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Shapiro Against Player Options, Most Opt Outs

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Mar 19, 2016, 11:16 pm EDT

The 2015-2016 offseason was the winter of the opt-out. Don’t count on the Blue Jays to join the trend, writes Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca. Per team president Mark Shapiro said: “In some ways they’re just another form of a player option which I think are ridiculous. You’ll never see us do a player option.” Shapiro…

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AL East Notes: Wieters, Choate, Aardsma, Rays

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Mar 12, 2016, 8:28 pm EST

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters left today’s game with a sore elbow, reports Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com. X-Rays taken this afternoon did not reveal any obvious problems, and the club won’t take an MRI at this time. Manager Buck Showalter downplayed the injury and characterized it as normal spring soreness for a catcher. Wieters’...

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Blue Jays Sign Domonic Brown To Minors Deal

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Feb 25, 2016, 11:46 am EST

The Blue Jays have agreed to a minor league deal with former Phillies top prospect Domonic Brown, tweets Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca. The Scott Boras client will receive an invitation to Spring Training. Brown, 28, was an All Star in 2013 when he hit 12 home runs during the month of May as part of a…

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AL East Notes: Encarnacion, Bautista, Rays, Bundy, Yankees

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2016, 2:21 pm EST

Several executives appeared on MLB Network Radio with Jim Bowden today including Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins and Rays president of baseball operation Matt Silverman. Atkins spoke on a number of subjects (tweets 1, 2, 3, 4) including the roles of prospects Aaron Sanchez and Roberto Osuna. Both have succeeded in the bullpen, and the…

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Cafardo’s Latest: Ramirez, Upton, Gallardo, Chen, Ozuna

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2016, 1:17 pm EST

With the recent Hall of Fame voting out of the way, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe looks at the case for former Red Sox star Manny Ramirez. Obviously, his offensive performance was magnificent, although lousy defense sapped his overall value. With confirmed PED violations after the so-called Steroid Era, voters may find it hard…

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AL East Notes: Sanchez, Osuna, Gardner, Miller, Nova

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Jan 9, 2016, 10:55 pm EST

The Blue Jays addition of Drew Storen will give the club the opportunity to stretch out Aaron Sanchez or Roberto Osuna as a starter, writes Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca. Toronto turned to both Sanchez and Osuna as relievers out of necessity in 2015, but they have previously been viewed as starting pitcher prospects. As GM Ross…

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Free Agent Notes: Rodney, Fowler, Davis

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Jan 9, 2016, 8:14 pm EST

Here are the latest free agent rumors: The Diamondbacks have not been in contact with free agent reliever Fernando Rodney, writes Jack Magruder of Fanragsports.com. A previous report had tied Rodney to the DBacks, Padres, Blue Jays, and Cubs. Since then, we’ve also learned the Padres are out. Presumably, Toronto’s interest ceased when they acquired Drew Storen…

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Blue Jays Notes: Rotation, Bullpen, Price

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Nov 28, 2015, 8:01 pm EST

The Blue Jays have committed about $130MM to their 2016 roster, writes Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca. The club has signed three mid-rotation starters to go with three already signed options. GM Tony LaCava will continue to search for pitching, both starters and relievers. Per LaCava, “we do think the offence is one of the best…

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Cafardo On Kapstein, Amaro, Mattingly, Zobrist, Kapler

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Oct 31, 2015, 9:58 pm EDT

In his latest column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe discussed the role of former Red Sox advisor Jeremy Kapstein. Newly installed club president Dave Dombrowski did not extend Kapstein’s contract. The former player agent had worked with the Red Sox for 14 years as a senior advisor of baseball projects. Kapstein once represented a number…

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Blue Jays Notes: Shapiro, Anthopoulos, Price, Dickey, Tulo

By Brad Johnson

PUBLISHED: Oct 24, 2015, 7:22 pm EDT

The Blue Jays have been knocked out of the playoffs, but the club’s window for contention remains open, writes Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star. The entire starting lineup is under contract for 2016. Toronto scored 891 runs on the season – an astounding 127 runs better than the second-best Yankees. The offense even improved as…

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