Blue Jays News

  • Blue Jays hang on for tight win in Cleveland

    Melky Cabrera tied a career high with four hits while Edwin Encarnacion added the go-ahead RBI in the top of the seventh inning to give the Blue Jays a 3-2 victory over the Indians on Friday night at Progressive Field.

  • Reyes to make return to lineup Saturday

    The Blue Jays finally have their leadoff man back in the fold as Jose Reyes is set to make his return on Saturday afternoon.

  • Blue Jays waiting on DL decision for Lind

    The Blue Jays still haven't made a decision on whether Adam Lind will need a stint on the 15-day disabled list, but time is clearly starting to run out.

  • Toronto's Janssen out at least two more weeks

    Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen is expected to miss at least two more weeks because of a strained lower back/abdominal muscle. Janssen appeared to be turning a corner earlier this week when he was sent on a rehab assignment with Class A Advanced Dunedin. He pitched one inning on Tuesday but the discomfort lingered and he has been temporarily shut down.

  • Bullpen meltdown derails Jays in nightcap

    The Blue Jays bullpen has been a major strength for more than a year, but on Thursday night in Minnesota, it went through a collapse of epic proportions en route to a heartbreaking 9-5 loss to the Twins.

  • Command issues plague Dickey in loss to Twins

    R.A. Dickey's rough start to the season continued as he allowed five runs over just 4 1/3 innings in the Blue Jays' 7-0 loss to the Twins on Thursday afternoon.

  • Toronto announces 'Connect with the Jays' nights

    The Blue Jays have announced plans to host two "Connect with the Jays" nights at Rogers Centre this season in their latest attempt to embrace social media and reach out to the fanbase. The promotion will include T-shirt giveaways on June 24 and Aug. 5, with the actual design being determined by fans through a social media vote.

  • A's claim Walden off waivers from Blue Jays

    The A's on Wednesday claimed right-hander Marcus Walden off waivers from the Blue Jays, then optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

  • Blue Jays erase early deficit to rout Twins

    The Blue Jays' offense broke out of its early-game deep freeze to score five runs in the sixth inning en route to a 9-3 victory over the Twins on Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday night at Target Field. Brett Lawrie added a grand slam in the ninth inning for good measure.

  • Blue Jays-Twins game postponed

    The scheduled game between the Twins and Blue Jays on Wednesday at Target Field was postponed due to inclement weather, and it will be made up as the second game of a split doubleheader on Thursday.

  • Tight back could force Jays' Lind to miss time

    Adam Lind is considered day to day with a lower-back injury, but it appears possible his condition will eventually need an extended period of time off.

  • Jays shortstop Izturis may be out for season

    Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis will likely miss the rest of the season because of a left knee injury. Toronto announced Monday evening that Izturis will require surgery to repair a complete tear of his lateral collateral ligament (LCL). The recommended recovery time is four to six months, but Izturis will seek a second opinion prior to scheduling surgery.

  • Blue Jays celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

    The Blue Jays paid their respect to the memory of Jackie Robinson prior to their Tuesday night game against the Twins.

  • Forced out of Jays' rotation, Happ joins 'pen

    J.A. Happ, activated from the 15-day disabled list following Sunday afternoon's game against the Orioles, is scheduled to pitch out of the bullpen for the time being. But that's not what Happ was expecting a couple of months ago, and with more 114 career starts under his belt, it's clear that he feels the starting rotation is where he belongs.

  • Inbox: Will Toronto carry three long relievers?

    Why did the Blue Jays activate J.A. Happ from the disabled list when they already have Todd Redmond and Esmil Rogers in the bullpen? Beat reporter Gregor Chisholm answers this question and others in the latest Inbox.

  • Rogers: Buehrle is model of consistency

    One of these days, it really is going to happen. Mark Buehrle is going to slow down. Everybody does, right? But the 35-year-old Buehrle of 2014 is pretty much the same as the 32-year-old Buehrle of 2011, who was pretty much the same as the 29-year-old Buehrle of 2008.

  • Jays' offense comes to life to back Buehrle

    Toronto showcased its power with homers by Jose Bautista, Colby Rasmus and Brett Lawrie, as the Blue Jays finished with 17 hits overall to back a strong start by Mark Buehrle en route to an 11-3 rout of the Orioles at Camden Yards.