SEATTLE -- Toronto Blue Jays closer Jordan Romano was removed in the top of the seventh inning of Tuesday's All-Star Game with tightness in his back. Romano entered the game with the American League leading 2-1 at T-Mobile Park and induced Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith to fly out.
What had been a few days of fun in Seattle for Toronto Blue Jays fans quickly became anything but on Tuesday night. With the American League up 2-1 entering the top of the seventh right after a Bo Bichette sacrifice fly regained the AL their lead, Jordan Romano entered the game.
We can’t talk about Blue Jays All-Star memories without mentioning Dave Stieb. Stieb is the franchise leader on All-Star appearances with 7. He was easily our best player in the early 80s and the best pitcher in the AL in the decade.
Halfway into right-hander Chris Bassitt’s inaugural campaign with the Toronto Blue Jays, the 34-year-old feels he left plenty to be desired during an up-and-down showing as the All-Star break began on Monday.
Vladimir Guerrero just avenged an unjust loss in the 2019 Home Run Derby. As you may know, the Blue Jays’ 24-year-old first baseman hit a record 92 home runs in the 2019 derby, but fell short against Pete Alonso, who broke the final’s home record with 23 to Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s 22.
The wait is over for former Michigan pitcher Connor O’Halloran in the 2023 MLB Draft. The 2023 Big Ten Pitcher of the Year was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth round of the 2023 MLB Draft.
The Blue Jays' representatives at the 2023 Future Game shared an inning of relief for the American League side on Saturday. Sem Robberse and Yosver Zulueta combined to allow three runs in the sixth frame, striking out three batters while walking none.