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Padres sign free agent right-hander Josh Johnson to one-year, $8 million contract

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Published: Nov 19, 2013, 11:36 pm EST

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com shares the following breaking news: Free-agent starter Josh Johnson has reached agreement on a one-year, guaranteed $8 million contract with the San Diego Padres, a baseball source told ESPN.com. The deal includes additional performance bonuses based on games started, the source said. Johnson was in San Diego for a physical exam…

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Nov 19, 2013, 11:36 pm

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Josh Johnson drawing serious interest from Royals

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Published: Nov 13, 2013, 10:00 pm EST

The Royals had a cool 3.45 team ERA in 2013 that ranked sixth in the majors, but they still missed the playoffs and Ervin Santana is expected to leave as a free agent this offseason. So, yet again, Kansas City’s front office is on a search for starting pitching. ESPN’s Buster Olney hears that the…

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Nov 13, 2013, 10:00 pm

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Blue Jays expected to explore trade for White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham

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Published: Oct 30, 2013, 7:39 pm EDT

From beat writers Scott Merkin and Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com: The Blue Jays are in the market for a new second baseman, and one of their early targets appears to be Chicago’s Gordon Beckham. MLB.com has learned that the Blue Jays have interest in acquiring the White Sox second baseman, which dates back to last offseason,…

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Oct 30, 2013, 7:39 pm

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Athletics may look to trade left-hander Brett Anderson, Blue Jays believed to have interest

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Published: Oct 20, 2013, 1:58 pm EDT

Oakland is stocked with good, young starting pitching. Which makes Brett Anderson — who finished the year in the bullpen — a potential trade candidate this winter. Anderson carries an $8 million club option for 2014. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Susan Slusser: It’s possible that the A’s will pick up Anderson’s option and then…

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Oct 20, 2013, 1:58 pm

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Blue Jays place Josh Johnson back on disabled list

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Published: Aug 13, 2013, 6:41 pm EDT

Josh Johnson was supposed to help lead the Blue Jays’ big franchise turnaround this season and then strike it rich on the free agent market this winter. But none of that stuff will wind up happening. According to MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm, the right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday — for the second…

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Aug 13, 2013, 6:41 pm

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Blue Jays utilityman Mark DeRosa claimed off waivers

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Published: Aug 7, 2013, 10:49 pm EDT

From FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal comes word that Blue Jays utilityman Mark DeRosa has been claimed off waivers by an unknown team. Toronto has until Thursday to work out a trade, let him go on a straight waiver claim or pull back and keep him. Waiver claims are very common this time of year and…

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Aug 7, 2013, 10:49 pm

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Melky Cabrera returns from the disabled list

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Published: Jul 21, 2013, 1:36 pm EDT

John Lott of the National Post reports that Melky Cabrera has been activated from the disabled list and is back in Toronto’s starting lineup — batting fifth and playing left field — on Sunday vs. the Rays. Cabrera was out for seven weeks with tendinitis in his left knee. Some knee discomfort still remains, but…

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Jul 21, 2013, 1:36 pm

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Rangers, Blue Jays are the “front-runners” for Matt Garza

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Published: Jul 14, 2013, 2:36 pm EDT

From beat writer Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas: Many of the same teams that have had strong interest in Chicago Cubs right-hander Matt Garza were on hand to watch his outing on Saturday night at Wrigley Field. The Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays remain the front-runners for a trade with Chicago, according to industry sources. The Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians and San Francisco Giants have also…

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Jul 14, 2013, 2:36 pm

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Danny Salazar to make MLB debut Thursday vs. Blue Jays

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Published: Jul 9, 2013, 10:29 pm EDT

As first reported by beat reporter Nick Camino of Cleveland’s Newsradio WTAM 1100, the Indians will call up 23-year-old right-hander Danny Salazar to make his major league debut in a spot start Thursday afternoon against the Blue Jays. Salazar has posted a promising 3.08 ERA and 1.11 WHIP across 17 starts this season between Double-A Akron…

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Jul 9, 2013, 10:29 pm

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Adam Lind is back in the Blue Jays’ starting lineup

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Published: Jul 3, 2013, 7:03 pm EDT

From John Lott of Canada’s National Post comes word that Adam Lind is in the Blue Jays’ starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Tigers after sitting out Monday and Tuesday due to tightness in the middle of his back. He willl serve as Toronto’s designated hitter while Mark DeRosa plays first. The mid-back tightness was never…

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