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2017 Schedule

BBTN: Pace Of Play, Early Observations & More

Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark about possible incentives to improve pace of play, early observations from spring and more. Plus, a "Call to the Legends" with Mike Krukow, a chat with Nationals SS Trea Turner and Andrew Marchand with an update on the Yankees.

Bautista con metas claras para el Clásico Mundial (1:31)
Bautista: "En agencia libre nada es predecible" (1:15)
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3dJayson Stark

Jays expect Donaldson to be ready for opener

Josh Donaldson suffered a mild calf strain during a workout last week, but the Blue Jays believe that the star third baseman should be ready by Opening Day.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Marcus Stroman on the Blue Jays: "I think we've got the best rotation in baseball."


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Time for a little spring fútbol between Team Canada (Russell Martin) and Team México (Roberto Osuna).


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson addresses the need for crutches to safeguard his right-calf injury.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Jays 3B Josh Donaldson addresses his calf injury with the media.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Josh Donaldson limping severely inside the Blue Jays clubhouse; using crutches.

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5dCraig Edwards

A new strike zone would hurt Stroman and Bautista

Turning Marcus Stroman's typical low strikes into balls would increase the risk of hitters raking against him. Raising the strike zone for Jose Bautista does him no good because he isn't any better off with pitches in the new bottom of the zone.

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Gibbons, Blue Jays aiming higher in 2017

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is determined to guide his team into its third consecutive AL Championship Series and "get one step further, really."

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Now that he's a Scott Boras client, Aaron Sanchez isn't an extension candidate: "I'm worried about pitching this year. I'm still under control for 4 years. So I'll worry about that when the time comes "

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

New Blue Jays LHP JP Howell's reason for wanting to sign in Toronto? "They just do what they want to do. Not worried about what people think. That's the way I like to live and play."

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

John Gibbons on losing Edwin Encarnacion: "I don't think you can totally replace Edwin but it's a business. He's gone. And I really like Kendrys Morales. One of the most productive hitters in the big leagues."

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10dBradford Doolittle

Players with something to prove: Dalton Pompey

Pompey can run and can defend, but he does not appear to have the power bat to carry a corner outfield spot. So he's trade bait, right?

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24823rd
On Base Percentage.3306th
Slugging Percentage.42612th
Earned Run Average3.786th
Quality Starts100Tied-1st

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