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

    Feb 21, 2015, 8:25 PM EST

    Terry Collins

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

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

    Feb 20, 2015, 8:35 PM EST

    Alarm Clock

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

  3. Blue Jays sign Ronald Belisario

    Jan 29, 2015, 2:31 PM EST

    Ronald Belisario

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

  4. Blue Jays are on the hunt for veteran relievers

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Francisco Rodriguez AP

    Francisco Rodriguez? Rafael Soriano?

  5. Nationals sign former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:50 AM EST

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    Janssen saved 81 games from 2012-2014.

  6. Nationals have checked in on Casey Janssen

    Jan 18, 2015, 8:23 PM EST

    Casey Janssen

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

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

    Dec 29, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

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

  8. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EST

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

  9. Report: Blue Jays aggressively pursuing Andrew Miller

    Nov 17, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

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

  10. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

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

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

    Aug 9, 2014, 4:26 PM EST

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

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

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jul 26, 2014, 7:55 PM EST

    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.

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

    May 25, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    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?

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

    May 12, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    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.

  16. Blue Jays activate closer Casey Janssen from disabled list

    May 11, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

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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.

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

    May 3, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Sergio Santos AP

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

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

    Apr 17, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

    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.

  19. Casey Janssen shut down with more back problems

    Apr 17, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

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    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.

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

    Apr 12, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Toronto Blue Jays

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

  21. Casey Janssen throws “impressive” bullpen session, nearing return from abdominal injury

    Apr 9, 2014, 7:58 PM EST

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    Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen is almost fully recovered from his late-spring left abdominal strain. John Lott of Canada’s National Post reports that the right-hander threw a bullpen session on Wednesday afternoon, which manager John Gibbons called “impressive.”

  22. Blue Jays place closer Casey Janssen on disabled list

    Mar 30, 2014, 3:50 PM EST

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    According to John Lott of Canada’s National Post, the Blue Jays have placed closer Casey Janssen on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 29, with a left abdominal strain. The Blue Jays recalled catcher Erik Kratz in a corresponding roster move. Janssen was limited to three appearances this spring in the Grapefruit League because…

  23. 2014 Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

    Mar 28, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

    Jose Bautista

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Toronto Blue Jays. The Big Question: Isn’t doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results…

  24. Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen appears to be over his early-spring right shoulder soreness

    Mar 18, 2014, 6:27 PM EST

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    Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen was shut down at the beginning of March because of soreness in his throwing shoulder, but the 32-year-old right-hander is pretty much back on track now. According to MLB.com’s Adam Berry, Janssen tossed a round of live batting practice on Tuesday in Blue Jays camp and reported no issues with…

  25. Ranking the bullpens: 2014 edition

    Feb 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Detroit Tigers v Atlanta Braves

    We tried this with the rotations the other day. Once again, I’ll be dipping into my 2014 projections here to rank the bullpens. To come up with the following bullpen ERAs, I simply combined each team’s seven highest-IP relievers, according to my projections. AL Royals – 2.93 Red Sox – 3.14 Athletics – 3.16 Rangers…

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