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4/23/2014 | Encarnacion confident bat will start to heat up

Edwin Encarnacion has gotten off to a slow start this season, but it's not exactly unfamiliar territory for a player who has been one of the most reliable hitters in the American League over the past two years.

4/23/2014 | Francisco making strong first impression with Jays

Juan Francisco has made a good first impression with the Blue Jays while filling in for the injured Adam Lind.

4/23/2014 | Hutchison, Norris set to square off in rubber game

Drew Hutchison and Bud Norris will be opposing starters for the second time this season when the Blue Jays host the Orioles at Rogers Centre on Thursday at 7:07 p.m. ET.

4/23/2014 | Big offensive effort not enough to lift McGowan

Dustin McGowan was staked to an early five-run lead, but couldn't find a way to shut down the Orioles' offense, and the Blue Jays went on to a 10-8 loss on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.

4/22/2014 | Tillman, Orioles get another crack at Blue Jays

The Blue Jays will try to put a little more distance between themselves and the Orioles when the teams clash again Wednesday at Rogers Centre. With its 9-3 victory Tuesday, Toronto has taken three of four games from Baltimore so far this season. Orioles ace Chris Tillman matches up against Blue Jays starter Dustin McGowan.

4/22/2014 | Blue Jays starters not providing length

Toronto starters ranked 27th in the Major Leagues in innings pitched with 103 2/3 heading into Tuesday's home game against the Orioles. Only the rotations from Minnesota, Baltimore and Detroit have thrown fewer innings, and each of those teams has played at least one fewer game.

4/22/2014 | Navarro gets another day off

Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro got a third straight day off Tuesday against the Orioles.

4/22/2014 | Injured Janssen with team in Toronto

Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen was back with the team Tuesday after having his rehab assignment shut down over the weekend.

4/22/2014 | Blue Jays claim Mastroianni, send OF to Triple-A

The Blue Jays have claimed outfielder Darin Mastroianni off waivers from the Minnesota Twins and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo.

4/22/2014 | Blue Jays' bats come alive late to down Orioles

The Blue Jays offense broke out in a big way with a trio of three-run homers from Edwin Encarnacion, Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera in a 9-3 victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

4/21/2014 | Dickey aims to get knuckler ahead of the curve

R.A. Dickey isn't throwing many strikes these days. Or at least not nearly as many as he did when he was won the National League Cy Young Award in 2012 -- the season that made his knuckleball a sensation. Could it be that batters, at large, are better prepared for the knuckler?

4/20/2014 | Bullpen lapse derails Blue Jays' sweep effort

The Blue Jays' bullpen once again struggled with its control, as left-hander Aaron Loup walked the bases loaded before surrendering a three-run double in a 6-4 loss to the Indians on Sunday afternoon. It was the second time in four days that a 'pen meltdown led to a loss.

4/20/2014 | After rough start, Rogers gives Toronto a boost

The Blue Jays got a pair of much-needed innings out of right-hander Esmil Rogers during Saturday afternoon's 5-0 victory over the Indians.

4/20/2014 | Navarro's offensive production an added plus

The Blue Jays had a very quiet offseason, but the one significant upgrade they made can be found behind the plate. Veteran catcher Dioner Navarro entered play on Sunday afternoon tied for the team lead with 12 RBIs. He's also struck out just three times in 63 at-bats and has helped provide some additional depth to Toronto's lineup.

4/20/2014 | Dickey looks to rebound as Toronto hosts O's

After winning two of three series on the road, the Blue Jays are back home on Rogers Centre turf to face the Orioles on Tuesday at 7:07 p.m. ET. Toronto's R.A. Dickey, looking to rebound from an uneven start to the season, will take the hill against the Orioles' Miguel Gonzalez, who posted a 3-1 record against the Blue Jays last season.

4/19/2014 | Sweep on the line for Blue Jays in Cleveland

The Blue Jays will be looking for their first sweep of the season when they send right-hander Brandon Morrow to the mound on Sunday afternoon to face the Indians' Carlos Carrasco in a 1:05 p.m. ET start at Progressive Field.

4/19/2014 | Reyes off disabled list, back at leadoff spot

Jose Reyes returned to his familiar spot at the top of Toronto's lineup for Saturday afternoon's game against the Indians. Reyes was activated from the 15-day disabled list following Friday night's 3-2 victory over Cleveland.

4/19/2014 | Francisco to see regular playing time at first, DH

The Blue Jays added a little bit of power to their lineup by purchasing the contract of Juan Francisco from Triple-A Buffalo prior to Saturday afternoon's game against the Indians.

4/19/2014 | Stellar Buehrle shuts down Tribe to take series

Mark Buehrle continued his amazing start to the season, tossing seven-plus scoreless innings in a 5-0 victory over the Indians on Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field.

4/18/2014 | Prospect Norris extends scoreless-innings streak

Left-hander Daniel Norris, the Blue Jays' No. 4 prospect, and right-hander Kramer Champlin combined to throw a one-hit shutout Friday as Class A Advanced Dunedin defeated Brevard County, 4-0, in the first game of a doubleheader.

4/18/2014 | Reyes returns to Blue Jays' lineup in Cleveland

Jose Reyes will make his return to the lineup when the Blue Jays visit the Indians on Saturday afternoon. Left-hander Mark Buehrle takes the mound for Toronto against right-hander Corey Kluber.

4/18/2014 | Reyes to return today; Kawasaki optioned

The Blue Jays finally have their leadoff man back in the fold as Jose Reyes is set to make his return today.

4/18/2014 | Blue Jays place Lind on DL, call up Francisco

The Blue Jays placed designated hitter Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list after Friday night's game vs.the Indians because of a sore lower back.

4/18/2014 | Janssen out at least two more weeks

Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen is expected to miss at least two more weeks because of a strained lower back/abdominal muscle. Janssen appeared to be turning a corner earlier this week when he was sent on a rehab assignment with Class A Advanced Dunedin. He pitched one inning on Tuesday but the discomfort lingered and he has been temporarily shut down.

4/18/2014 | Blue Jays hang on for tight win in Cleveland

Melky Cabrera tied a career high with four hits while Edwin Encarnacion added the go-ahead RBI in the top of the seventh inning to give the Blue Jays a 3-2 victory over the Indians on Friday night at Progressive Field.

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