Three Blue Jays among finalists for 2021 Gold Glove awards

Source: Sportnet
Date: 2021-10-28

Toronto Blue Jays stars Marcus Semien, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Jose Berrios are among the finalists for the 2021 Gold Glove awards. Rawlings, the presenting sponsor of the award, announced the finalists on their Twitter account. There are three finalists for each position in each league. Going For Gold Congrats to our THREE #GoldGlove Finalists! pic.twitter.com/53GCj77bkb — Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) October 28, 2021 Semien is a finalist for the first time in his career and is being

The season that was: Randal Grichuk

Source: Bluebird Banter
Date: 2021-10-28

Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesA look at Randal’s 2021 season After three seasons with the Blue Jays, Randal Grichuk has seen a vast changeover in the team's makeup. The only batters left who were part of the team Randal joined were Teoscar Hernandez, Danny Jansen, Reese McGuire, and Lourdes Gurriel (who was up and down that year). On the pitching side, Tim Mayza was up and down some in Randal's first year with the Jays, and Ryan Borucki came up later in the season. And, by now, we have a p

Berríos a finalist for Gold Glove Award

Source: Blue Jays
Date: 2021-10-28

Happy Birthday Juan Guzman

Source: Bluebird Banter
Date: 2021-10-28

Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty ImagesJuan Guzman turns 55 today. Guzman was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Dodgers signed as an amateur free agent in 1985. Pat Gillick traded Mike Sharperson to LA for him, giving Pat an easy win, not that Pat was short on wins in his career. Though apparently, the Blue Jays thought they were getting Jose Offerman in the deal, there was a difference of opinion on the matter, and we got Juan. The Jays used him as a reliever in the minors, at firs

Dan Evans on the Field of Dreams & growing the game

Source: Sportnet
Date: 2021-10-28

Dan Evans, C.O.O. for This Is Heaven LLC and former Dodgers General Manager & Blue Jays scout, shares his impressions of the inaugural Field of Dreams game this year between the Yankees and White Sox and what made the event so special for so many, the positive feedback he’s heard from both players and those in attendance, before giving his take on the World Series matchup, how Alex Anthopoulos was able to revive the Braves mid-season, the Astros’ legacy, and how baseball has evolved int

Breaking down pros and cons of Blue Jays making Matz a qualifying offer

Source: Sportnet
Date: 2021-10-28

TORONTO – Once the World Series officially ends, the Blue Jays will be issuing at least two qualifying offers to their pending free agents. After a season in which he hit more home runs than any second baseman in MLB history, Marcus Semien will certainly receive a one-year qualifying offer, which will be valued at $18.4 million for the 2022 season. Along with Semien, Robbie Ray will also be obtaining a qualifying offer following a year that might lead to a Cy Young Award. Just as surely? Both

Blue Jays: Three risky pitchers to consider signing this offseason

Source: Jays Journal
Date: 2021-10-28

As of right now, the Blue Jays enter next season with three starters in the rotation and two spots that will need to be filled. Hyun Jin Ryu, Jose Berrios, and Alek Manoah will be in the starting five and with there being no guarantee Robbie Ray or Steven Matz return next season, the Jays […] Blue Jays: Three risky pitchers to consider signing this offseason - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

Ex-Blue Jays great Josh Donaldson pokes fun at Maple Leafs

Source: The Toronto Sun
Date: 2021-10-28

State of the Blue Jays bullpen: What went right and wrong, and the outlook for 2022

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2021-10-28

We look at what the core of Toronto's bullpen might look like for 2022 and which free agents could make sense to help fill it out.

Blue Jays: Mets reportedly approached Mark Shapiro to fill President vacancy

Source: Jays Journal
Date: 2021-10-28

Over the last five seasons, the New York Mets have been one of the most disappointing teams in baseball. Even with a payroll that easily exceeds $150 million and star players like Francisco Lindor and Jacob DeGrom (who struggled with injuries in 2021), the Mets were unable to make the playoffs for a fifth consecutive […] Blue Jays: Mets reportedly approached Mark Shapiro to fill President vacancy - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

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