9:31 AM EST, Sat December 15, 2018
Jays Journal 2 hours ago

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
Jays Journal 3 hours ago

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
Jays Journal 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
Bluebird Banter Dec 13, 2018
Today in Blue Jays history: A bad trade and Clemens signing

Today in Blue Jays history: A bad trade and Clemens signing

22 Years Ago The Blue Jays signed Roger Clemens. Roger had played 13 seasons for the Red Sox. Had a 192-111 record and a 3.06 ERA in 382 starts. He had won 3 Cy Young awards and had finished 2nd and 3rd and 6th in the voting other times. But, he wasn’t quite as terrific in his last couple of seasons with Boston, putting up a 3.83 ERA and a 20-18 record in 57 starts. Yeah, still very good, but kind of a step down in performance. When he hit free agency, the Red Sox didn’t want to give him the money he expected. He talked to the Yankees, but wasn’t happy with their offers. In came...
Bluebird Banter Dec 13, 2018
Encarnacion, Happ and Smoak: Updates from the Winter Meetings

Encarnacion, Happ and Smoak: Updates from the Winter Meetings

Things are heating up for the Blue Jays. Although the first few days of the Winter Meetings were pretty dull, save for the release of Troy Tulowitzki, it looks like things are picking up on the Blue Jays’ front — or, at least, in matters somewhat related to the Blue Jays. The Seattle Mariners acquired former Blue Jay Edwin Encarnacion from the Cleveland baseball team in a three-way deal involving the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday afternoon. The Rays sent Jake Bauers to Cleveland, with Yandy Diaz heading the other way. The Mariners, who also received cash considerations, sent Carlos...