Blue Jays agree to deal with Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Son of nine-time All-Star, 2004 AL MVP ranked No. 4 on MLB.com Top 30 list

Blue Jays agree to deal with Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

There's a familiar name set to begin his journey through the professional ranks.

The Blue Jays have agreed to terms with teenage outfielder Vladimir Guerrero Jr., according to industry sources. Guerrero is ranked No. 4 on MLB.com's Top 30 International Prospects list.

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Bautista, Donaldson lead offence's breakout

All-Star candidates swat two of Toronto's five HRs

Bautista, Donaldson lead offence's breakout

 TORONTO -- All-Star candidate Jose Bautista broke out of his mini slump Wednesday afternoon, and the rest of the Blue Jays lineup followed suit in a dominating 11-2 victory over the Red Sox on Canada Day.

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Blue Jays pound Red Sox with 5 HRs

Blue Jays pound Red Sox with 5 HRs

TORONTO -- Justin Smoak hit a pair of home runs while Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson also went deep as the Blue Jays offense rolled all over Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello during an 11-2 victory on a special Canada Day matinee affair Wednesday at Rogers Centre.

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Smoak swats homer from each side

Blue Jays first baseman delivers in rare start

Smoak swats homer from each side

TORONTO -- Justin Smoak might not be getting a lot of playing time, but he is certainly making the most out of his opportunities.

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Boyd eyes first MLB win as Blue Jays seek split

Boyd eyes first MLB win as Blue Jays seek split

A pair of left-handers will take the mound as Blue Jays and Red Sox wrap their four-game American League East series at Rogers Centre on Thursday night. Toronto will be looking to salvage a split after winning its first game of the series Wednesday following a pair of losses.

Blue Jays southpaw Matt Boyd will make his second career start. The rookie lefty was called up to fill Aaron Sanchez's spot in the rotation last week. Boyd (0-1, 5.40 ERA) allowed three homers in his debut, taking the loss over 6 2/3 innings.

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Tolleson activated, designated for assignment

Tolleson activated, designated for assignment

TORONTO -- Blue Jays utility infielder Steve Tolleson was activated from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday morning and immediately designated for assignment.

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Estrada shows signs of fatigue after stellar run

Right-hander walks four in first inning after two extended no-hit bids

Estrada shows signs of fatigue after stellar run

TORONTO -- Blue Jays right-hander Marco Estrada emptied the tank in his previous two starts, both late-inning no-hit bids, and he appeared to be pitching on fumes during a disappointing outing against the Red Sox on Tuesday night.

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Estrada fights command in loss to Red Sox

Estrada fights command in loss to Red Sox

TORONTO -- David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered while left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez tossed six strong innings in Boston's 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

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Blue Jays contemplating Sanchez's role

Expected back in July, rookie right-hander could fill need in rotation or bullpen

Blue Jays contemplating Sanchez's role

TORONTO -- Aaron Sanchez is on the mend, and the Blue Jays must decide what role the rookie right-hander will have when he returns to the big leagues at some point in July.

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Donaldson leading at third, top vote-getter

Donaldson leading at third, top vote-getter

TORONTO -- Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson has taken over as the top vote-getter in all of Major League Baseball for next month's All-Star Game.

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Offence can't get on track vs. Red Sox

Offence can't get on track vs. Red Sox

TORONTO -- Clay Buchholz continued his streak of success at Rogers Centre, delivering his team-best 11th quality start of the season to lead the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Blue Jays in Monday's series opener.

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Bats unable to come to Dickey's rescue

Bats unable to come to Dickey's rescue

TORONTO -- Prior to the start of the Blue Jays' four-game series with the Boston Red Sox, manager John Gibbons noted his team's inability to provide run support for knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

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Donaldson's multihit game helps All-Star case

Slugger goes deep, says team wins more important than individual votes

Donaldson's multihit game helps All-Star case

TORONTO -- Josh Donaldson says he'll trade votes for wins any day of the week.

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Donaldson sparks Blue Jays to series win

Donaldson sparks Blue Jays to series win

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays held on for a 3-2, series-clinching victory over the Rangers at Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon. Josh Donaldson homered while Jose Reyes and Devon Travis drove in runs as Toronto held on for a one-run victory despite middle-innings rallies from Texas.

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Tellez on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week

Tellez on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.

When Miguel Sano was hitting just .159 and slugging .381 in April, no one in the Twins organization was overly concerned. They knew the rust from having missed the 2014 season because of Tommy John surgery would be considerable, and fully expected him to return to the power-hitting corner infielder he was before the injury.

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Osuna records clutch multi-inning save

Rookie righty gets Blue Jays out of jam in 8th, works around leadoff double in 9th

Osuna records clutch multi-inning save

TORONTO -- On a day when one Blue Jays player was cementing his case to be an All-Star, another continued to prove why he might too be worthy of making the trip to Cincinnati next month.

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Boyd haunted by homers in big league debut

Boyd haunted by homers in big league debut

TORONTO -- Backed by three solo homers, Yovani Gallardo was nearly flawless, as he shut the down the Blue Jays and helped the Rangers snap a six-game losing skid with a 4-0 win at Rogers Centre on Saturday.

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Travis' heads-up play bails out Boyd

Travis' heads-up play bails out Boyd

TORONTO -- Blue Jays starter Matt Boyd got a little help from his defense on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.

With Toronto trailing, 4-0, in the sixth, nerves perhaps got the best of Boyd, who was making his Major League debut.

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Boyd shows promise in his MLB debut

Boyd shows promise in his MLB debut

TORONTO -- Matt Boyd wasn't nervous, just excited.

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Blue Jays hold third-annual Girls' Day

Youngsters instructed by members of Baseball Canada's Women's National Team after Saturday's game

Blue Jays hold third-annual Girls' Day

Baseball isn't just for the boys of summer.

In the third-annual Girls' Day at the ballpark hosted by the Blue Jays Baseball Academy at Rogers Centre, following Toronto's Saturday afternoon matchup against the Texas Rangers, the camp saw 185 young women taking in the instruction of eight members of Baseball Canada's Women's National Team.

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Sanchez set to throw a pair of bullpens

Sanchez set to throw a pair of bullpens

TORONTO -- Aaron Sanchez is expected to take the next step in his recovery from a strained right lat muscle this week.

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Johan reportedly puts comeback on hold

Johan reportedly puts comeback on hold

Two-time American League Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana has put a halt to his attempt to try to come back from injury and pitch again in the Major Leagues this season, according to ESPN.com's Adam Rubin.

Rubin cited sources as saying that Santana has been most recently dealing with a toe infection and believes he would not have enough time to work back to a Major League-ready level in time to compete in 2015.

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Blue Jays' Pitch, Hit & Run winners crowned

Blue Jays' Pitch, Hit & Run winners crowned

TORONTO -- Stephanie Ellis can't be beat. The 14-year-old from Brantford, Ont., won her third straight Pitch, Hit & Run championship at Rogers Centre on Saturday morning.

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Encarnacion heating up with two-HR game

Gibbons confident slugger will 'catch fire,' hit hot streak

Encarnacion heating up with two-HR game

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays have the best offense in the Major Leagues this year, and the scary part about it is a lot of the results have come without consistent production from Edwin Encarnacion.

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Encarnacion's grand night leads Blue Jays

Encarnacion's grand night leads Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam and a solo shot and Russell Martin and Danny Valencia added solo homers as the Blue Jays walked all over right-hander Nick Martinez in a 12-2 victory over the Rangers on Friday night at Rogers Centre.

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Blue Jays select Boyd, option Rasmussen

Lefty will make Major League debut Saturday vs. Rangers

Blue Jays select Boyd, option Rasmussen

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays selected the contract of left-hander Matt Boyd from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned reliever Rob Rasmussen to the Minor Leagues following a 12-2 victory over the Rangers on Friday night.

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Travis comes off DL, brings bat back to Blue Jays

Travis comes off DL, brings bat back to Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Second baseman Devon Travis made his long-awaited return to the Blue Jays' lineup on Friday night after missing the past five weeks because of an injured left shoulder.

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