The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed LHP SCOTT BARNES off waivers from the Texas Rangers and RHP PRESTON GUILMET off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. The club now has 40 players on the 40-man roster.
The TORONTO BLUE JAYS announce the following appointments to their minor league affiliate staffs for the 2015 season. The managers for the upcoming season will be GARY ALLENSON (Buffalo-AAA), BOBBY MEACHAM (New Hampshire-AA), OMAR MALAVE (Dunedin- High A), KEN HUCKABY (Lansing- Low A), JOHN SCHNEIDER (Vancouver- Short Season), DENNIS HOLMBERG (Bluefield- Rookie Advanced), CESAR MARTIN (Gulf Coast- Rookie) and JOSE MATEO (Dominican Summer League- Rookie). HUCKABY will be making his managerial debut in 2015, while MARTIN returns to the role after several seasons as manager for the Dominican Summer League entry.
The 5th annual TORONTO BLUE JAYS WINTER TOUR presented by TD Bank Group featuring players and personnel from the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club will travel to TORONTO, CALGARY, BANFF & VANCOUVER this January.