Chris Smith looks to continue unlikely ascent to Blue Jays' bullpen
In spring training on a minor-league deal he had signed with the Blue Jays last summer, Chris Smith's odds of reaching the majors seemed slim. This time around, however, his off-season work has paid off and he now has a real opportunity to impress and make the team.
Blue Jays, Stroman emerge from arbitration with relationship unscathed
The risk in taking a player to arbitration comes with the possibility of emotions spinning out of control. The Toronto Blue Jays and Marcus Stroman were able to maintain professionalism through the process and keep their good relationship intact.