Sports Blue Jays tender Matt Shoemaker, non-tender three players
Lots of scenarios in play for Blue Jays with tender deadline nearing
In Toronto, the Blue Jays started their off-season early by removing Devon Travis, Ryan Tepera and Ryan Dull from the 40-man roster long before Monday’s tender deadline. That leaves five eligible players, only one of whom should be considered a lock to be tendered a deal. The post Canadiens place backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on waivers appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.A few years back, before baseball’s new reality set in, this would have been surprising. But if the last two winters are any indication, the likes of Cole and Rendon could be out there for months to come. At times, the pace of the baseball off-season can make the games seem quick.
The Toronto Blue Jays tendered a contract to starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker on Monday and non-tendered three players, the team announced on Monday.
Catcher Luke Maile, reliever Derek Law and right-hander Jason Adam were non-tendered. Every other member on Toronto’s 40-man roster was tendered a contract for 2020.
Shoemaker, 33, posted a 3-0 record with a 1.57 ERA and 0.87 WHIP in 28.2 innings of work for the Blue Jays in 2019 before he tore his ACL in April and was ruled out for the rest of the season.
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Lourdes Gurriel Jr.’s breakout 2019 season earned him both Blue Jays player of the year and most improved player honours in annual club award voting by the Toronto chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The post Gurriel Jr. named Blue Jays player of the year, most improved player appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.Although he played in only 84 games, the 25-year-old led the team in batting average (.277), slugging percentage (.541) and OPS (.869) among players with more than 250 plate appearances, while his 20 home runs were fifth. As calculated by Fangraphs, his 1.8 WAR ranked fifth on the club.
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