The Toronto Blue Jays have called up Anthony Alford (!!!!) from AA to make his Blue Jays debut tonight against the Baltimore Orioles. He will be starting in left field, batting eighth. Alford was ranked 34th on Baseball America’s most recent prospect list, along with other Jays prospect stars including Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette. … More Blue Jays Top Prospect Anthony Alford is Coming to the Show!
On May 14, Blue Jays LF Steve Pearce left the game in the second inning with a right calf strain. After hitting a double into the right-centre gap, Pearce immediately stood up to signal that something was wrong and walked right into the clubhouse. The Jays have already been hit by the “DL bug” and were one … More Injury Update: Steve Pearce
Toronto Blue Jays starting catcher Russel Martin has been added to the disabled list (DL) with with nerve inflammation in his left shoulder. Unfortunately, this adds yet another everyday player for the Jays on the disabled list. However, Martin should be back to 100% in 10 days, unlike Donaldson, Tulo, and everyone else currently on … More Injury Update: Russell Martin
“This Week in the Jays Nest” is a Toronto Blue Jays weekly recap that will be posted once a week on the Alyssa Cohen MLB Blog. It will feature the highlights of the past weeks Toronto Blue Jays baseball games, injury updates, roster updates and a question of the week. The Blue Jays completed their one … More This Week in the Jays Nest #5: Bullpen Strong
On Friday (May 5), the Blue Jays announced that Joe Biagini will be making his first start as a Blue Jay on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Pending the possible injury of Marcus Stroman, the Blue Jays have two (potentially three) starting rotation starts open. It is important for the Blue Jays to see … More Joe Biagini to Start on Sunday against Tampa Bay Rays
It’s official, the Toronto Blue Jays have released backup catcher Jarrod “Salty” Saltalamacchia. Saltalamacchia was originally signed by the Blue Jays to a minor league deal, but was brought up to the major league team once the season began. He was brought up to give everyday catcher Russel Martin more frequent off days. Last year, Jays … More Blue Jays release C Jarrod Saltalamacchia
With Aaron Sanchez back on the disabled list, and J.A. Happ still on it, who will take over the spot as the fifth reliever? As I have mentioned many times before, the one good thing about having Drew Hutchison in the organization was that he was a reliable starter. Whenever a starter or reliable reliever … More Who is the Toronto Blue Jays Fifth Starter?
“This Week in the Jays Nest” is a Toronto Blue Jays weekly recap that will be posted once a week on the Alyssa Cohen MLB Blog. It will feature the highlights of the past weeks Toronto Blue Jays baseball games, injury updates, roster updates and a question of the week. This week felt a bit different … More This Week in the Jays Nest #4: Stirring Up a Comeback?