8:41 PM EST, Fri January 28, 2022
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Toronto Blue Jays: Top 5 Uniforms in Team History

Throughout the relatively short history of the Toronto Blue Jays, the club has put out its fair share of talented players onto the field. To accompany these players, beautiful uniforms would be needed. Since the team’s inception in 1977, they have succeeded on this front. The likes of George Bell, Roberto Alomar, Roger Clemens, Roy […] Toronto Blue Jays: Top 5 Uniforms in Team History - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
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Five Blue Jays Rebuild Trades, and the Prospects Returned

Five Blue Jays Rebuild Trades, and the Prospects Returned Soon after Mark Shapiro arrived in Toronto late in August of 2015, plans for an ambitious rebuild began to take shape, even as the Jays charged towards their first post-season in over two decades.  Just over a year later, saddled with some bad veteran contracts, a […] Five Blue Jays Rebuild Trades, and the Prospects Returned - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
13 hours ago

Blue Jays: Is Thomas Hatch better suited for the bullpen?

Heading into the 2022 season, the Toronto Blue Jays appear to have one open spot when it comes to filling out the five-man rotation. Unless they bring in a veteran free agent or trade for a player before the deadline, that spot will be filled by one of the multiple internal options the club has […] Blue Jays: Is Thomas Hatch better suited for the bullpen? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 27, 2022

Jays Journal vs. Jay Bird Watching Podcast: Guess that Blue Jays Player

Yesterday evening, the fine folks from Jay Bird Watching Podcast took on four members from the Jays Journal contributor group in a fun but spirited game of “Guess that Blue Jays Player”. For the JBW crew, we had Craig Borden, Brendan Panikkar, Adam Corsair, and Kris Key. For Jays Journal, there was Chris Henderson, Evan […] Jays Journal vs. Jay Bird Watching Podcast: Guess that Blue Jays Player - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 27, 2022

No former Toronto Blue Jays elected into Hall of Fame

The 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame results were announced this week and no Toronto Blue Jays alumni made the cut. It wasn’t unexpected, especially with so much controversy and also competition around the likes of players bigger-than-life such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Alex Rodriguez and others. Truth be told, quite a few players eligible […] No former Toronto Blue Jays elected into Hall of Fame - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 27, 2022

Toronto Blue Jays: A Deep Dive of the Catcher Position

The catcher position has long been a source of fascination for many Blue Jays fans. The calling of the pitches, the equipment, the fact that they must do all that and still hit makes it one of the most challenging roles in sports. The Jays feature many young stars across the diamond, but not behind […] Toronto Blue Jays: A Deep Dive of the Catcher Position - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 26, 2022

Blue Jays: Jose Bautista should be next on the Level of Excellence

The highest honor a Toronto Blue Jay can get from the organization is being placed in the Level of Excellence at Rogers Centre. The names of those who are honoured are displayed on the facing of the 500 level at Rogers Centre for everyone to see. Spots on the Level of Excellence are reserved for […] Blue Jays: Jose Bautista should be next on the Level of Excellence - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 26, 2022

Blue Jays: A deeper look at Rule-5 Draft selection, Abdiel Mendoza

Back in December 2021, the Toronto Blue Jays selected a right-handed pitcher by the name of Abdiel Mendoza, while losing two other prospects in the Minor League Baseball Rule 5 Draft. Due to the Major League Baseball lockout, the MLB Rule 5 Draft was put on hiatus due to the operation stand-still; this did not […] Blue Jays: A deeper look at Rule-5 Draft selection, Abdiel Mendoza - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 26, 2022

David Ortiz built Hall of Fame resume off Blue Jays backs

David Ortiz did his most damage against the Blue Jays in a career that will end with his enshrinement in Cooperstown this summer The capacity crowd of 48,000 gathered at the Rogers Centre on Sept. 11, 2016, left that Sunday afternoon breathing a sigh of relief knowing they would never have to deal with him […] David Ortiz built Hall of Fame resume off Blue Jays backs - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 26, 2022

Blue Jays: Pearson should continue starting & avoid the bullpen in 2022

A top prospect in the Blue Jays organization for the last couple of years, Nate Pearson made his MLB Debut in 2020 and was looking for a spot in the rotation to begin the 2021 campaign. That idea did not come to fruition, as he would begin the season on the injured list and would […] Blue Jays: Pearson should continue starting & avoid the bullpen in 2022 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 26, 2022

Three free agent relievers the Blue Jays should consider signing

The Toronto Blue Jays have the formula to be among the best teams in baseball. They have a loaded lineup with stars like Bo Bichette, George Springer, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to name a few. They have some really solid arms like Jose Berrios and Kevin Gausman. The big weakness for this team in my […] Three free agent relievers the Blue Jays should consider signing - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 25, 2022

Blue Jays: Carlos Delgado deserved better from Hall of Fame voters

The hallowed halls of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown contain the plaques of eight men who donned a Blue Jays jersey. Some of them, like Roy Halladay and Roberto Alomar, made a lasting contribution to the club. Others, like Phil Niekro, were just passing through. One name that is missing, though, just might […] Blue Jays: Carlos Delgado deserved better from Hall of Fame voters - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 25, 2022

Blue Jays should be willing to trade a top prospect or two

The MLB lockout continues to drag on and fans can just hope that soon there will be a resolution before Spring Training starts.  Until then, we can still look forward to the potential season and what the Blue Jays can do to improve to the point that they are not just a playoff team, but […] Blue Jays should be willing to trade a top prospect or two - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 25, 2022

It’s a more painful situation for the Blue Jays than the strike of 1994

There’s never a good time for a lockout, but the current one has the potential to be even more painful for the Blue Jays than the strike of 1994. That’s the last time that Major League Baseball had a significant interruption, with the exception of the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 that […] It’s a more painful situation for the Blue Jays than the strike of 1994 - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Jan 25, 2022

Will the Blue Jays Regret Not Re-Signing Steven Matz?

Left-hander Steven Matz is a pitcher that I thought would shine big time in the Major Leagues. When he debuted in 2015 with the Mets, I thought he would be great for years to come. However, inconsistency and durability played a significant factor in his career. Acquired in a trade prior to the 2021 campaign, […] Will the Blue Jays Regret Not Re-Signing Steven Matz? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community