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Blue Jays roster moves for June 15

June 15, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS announced RHP NICK KINGHAM has been added to the Major League roster. To make room on the 25-man roster, LHP THOMAS PANNONE has been optioned to Triple-A Buffalo.

Blue Jays roster moves

June 13, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have recalled RHP JUSTIN SHAFER from Triple-A Buffalo and he will be active for tonight’s game. RHP ELVIS LUCIANO has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right elbow sprain.

Blue Jays Sign Five Players From 2019 MLB Draft

June 13, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed five additional players (25 total) selected from this year’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The five players include first-round selection (11th overall) RHP ALEK MANOAH from West Virginia University, fourth-round selection (117 overall) OF WILL ROBERTSON from Creighton University and 10th round selection

Blue Jays roster moves for June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have announced the following roster moves prior to tonight’s game: · RHP JORDAN ROMANO selected to the Major League roster. · RHP KEN GILES placed on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation, retroactive to June 9, 2019. · RHP CLAY BUCHHOLZ transferred to the

Blue Jays sign 20 players from 2019 MLB Draft

June 10, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed 20 of the 40 players selected from this year’s Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The 20 players include 52nd overall selection RHP KENDALL WILLIAMS from IMG Academy, fifth-round selection (147 overall) SS TANNER MORRIS from the University of Virginia and SS CAMERON EDEN

Blue Jays, TD Bank elevate relationship to reach even more baseball fans nationwide

March 27, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS and TD today announce the renewal of their sponsor relationship for five more years. As the Official Bank of the Toronto Blue Jays for more than a decade, this year will see an exciting elevation of the relationship, including: • Expanded community footprint through deeper engagement

Blue Jays sign RHP David Phelps

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed free agent RHP David Phelps to a one-year contract (US $2,500,000) with a club option for the 2020 season.
January 12, 2019

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed free agent RHP David Phelps to a one-year contract (US $2,500,000) with a club option for the 2020 season. Phelps, 32, went 4-5 with a 3.40 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP over 55.2 innings with the Miami Marlins and Seattle Mariners in 2017. The 6-2,

Blue Jays agree to terms with eight players

The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to 2019 contracts with the following players.
January 11, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have agreed to 2019 contracts with the following players: RHP JOE BIAGINI (US $900,000), INF BRANDON DRURY (US $1,300,000), RHP KEN GILES (US $6,300,000), OF RANDAL GRICHUK (US $5,000,000), OF KEVIN PILLAR (US $5,800,000), RHP AARON SANCHEZ (US $3,900,000), RHP MARCUS STROMAN (US $7,400,000) and INF

Blue Jays complete trade with Dodgers

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired SS RONNY BRITO and RHP ANDREW SOPKO from the LOS ANGELES DODGERS in exchange for C RUSSELL MARTIN and cash considerations.
January 11, 2019

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired SS RONNY BRITO and RHP ANDREW SOPKO from the LOS ANGELES DODGERS in exchange for C RUSSELL MARTIN and cash considerations. MARTIN, 35, hit .194 with eight doubles, 10 home runs, and 56 walks over 90 games in the 2018 season. The East York, ON

Blue Jays acquire LHP Clayton Richard from San Diego Padres

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired LHP CLAYTON RICHARD and cash considerations from the SAN DIEGO PADRES in exchange for OF CONNOR PANAS.
December 30, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired LHP CLAYTON RICHARD and cash considerations from the SAN DIEGO PADRES in exchange for OF CONNOR PANAS.RICHARD, 35, went 7-11 with a 5.33 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP across 27 starts with the San Diego Padres during the 2018 season. The Lafayette, IN, native

Blue Jays sign RHP Matt Shoemaker

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed free agent RHP Matt Shoemaker to a one-year contract (US $3,500,000).
December 28, 2018

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed free agent RHP Matt Shoemaker to a one-year contract (US $3,500,000).Shoemaker, 32, went 2-2 with a 4.94 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP across seven starts with the Los Angeles Angels during the 2018 season. He was placed on the disabled list with a right

Blue Jays announce player, alumni and rookie appearances for Winter Fest

The holidays are right around the corner, but the TORONTO BLUE JAYS are decking the halls for January! The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced the players, alumni, rookies, and prospects taking part in the second-annual WINTER FEST presented by TD on Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan. 20 at Rogers Centre.
December 20, 2018

The holidays are right around the corner, but the TORONTO BLUE JAYS are decking the halls for January! The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced the players, alumni, rookies, and prospects taking part in the second-annual WINTER FEST presented by TD on Saturday, Jan. 19 and Sunday, Jan. 20 at Rogers

Blue Jays release SS Troy Tulowitzki

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announce the release of SS TROY TULOWITZKI.
December 11, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announce the release of SS TROY TULOWITZKI."Through many conversations with Troy and his representative Paul Cohen, and with consideration to what is in the best interest of both sides, we made the decision to release Troy today," said Ross Atkins, General Manager, Toronto Blue Jays.TULOWITZKI,

2018 Toronto BBWAA award winners

The Toronto Chapter of the BBWAA have announced their annual award winners highlighted by the unanimous selection of 1B Justin Smoak, who earned the Neil MacCarl award as the Player of the Year.
December 5, 2018

The Toronto Chapter of the BBWAA have announced their annual award winners highlighted by the unanimous selection of 1B Justin Smoak, who earned the Neil MacCarl award as the Player of the Year. Also recognized were LHP J.A. Happ, who earned the Pitcher of the Year, C Luke Maile, recognized

Blue Jays players lead Winter Tour in Halifax on Jan. 11-12

The Blue Jays are excited to announce that outfielder Kevin Pillar, infielder Devon Travis, catchers Luke Maile and Danny Jansen, and pitcher Ryan Borucki will be headed out east to Halifax for the ninth annual Winter Tour presented by TD, on Friday, Jan. 11, and Saturday, Jan. 12.
December 3, 2018

The Blue Jays are excited to announce that outfielder Kevin Pillar, infielder Devon Travis, catchers Luke Maile and Danny Jansen, and pitcher Ryan Borucki will be headed out east to Halifax for the ninth annual Winter Tour presented by TD, on Friday, Jan. 11, and Saturday, Jan. 12. Just in

Give the gift of Blue Jays baseball with 3 all-new ticket offers starting today

Just in time for the holiday season, the BLUE JAYS today announced three all-new single game ticket offers for the 2019 season.
December 3, 2018

Just in time for the holiday season, the BLUE JAYS today announced three all-new single game ticket offers for the 2019 season. The trio of fresh options - THE LEADOFF, FAMILY VALUE COMBO, and FRIDAY NIGHT FREEDOM BUNDLE - offer a unique game experience at the ballpark for fans of

Blue Jays announce 2019 promotions & events schedule

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today released its promotional schedule for the 2019 season, featuring giveaways or events at 45 of 81 home games.
November 29, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today released its promotional schedule for the 2019 season, featuring giveaways or events at 45 of 81 home games. With the addition of several brand new theme days and collectibles, plus the return of many signature fan-favourites, the 2019 schedule has something for every Blue Jays

Blue Jays announce Major League coaching staff

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced the members of Manager CHARLIE MONTOYO'S coaching staff for the 2019 campaign. Returning to the staff are pitching coach PETE WALKER and third base coach LUIS RIVERA. The Blue Jays have also promoted from within the organization by naming GUILLERMO MARTINEZ as hitting coach and JOHN SCHNEIDER as Major League coach. Joining bench coach DAVE HUDGENS, the club has hired MARK BUDZINSKI as first base coach, MATT BUSCHMANN as bullpen coach, and SHELLEY DUNCAN as Major League field coordinator.
November 27, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced the members of Manager CHARLIE MONTOYO'S coaching staff for the 2019 campaign. Returning to the staff are pitching coach PETE WALKER and third base coach LUIS RIVERA. The Blue Jays have also promoted from within the organization by naming GUILLERMO MARTINEZ as hitting coach and

Blue Jays acquire RHP Trent Thornton

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired RHP TRENT THORNTON from the HOUSTON ASTROS in exchange for INF ALEDMYS DÍAZ.
November 17, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have acquired RHP TRENT THORNTON from the HOUSTON ASTROS in exchange for INF ALEDMYS DÍAZ.THORNTON, 25, posted a 9-8 record with a 4.42 ERA in 24 games for the Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) in 2018. The 6-0, 175 lb. right-handed pitcher was

Blue Jays weather advisory: Winter Fest is coming to Toronto!

The weather outside may be getting frightful, but the TORONTO BLUE JAYS are embracing the cooler temperatures with the club's signature offseason fan events, WINTER FEST and WINTER TOUR, presented by TD.
November 13, 2018
  • Now in its second year, Winter Fest presented by TD takes over Rogers Centre for two days on January 19 & 20- Winter Tour presented by TD visits Halifax for the first time since 2012 on January 11 & 12The weather outside may be getting frightful, but the TORONTO

Dave Hudgens named Blue Jays bench coach

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced DAVE HUDGENS has been named the club's new bench coach.
November 7, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced DAVE HUDGENS has been named the club's new bench coach. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, Baseball Operations & General Manager ROSS ATKINS.HUDGENS, 61, has spent the last four seasons with the Houston Astros as the team's hitting coach, where he won

Charlie Montoyo named 13th Blue Jays manager

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced CHARLIE MONTOYO has been named the 13th Manager in club history, agreeing to a three-year contract through the 2021 season with a team option for 2022. The Blue Jays will introduce Montoyo during a press conference on Monday, Oct. 29 at Rogers Centre. Additional details will be provided in the coming days.
October 25, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today announced CHARLIE MONTOYO has been named the 13th Manager in club history, agreeing to a three-year contract through the 2021 season with a team option for 2022. The Blue Jays will introduce Montoyo during a press conference on Monday, Oct. 29 at Rogers Centre. Additional

Blue Jays announce redesigned game packs for 2019 season

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today unveiled its newly revamped Game Packs for the 2019 season, offering greater value and increased flexibility for Blue Jays fans.
October 9, 2018

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS today unveiled its newly revamped Game Packs for the 2019 season, offering greater value and increased flexibility for Blue Jays fans. Based on fan feedback, the redesigned 20+, 12+, and 6+ Game Packs feature new elements and returning benefits meant to enhance the overall fan experience.New

Blue Jays and Honda surprise and delight fans during Fan Appreciation Weekend

TORONTO BLUE JAYS fans were treated to an incredible two days of entertainment, activations, and unexpected giveaways at Rogers Centre during the team's annual FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND presented by Honda.
September 23, 2018

TORONTO BLUE JAYS fans were treated to an incredible two days of entertainment, activations, and unexpected giveaways at Rogers Centre during the team's annual FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND presented by Honda.For the first time ever, Honda surprised three lucky Blue Jays fans with keys to a brand new 2018 Honda Civic

Blue Jays acquire outfielder Demi Orimoloye from Milwaukee Brewers

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired minor league OF Demi Orimoloye from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for OF Curtis Granderson.
September 1, 2018

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired minor league OF Demi Orimoloye from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for OF Curtis Granderson.