Toronto Blue Jays Headlines

  • Shiffrin wins season-opening World Cup slalom by huge margin

    Mikaela Shiffrin started the women's World Cup slalom season in the same way she ended the previous one - with a clear victory. The two-time overall champion built on a first-run lead at Levi, Finland, to comfortably win the traditional opening race in Finnish Lapland on Saturday. Shiffrin defeated last year's winner, Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, by 0.58 seconds. It was Shiffrin's 33rd career victory in a slalom, leaving her two wins shy of the World Cup record held by Austria's Marlies Raich -...

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  • Astros acquire IF Diaz in trade with Blue Jays

    The Astros, who could lose Marwin Gonzalez to free agency, acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz, who hit a career-high 18 homers last season, in a trade with the Blue Jays.

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  • Jays add pitching depth trading infielder Aledmys Diaz to Houston Astros

    Already with a glut of infielders, the Blue Jays opened some room by trading Aledmys Diaz to the Houston Astros for starting pitching prospect Trent Thornton on Saturday.

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  • A blockbuster offseason move for all 30 teams

    Want to make a hot stove splash? Start with these bold trades and free-agent additions.

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  • Twins’ Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

    Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 seasons. The Twins released a retirement statement Friday from Mauer that will run Sunday in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Mauer, who missed significant time this season with a concussion, says in the ad that his decision "came down to my health and my family." "Thank you, Minnesota Twins, and thank you, fans, for making my career as special and memorable as it was," Mauer writes. "Because of you I can leave the game I love with a full...

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  • Dodgers GM Zaidi accepts job to lead Giants’ baseball operations

    The Giants have their "next-gen" executive. Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi, who came up through the ranks with the A's, has accepcted the Giants' offer to come the head their baseball operations department, The Chronicle learned Tuesday night. He is expected to be named president of baseball operations. The Giants plan to make a formal announcement later Tuesday night. Zaidi, who turns 42 Sunday has been the Dodgers' GM under president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman for the past...

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