The rules give Toronto incentive to keep him down, but it's a disservice to both the player and fans that baseball's top prospect isn't in the majors.
Andrew Stoeten looks at the recent successes and missteps made by Ross Atkins and Mark Shapiro, explains why he likes the 2018 rotation, and examines whether a rebuild makes sense.
There's one obvious answer, and it's bringing back Jose fucking Bautista.
After the Toronto Blue Jays swept the Texas Rangers on Sunday night to reach the American League Championship Series, president Mark Shapiro said that he hoped to face his old team, the Cleveland Indians, next.
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.
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.
Start, relief or the minors? The biggest question facing the Blue Jays this spring is what to do with hard-throwing righty Aaron Sanchez.
The 2016 Blue Jays should be a good team, but gnawing doubts remain among those disappointed that the club did not sign a big-time pitcher.
Drugs, sex, domestic violence, gay players: Playmakers had it all, which is why the NFL wanted it gone.