WinterFest Scores a Win for the Toronto Blue Jays

Reardon would not pitch again in the series after his back to back poor performances, and would not pitch in a postseason game again in his career before his retirement. After Deion Sanders struck out, Nixon stole third as Pendleton batted. Larry Brown Sports "As the playoff race heads to the final stretdch, teams on the other end of things are facing other concerns. The Blue Jays could not take advantage of Russell Martin's leadoff double in the third or Travis's leadoff single in the fourth. The Blue Jays added a run in the bottom of the sixth against Hector Velazquez when Granderson doubled and Travis singled. Next 5 Games

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Larry Brown Sports "As the playoff race heads to the final stretdch, teams on the other end of things are facing other concerns. A number of managers must be feeling their seats getting warmer, be it because their contracts are coming to an end with no guarantee of renewal or because their struggling teams have Smith, 31, made his major-league debut this season after spending parts It turns out the fans, and the city itself, impacted him in a way he'll never forget, too.

Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays fans will have to wait until the regular season to see prized prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. The Score "Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins helped make a tough choice Friday, trading superstar Josh Donaldson to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later, and explained Saturday that he had the franchise's future in mind. Sportsnet "In stark terms, cold, objective, the Toronto Blue Jays believe a player to be named later yet to touch the big-leagues is worth more to them right now than a chance to retain pending free agent Josh Donaldson for through the extension of a qualifying offer.

Granderson continues to offer power from the left side even at the age of 37, so he Obviously, the deal is still not yet official. The Cleveland organization has long been cited as a natural landing spot for Donaldson. With the move, it seems likely that the club will move The Cubs have not confirmed the deal. Garcia was designated for assignment on Saturday and was released by the Blue Jays on Wednesday. In 25 games 13 starts with Toronto, he Larry Brown Sports "A Josh Donaldson trade is looking increasingly likely, with two teams looking like the frontrunners.

Louis Cardinals or Cleveland Indians acquires Donaldson before Toronto Sun "Josh Donaldson is frustrated. CBS Sports "The subject of service time manipulation is one we've been talking about for years. For me, one of the real highlights was the Roy Halladay Memorial.

With black drapes and a locker with his name on it and his jersey inside lit by a spotlight, the black and white baseballs that made up his number 32 were in stark and sombre contrast. There were also a couple of black and white photographs of Doc surrounded by black fields that fans could write a message on or add their signature to. I was glad I got there just after the doors opened. The lineup was quite long when I passed by again in the early afternoon.

Whoever designed this tribute to Halladay should receive plenty of kudos. It was tasteful, powerful and a truly wonderful way to remember Roy. The Blue Jays offered four tours to fans but, from what I heard, they were full up for the whole day by noon. LHP Zach Britton has been battling injuries the past two seasons, but could be appealing to a team needing a bullpen upgrade.

He entered the month hitting. This weekend, Toronto wins two of three. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts. We are committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion, so we ask you to avoid personal attacks, and please keep your comments relevant and respectful. If you encounter a comment that is abusive, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report spam or abuse.

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