The acquisitions of Russell Martin and Josh Donaldson may be a signal that the Blue Jays are doing more than looking to upgrade their position players; we might just be seeing the start of a wholesale change in organization approach and philosophy: power is out, durability and defense is in.Read more
Brett Lawrie’s days with the Blue Jays officially ended on Friday night, as the Jays completed an enormous trade with the Oakland Athletics. They sent Lawrie and prospects SP Kendall Graveman, SP Sean Nolin and SS Franklin Barreto to Oakland for third baseman Josh Donaldson.Read more
Multiple sources have confirmed that the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired 2014, American League, All-Star 3rd baseman, slugger Josh Donaldson from the Oakland A’s for Canadian 3rd baseman Brett Lawrie! On the road to Oakland with Lawrie are a trio of rookie prospects comprised of pitchers Kendall Graveman and Sean Nolin and shortstop Franklin Barreto.Read more
The Jays entered the season with Brett Lawrie as their legitimate third baseman. Unfortunately, injuries limited him to only 70 games this season, and not every game he played was as a third baseman. Here’s a breakdown of all of the men who started games at third for the Blue Jays.Read more
My goal with this series is to profile the Jays player at each position. I’ve already discussed Dioner Navarro behind the plate and Adam Lind at first. But now, we’re at second base. And I can’t decide to write about.
Do I write about Jonathan Diaz, the Opening Day second baseman? Or Ryan Goins, who is listed on many baseball reference sites as Toronto’s second baseman? Munenori Kawasaki?Read more