After being lifted following a pivotal throwing error in the third inning of the Toronto Blue Jays’ 8-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has been optioned down to triple-A Buffalo in exchange for infielder Eric Sogard. To clear a sport for Sogard on the club’s 40-man roster, the Blue Jays placed left-hander Ryan Borucki on the 60-day injured list.
An absolute blizzard of lucky bounces and aggressive base running, including a Lourdes Gurriel steal of home, allowed the Toronto Blue Jays to defeat Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox 7-5 on a foggy and bizarre afternoon at Fenway Park on Tuesday.
Shortstop Freddy Galvis homered and Trent Thornton had another good start, but the Toronto Blue Jays’ bullpen couldn’t hold the lead and the club dropped their second game in a row to the Cleveland Indians on Friday.
The Toronto Blue Jays' offence continued to struggle to get on base as they played their first game of the season outdoors on Thursday against the Cleveland Indians. Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer tossed seven no-hit innings in the Blue Jays’ 4-1 loss.
Ahead of a four-game set at Progressive Field in Cleveland, the Toronto Blue Jays announced on Thursday that RHP Sean Reid-Foley and OF Anthony Alford have been optioned to triple-A Buffalo. In a corresponding move, INF Alen Hansen and OF Socrates Brito have joined the club and will be available on Thursday night.
The Toronto Blue Jays were in action in the afternoon on Wednesday as Matt Shoemaker tossed another gem at the Orioles, and Randal Grichuk, fresh off his $52-million contract extension, provided the offence in a 5-3 win.
The Toronto Blue Jays have made a lot of subtractions in recent months, the latest being Kevin Pillar, but the club appears to have done well in extending Randal Grichuk, writes Canadian Baseball Network contributor Lucas Casaletto.
On a day that saw the Blue Jays ship Kevin Pillar off to the West Coast, the team also announced that Anthony Alford has been formally recalled from Triple-A Buffalo. The Blue Jays also placed Mississauga, Ont., native Dalton Pompey on the 60-day injured list with a concussion.
Seen walking around the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse prior to Sunday's series finale against the Detroit Tigers, RHP Sean Reid-Foley will start for the club when they take on the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night in Toronto.
Justin Smoak hit the Blue Jays' first home run of the 2019 season on Saturday, while Aaron Sanchez came out of the gate with a strong performance as the Toronto Blue Jays shut out the Detroit Tigers for the second time in a row, winning 3-0.
Jay Blue, from Blue Jays from Away, shares five Toronto Blue Jays’ storylines to watch this April. This is the fourth in the five-part series. In this article, he discusses the importance of the Blue Jays’ hitters getting on base more frequently in 2019.
The day after the pitching staff gave up just two runs in 10 innings in the season opener, Matt Shoemaker and Javy Guerra pitched their way to a shutout of the Detroit Tigers as the Toronto Blue Jays gave manager Charlie Montoyo his first major league win as a manager, beating the Tigers 6-0.
Jay Blue, from Blue Jays from Away, is highlighting five Toronto Blue Jays storylines to follow for the month of April. In this, the third part of his series, he discusses who may or may not be playing the field for the Blue Jays.
Canadian Baseball Network writer Lucas Casaletto writes that of all the players that the Toronto Blue Jays have parted with ahead of Thursday’s season opener, there’s a strong argument that the recent trade of Kendrys Morales will be felt the most.