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4/15/2014 | Blue Jays overcome early deficit as offense erupts

The Blue Jays' offense broke out of its early-game deep freeze to score five runs in the sixth inning en route to a 9-3 victory over the Twins on Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday night at Target Field. Brett Lawrie added a grand slam in the ninth inning for good measure.

4/15/2014 | Blue Jays celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

The Blue Jays paid their respect to the memory of Jackie Robinson prior to their Tuesday night game against the Twins.

4/15/2014 | Squeezed out of rotation, Happ joins 'pen

J.A. Happ, activated from the 15-day disabled list following Sunday afternoon's game against the Orioles, is scheduled to pitch out of the bullpen for the time being. But that's not what Happ was expecting a couple of months ago, and with more 114 career starts under his belt, it's clear that he feels the starting rotation is where he belongs.

4/15/2014 | Blue Jays expect Reyes back Friday in Cleveland

Jose Reyes still appears on track to re-join the Blue Jays in time for their upcoming weekend series in Cleveland. Reyes played in an extended spring training game in Florida on Monday and was in the lineup for Class A Dunedin on Tuesday night.

4/14/2014 | Buehrle continues to be model of consistency

One of these days, it really is going to happen. Mark Buehrle is going to slow down. Everybody does, right? But the 35-year-old Buehrle of 2014 is pretty much the same as the 32-year-old Buehrle of 2011, who was pretty much the same as the 29-year-old Buehrle of 2008.

4/14/2014 | Izturis may be out for season; surgery likely

Blue Jays second baseman Maicer Izturis will likely miss the rest of the season because of a left knee injury. Toronto announced Monday evening that Izturis will require surgery to repair a complete tear of his lateral collateral ligament (LCL). The recommended recovery time is four to six months, but Izturis will seek a second opinion prior to scheduling surgery.

4/14/2014 | Inbox: Will Toronto carry three long relievers?

Why did the Blue Jays activate J.A. Happ from the disabled list when they already have Todd Redmond and Esmil Rogers in the bullpen? Beat reporter Gregor Chisholm answers this question and others in the latest Inbox.

4/13/2014 | Dickey appreciates Robinson's impact

The Blue Jays will be in Minnesota on Tuesday when Major League Baseball honors Jackie Robinson in recognition of becoming the first African-American player in the game. Pitcher R.A. Dickey is a player who knows what Robinson did -- both on and off the field -- and both understands and appreciates it.

4/13/2014 | Reyes, Janssen head off to Florida

Jose Reyes and Casey Janssen headed to Florida before Sunday's game to begin rehab work, and both could be back with the Blue Jays within days.

4/13/2014 | Injury bug bites Izturis, Rasmus

The Blue Jays encountered some injury problems during Sunday's 11-3 victory over the Orioles in the series finale at Camden Yards, with Maicer Izturis and Colby Rasmus needing to exit the game early.

4/13/2014 | Blue Jays, Twins out to keep momentum going

Brandon Morrow and Phil Hughes will square off on Tuesday at Target Field, as the Blue Jays face the Twins in the opener of a three-game set.

4/13/2014 | Blue Jays' offense comes to life to back Buehrle

Toronto showcased its power with homers by Jose Bautista, Colby Rasmus and Brett Lawrie, as the Blue Jays finished with 17 hits overall to back a strong start by Mark Buehrle en route to an 11-3 rout of the Orioles at Camden Yards.

4/13/2014 | Hutchison continues to look strong early in '14

There was some good news for the Blue Jays in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Orioles, because Toronto again got some solid starting pitching from Drew Hutchison.

4/13/2014 | Blue Jays' bats make presence felt in finale

The Blue Jays got great pitching in the first two games of their series against the O's, but were waiting for their bats to awaken. They did so in a big way on Sunday.

4/12/2014 | Gibbons loses challenge on safe call at first

Toronto manager John Gibbons challenged a call in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Blue Jays' 2-1, 12-inning loss to the Orioles on Saturday but came up empty for the fourth straight time this season.

4/12/2014 | Rasmus' homer forces extras, but Blue Jays fall in 12th

Toronto has given up just two runs in two games against Baltimore, but the second score came on a walk-off single from David Lough in the bottom of the 12th inning on Saturday to give the Orioles a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jays before 30,446 at Camden Yards.

4/12/2014 | Reyes, Janssen look ready to begin rehab stints

Jose Reyes and Casey Janssen appear headed to Florida for rehab assignments. If all goes well, Reyes might be able to return to the team by the time the Blue Jays make it to Cleveland on Friday for the final part of their nine-game road trip.

4/12/2014 | McGowan aims to use stellar start as springboard

One day after earning his first victory in six years, right-hander Dustin McGowan was looking to build upon his good work.

4/12/2014 | Jimenez out for first O's win in rubber match with Jays

With the series even at one game apiece, the Orioles will send Ubaldo Jimenez to the mound Sunday to face Mark Buehrle for the Blue Jays.

4/11/2014 | McGowan wins first since '08 as Blue Jays blank O's

Dustin McGowan threw 6 1/3 scoreless innings in his longest start since 2008, and the Blue Jays took advantage of two Baltimore errors to pull out a 2-0 victory over the Orioles on Friday night.

4/11/2014 | Gibbons reacts to substance seen on Pineda's hand

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda got plenty of attention after appearing to have something on his hand during part of Thursday's win over the Red Sox. His first game of the year was vs. the Blue Jays last week, but they didn't see anything.

4/11/2014 | Gibbons shrugs off Blue Jays' slow offensive start

The Blue Jays have struggled at the plate throughout the first two weeks of this season, but manager John Gibbons wants his players to avoid pressing too much.

4/11/2014 | Reyes feels good running, inches closer to rehab trip

Jose Reyes, who ran some Friday and fared well, appears to be moving closer to a rehab assignment and a return to the Blue Jays' lineup. Reyes has been out since the team's Opening Day loss in Tampa Bay on March 31 due to a left hamstring injury.

4/10/2014 | Izturis earns extra playing time

Maicer Izturis has started to earn some additional playing time but the Blue Jays aren't quite prepared to name him the everyday second baseman.

4/10/2014 | Delabar not expected to miss much time

Right-hander Steve Delabar is not expected to miss much time after he was struck on the right leg by a line drive during the ninth inning of Wednesday's game against the Astros.

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