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Blue Jays Acquire Chris Leroux From Phillies

By Zach Links

Published: Apr 3, 2016, 5:20 pm EDT

4:20pm: Toronto announced that Leroux has been acquired from the Phillies in exchange for cash considerations.  The 6’6″ hurler will pitch for Triple-A Buffalo. 3:34pm: The Blue Jays have acquired Chris Leroux from the Phillies, a source tells MLBTR (Twitter link).  It’s not yet clear who and/or what will be going from Toronto to Philly in the swap.…

Added: 56 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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AL Notes: Furbush, Blue Jays, Athletics, Rangers, Holaday

By Zach Links

Published: Mar 30, 2016, 5:59 pm EDT

Mariners southpaw Charlie Furbush is undergoing a blood injection therapy to his shoulder in hopes of speeding his recovery, MLB.com’s Greg Johns reports, but he might not return to action for “several months.” Furbush suggested that he could resume throwing in about three weeks’ time, but given his rotator cuff issues last year and continued difficulties, it certainly…

Added: 60 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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AL East Notes: Donaldson, Interpreters, Gibbons, HanRam, Gausman

By Zach Links

Published: Mar 23, 2016, 12:03 pm EDT

While the Blue Jays’ new front office ultimately modified the contract of manager John Gibbons, Jeff Blair and Shi Davidi of Sportsnet report that Gibbons had raised the matter himself previously with former GM Alex Anthopoulos. “It’s something I first spoke to Alex about before he left,” said Gibbons. The new arrangement does away with the “rolling option” —…

Added: 68 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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Russell Martin Reflects On Last Year’s Free Agency Process

By Zach Links

Published: Mar 13, 2016, 4:10 pm EDT

Russell Martin could have gone just about anywhere last offseason, but when all was said and done, he went home.  The Toronto-born catcher inked a lucrative five-year, $82MM contract with the Blue Jays, turning down a field of suitors headlined by two large market teams.  As one of the winter’s top prizes on the open market, Martin says that…

Added: 77 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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Rosenthal On Blue Jays, Bautista, D’Backs, Ahmed

By Zach Links

Published: Mar 13, 2016, 10:31 am EDT

Now with the Angels, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports wonders if shortstop Andrelton Simmons can develop into a better hitter.  Simmons is working hard on the offensive side of his game, but he is also appreciative of the fact that the Halos value him highly for what he does in the field. “It feels great, man. It…

Added: 78 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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AL East Notes: Warren, Yankees, Rays

By Zach Links

Published: Mar 6, 2016, 5:00 pm EST

When it comes to pitcher Adam Warren, the Yankees didn’t know what they had until it was gone, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal writes.  The Yankees’ acquisition of Starlin Castro got plenty of attention, but the less heralded Warren could be tricky for New York to replace. Warren, 28, gave the Yankees 17 starts…

Added: 84 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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Marco Estrada Happy To Be Back With Blue Jays

By Zach Links

Published: Mar 6, 2016, 3:59 pm EST

Marco Estrada’s first experience through free agency was over before it could even get underway.  In November, following a career year, the right-hander agreed to return to Toronto on a two-year deal worth $26MM.  Estrada would have liked to take his time on the open market, but after careful consideration, the hurler decided that he would be…

Added: 84 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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Blue Jays To Sign Rafael Soriano

By Zach Links

Published: Feb 28, 2016, 3:01 pm EST

The Blue Jays announced that they have signed right-hander Rafael Soriano.  The reliever is represented by Octagon, as shown in the MLBTR Agency Database.  Soriano will earn $750K if he makes the major league roster, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets. Soriano, 36, was said to be pitching well in the Dominican League and drew attention from a…

Added: 91 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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AL East Notes: Storen, Blue Jays, Red Sox

By Zach Links

Published: Jan 10, 2016, 11:30 am EST

On Sunday morning, Rich Dubroff of CSNBaltimore.com attempted to put together a list of the 15 best position players in Orioles history. The task, he says, was even more challenging than when he ran down Baltimore’s top ten pitchers of all-time. Matt Wieters, who accepted the O’s qualifying offer this winter, earned a spot at…

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Blue Jays To Sign Wade LeBlanc

By Zach Links

Published: Dec 17, 2015, 5:11 pm EST

The Blue Jays and left-hander Wade LeBlanc have reached agreement on a minor league pact, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com (on Twitter). The deal includes an invite to major league spring training. LeBlanc, 31, spent the 2015 season pitching in Japan for the Seibu Lions. Back in November, the hurler joined Jeff Todd on…

Added: 164 days ago via mlbtraderumors.com

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