It’s all about the optics.
Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson left the Jays’ training site on Saturday after he “felt something in his right calf.”
“Spring starts when a heartbeat’s pounding, when the birds can be heard above the reckoning carts.” – The Tragically Hip
Retired Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay and former Expos slugger Vladimir Guerrero are among the 2017 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.
The curious offseason of the Toronto Blue Jays, the one in which they watched one franchise hero sign with a rival for a smaller contract than they had offered him, and then snapped up the second Jays legend for the relative pittance of a one-year guarantee, is perhaps best summed up by one statement offered by Ross Atkins on Thursday morning.
The details are in and the deal is done. Jose Bautista will be back for a 10th season with the Toronto Blue Jays.
The door to the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse is of standard size, which suggests Jose Bautista will have to turn sideways to fit the chip on his shoulder through it.
CLEVELAND — The AL’s best team is set to start the new year with a power surge.
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.
When it comes to the always welcome left-handed help out of the bullpen, the Blue Jays got some grief on Saturday rather than relief.
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.
EDMONTON -- Bill Comrie was born in 1950. The last time the Chicago Cubs made it to a World Series was 1945. Today, he's part-owner of the Cubs in the World Series.
At the very least, sluggers Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion are expected to receive qualifying offers from the Blue Jays.
The weight of history hangs heavy over the 2016 World Series, which opens Tuesday night in Ohio and features two of the longest championship droughts in sports.
CHICAGO — All that’s left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history.