12:09 PM EST, Mon December 17, 2018
3 hours ago

Blue Jays News and Notes: Ryan Noda, Elvis Luciano and more

Toronto Blue Jays news and notes for December 17th including updates on Ryan Noda, Elvis Luciano, Kevin Pillar and more. Ryan Noda: The poor man’s Kevin Youkilis? Over at Fangraphs, David Laurila wrote a piece on how Ryan Noda’s start to his minor league career is very similar to Kevin Youkilis’. Noda is currently ranked […] Blue Jays News and Notes: Ryan Noda, Elvis Luciano and more - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
4 hours ago

Blue Jays: Teoscar Hernandez honing craft with Toros

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Teoscar Hernandez is getting some additional seasoning honing his craft in the Dominican Winter League. Teoscar Hernandez is playing winter ball for the Toros del Este and faired pretty well in his first 13 games with the club. The 26-year old is hitting .273/.353/.432 with 12 hits, 15 runs batted in and […] Blue Jays: Teoscar Hernandez honing craft with Toros - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
5 hours ago

Blue Jays have cleared a path for Lourdes Gurriel Jr. at shortstop

After trading ledmys Diaz and releasing roy Tulowitzki, the Blue Jays have created a pretty clear path for ourdes Gurriel Jr. at shortstop, at least for now. It’s pretty clear that the youth movement is in full swing in Toronto this winter, as the front office has stated that they’re going to be actively rebuilding […] Blue Jays have cleared a path for Lourdes Gurriel Jr. at shortstop - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 16, 2018

Blue Jays: Early Fantasy Baseball Outlook for 2019

So you have decided that you want to draft Vlad Guerrero Jr on your fantasy baseball roster in 2019. The first thing you should do is get in line, because everyone and their mother is thinking the exact same thing. It isn’t just the Blue Jays fans from around Toronto you have to worry about […] Blue Jays: Early Fantasy Baseball Outlook for 2019 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 16, 2018

Blue Jays: Signs of optimism from Sean Reid-Foley’s stint in the bigs

Sean Reid-Foley got to the big leagues in August of 2018 and after a rocky start, he finished quite strong with tons of signs of optimism for the Blue Jays. The Toronto Blue Jays rotation seems very much up in the air following the winter meetings in Las Vegas. There’s some definite interest in Marcus […] Blue Jays: Signs of optimism from Sean Reid-Foley’s stint in the bigs - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 16, 2018

Blue Jays: The pros and cons of an all-youth lineup

With most of the Blue Jays veterans in the rumour mill as trade targets, it’s possible we could be looking at a very youthful lineup in 2019. There are certainly pros and cons to consider when it comes to the concept. The Winter Meetings have come and gone in baseball, which means the rumour mill […] Blue Jays: The pros and cons of an all-youth lineup - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 16, 2018

Blue Jays: The Story of Rule 5 selection David Garner

Though he wasn’t exactly one of the more exciting pieces selected in the Rule 5 draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, former Chicago Cubs righty David Garner could be a name of interest going forward. The Rule 5 draft is, even at its most exciting points, still a little bit too obscure for some baseball […] Blue Jays: The Story of Rule 5 selection David Garner - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 15, 2018

Blue Jays: Will there be any veteran left for the 2019 season?

With trade rumours surrounding Kevin Pillar, Russell Martin, and Justin Smoak, the Blue Jays are definitely angling for the new generation of this team. One of the goals of the Blue Jays’ front office over the last few years has been to get the team to be younger and more athletic. At the beginning stages […] Blue Jays: Will there be any veteran left for the 2019 season? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 15, 2018

Blue Jays Quick Hits: Zack Greinke, Lance Lynn, and more

Blue Jays news and notes from the end of the 2018 winter meetings, including notes on a recently signed free-agent and an updated no-trade clause of a National League ace. Greinke’s no-trade list includes Toronto According to Zach Buchanan of the Athletic Arizona, Zack Greinke‘s update no-trade list includes the Toronto Blue Jays. Somewhat surprisingly, […] Blue Jays Quick Hits: Zack Greinke, Lance Lynn, and more - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 15, 2018

Blue Jays: The Giants reportedly have interest in Kevin Pillar

Though he isn’t considered one of the Blue Jays’ top trade assets at this moment, outfielder Kevin Pillar is reportedly drawing the eye of the San Francisco Giants. According to Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports, the San Francisco Giants have discussed potentially trading for Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar. Pavlovic notes that “multiple sources” have […] Blue Jays: The Giants reportedly have interest in Kevin Pillar - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 14, 2018

Blue Jays failed in not protecting reliever Travis Bergen

Hindsight is 20/20 although the Toronto Blue Jays would likely rethink their decision not to add reliever Travis Bergen to the 40-man roster if they could do it all over again. The Blue Jays had two pitchers plucked from their organization even before they were able to select 18-year old pitcher Elvis Luciano from the […] Blue Jays failed in not protecting reliever Travis Bergen - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 13, 2018

Blue Jays select pitcher Elvis Luciano in the Rule-5 Draft

The Toronto Blue Jays selected 18-year old pitcher Elvis Luciano from the Kansas City Royals with the 9th overall selection in the Rule-5 Draft. The selection of Elvis Luciano will cost the Blue Jays $100,000 and will require the 18-year old remains on the 25-man roster for the entire 2019 campaign. If the Blue Jays decide […] Blue Jays select pitcher Elvis Luciano in the Rule-5 Draft - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 13, 2018

Blue Jays: Is there room for Luke Maile in 2019?

With the emergence of two, young and talented catchers for the Blue Jays, and Russell Martin not guaranteed to go anywhere, is there room left for Luke Maile on Toronto’s bench? Luke Maile has served the Toronto Blue Jays well, as a backup and sometimes starting catcher over the past couple of seasons. He was […] Blue Jays: Is there room for Luke Maile in 2019? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 13, 2018

Toronto Blue Jays: Interview with Shawn Morimando

An intriguing depth piece in the still young Toronto Blue Jays organization, Shawn Morimando, a left-handed pitcher with huge potential, recently sat down with Jays Journal to discuss his past, his present, and most importantly, his future. Shawn Morimando, a 26-year-old southpaw from New York state, is a newcomer to the Blue Jays organization. After […] Toronto Blue Jays: Interview with Shawn Morimando - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Dec 13, 2018

Blue Jays Rumours: Marcus Stroman drawing interest from Reds

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman is garnering possible trade interest from the Cincinnati Reds. Toronto Blue Jays hurlers Marcus Stroman and Aaron Sanchez have both surfaced as possible trade candidates this offseason following a very uneventful Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. It is speculated that the Blue Jays would have […] Blue Jays Rumours: Marcus Stroman drawing interest from Reds - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More