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12/26/2014 | Blue Jays show flashes of greatness in up-and-down '14

The Blue Jays saw their postseason drought continue in 2014, but unlike a lot of the previous years there was some genuine excitement and cause for optimism. Toronto was one of the best teams in baseball during the first half and appeared to be on its way to reaching the playoffs for the first time since 1993. In the end, it wasn't enough as injuries and a rough August ultimately cost the team a chance at October baseball.


12/23/2014 | Blue Jays pluck pitchers Barnes, Guilmet off waivers

The Blue Jays filled their 40-man roster with a pair of arms Tuesday, claiming Scott Barnes and Preston Guilmet off waivers from the Rangers and Pirates, respectively.


12/19/2014 | Adding relievers to mix remains a top priority for Toronto

The Blue Jays' bullpen remains a work in progress as the club continues to search for ways to improve what became a noticeable area of weakness throughout the 2014 season. Toronto is expected to add at least a couple of relievers in the coming weeks and one of those will have to be a closer if -- as expected -- free agent Casey Janssen doesn't return to the organization.


12/19/2014 | Blue Jays claim Oramas, sign Albers to Minors deal

The Blue Jays added pitching depth Friday by claiming left-hander Juan Oramas off waivers from the Padres and signing left-hander Andrew Albers to a Minor League contract.


12/17/2014 | Inbox: On Melky, Drabek and potential moves to come

Why didn't the Blue Jays make more of an effort to retain Melky Cabrera? Is 2015 a make-or-break year for Kyle Drabek? Could another big move be on the horizon? Beat reporter Gregor Chisholm has answers in the Inbox.


12/16/2014 | Blue Jays agree to Minor League deal with Barton

Toronto signed first baseman Daric Barton to a Minor League contract on Tuesday afternoon with an invitation to Spring Training.


12/15/2014 | Inbox: How optimistic can Blue Jays be about Hoffman?

Jim Callis answers' fans questions about Jeff Hoffman, Cuban players, Eddie Rosario and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox


12/12/2014 | Blue Jays sign three to Minors deals with invites

The Blue Jays signed three players -- right-handed pitcher Wilton Lopez, outfielder Caleb Gindl and infielder Jake Fox -- to Minor League contracts Friday, with each receiving invites to Major League Spring Training.


12/11/2014 | Picture clearer for Blue Jays after Meetings

The Blue Jays' contingent departed the Winter Meetings on Thursday morning without anything to show for the trip to the West Coast, but the hope is that there's more clarity about how to move forward.


12/11/2014 | 2014 Rule 5 Draft results

The final day of the Winter Meetings began with the annual Rule 5 Draft. Teams were only able to make a selection if it had space on its 40-man roster.


12/10/2014 | Blue Jays looking to trade market to bolster 'pen

The Blue Jays appear more inclined to improve their bullpen through trades as opposed to free agency after spending the past several weeks closely monitoring each market.


12/10/2014 | Blue Jays set to visit fans in annual Winter Tour

The Blue Jays' Winter Tour is set to make its annual return in January, with stops in Toronto, Calgary, Banff and Vancouver.


12/9/2014 | Blue Jays taking deliberate approach at Meetings

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos arrived at the Winter Meetings earlier this week with the goal of improving his bullpen, and that remained the focus as the annual event hit the midway point on Tuesday.


12/9/2014 | GM focused on Meetings, not Beeston rumors

Rumors have been swirling this week about the future of longtime Blue Jays president and CEO Paul Beeston, but when it comes to the Winter Meetings, general manager Alex Anthopoulos claims it has been business as normal.


12/8/2014 | Martin pegged to bat in two-hole for Blue Jays

Even though Spring Training is still a couple of months away, it appears as though Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is set on using catcher Russell Martin near the top of the order.


12/8/2014 | Blue Jays entertaining trade talks for Navarro

The Blue Jays have been very open about the fact that Dioner Navarro is available through trade, but general manager Alex Anthopoulos insists he won't make a deal that weakens his team. A trade remains preferable for all parties, but there's a chance that Navarro could return in 2015.


12/8/2014 | Blue Jays pluck Colabello off waivers from Twins

The Blue Jays added depth to their roster by claiming first baseman Chris Colabello off waivers from the Twins on Monday morning. Toronto had been looking for at least one additional first baseman to compete with Justin Smoak.


12/7/2014 | Blue Jays reportedly seeking replacement for Beeston

The Blue Jays reportedly are actively seeking a replacement for longtime president and chief executive offer Paul Beeston. According to a report from ESPN, Toronto's search has progressed to the point where it is identifying possible candidates. The report also suggests that the Blue Jays have asked for permission to talk with Baltimore's Dan Duquette and Chicago's Ken Williams, though both men downplayed any potential match on Sunday.


12/7/2014 | Lunch with Gibbons auction to benefit cancer research

The Blue Jays are auctioning off a lunch with manager John Gibbons to help raise awareness and funds for cancer research. "Grub with Gibby" is Toronto's contribution to an initiative by Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and all 30 organizations in the league. The campaign was inspired by the numerous employees, friends and fans of the game that have been directly affected by cancer.


12/7/2014 | Bullpen help at top of Blue Jays' wish list

Toronto general manager Alex Anthopoulos has filled a number of holes on his roster this offseason but his relief corps remains a work in progress.


12/7/2014 | Duquette reportedly being considered for Blue Jays' post

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, who has won two Executive of the Year Awards this winter, is a strong candidate to become the Blue Jays' next CEO and team president, according to a report from ESPN.com on Sunday morning.


12/5/2014 | Busy Blue Jays have work to do at Winter Meetings

GM Alex Anthopoulos has fortified his offence with high-profile moves this offseason, but he has other holes to fill at the Winter Meetings.


12/4/2014 | Bullpen help at forefront after Toronto's recent moves

Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos will head to the Winter Meetings in San Diego on Sunday afternoon with a clear focus on trying to improve his bullpen.


12/4/2014 | Prep shortstop Rodgers leads 2015 Draft class

Ten years after grabbing Justin Upton, the D-backs could follow a similar path in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Lake Mary (Fla.) High School shortstop Brendan Rodgers sits atop MLBPipeline.com's initial Draft Top 50 rankings, thanks to his three plus tools (bat, power, arm) complemented by two solid ones (speed, defense).


12/3/2014 | Saunders sorry to leave Seattle, happy to play in homeland

Although there has been talk this offseason of unhappiness between Michael Saunders and the Mariners, the 27-year-old outfielder said it won't be easy leaving Seattle despite joining a club that plans to play him every day in left field and figures to be a strong contender in the American League East.




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