mar 21, 2017
Offseason In Review: The Blue Jays would like a do-over

Offseason In Review: The Blue Jays would like a do-over

Toronto jumped the gun and lost out on Edwin Encarnacion, who could have been a difference maker in the AL playoff race. Toronto Blue Jays (89-73) Key Additions Signed Kendrys Morales for 3 years, $33 million Signed Steve Pearce for 2 years, $12.5 million Signed J.P. Howell for 1 year, $3 million Signed Joe Smith for 1 year, $3 million Signed Lucas Harrell, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and Mat Latos to minor league deals Key Subtractions Edwin Encarnacion signed with Indians Michael Saunders signed with Phillies R.A. Dickey signed with Braves Joaquin Benoit signed with Phillies Brett Cecil...
Jays Journal Mar 19, 2017

Blue Jays’ Latos is willing to accept an assignment to Buffalo

The Blue Jays signed Mat Latos to a MiLB deal on Feb 16th, with an invitation to spring training. On Saturday, Latos looked great in his appearance, but also mentioned he’d be willing to accept an assignment to Triple A Buffalo, if necessary. With just over 2 weeks to go until Opening Day, the roster […] Blue Jays’ Latos is willing to accept an assignment to Buffalo - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blue Bird Banter Mar 18, 2017
Mat Latos Allows More Home Runs in 3-2 Blue Jay Loss

Mat Latos Allows More Home Runs in 3-2 Blue Jay Loss

Spring training is too long, and when your team is losing, it ain't much fun either. The Blue Jays, falling to a 6-13 record, lose to the Rays by a final score of 3-2 despite a half-baked ninth inning rally. Scoring began in the fourth, when Jake Bauers homered off of Mat Latos to make the score 2-0 for the Rays. Next, in the fifth, Dayron Varona doubled to bring Patrick Leonard home, coming off of Jason Grilli. In the bottom of the sixth, the Blue Jays struck for one run, with the speedy Roemon Fields, who initially got on base via a throwing error, scoring on a Mike Ohlman groundout....
Rotoworld Mar 18, 2017

Latos gives up two runs in 3 2/3 frames Sat. - Mat Latos (S) Toronto Blue Jays

Mat Latos yielded two runs in 3 2/3 innings during a loss to the Rays on Saturday in Grapefruit League action.
The Republican Mar 14, 2017
Rusney Castillo, Boston Red Sox's $72.5 million man, hits first homer Monday, now batting .429

Rusney Castillo, Boston Red Sox's $72.5 million man, hits first homer Monday, now batting .429

Rusney Castillo went 1-for-3 with his first home run of spring training in the Boston Red Sox's 4-3 loss to Toronto on Monday. He homered against Mat Latos.
Blue Bird Banter Mar 13, 2017
Quick Recap: Morales homers, Jays win

Quick Recap: Morales homers, Jays win

Red Sox 3 Blue Jays 4 A win! Batters: Kevin Pillar: 0 for 3, .435. Troy Tulowitzki: 0 for 3. .000. Kendrys Morales: 2 for 3, home run. .474. Melvin Upton: 0 for 3, k. .111. Salty: 0 for 2, walk. .313. Reese McGuire: 1 for 1, double. .188. Justin Smoak: 0 for 2, walk. .130 Darrell Ceciliani: 2 for 3, .286. Darwin Barney: 1 for 2, walk. .333. Ryan Goins: 0 for 3. .167. Pitchers: Happ: 4 innings, 3 hits, 1 earned, 1 k. Mat Latos: 2 innings, 1 hit (home run), 1 walk, 1 earned, 2 k. Jason Grilli: 1 inning, 1 hit (home run), k. Joe Smith: 1 inning, 1 hit, 2 k. Bo Schultz: 1...
KFFL Mar 13, 2017

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Cincinnati Reds SP Anthony DeSclafani (elbow) may start the season on the 15-day disabled list. ...

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