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Toronto Blue Jays: Don’t get too excited by Bryce Harper talk

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins had plenty to say about Bryce Harper on Monday, but the chances of him moving to Southern Ontario are tenuous at best. It’s pretty clear the Toronto Blue Jays are in a major rebuild, as they look to turn around the franchise and become long-term contenders. The likes of Russell […] Toronto Blue Jays: Don’t get too excited by Bryce Harper talk - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts

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Blue Jays: Thanks for the memories Russell Martin

The Toronto Blue Jays dealt away their veteran catcher in a move that on paper makes sense, however, Russell Martin was worth every penny and provided a plethora of memories for baseball fans north of the border. Former Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos will always hold a special place in my heart for his […] Blue Jays: Thanks for the memories Russell Martin - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blue Jays: Full details on Russell Martin trade

Full details, figures, and quotes that have recently surfaced regarding the impactful trade that sent catcher Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for two prospects. Updated Financial Terms According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet, who was on a conference call with Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins shortly after the trade was […] Blue Jays: Full details on Russell Martin trade - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blue Jays: How one man’s trash is another’s treasure

It seems crazy that the Blue Jays are cutting Troy Tulowitzki and yet the Yankees are prepared to hand him a starting shortstop gig. Here’s why. I received a phone call from a good friend of mine yesterday, and for a moment I felt like I was the General Manager of the Toronto Blue Jays […] Blue Jays: How one man’s trash is another’s treasure - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blue Jays: Who will bat leadoff in 2019?

The Toronto Blue Jays are attempting to plug and patch holes in various parts of their lineup as this rebuild comes full circle, however, who will bat leadoff for the new skipper in 2019? Last season manager John Gibbons used a plethora of players atop the order with Curtis Granderson garnering the most time in […] Blue Jays: Who will bat leadoff in 2019? - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Rangers acquire son of former MLB manager on waiver claim from Angels

The Texas Rangers announced Friday that the club has acquired right-handed pitcher Luke Farrell, son of former Blue Jays and Red Sox manager John Farrell, from the Los Angeles Angels in a waiver claim.Farrell, 27, went 3-4 with a 5.17 ERA over 20 games for the Chicago Cubs in 2018, establishing career highs in most categories. He was sent to the Angels in a September waiver claim, but never appeared for the Angels last season. He was designated for assignment by the Halos on December 21. With the addition of Farrell, the Rangers now have 37 players on the club's major league roster.

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Texas Rangers claim Luke Farrell on waivers

27 year old righthander Luke Farrell has been claimed on waivers from the Angels by the Rangers Texas Rangers transactions: Luke Farrell has been claimed on waivers by the Rangers from the Los Angeles Angels, the team announced today. Farrell is a 27 year old righthanded pitcher who has mostly started in the majors, and has mostly relieved in the minors. He’s the son of former Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell. Farrell was originally a 6th round draft pick of the Kansas City Royals in 2013. He was purchased from the Royals by the Dodgers in July, 2017, then was...

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NYY News: Ode to Troy

Dan O’Dowd and Bob Gibbons praise Troy Tulowitzki; Tulo signing should not hinder Yankees from signing Manny Machado; five things the Yankees need before Spring Training starts New York Post | Joel Sherman: There’s a buzz in the Big Apple. Troy Tulowitzki is headed for the Bronx, but he’s no longer wearing a Blue Jays uniform. The Yankees have signed Tulo for the major league minimum. The former GM of the Colorado Rockies, Dan O’Dowd, spoke very highly of Tulo, as did former Blue Jays manager Bob Gibbons. Both states how Tulo is a force to be reckoned with when healthy, and both...

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Blue Jays: Russell Martin “interesting to a lot of teams”

Canadian catcher Russell Martin could be traded away at some point during the offseason. General manager Ross Atkins addressed the catcher’s trade market in a recent call with reporters. While Ross Atkins’ recent conference call with reporters mostly centred around the status of the newly acquired Clayton Richard and the freshly signed Matt Shoemaker, he […] Blue Jays: Russell Martin “interesting to a lot of teams” - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Blue Jays: Thank goodness for Thad Levine

Notorious Blue Jay killer Nelson Cruz has signed with the Minnesota Twins, giving Blue Jays fans a genuine reason to extend their sincere thanks to Twins general manager Thad Levine this holiday season… Nelson Cruz, who in 2014 played for the division rival Baltimore Orioles, has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Twins on a […] Blue Jays: Thank goodness for Thad Levine - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

MLB.com FastCast: First day of the offseason - 10/29/18

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado headline a strong free agent class, plus the Blue Jays introduce their new manager About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists o

Blue Jays introduce Charlie Montoyo as new manager

The Blue Jays organization and general manager Ross Atkins introduce Charlie Montoyo as the team's new manager About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of

Who Will Replace Toronto Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons? | Starting Lineup

The Starting Lineup crew discuss how they believe the 2018 Toronto Blue Jays manager search is going to go ands what candidates they believe are the best fits. ----------------------------------------------