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Tag archive for ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

Later evaluation of Rasmus trade still holds promise

The 2011 Colby Rasmus trade was a shocker to many, but the St. Louis Cardinals may benefit further in the future from the deal.

Nationals-Astros spring training plan moves to the front burner

The Toronto Blue Jays are no longer in the picture, but the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros are joining forces to try to build a new spring training complex.

Nationals join Astros and Jays in spring training limbo

The Washington Nationals are one of at least three Major League Baseball clubs looking for a new Florida home.

Proposed Astros-Blue Jays Florida complex hits a snag

The proposed southeast Florida location for the new spring training home of the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays is off the table and the St. Louis Cardinals could be indirectly impacted.

Is State funding the answer to Grapefruit League woes?

Florida legislators have passed local subsidies to encourage MLB clubs to not move to Arizona. Prior results have been spotty.

Making one contender from two non-contenders

A tale of two cities, Miami and Toronto, and how Bud Selig saved their Major League Baseball.

Colby Rasmus trade: What he and others are saying

The St. Louis Cardinals dealt centerfielder Colby Rasmus to the Toronto Blue Jays in an eight-player deal on Wednesday.

Another waiver claim for Hoffpauir

Former Memphis and St. Louis second baseman Jarrett Hoffpauir has moved from Toronto to San Diego.

A scouting market correction taking hold?

Toronto offers at least one recent indication of scouts coming back into prominence.

Are the Jays stalking the Cardinals?

Toronto has made a habit of claiming former Cardinals off the waiver wire. Could the two rekindle trade talks, too?