The Winter Tour is scheduled to begin Thursday in Regina, Saskatchewan, and the western portion of the tour will include visits by Aaron Sanchez, Kevin Pillar, Devon Travis and Marco Estrada. From there the club will travel to Edmonton, Alberta, before a new group of players joins the organization in Toronto on Jan. 20.
In the Toronto leg of the tour, members from the organization will visit the Boys & Girls Club and Sunnybrook Veterans Centre on Jan. 20. They will also attend the Ottawa Senators-Toronto Maple Leafs hockey game Jan. 21, and there will be three autograph sessions at Rogers Centre earlier that day.
The autograph sessions require tickets that will be handed out in a lottery. Fans have from Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET until Wednesday at 9:59 a.m. ET to submit an entry. The winners will then be allowed to purchase a $10 ticket for an autograph session with all proceeds going to Jays Care Foundation. Full details can be found at bluejays.com/wintertour.
The Winter Tour began in 2011 and has visited more than 20 Canadian cities over the past seven years. Some of the stops have included Fredericton, Halifax, St. John's, Ottawa, Montreal, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.
Gregor Chisholm has covered the Blue Jays for MLB.com since 2011. Follow him on Twitter @gregorMLB and Facebook, and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.