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2015 Schedule
93-69, 1st in AL East
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Donaldson took unlikely path to top

Josh Donaldson, a converted catcher, was named the American League's MVP for 2015. He's the best in the majors at his "new" position, according to Buster Olney. Top 10 third basemen (Insider)

David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger 

The Blue Jays' signing of J.A. Happ for three years, $36 million may prove to be one of the bargains of the offseason. He made some mechanical tweaks after joining the Pirates and had a 1.85 ERA in 11 starts, with improved walk and strikeout rates. This also means an official farewell to David Price as Toronto goes with rotation depth over a big-money ace.

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Blue Jays sign J.A. Happ

The Jays announced they signed the free-agent LHP to a three-year deal worth $36 million. Happ pitched for Seattle and Pittsburgh in 2015, going 11-8 with a 3.61 ERA.

The rules you don't know about

In a famous 2009 minor league incident, switch-pitcher Pat Venditte faced a switch-hitter. After the hilarity that ensued, the switch-pitcher rule was added. It declares that once the pitcher indicates which hand he intends to pitch with, he cannot change arms until the batter is retired, excepting injury. 10 obscure sports rules

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Price headed elsewhere in division?

Buster Olney reports the Red Sox appear prepared to make the highest bid for Blue Jays free-agent left-hander David Price. But does Price want to pitch at Fenway? MLB notes (Insider)

Blue Jays looking like AL East favorites

With one of the best lineups and defenses in baseball, Toronto is holding steady as the class of its division, Jim Bowden writes. MLB status check (Insider)

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David Price among elite MLB starters

The left-hander who helped the Blue Jays end a 22-year postseason drought heads into free agency off a season that was more impressive than his raw numbers, Buster Olney writes. Top starters (Insider)

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A's land RHP Hendriks from Blue Jays for Chavez

Liam Hendriks, who became a full-time reliever this past season with the Blue Jays, has been shipped to Oakland in exchange for right-hander Jesse Chavez.

A's get Hendriks from Blue Jays for Chavez

The A's acquired Liam Hendriks from the Blue Jays for fellow pitcher Jesse Chavez. Hendriks became a reliever with Toronto this season and went 5-0 with a 2.92 ERA, while Chavez went 7-15 with a 4.18 ERA in 30 games this year.

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Dos en base: ¿Cuál es el sentido del premio MVP?

Donaldson y Harper fueron los Más Valiosos, pero...¿Harper fue valioso para quién? Mirar

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Shades of A-Rod for Josh Donaldson

Donaldson posted numbers during his MVP season that have only been equaled by one other MLB third baseman -- Alex Rodriguez.

Donaldson on MVP: I'm 'in shock' (2:26)
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AL MVP voting breakdown

  • Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays: 23 first-place votes, 385 points
  • Mike Trout, Angels: 7 first-place votes, 304 points
  • Lorenzo Cain, Royals: 20 third-place votes, 225 points

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Josh Donaldson wins AL MVP

Donaldson joins George Bell as the only MVPs in Blue Jays history. Toronto, which reached the playoffs for the first time since 1993, owed much of its success to Donaldson. He finished 1st in the AL in runs (122), 2nd in WAR (8.8) and T-3rd in HRs (41).

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Who should win the AL MVP?

Mike Trout or Josh Donaldson? A panel of 25 ESPN baseball experts were asked for their choice. Who'd they pick?

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Clear two-horse race for AL MVP

Lorenzo Cain may have led his team to a World Series championship, but he doesn't have the kind of regular-season numbers Josh Donaldson and Mike Trout posted this year.

Blue Jays' Devon Travis sidelined

The Toronto 2B will miss 16-20 weeks after surgery Tuesday to treat a shoulder growth plate condition called os acromiale. Travis spent two stints on the DL last season with left shoulder inflammation, but the condition did not contribute to the injury.

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AL Cy Young Award voting

  • Dallas Keuchel, Astros: 22 first-place votes, 186 points
  • David Price, Blue Jays: 8 first-place votes, 143 points
  • Sonny Gray, A's: 0 first-place votes, 82 points

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2692nd
On Base Percentage.3401st
Slugging Percentage.4571st
Earned Run Average3.8012th
Quality Starts8412th

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