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Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.
The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Astros hitting coach Dave Hudgens as their bench coach under new manager Charlie Montoyo.
What will Boston's bullpen look like in 2019? Is pitching help the No. 1 priority for the Yankees? We look at the one big question for every AL East team for the months ahead.
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
Plenty of velocity from the starters in this Fall Stars Game. Nate Pearson (Blue Jays) routinely hit 100-plus and topped out at 104 in the first. Forrest Whitley (Astros) hit 100, but had some trouble locating his breaking pitches.
First baseman Justin Smoak's $8 million option for 2019 has been exercised by the Toronto Blue Jays, who declined a $5.5 million option on infielder Yangervis Solarte.
Will Mookie Betts win another Gold Glove? Can Andrelton Simmons add to his trophy case? We look at the finalists at every position.
The Blue Jays on Monday officially introduced Charlie Montoyo as the 13th manager in team history at a news conference in Toronto on Monday.
After a 108-win season, the Red Sox are the World Series champions. But do they open the offseason at No. 1? Where do the runner-up Dodgers and Astros check in?
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Here is what Joe Espada, who was also a finalist for the job, told me about the Blue Jays hiring Charlie Montoyo as their new manager: "I'm extremely proud and excited for Charlie. Great man and well-deserved for this job."
Charlie Montoyo, who has served with the Rays in various jobs since their inaugural season in 1998, has been hired as the new manager of the Blue Jays.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Sources within the Blue Jays organization told me that Joe Espada is a "strong candidate" for their vacant managerial position. Espada also interviewed with the Rangers, Angels, and Twins.
Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Erik Kratz has played for 7 major league clubs. A dozen of his college friends called his wife and raided his closet. Each wore one of his game used jerseys and surprised him after Game 6 of the NLCS.
The top challengers from both leagues couldn't take down Houston during the regular season. Will they fare better in October?
Ryan Yarbrough got his rookie-leading 16th win and the Tampa Bay Rays turned another bullpen game into their 90th victory, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Sunday.
C.J. Cron and Austin Meadows homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday night, though Blake Snell failed to win his 10th straight start.
Randal Grichuk hit a pinch-hit, three-run triple and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 Friday night.
The Toronto Blue Jays gave outgoing manager John Gibbons a winning home sendoff Wednesday with a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros, who broke out the bubbly anyway.
John Gibbons, who ranks second only to Cito Gaston for wins and games managed in Blue Jays history, will not return to manage the team in 2019.