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No recent contact between Blue Jays, Sandoval

November 22, 2014, 2:47 PM | Twitter @bnicholsonsmith

The Blue Jays showed interest in Pablo Sandoval earlier in the off-season, but as bidding for the free agent third baseman intensifies, they’re remaining on the sidelines.

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Jays’ Martin goes ‘with the pitch’ to get strikes

November 21, 2014, 4:54 PM | Twitter @shidavidi

Russell Martin has earned a reputation as a skilled receiver who can maximize strike calls for a pitching staff. Shi Davidi takes a closer look at Martin’s ability to frame pitches and what it means for the Jays.

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Jays’ Martin thanks ‘supportive’ Pirates fans


Russell Martin thanked Pirates fans for their support and explained that he’s happy to hit anywhere in the batting order. Plus Alex Anthopoulos outlines the team’s stance on losing and gaining draft picks.

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How the Blue Jays’ deal for Martin came together

November 20, 2014, 7:22 PM | Twitter @shidavidi

After a fruitless run at Victor Martinez, two Montreal trips, countless phone calls, some encouragement from a sweet lady at a doughnut shop, and one get-it-done offer Sunday night, the Jays landed their man.

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Lots of work remains for Blue Jays, Anthopoulos


The Toronto Blue Jays landed their top off-season target, but even after signing Russell Martin, they have lots to do. Ben Nicholson-Smith looks ahead at Alex Anthopoulos’ next steps.

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Blue Jays’ Navarro would prefer to be traded


Toronto Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro would prefer to be traded in the wake of the team’s five-year contract with free agent Russell Martin.

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Gibbons: ‘No issues’ for Blue Jays, Dickey


Blue Jays manager joined the Jeff Blair Show Thursday, addressing his relationship with R.A. Dickey, Toronto’s interest in Andrew Miller, the addition of Russell Martin and the team’s remaining needs.

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Changes in Blue Jays clubhouse start with Martin


Russell Martin’s impact on a game offensively and defensively is detailed by analytics, but his reputation as an instigator and clubhouse presence depends on word of mouth. And word of mouth is good.

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Jays haven’t made Sandoval offer, remain in mix

November 19, 2014, 5:40 PM | Twitter @shidavidi

Preparing to formally introduce prized addition Russ Martin on Thursday, the Blue Jays continue to be linked to Pablo Sandoval although they don’t appear to be hot after the free agent third baseman at the moment.

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Red Sox claim Francisco on waivers from Blue Jays


Juan Francisco is officially a member of the Red Sox after Boston claimed the corner infielder off of waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday.

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