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10/29/2014 | Jays' Ochinko contributes in huge inning in AFL

Sean Ochinko and the Mesa Solar Sox put up a crooked number in the sixth to beat the Scottsdale Scorpions, 7-5, at Scottsdale Stadium.

10/29/2014 | Blue Jays Arizona Fall League overview

Outfielder Dalton Pompey headlines Toronto's talented group of prospects playing for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League.

10/28/2014 | Smoak plucked off waivers by Blue Jays

The Blue Jays claimed switch-hitting first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers from the Mariners on Tuesday afternoon. Toronto now has a $3.65 million option on Smoak for the 2015 season. If that gets declined, Smoak would enter his final season of arbitration following a year in which he made $2.63 million.

10/28/2014 | Blue Jays claim Smoak off waivers from Mariners

Justin Smoak's tenure with the Mariners is over after five seasons as the 27-year-old first baseman was claimed off waivers on Tuesday by the Blue Jays.

10/27/2014 | Pompey, Osuna chosen for Fall Stars Game

Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey and right-hander Roberto Osuna were named to the ninth annual Fall Stars Game for the Arizona Fall League on Monday afternoon.

10/27/2014 | Hitting coach Seitzer departs Blue Jays staff

The bulk of the Blue Jays' coaching staff will return to join John Gibbons for the 2015 season, but hitting coach Kevin Seitzer will not be with the club next year.

10/24/2014 | Recent history repeated itself with Blue Jays' infield

In a lot of ways, the performance of Toronto's infield in 2014 mirrored the results from a year ago. Brett Lawrie got hurt again, and a lack of long-term options meant there was a revolving door at second base for the second consecutive season.

10/23/2014 | Buehrle a Gold Glove finalist for Blue Jays

Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle has been named a finalist for a 2014 Rawlings American League Gold Glove Award. Buehrle was a four-time recipient of the award from 2009-12. He also was a finalist in '13 but lost to teammate R.A. Dickey.

10/20/2014 | Expectations of Blue Jays' bullpen left unmet

The performance of relievers is notoriously hard to predict from year to year, and the Blue Jays found that out the hard way in 2014. The bullpen was expected to be a strength, but instead, it turned into a major weakness. Injuries played a small factor, but a number of quality arms never found a way to get on track.

10/17/2014 | Blue Jays' prospect Ochinko drives in five runs in AFL

After a 5-3 victory Friday, the Mesa Solar Sox have won three in a row and are starting to hit their stride.

10/17/2014 | Rotation a strength with young stars, vet leadership

The Blue Jays' starting rotation entered the 2014 season with plenty of question marks, but it actually finished up as a surprising strength. With its young stars and veteran leaders, Toronto should be able to improve its staff from within in '15.

10/15/2014 | Fan favorite 'Ralph the Program Guy' passes away

The Blue Jays' community lost one of its most unique and charismatic personalities this week with the passing of Ralphael Platner. "Ralph the Program Guy" had been a fixture at sporting events and concerts in the city since the 1960s and rarely missed a big day.

10/15/2014 | Diaz gets Minor League deal, Spring Training invite

The Blue Jays re-signed infielder Jonathan Diaz to a Minor League contract on Wednesday afternoon with an invitation to Spring Training.

10/13/2014 | Inbox: Will Toronto trade Buehrle or Dickey?

Will Mark Buehrle or R.A. Dickey be traded this winter? Blue Jays beat reporter Gregor Chisholm answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.

10/7/2014 | Right-hander Schultz claimed on waivers from D-backs

The Blue Jays claimed Bo Schultz off waivers from the D-backs on Tuesday afternoon. The 29-year-old made his Major League debut in 2014.

10/7/2014 | Top prospect Norris has arthroscopic surgery

Blue Jays left-hander Daniel Norris underwent arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday morning to remove bone spurs and loose bodies from his left elbow. The organization's No. 1 prospect should be ready for Spring Training in February.

10/7/2014 | Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins

Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gather in the desert, hoping to prove themselves in the same league that helped catapult Derek Jeter, Dustin Pedroia and Mike Trout to stardom.

10/2/2014 | Kawasaki, Johnson outrighted, will be free agents

The Blue Jays have outrighted infielders Munenori Kawasaki and Dan Johnson. Both players will become free agents. The decision to outright Kawasaki off the 40-man roster was a mere formality because of a clause in his contract that allowed him to become a free agent at the end of the season.