On Monday, April 11, the entire Toronto Blue Jays roster took the field at Rogers Centre in support of Jays Care Foundation for The Curve Ball Gala, presented by Samsung, Cisco, Ericsson, Rogers and Huawei. More than 1,400 VIP guests made their way to Rogers Centre for the unique, opening week gala hosted by Sportsnet's Jamie Campbell and Evanka Osmak and raised over $1.24 million for Jays Care Foundation.
The Toronto Blue Jays will open the home portion of their 40th season with the Honda Home Opener on Friday, April 8th against the Boston Red Sox at 7:07pm, as part of Honda Opening Weekend. Gates will open at 5:00pm and Blue Jays fans are strongly encouraged to arrive early and be part of the festive atmosphere at the ballpark. Opening ceremonies will begin promptly at 6:55 pm.
The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed LHP FRANKLN MORALES to a one year non-guaranteed contract worth US $2 million plus incentives. To make room on the roster RHP RYAN TEPERA has been optioned to Buffalo.