Scott Mitchell, Toronto Sun
They took it right down to the wire, but disaster was avoided in November when Major League Baseball and the players association struck a new five-year labour agreement.
One look around baseball will tell you there’s no shortage of bright, young stars making things easy on marketing departments.
Can the Red Sox survive without Big Papi? Will the Angels find help for Mike Trout? Will Jose Bautista find his form? Your guide to the American League:
An elite pitcher is worth his weight in gold.
The details are in and the deal is done. Jose Bautista will be back for a 10th season with the Toronto Blue Jays.
If you were listening throughout the summer and into the fall, Edwin Encarnacion was supposedly a ready-made replacement for fellow Dominican slugger David Ortiz in Boston.
A city that has bled feathered blue for the past two seasons is a little bit restless these days.
TORONTO — The bond between Jerome Messam and Derek Dennis began as Miami Dolphins way back in 2012, and continued when they were reunited as Calgary Stampeders late last season.
CLEVELAND — You could almost hear the goat click-clacking its way out of Wrigleyville all the way from Ohio.
CLEVELAND — The sixth game of the World Series wasn’t even three innings old and everyone’s attention had already shifted to Game 7.
Pushed to the brink of elimination in their first World Series appearance in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs aren’t going down without a fight.
Former Toronto Blue Jays utility man Munenori Kawasaki, once a Rogers Centre fan favourite, is playing the same jack-of-all-jokes bench role for the Chicago Cubs now.
In the end, the Toronto Blue Jays’ World Series hopes were lost when the bats went quiet against Cleveland Indians pitching.
TORONTO — A little more than a week ago, not many expected the Toronto Blue Jays to be in this sort of position, up two games in the ALDS on the best team, record-wise, in the American League.
BOSTON — Both of them are focused firmly on the present and the wild-card chase that could extend their days in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform.
TORONTO — Lifeless for the first three games of the series, the New York Yankees went down fighting this time around.
Once again, Toronto Blue Jays faithful showed up in droves.
Thanks to two seasons spent together with the B.C. Lions, Josh Bell didn’t need Google to tell him what Tim Brown is all about.
Somebody get Quinn Smith an oat bag.