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  1. UPDATE: Drew Storen leaves game with blister on foot

    Mar 30, 2015, 6:02 PM EDT

    Drew Storen

    That Nationals don’t need another injury. But they may have one.

  2. 2015 Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

    Mar 30, 2015, 8:33 AM EDT

    John Gibbons

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Blue Jays look like a club that’ll mash the hell out of the ball but have a hard time with run prevention.

  3. Casey Janssen to undergo an MRI on his right shoulder

    Mar 29, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen

    Nationals reliever Casey Janssen is dealing with more shoulder problems, which could lead to a stint on the disabled list.

  4. Brett Cecil named Blue Jays’ closer

    Mar 22, 2015, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Blue Jays manager John Gibbons announced Sunday morning in Dunedin, Florida that Brett Cecil will open the 2015 regular season as the team’s closer.

  5. 2015 Preview: Washington Nationals

    Mar 16, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    What’s in store for the Washington Nationals in 2015?

  6. Mets manager Terry Collins: “If we play up to expectations… we’ll be playing in October.”

    Feb 21, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT

    Terry Collins

    Manager Terry Collins believes the Mets have what it takes to get back to the playoffs.

  7. What they’re saying about the new pace of play rules

    Feb 20, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    Alarm Clock

    Hear what a few major leaguers have to say about the new pace of play rules officially announced on Friday.

  8. Blue Jays sign Ronald Belisario

    Jan 29, 2015, 2:31 PM EDT

    Ronald Belisario

    Belisario was awful for the White Sox last season, allowing 46 runs in 66 innings.

  9. Blue Jays are on the hunt for veteran relievers

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez AP

    Francisco Rodriguez? Rafael Soriano?

  10. Nationals sign former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:50 AM EDT

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    Janssen saved 81 games from 2012-2014.

  11. Nationals have checked in on Casey Janssen

    Jan 18, 2015, 8:23 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen

    The Nationals have some interest in free agent reliever Casey Janssen.

  12. Dodgers expected to sign Sergio Santos to minor league contract

    Dec 29, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    Sergio Santos Getty

    Santos saved 30 games for the White Sox in 2011, but he has struggled to stay healthy ever since.

  13. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  14. Report: Blue Jays aggressively pursuing Andrew Miller

    Nov 17, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

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    The Blue Jays are considering Andrew Miller as a potential replacement for Casey Janssen.

  15. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  16. Blue Jays beat Tigers in 10 innings after Joe Nathan blows save in ninth

    Aug 9, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Casey Janssen blew a save for the Blue Jays last night. Today it was Joe Nathan’s turn.

  17. Jose Bautista, Casey Janssen “frustrated” and “disappointed” by Blue Jays’ lack of trade deadline activity

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Toronto was 38-24 and in first place by six games on June 6, but the Blue Jays have gone 22-26 since then and general manager Alex Anthopoulos did nothing at the trade deadline yesterday.

  18. The Blue Jays snapped a 17-game losing streak at Yankee Stadium

    Jul 26, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen, Dioner Navarro

    The Blue Jays entered Saturday having lost 17 consecutive games at Yankee Stadium, but they did away with that this afternoon.

  19. Blue Jays sweep A’s, have now won 11 of their last 13 games

    May 25, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera

    The Blue Jays held the American League’s best offense to five runs in a three-game series sweep. Are they for real?

  20. Blue Jays place Sergio Santos and his 9.00 ERA on the disabled list

    May 12, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Sergio Santos AP

    Sergio Santos has a 9.00 ERA this season and pitched his way out of the closer mix when Toronto needed a fill-in for the injured Casey Janssen, so it’s no big shock that he’s now headed to the disabled list with right forearm soreness.

  21. Blue Jays activate closer Casey Janssen from disabled list

    May 11, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    From Ben Nicholson-Smith of Canada’s Sportsnet.ca comes word that the Blue Jays have activated closer Casey Janssen off the 15-day disabled list in time for Sunday’s afternoon game against the Angels.

  22. Blue Jays take struggling Sergio Santos out of the closer’s role

    May 3, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Sergio Santos AP

    The Blue Jays will rely on a closer-by-committee after removing Sergio Santos from the closer’s role.

  23. Toronto’s bullpen melts down in epic fashion against the Twins

    Apr 17, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Sergio Santos AP

    The Twins scored six runs on one hit, eight walks (!) and three wild pitches in the bottom of the eighth inning tonight.

  24. Casey Janssen shut down with more back problems

    Apr 17, 2014, 11:46 AM EDT

    Casey Janssen Getty

    Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen began a minor-league rehab assignment by throwing a scoreless inning Tuesday at Single-A, but now Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports that he’s been “temporarily shutdown” with more back soreness.

  25. Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen both ready for rehab assignments

    Apr 12, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers v Toronto Blue Jays

    The Jays are a little closer to getting two key players back.

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