7:38 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Toronto Sun 2 hours ago
Blue Jays add Andy Dirks, Jeff Francis

Blue Jays add Andy Dirks, Jeff Francis

The Blue Jays continued to add to their depth on Friday, claiming outfielder Andy Dirks off waivers from the Detroit Tigers and signing Canadian left-hander Jeff Francis to a minor-league contract with an invitation to the big club’s spring training.

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Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
Andy Dirks claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays; Baltimore Orioles claim reliever Patrick McCoy

Andy Dirks claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays; Baltimore Orioles claim reliever Patrick McCoy

Andy Dirks time with the Detroit Tigers ran out Friday after three-plus seasons when he was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. DETROIT -- Andy Dirks is expected to be healthy for spring training, but the 28-year-old outfielder won't be suiting up for the Detroit Tigers. Dirks' time with the Detroit Tigers ran out Friday after four seasons when he was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. The move was among nearly a dozen offseason moves announced by the Tigers on Friday afternoon amidst a reshuffle of their 40-man roster. The Tigers also...
Toronto Star Oct 30, 2014
Blue Jays acquire pitcher Liam Hendriks from Royals for catcher Santiago Nessy

Blue Jays acquire pitcher Liam Hendriks from Royals for catcher Santiago Nessy

Hendriks, 25, began the regular season in the Blue Jays organization before being dealt to the Royals on July 28.
Seattle Times Oct 28, 2014

Blue Jays claim Justin Smoak off waivers from Mariners

First baseman Justin Smoak, the key to the 2009 trade that sent Cliff Lee to Texas, was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays. Smoak hit .202 with seven home runs in 80 games last season.
Toronto Star Oct 28, 2014
Melky Cabrera tops Blue Jays’ wish list as MLB free agency set to open

Melky Cabrera tops Blue Jays’ wish list as MLB free agency set to open

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos has holes to fill in the outfield, bullpen and at second base this off-season but the top priority appears to be resigning Melky Cabrera.

Seattle Mariners say goodbye to Justin Smoak, claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays

The Justin Smoak experiment is finally over in Seattle. The Mariners will now say their goodbyes to the former top prospect, who was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays. Acquired by Seattle in 2010, Smoak was the supposed jewel in the Mariners’ blockbuster Cliff Lee trade with the Texas Rangers. Smoak was […]
Baltimore Sun Oct 28, 2014

Jays grab 1B Smoak off waivers

The Toronto Blue Jays claimed first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.

Justin Smoak claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays

As expected, Justin Smoak won't be back with the Seattle Mariners next season. The team wasn't expected to tender the switch-hitting first baseman a contract for next season. But his departure came sooner. The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed Smoak off waivers. Since Smoak was out of options, and likely not to be tendered a contract next season, the Mariners placed him on waivers. The Blue Jays picked him up. Smoak's time with the Mariners was five years of unmet potential with brief flashes of hope that he might be the hitter that scouts, executives and coaches believed he could be. Smoak was...
CSN Washington Oct 28, 2014

Braves hire new hitting coach away from Blue Jays

The Atlanta Braves have found their new hitting coach, hiring Kevin Seitzer away from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Toronto Sun Oct 27, 2014
Blue Jays hitting coach Seitzer headed to Braves

Blue Jays hitting coach Seitzer headed to Braves

The Blue Jays are in the market for a new hitting coach after the club and Kevin Seitzer couldn’t agree on a salary increase for 2015.
Toronto Star Oct 27, 2014
Blue Jays hitting coach Kevin Seitzer leaves for Atlanta

Blue Jays hitting coach Kevin Seitzer leaves for Atlanta

Blue Jays could not come to terms with hitting coach Kevin Seitzer, who chose to take the same job with the Atlanta Braves.
John Lott / National Post Oct 27, 2014
Toronto Blue Jays shopping for new hitting coach after Kevin Seitzer leaves for Atlanta Braves

Toronto Blue Jays shopping for new hitting coach after Kevin Seitzer leaves for Atlanta Braves

For the fourth time in four off-seasons, the Blue Jays will hire a new hitting coach
Toronto Sun Oct 27, 2014
Super agent Boras wonders why Jays can't do long-term contracts but Leafs are able to

Super agent Boras wonders why Jays can't do long-term contracts but Leafs are able to

Scott Boras was doing what most males watching TV do.

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