The Jays Journal staff are explaining why the Jays have a significant interest in several players. For this segment, I will be explaining why the Jays have a significant interest in the Astros outfielder, Michael Brantley. After a spectacular 2020 postseason, Astros outfielder, Michael Brantley will become an unrestricted free agent. The 33-year-old left-handed batter […] Blue … [Read more...] about Blue Jays Rumours: Why The Interest In Michael Brantley
George Springer has been linked to several teams throughout this offseason, and while the Blue Jays are in a financial position to make a competitive offer, there are several obstacles in the way of getting a deal done. The Blue Jays front office has been vocal this offseason about adding high impact players. In terms […] Blue Jays Rumours: Why the interest in George Springer? … [Read more...] about Blue Jays Rumours: Why the interest in George Springer?
How come it is always the one that got away that is that big? | Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The last few years have been up and down for Rowdy. He had a great 2016, hitting .297/.387/.530 in New Hampshire, which moved him up near the top of our prospect list. We had him at #5 coming into the 2017 season (Richard Urena was number 4, I can’t get them all … [Read more...] about The season that was: Rowdy Tellez
One of the biggest bats is on the market, and it’s none other than the right-handed second baseman, DJ LeMahieu. A New York Yankee the past two seasons, the 2020 leader in Major League batting average is now a free agent, with teams such as the Nationals, the Yankees, the Mets, and yes, the Blue […] Blue Jays Rumours: Why the interest in DJ LeMahieu? - Jays Journal - Jays … [Read more...] about Blue Jays Rumours: Why the interest in DJ LeMahieu?
So far it appears that the Blue Jays are more focused on giving their lineup a boost this offseason, and there could be a method to the strategy. There has been no shortage of rumours linking the Blue Jays to free agents this offseason, and Saturday brought another update to keep us going. According to […] Toronto Blue Jays: An order of operations this offseason? - Jays Journal … [Read more...] about Toronto Blue Jays: An order of operations this offseason?
There has been some speculation that the Toronto Blue Jays would be inclined to take a run at signing centerfield free agent Jackie Bradley Jr to fill an area of weakness. Going into the offseason, the Blue Jays had two areas of weakness. One is the starting rotation and the second being the centerfield position. […] Blue Jays Rumours: Why the interest in Jackie Bradley Jr.? - … [Read more...] about Blue Jays Rumours: Why the interest in Jackie Bradley Jr.?
Free-agent hurler Trevor Bauer would immediately make the Toronto Blue Jays a legitimate contender. With the Toronto Blue Jays seemingly have taken a step forward in their rebuilding process, the front office is looking for ways to strengthen the team and make it even better. An area the team can make additions to is the […] Blue Jays rumours: Why the Interest in Trevor Bauer? … [Read more...] about Blue Jays rumours: Why the Interest in Trevor Bauer?
Photo by Boris Spremo/Toronto Star via Getty Images Former Blue Jays player Otto Velez turns 70 today. The Jays picked Otto up in the major league expansion draft in 1976 from the Yankees. That first year the Jays were awful, finishing with a 54-107 record and didn’t get much better in the years Otto was with the team. But he was pretty good (at least with the bat). In … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Otto Velez
The Toronto Blue Jays could look at many avenues to add an impact player this season and Blake Snell could be among the team’s targets if the deal is right. It won’t be surprising to see the Toronto Blue Jays list of targets grow as the off-season continues but there will be some wondering as to […] Toronto Blue Jays: Trading for Blake Snell would be ideal backup plan - Tip of … [Read more...] about Toronto Blue Jays: Trading for Blake Snell would be ideal backup plan