Blue Jays News

  • Blue Jays show pop, but fall to O's in slugfest

    Dustin McGowan was staked to an early five-run lead, but couldn't find a way to shut down the Orioles' offense, and the Blue Jays went on to a 10-8 loss on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.

  • Francisco making strong first impression with Jays

    Juan Francisco has made a good first impression with the Blue Jays while filling in for the injured Adam Lind.

  • Encarnacion confident bat will start to heat up

    Edwin Encarnacion has gotten off to a slow start this season, but it's not exactly unfamiliar territory for a player who has been one of the most reliable hitters in the American League over the past two years.

  • Blue Jays' bats come alive late to down O's

    The Blue Jays offense broke out in a big way with a trio of three-run homers from Edwin Encarnacion, Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera in a 9-3 victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

  • Blue Jays starters not providing length

    Toronto starters ranked 27th in the Major Leagues in innings pitched with 103 2/3 heading into Tuesday's home game against the Orioles. Only the rotations from Minnesota, Baltimore and Detroit have thrown fewer innings, and each of those teams has played at least one fewer game.

  • Blue Jays' Navarro gets another day off

    Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro got a third straight day off Tuesday against the Orioles.

  • Injured Janssen with team in Toronto

    Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen was back with the team Tuesday after having his rehab assignment shut down over the weekend.

  • Blue Jays claim Mastroianni

    The Blue Jays have claimed outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Minnesota Twins and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

  • Bullpen lapse derails Blue Jays' sweep effort

    The Blue Jays' bullpen once again struggled with its control, as left-hander Aaron Loup walked the bases loaded before surrendering a three-run double in a 6-4 loss to the Indians on Sunday afternoon. It was the second time in four days that a 'pen meltdown led to a loss.

  • Castrovince: Dickey looks to regain form

    R.A. Dickey isn't throwing many strikes these days. Or at least not nearly as many as he did when he was won the National League Cy Young Award in 2012 -- the season that made his knuckleball a sensation. Could it be that batters, at large, are better prepared for the knuckler?

  • Navarro's offense an added plus for Toronto

    The Blue Jays had a very quiet offseason, but the one significant upgrade they made can be found behind the plate. Veteran catcher Dioner Navarro entered play on Sunday afternoon tied for the team lead with 12 RBIs. He's also struck out just three times in 63 at-bats and has helped provide some additional depth to Toronto's lineup.

  • After rough start, Rogers gives Toronto a boost

    The Blue Jays got a pair of much-needed innings out of right-hander Esmil Rogers during Saturday afternoon's 5-0 victory over the Indians.

  • Stellar Buehrle shuts down Tribe to win series

    Mark Buehrle continued his amazing start to the season, tossing seven-plus scoreless innings in a 5-0 victory over the Indians on Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field.

  • Reyes off disabled list, back at leadoff spot

    Jose Reyes returned to his familiar spot at the top of Toronto's lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the Indians. Reyes was activated from the 15-day disabled list following Friday night's 3-2 victory over Cleveland.

  • Jays' Francisco to see regular playing time

    The Blue Jays added a little bit of power to their lineup by purchasing the contract of Juan Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo prior to Saturday afternoon's game against the Indians.

  • 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 return today; Kawasaki optioned

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

  • Blue Jays place Lind on DL

    The Blue Jays placed designated hitter Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list after Friday night's game vs.the Indians because of a sore lower back.