Bob Elliott's Baseball: Scouts mixed on Jays' return for Happ

Each and every year leading up to a non-waiver trade deadline my mind has flashbacks to July 31, 1993. That day, the Blue Jays traded former No. 1 pick Steve Karsay and OF Jose Herrera to the Oakland Athletics for future Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson.  While the trade was being finalized — Henderson had […]

Blue Jays' Tulowitzki to have surgery, Donaldson moves to DH to save shoulder

Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has opted for surgery to remove bone spurs in both of his heels. General manager Ross Atkins said Friday that Tulowitzki will have the procedure done Monday and hopes the five-time all-star can get back on the field in eight weeks. Tulowitzki was placed on the 60-day disabled list before […]

Yankees spoil Jays' home opener as Stanton shines in pinstripe debut

J.A. Happ threw 96 pitches in Toronto’s opening day loss to the New York Yankees on Thursday afternoon. He was happy with all but one of them. Happ missed on a fastball to Giancarlo Stanton in the first inning and the 2017 NL MVP launched it over the right-centre field fence for a two-run homer, […]

Jays' Guerrero Jr. makes Montreal magic with walk-off HR in final spring tuneup

It was the scenario everyone wanted — the Olympic Stadium crowd, the Toronto Blue Jays and their blue-chip prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. And the son of Montreal Expos legend Vladimir Guerrero came through in style. The 19-year-old got the last at-bat of the game with two out in the bottom of the ninth and hammered […]

Jays' Marco Estrada reportedly claimed off waivers by unknown team

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marco Estrada was reportedly claimed off revocable waivers, according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network.  Marco Estrada was claimed on trade waivers by an unknown team, source says. (These waivers are revocable.) @MLB@MLBNetwork — @jonmorosi The claiming team is not known, and the Blue Jays do have the option to […]

Blue Jays' Atkins adds young talent with Liriano, Smith trades

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins went into Monday’s non-waiver trade deadline looking for young, controllable talent that could help Toronto both immediately and in the near future. What the Blue Jays received — a major league outfielder, a triple-A talent that’s well on his way to permanent major league status and a couple of […]

Blue Jays' bullpen implodes in 9th-inning, 2-out collapse to Royals

Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night to reach .500 for the first time since April. With their 10th win in 12 games, the Royals improved to 36-36. They were 6-6 before […]

Donaldson's towering blast leads Jays' homer parade against Reds

Kendrys Morales hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning to power the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday at Rogers Centre. It was one of four Toronto homers on the night. Josh Donaldson — to the fifth deck — Jose Bautista and Russell Martin all went deep in the Blue Jays’ […]