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Toronto Sun Oct 3, 2017
GM Atkins identifies what's wrong with Blue Jays [Video]

GM Atkins identifies what's wrong with Blue Jays [Video]

Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins insisted on Tuesday that the club can contend in 2018. All they have to do is get better in a few areas, including: Depth, speed, offence, defence, fundamentals and health.
Toronto Sun Oct 3, 2017
Simmons: After painful season, Blue Jays GM Atkins has work to do [Video]

Simmons: After painful season, Blue Jays GM Atkins has work to do [Video]

TORONTO — Ross Atkins is a lot like the foreman on a construction site in disarray — somebody has messed up the foundation and all he is left with is a pencil, an eraser, some draft paper and a whole lot of ideas.
Toronto Sun Oct 3, 2017
Blue Jays GM Atkins confirms slugger Bautista not coming back in 2018

Blue Jays GM Atkins confirms slugger Bautista not coming back in 2018

TORONTO — The Blue Jays won’t be picking up the mutual option on Jose Bautista’s contract for 2018, but GM Ross Atkins wouldn’t rule out the possibility of the all-star slugger returning to Toronto in the future.
Toronto Sun Oct 2, 2017
'Just one of those years': Blue Jays want to forget 2017, believe in core

'Just one of those years': Blue Jays want to forget 2017, believe in core

Amid what was generally an upbeat visitors clubhouse at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon, there emerged some gallows humour.
Washington Times Oct 2, 2017

After back-to-back ALCS appearances, Blue Jays stumble

TORONTO (AP) - A potent offense and steady starting pitching helped the Toronto Blue Jays make back-to-back ALCS appearances in each of the last two years. The Blue Jays didn't get either of those elements in 2017, leading to their first losing record in four years. Two seasons after leading ...