Categories Archives: Toronto

Inbox: Could Blue Jays, Joey Bats reach compromise?

What do you think makes the most sense for the Blue Jays and Jose Bautista? A) One-year deal with a high salary. B) Multiyear contract with a lower average annual salary. C) Not bring him back at all. — Josh, Waterdown, Ontario The problem is that w

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Blue Jays set to hit road for Winter Tour

TORONTO — The Blue Jays will be hitting the road later this month for the seventh annual Winter Tour, and this year’s stops will include Edmonton, Regina and Toronto. Kevin Pillar, Devon Travis, Aaron Sanchez and Marco Estrada are among the co

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Blue Jays still have holes in outfield, ‘pen

TORONTO — The holiday season has come to an end, and now it’s time for the Blue Jays to get back to work on rounding out their 25-man roster for the 2017 season. It’s not that Toronto put everything on hold for the past couple of weeks,

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Blue Jays seek balance to offset loss of thump

TORONTO — The Blue Jays are clearly in a period of transition following the departure of Edwin Encarnacion and the continued uncertainty surrounding Jose Bautista. It’s not a rebuild in the traditional sense, but it is a total makeover. Bautis

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Toronto falls just short of goal in memorable ’16

TORONTO — The Blue Jays might have fallen short in their quest for the World Series, but the 2016 regular season will still go down as one of the best years the franchise has seen. Toronto arrived at Spring Training with expectations of making the p

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Inbox: Why don’t the Blue Jays chase Trumbo?

Why don’t the Blue Jays forget Jose Bautista and seriously go after Mark Trumbo? — Shae H., Edmonton, Alberta Trumbo isn’t really a good fit for a lot of the same reasons that it was hard to envision a spot for Edwin Encarnacion deep int

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Jays Care gets into giving spirit for holidays

TORONTO — Jays Care Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Toronto have been close partners over the years. They share a lot of the same goals, so it made perfect sense for the charitable organizations to reunite during the holiday season. Jays Care s

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Encarnacion era in Toronto comes to an end

TORONTO — The lengthy standoff between Edwin Encarnacion and the Blue Jays has resulted in the star slugger agreeing to a multi-year deal with the team that sent Toronto packing in the American League Championship Series. Cleveland agreed with Encar

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