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  1. Blue Jays shut down outfielder Michael Saunders for season

    Aug 18, 2015, 5:13 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    Saunders was acquired from the Mariners for left-hander J.A. Happ in December.

  2. Michael Saunders will rest for 4-6 weeks due to knee injury

    May 16, 2015, 10:45 AM EDT

    CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 3: Michael Saunders #21 of the Toronto Blue Jays runs to first after being walked during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 3, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

    The hope is that rest will do Saunders some good, but Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos admitted that he might not be 100 percent until the offseason.

  3. Michael Saunders put back on disabled list with discomfort in his surgically-repaired left knee

    May 10, 2015, 12:27 PM EDT

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    Saunders tore the meniscus in his left knee in late February when he stepped on a sprinkler head while shagging fly balls at the Blue Jays’ spring training complex in Dunedin, Florida. Initial reports suggested he would be out until the All-Star break …

  4. Jose Bautista hopes to return early this week

    Apr 26, 2015, 1:02 PM EDT

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    Last week, it looked like Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista might be headed to the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain. He has now missed five straight games, but the news Sunday was good …

  5. Blue Jays expected to activate Michael Saunders on Saturday

    Apr 24, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Michael Saunders should be activated from the disabled list by the Blue Jays on Saturday.

  6. Video: Kevin Pillar scales wall, robs home run

    Apr 15, 2015, 10:24 PM EDT

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    Watch as Blue Jays left fielder Kevin Pillar climbs the wall to rob Tim Beckham of a home run …

  7. 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.

  8. 2015 Preview: Seattle Mariners

    Mar 26, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT

    Felix Hernandez

    The pitching is great and the offense should be better. But is better good enough?

  9. Michael Saunders will not be ready for Opening Day

    Mar 26, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    Saunders was acquired from the Mariners in exchange for J.A. Happ in December and will be the Blue Jays’ starting left fielder once he’s healthy.

  10. Kevin Pillar strained his oblique sneezing

    Mar 15, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Kevin Pillar

    It’s not a serious injury, so we can laugh about it a little.

  11. Surprise: Michael Saunders may actually play by Opening Day

    Mar 11, 2015, 9:31 AM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    A day after the Blue Jays get some bad news they get a little bit of good news.

  12. Blue Jays sign Dayan Viciedo to a minor league deal

    Feb 28, 2015, 8:27 PM EDT

    Dayan Viciedo

    The Blue Jays brought in Dayan Viciedo to hold the fort until Michael Saunders returns from his knee injury.

  13. Blue Jays, Athletics talking to Dayan Viciedo

    Feb 27, 2015, 8:20 PM EDT

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    Two more suitors enter the Dayan Viciedo sweepstakes.

  14. Michael Saunders to miss 5-6 weeks after surgery to remove meniscus in his left knee

    Feb 27, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    Michael Saunders will return to the Blue Jays a lot sooner than anticipated.

  15. Rangers have mild interest in Michael Saunders

    Nov 24, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    The Mariners are shopping Michael Saunders and the Rangers are one interested team thus far.

  16. Michael Saunders has a new agent

    Nov 17, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders AP

    Michael Saunders has new representation a month after his ex-agent fired back at Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik through the media.

  17. Michael Saunders, agent unhappy with criticism from Jack Zduriencik

    Oct 10, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders

    Michael Saunders and his agent are unhappy with comments Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik made publicly, calling into question the outfielder’s conditioning.

  18. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Sep 27, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the Mariners’ efforts to keep their season alive.

  19. Mariners activate Michael Saunders from disabled list

    Sep 8, 2014, 6:12 PM EDT

    Michael Saunders AP

    The Mariners have been without Saunders since July 10 due to an oblique strain and a viral infection.

  20. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  21. Mariners call up Justin Smoak, place Michael Saunders on the disabled list

    Jul 11, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Justin Smoak

    Michael Saunders is out with a strained oblique, and Justin Smoak is back in the major leagues after a stint at Triple-A.

  22. Mariners demote Justin Smoak to Triple-A

    Jul 4, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

    Justin Smoak AP

    Justin Smoak is off the disabled list after missing nearly a month with a strained quadriceps, but instead of simply adding him to the active roster the Mariners demoted the first baseman to Triple-A.

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