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Blue Jays roster moves

August 2, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have made the following roster moves:

  • OF Jonathan Davis has been reinstated from the injured list and optioned to the club’s alternate training site.
  • RHP Sam Gaviglio has been optioned and added to the taxi squad.
  • LHP Brian Moran has been claimed off

Blue Jays virtual 50/50 jackpot nears $400,000

The draw is on record-breaking pace, with proceeds raised supporting Ontario families affected by COVID-19
July 30, 2020

Fans in communities across Ontario are getting in on the first virtual 50/50 draw in Blue Jays history. The season-opening 50/50 is nearing an astounding $400,000 prize total and is on pace to break the MLB 50/50 jackpot record of $538,897. All proceeds raised through the Blue Jays virtual 50/50

Blue Jays roster moves

July 29, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have selected the contract of RHP Nate Pearson to the Major League roster and he will be active for tonight’s game. To make room on the active roster, LHP Brian Moran has been optioned to the club’s alternate training site and added to the taxi squad.

Blue Jays roster moves

July 27, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have made the following roster moves:

  • RHP Ken Giles has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right forearm strain.
  • INF Travis Shaw has been placed on family medical leave.
  • RHP Wilmer Font has been activated from the injured list and

Blue Jays finalize 2020 home schedule

July 26, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today confirm the team’s home schedule for the 2020 season. To accommodate necessary infrastructure modifications for Major League play, as well as safety requirements outlined in the MLB Operations Manual, the Blue Jays will play its first scheduled homestand – July 29 to August 2 –

Blue Jays roster moves

July 26, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated INF Brandon Drury from the injured list and he will be active for today’s game. To make room on the active roster, OF Billy McKinney has been reassigned to the club’s alternate training site.

Blue Jays to stage majority of 2020 home games in Buffalo

July 24, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today announce it will host the greater part of its home schedule at Sahlen Field in Buffalo, home of the club’s Triple-A affiliate Buffalo Bisons. The team’s first home series versus the Washington Nationals – July 29 & 30 – will take place on the road,

Blue Jays announce Opening Day roster

July 23, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have announced their 30-man active roster and three-player taxi squad for Opening Day. A complete list is below. The following roster moves have also been made:

  • Chase Anderson has been placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to July 20) with a right oblique strain.

Blue Jays statement on 2020 season home

July 18, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays extend its sincerest thanks to Mayor Tory, the City of Toronto, and Toronto Public Health; Premier Ford, the Province of Ontario, and the Chief Medical Officer of Health; and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland, the Government of Canada, and the Public Health Agency of Canada, for their

Blue Jays honour Tony Fernandez with commemorative uniform patch for the 2020 season

July 13, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today announced the team will pay tribute to the life and legacy of Tony Fernandez with a special “1” commemorative uniform patch (available for download here), which will be worn for the entirety of the 2020 regular season. “There are few players in the game who

Jays Care launches 50/50 From Home program with $250,000 COVID-19 relief mega raffle

Tickets will be sold online to fans throughout Ontario with proceeds supporting families through COVID-19
July 10, 2020

Although there may not be crowds at Rogers Centre this season, fans across Ontario can still participate in league-leading Blue Jays 50/50 draws. Today, Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, is excited to launch the 50/50 From Home program with ticket sales for the 2020

Toronto Blue Jays Announce 2021 Regular Season and Promotions Schedules

July 9, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today unveiled its 2021 regular season schedule. The club’s 45th season will begin on the road with an Opening Day divisional matchup against the New York Yankees on Thursday, April 1, followed by a three-game series against the Texas Rangers from April 5 to 7. The

Blue Jays sign two remaining 2020 Draft selections

July 8, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed two more selections from the 2020 First-Year Player Draft, including first-round pick and fifth-overall selection SS Austin Martinfrom Vanderbilt University, as well as fourth-round selection RHP Nick Frasso out of Loyola Marymount University. “We are truly excited to be adding Austin to our organization,”

Blue Jays announce $7.5 million community commitment

Investment in Jays Care programs will support families in underserved communities as part of organization’s commitment to a more equitable Canada
July 8, 2020

For more than two decades, the Blue Jays and Jays Care have worked to create a level playing field for children and youth across Canada. Today, the club and foundation announce a $7.5 million commitment in 2020 to support Canadian families in underserved communities. Though COVID-19 has impacted all Canadians,

Blue Jays to host 2020 summer training camp in Toronto

July 2, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today announce that its summer training camp will be staged at Rogers Centre in preparation for the 2020 MLB season. Players and club personnel are currently completing intake screening in Dunedin, FL, where they will board private charter flights to Toronto this weekend. Only those that

Blue Jays roster moves

July 2, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed INF Breyvic Valera off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Additionally, RHP Bryan Baker, INF Patrick Kivlehan and OF Josh Palacios have been added to the Club Player Pool. Valera, 28, played in 17 Major League games last season, splitting time between the New

Blue Jays summer training camp update

June 29, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today confirm the club has started moving players and personnel to Dunedin, FL, to begin the intake screening and isolation process, which is the next step in MLB protocol regardless of training location. Upon the conclusion of intake and isolation, the team will either board a

Blue Jays announce club player pool

June 28, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have announced 58 names as part of their Club Player Pool for the 2020 season. A complete list follows:

Blue Jays sign three non-drafted free agents

June 25, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed three non-drafted free agents. A complete list of newly signed players follows:

Blue Jays sign three players from 2020 MLB Draft

June 18, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed three players selected from the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The three players include second-round pick RHP CJ Van Eyk from Florida State University. Van Eyk, 21, posted a 1.31 ERA with 12 walks and 25 strikeouts across four starts for Florida

Bo Bichette, Randal Grichuk, George Bell and more join Blue Jays fans nationwide for a second Virtual Variety Hour

Back by popular demand, fans are invited to join special guests on Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. ET for a Blue Jays Virtual Variety Hour presented by TD
May 25, 2020

Conga playing, teammate banter, and friendly competition – it’s hard to imagine how the first Blue Jays Virtual Variety Hour presented by TD could be topped. Well get ready, because the second edition features a reunion of the ages with the legendary “Drive of ‘85” outfield trio of George Bell,

Blue Jays announce ticket policy for games through May 31

Refunds and account credits now available for games originally scheduled in March, April, and May
April 29, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays today announce the team’s ticket policy for games through May 31. Refunds for games scheduled to take place between March 26 to May 31, inclusive, are now available for all ticket and suite products. Purchasers of Season Ticket Memberships, Ticket Packs, Group tickets, and Executive Suite

Blue Jays launch nationwide virtual food drive in support of Food Banks Canada

Jays Care and The Sprott Foundation are encouraging fans to step up to the plate by enthusiastically matching $300,000 of fan donations
April 22, 2020

The Blue Jays and Jays Care Foundation are stepping up to the plate to give back to the country that supports the team all season long by leading off a virtual fundraising food drive. “From Home Plate to Your Plate,” launches today with 100% of proceeds benefitting Food Banks Canada,

Blue Jays roster moves

March 16, 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays have selected INF Joe Panik to the 40-man roster. RHP Yennsy Diaz has been placed on the 60-day injured list (right lat strain). Panik, 29, batted .381 with a triple, two home runs and five RBI in 10 Spring Training contests. The 6-1, 200 lb. left-handed

Team Toronto Fund created

Blue Jays, Leafs, Raptors, TFC, and Argos team together to create special assistance fund for event staff
March 15, 2020

As COVID-19 has brought the Toronto sports landscape and entire GTA community unforeseen challenges, team presidents Mark Shapiro of the Blue Jays, Brendan Shanahan of the Maple Leafs, Masai Ujiri of the Raptors, and Bill Manning of TFC and the Argonauts have teamed up and are personally contributing and leading