The TORONTO BLUE JAYS, as part of a restructuring within baseball operations and continued effort to align responsibilities and skill sets in the most effective way, have promoted JOE SHEEHAN to the position of Assistant General Manager, appointed PERRY MINASIAN to the position of Special Assistant to the General Manager and have hired STEVE SANDERS to serve as Amateur Scouting Director.
Select single game tickets for a potential Toronto Blue Jays tiebreaker game at Rogers Centre will go on-sale to the general public beginning tomorrow (September 29) at 10:00am ET, on a first come, first serve basis.
The TORONTO BLUE JAYS will open the home portion of the 2017 Championship Season on Tuesday April 11 at 7:07 pm ET with the commencement of a two-game series vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. The first homestand is an 8-game, 9-day affair that will also feature AL East Division rivals Baltimore Orioles (April 14-16) & Boston Red Sox (April 18-20).
On Thursday, September 8th, JAYS CARE FOUNDATION, the charitable arm of the TORONTO BLUE JAYS, joined Toronto City Councilor Mike Layton, representatives from Toronto Playgrounds House League Baseball and more than 60 youth baseball players to announce a $150,000 Field of Dreams investment which will be used to install lighting at Christie Pit's Diamond #3.
Major League Baseball today announced that Kevin Pillar was named the Toronto Blue Jays 2016 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB.