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Toronto Blue Jays Transactions 2020

December
DATETRANSACTION
December 2, 2020Failed to offer 2021 contracts to RHP A.J. Cole and INF Travis Shaw.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 1, 2020Activated RHPs Sean Reid-Foley, Elvis Luciano, Julian Merryweather, Patrick Murphy, Tanner Roark, Jordan Romano, Jacob Waguespack, Hector Perez, Shun Yamaguchi, T.J. Zeuch and OF Derek Fisher from alternate training site.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 29, 2020Reassigned RHPs Elvis Luciano, Julian Merryweather, Patrick Murphy, Hector Perez, Sean Reid-Foley, Tanner Roark, Jordan Romano, Jacob Waguespack, Shun Yamaguchi and T.J. Zeuch and OF Derek Fisher to the minor leagues. Activated INF Santiago Espinal.
September 27, 2020Sent RHP Wilmer Font outright to alternate training site.
September 24, 2020Activated RHP Nate Pearson from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Wilmer Font for assignment.
September 21, 2020Activated RHP Matt Shoemaker from the IL. Placed RHP Julian Merryweather on the 10-day IL retroactive to Sept. 18.
September 19, 2020Recalled RHP Patrick Murphy from alternate training site. Optioned INF Santiago Espinal to alternate training site.
September 18, 2020Recalled RHP Patrick Murphy from alternate training site. Traded OF Griffin Conine to Marlins.
September 17, 2020Activated RHP Wilmer Font from 10-day IL. Recalled RHP T.J. Zeuch from alternate training site. Placed RHP Jacob Waguespack on the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Hector Perezto alternate training site. Added OF Josh Palacios to the taxi squad.
September 16, 2020Activated OF Teoscar Hernandez from 10-day IL. Recalled RHPs Hector Perez and Jacob Waguespack from alternate training site. Placed OF Derek Fisher and RHP Ken Giles on 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Anthony Kay to alternate training site.
September 15, 2020Optioned C Caleb Joseph to alternate training site. Traded RHP Justin Miller to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for international cap space.
September 12, 2020Activated INF Bo Bichette from 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Jacob Waguespack to alternate training site.
September 11, 2020Activated RHP Ken Giles from the 60-day IL. Recalled RHP Jacob Waguespack from alternate training site. Selected the contract of C Alejandro Kirk from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Sean Reid-Foley to alternate training site. Designated C Caleb Joseph and LF Billy McKinney for assignment.
September 9, 2020Recalled OF Billy McKinney from alternate training site. Placed 1B Rowdy Tellez on 10-day IL. Released RHP Jake Petricka.
September 7, 2020Placed RHP Wilmer Font and OF Teoscar Hernandez (retroactive to Sept. 6) on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Sean Reid-Foley and OF Jonathan Davis from alternate training site.
September 5, 2020Optioned RHP Sean Reid-Foley to alternate training site. Selected the contract of C Caleb Joseph. Optioned C Reese McGuire to alternate training site. Placed RHP Ken Giles on the 45-day IL.
September 4, 2020Recalled RHP Sean Reid-Foley from alternate training site.
September 2, 2020Activated RHP Ross Stripling to active roster. Optioned RHP Sean Reid-Foley to alternate training site.
September 1, 2020Sent RHP Kendall Williams to the Los Angeles Dodgers as one of the two players to be named later in the Aug. 31 trade with RHP Ross Stripling. Sent OF Alberto Rodriguez to Seattle as the player to be named later in the Aug. 27 trade with RHP Taijuan Walker. Designated 1B Daniel Vogelbach for assignment. Optioned RHP Jacob Waguespack to alternate training site. Activated LHP Robbie Ray and SS Jonathan Villar.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2020Acquired INF Jonathan Villar from Miami in exchange for a player to be named later. Acquired LHP Robbie Ray and cash considerations from Arizona in exchange for LHP Travis Bergen.
August 29, 2020Placed RHP Jordan Romano on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Sean Reid-Foley from alternate training site.
August 28, 2020Activated 1B/DH Daniel Vogelbach and RHP Taijuan Walker. Optioned LHP Thomas Pannone, RHP Sean Reid Foley and INF Brandon Drury to alternate training site.
August 27, 2020Acquired RHP Taijuan Walker for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Transferred RHP Trent Thornton from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
August 26, 2020Activated OF Derek Fisher from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Sean Reid-Foley from alternate training site. Optioned LHP Travis Bergen and RHP Sam Gaviglio to alternate training site.
August 24, 2020Designated LHP Thomas Pannone for assignment. Placed RHP Trent Thornton on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Travis Bergen from alternate training site.
August 23, 2020Placed RHP Matt Shoemaker on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jacob Waguespack from taxi squad. Acquired 1B/DH Daniel Vogelbach from Seattle for cash considerations.
August 21, 2020Recalled Sam Gaviglio from alternate training site. Optioned RHP Jacob Waguespack to alternate training site. LHP Travis Bergman, OF Billy McKinney and Ruben Tejada added to taxi squad.
August 20, 2020Recalled OF Billy McKinney from alternate training site. Activated RHP Trent Thornton from the 10-day IL. Designated OF Anthony Alford for assignment.
August 19, 2020Placed RHP Nate Pearson on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jacob Waguespack from alternate training site.
August 18, 2020Recalled RHP Julian Merryweather from the taxi squad. Optioned RHP Jacob Waguespack to alternate training site.
August 17, 2020Optioned RHP Sam Gaviglio to alternate training site.
August 16, 2020Placed SS Bo Bichette on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Santiago Espinal from the taxi squad. Recalled RHP Sam Gaviglio as the teams 29th man.
August 8, 2020Reactivated RHP Chase Anderson from the 10-day IL. Optioned OF Billy McKinney to alternate training site.
August 7, 2020Added RHP Justin Miller to the taxi squad.
August 6, 2020Optioned 2B Santiago Espinal and RHP Jacob Waguespack to alternate training site. Placed RHP Trent Thornton on the 10-day IL.
August 5, 2020Placed OF Derek Fisher on the 10-day IL. Recalled OF Billy McKinney from the Taxi Squad.
August 2, 2020Reinstated OF Jonathan Davis from the IL and optioned to alternate training site. Optioned RHP Sam Gaviglio to alternate training site.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 29, 2020Selected the contract of RHP Nate Pearson from the alternate training site. Optioned LHP Brian Moran to the alternate training site.
July 27, 2020Placed RHP Ken Giles on the 10-day IL. Placed INF Travis Shaw on family medical leave. Activated RHP Wilmer Font from the IL. Recalled LHP Ryan Borucki from the taxi squad. Added OF Billy McKinney to the taxi squad.
July 26, 2020Activated INF Brandon Drury from the IL. Optioned OF Billy McKinney to alternate training site.
July 23, 2020Placed RHP Chase Anderson on the 10-day IL retroactive to July 20. Optioned LHP Ryan Borucki to alternate training site. Selected the contracts of RHP A.J. Cole and LHP Brian Moran from alternate training site. Recalled SS Santiago Espinal, RHP's Thomas Hatch and Jason Waguespack and LHP Anthony Kay from alternate training site.
July 21, 2020Placed INF Breyvic Valera on the restricted list.
July 14, 2020Placed RHP Wilmer Font on 10-day IL.
July 8, 2020Signed SS Austin Martin and RHP Nick Frasso to minor league contracts.
July 2, 2020Claimed INF Breyvic Valera off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Placed RHP's Elvis Luciano and Hector Perez, 3B Brandon Drury and CF Jonathon Davis on the 10-day IL retroactive to June 30.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 25, 2020Signed INF Zac Cook, OF MacKenzie Mueller and 2B Harrison Ray to minor league contracts.
June 18, 2020Signed RHP CJ Van Eyk, RHP Trent Palmer, and OF Zach Britton.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 26, 2020Optioned INF Santiago Espinal, LHP Thomas Pannone and RHP Jacob Waguespack to Buffalo (IL).
March 20, 2020Optioned LHP Anthony Kay and RHP Sean Reid-Foley to Buffalo (IL).
March 16, 2020Selected the contract of INF Joe Panik from Buffalo (IL). Placed RHP Yennsy Diaz on the 60-day IL.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 8, 2020Agreed to terms with RHP Rafael Dolis one a one-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster INF Breyvic Valera has been designated for assignment.
February 7, 2020Agreed to terms with LHP Brian Moran on a minor league contract.
February 6, 2020Promoted player development director Gil Kim to coaching staff.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 31, 2020Promoted Matt Buschmann to director of pitching development while remaining as the major league bullpen coach; Casey Candaele the field coordinator; Dallas McPherson to skill development coordinator; John Tamargo Jr. to Short-Season field coordinator; Cory Popham to pitching programs coordinator & GCL pitching coach; Matt Tracy to pitching analysis coordinator & GCL assistant pitching coach; Harry Roberson to New Hampshire development coach; David Aardsma to rehab pitching coordinator; Michael Rivera to assistant to player development; and Matthew von Roemer to technology operations coordinator. Named Ken Huckaby manager and, David Howell development coach for Buffalo (IL); Cesar Martin mana
January 20, 2020Agreed to terms with C Patrick Cantwell, RHP Ryan Dull, C Caleb Joseph, INF Joe Panik and INF Rub?n Tejada to minor league contracts.
January 10, 2020Agreed to terms with INF Brandon Drury and RHPs Ken Giles and Matt Shoemaker on one-year contracts.
January 9, 2020Named Shane Farrell amateur scouting director. Agreed to terms with INF-OF Brandon Drury on a one-year contract.