Everyone from fans to teammates wants to see the two sluggers return to Toronto. But both figure to have plenty of suitors as they hit free agency.
As an insightful, respected leader, Grilli is a clubhouse favourite for reporters. He'd prefer less attention, but he's brought it upon himself with his postseason play.
The Blue Jays have been unable to solve Andrew Miller and Cleveland's pitching staff, and a pair of one-run losses has them going back to Toronto down 2-0.
The Blue Jays have won all four playoff games and six straight dating back to the end of the regular season. They are cool and calm going into their ALCS matchup with Cleveland.
Donaldson's heads-up baserunning propelled the Blue Jays to an extra-inning, ALDS sweep of the Rangers.
Between Bautista's bat flip and Encarnacion's walk-off homer to eliminate Baltimore in the wild-card game, Toronto has produced some ultra-dramatic playoff moments the last two seasons.
The 2016 Blue Jays have become Troy Tulowitzki's team. His leadership looms large, and he is unafraid to acknowledge it.
The Blue Jays and Orioles are tied in the American League wild-card standings, with Detroit and Seattle right behind. It's a four-team race going into the final weekend of the season.
The Blue Jays lost reliever Joaquin Benoit (possibly for the year) and second baseman Devon Travis to injury after a couple benches-clearing incidents with the Yankees.
Shapiro was with Cleveland when Indians pitchers Tim Crews and Steve Olin died in a boating accident in 1993. The Blue Jays' president, and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, spoke about the death of Jose Fernandez, the Marlins' 24-year-old ace.
Toronto can point to a number of things, like a lousy first month, for why it finds itself in the position its in today. With a little over a week left, every misstep is a step closer to quicksand.
Jays president Mark Shapiro wants to upgrade the Rogers Centre and indicated a bigger payroll could be on the horizon. But reaching the playoffs again will be key to secure more ticket sales and generate extra revenue.