Jays Reportedly Might Possibly Add Santana on One Year Deal. Maybe.
Mar08

Jays Reportedly Might Possibly Add Santana on One Year Deal. Maybe.

  EDIT: Shi Davidi has recently said the deal is not yet complete. Santana has given other teams until 5:00 pm EST to best the Jays’ offer. EDIT #2: The 5 pm deadline turned out to be bull. Morosi is saying that Santana is prepared to wait “days” before signing. All eyes are on you, Ervin. The Toronto Blue Jays and Ervin Santana have reportedly agreed on a one year, $14M deal as reported first by Dionisio...

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Bird Seed: Jays Window Shopping, Young Retires, Law Ranks Prospects
Feb03

Bird Seed: Jays Window Shopping, Young Retires, Law Ranks Prospects

Bird Seed is your regular recap of recent baseball happenings, information, rumours, and how it all affects the Blue Jays. Merry Monday, everyone! Congratulations to the [team name redacted for spoilers] for winning the Super Bowl! The fans in [city name redacted for spoilers] must be so happy! Starting us off is a name that’s going to set off alarm bells in the heads of fans who only really pay attention to the AL East. A.J....

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Bird Seed: Tanaka and Garza Sign, Morris Leaving Sportsnet, Jays Looking at Santana
Jan27

Bird Seed: Tanaka and Garza Sign, Morris Leaving Sportsnet, Jays Looking at Santana

Bird Seed is your regular recap of recent baseball happenings, information, rumours, and how it all affects the Blue Jays. The MLB offseason continued rolling out the news this past week, with perhaps the biggest domino of the entire offseason falling. Masahiro Tanaka has finally made his decision. The Japanese hurler committed to a seven year, $155 million contract with the Evil Empire New York Yankees. The deal also contains an...

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Bird Seed: Jays Want No Part of #Tanakafest, Kershaw Extended, Bye-Bye A-Rod
Jan20

Bird Seed: Jays Want No Part of #Tanakafest, Kershaw Extended, Bye-Bye A-Rod

Bird Seed is your regular recap of recent baseball happenings, information, rumours, and how it all affects the Blue Jays. After a very, very quiet period lacking much real news, the MLB off-season has picked back up with some big news. Starting us off is the ongoing saga that is Masahiro Tanaka. The newest rumor making its rounds around baseball is that 5 teams have submitted their offers to Tanaka’s agent, Casey Close, and...

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Bird Seed: Tanaka Saga Continues, Coaching Change, Gibbons, Jays “in the lead” For Top Pitchers
Jan06

Bird Seed: Tanaka Saga Continues, Coaching Change, Gibbons, Jays “in the lead” For Top Pitchers

  Bird Seed is your regular recap of recent baseball happenings, information, rumours, and how it all affects the Blue Jays. Hey all, glad to be back after taking last week off for the holidays. Hope everyone had a great winter break, and for those of you that are back at work or school: I feel your pain. Starting us off, the Blue Jays have announced that Pat Hentgen has “stepped aside” as bullpen coach, and that AAA...

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A Premortem for Kevin Towers
Dec29

A Premortem for Kevin Towers

The GM career of Kevin Towers is still alive and ostensibly healthy in the desert, but all is not well. Between an extended string of questionable or poor personnel decisions and transactions, and the fostering of an organizational culture that, at least from the outside, appears to ostracize talent for the sake of less tangible qualities, Towers is piloting an ill-fated vehicle of his own construction. Towers is burning the...

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