The Score "Jose Bautista delivered the bat flip heard around the world in Game 5 of the ALDS against the Texas Rangers, and now that the dust has settled with the 2015 season in the rear view mirror, the Toronto Blue Jays slugger is reflecting on the controversial celebration. In a column titled "Are You..." November 09
Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays have officially exercised 2016 team options on Jose Bautista ($14 million), R.A. Dickey ($12 million) and Edwin Encarnacion ($10 million). Meanwhile, the Blue Jays declined a $3 million option for Maicer Izturis, paying a $1 million buyout instead. Bautista and..." November 03
MLB.com "The American League Championship Series has become a grueling test of Jose Bautista's patience. The Blue Jays' No. 3 hitter badly wants to do damage in run-scoring opportunities, but the Royals aren't giving him all that much to hit. And so Bautista is constantly fighting himself, toeing the line..." October 22
Hardball Talk "Rangers starter Derek Holland was on KRLD-FM 105.3 in Dallas and was asked about Jose Bautista. He calls Bautista “a tired act.” He also says “I’m not a big fan of him,” saying “he complains about every single thing,” and saying, in response to his famous bat flip, “trust me, nobody likes it.”..." October 21
The Score "Toronto Blue Jays star outfielder Jose Bautista says there was "no confusion" over a ball hit between him and second baseman Ryan Goins during the club's seventh-inning collapse in Game 2 of the ALCS. With the Blue Jays and starter David Price staked to a 3-0 lead, Ben Zobrist's shallow popup..." October 18
Hardball Talk "Rangers reliever Sam Dyson is pretty good. Had a nice year (154 ERA+ in 75 appearances). He likely has a good future working out of bullpens around the league and, as far as any of us know, is a hell of a guy. Maybe a husband. Maybe a father. Good neighbor. Loyal lodge member. Let’s just grant him..." October 15
Larry Brown Sports "Sam Dyson is upset about giving up the home run that cost the Texas Rangers a spot in the ALCS, and now he’s acting like a sore loser. The Rangers relief pitcher called out Jose Bautista following Game 5 of the ALDS for doing a disrespectful bat flip after his monstrous 3-run home run that gave..." October 15
Sportsnet "A seventh inning perhaps without peer in baseball history started on a play as bizarre as they come, one that left a crew of veteran umpires and replay officials in New York struggling to untangle the mess. It led to an official protest, a buoyant crowd of 49,742 turned unruly mob littered the..." October 14
ESPN "Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista took aim at Major League Baseball's replay system Friday after a critical call that went against the Blue Jays in the 14th inning was upheld by the replay center in New York, giving the Texas Rangers a chance to score the go-ahead run in their 6-4 victory..." October 10
Yahoo! Sports "Pete Rose earned the nickname 'Charlie Hustle' during his remarkable baseball career because of how hard he played the game and the toughness he showed on numerous occasions. Running over Ray Fosse at home plate to win the 1970 All-Star game is probably the most famous example of the grit and..." October 09
The Score "The Toronto Blue Jays lost both Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson to injuries in their series opener with the Texas Rangers on Thursday, but both superstars are expected to play in Game 2 of the ALDS on Friday afternoon, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Donaldson, who took a knee to the..." October 09
Toronto Star "The same day his months-long standoff with Sportsnet was made public, Jose Bautista said he will no longer boycott the Blue Jays’ official broadcaster. “The issue’s resolved and we’re moving on,” Bautista told The Star’s Richard Griffin before Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers. The..." August 27
Toronto Star "While Sportsnet has enjoyed record-breaking ratings this month as the Blue Jays ramp up their first pennant race in more than 20 years, the team’s official broadcaster is also stuck in a protracted conflict with its highest-profile player. Jose Bautista has refused to do one-on-one interviews..." August 26
CBS Sports "Good news: The Yordano Ventura vs. Jose Bautista feud (background info here) appears to be over. After the Royals traveled from Toronto to Detroit, Ventura offered up his apology to the Blue Jays' slugger on Twitter. Rough translation (via Crewsett on Twitter): "At this moment I am..." August 04
The Score "A pair of AL heavyweights wasted no time exchanging verbal blows on the heels of a heated four-game series. The Toronto Blue Jays took three from the Kansas City Royals after Sunday's 5-2 win, one in which Royals starter Edinson Volquez kick-started the fireworks by plunking Blue Jays third..." August 03
Bautista has left the game. #Bluejays
Sportsnet "Four days of rest, therapy and rehab have eased the tightness in Jose Bautista’s troubled right shoulder, and the Toronto Blue Jays slugger is optimistic the injury can be managed enough to keep him playing through the second half. While he wouldn’t disclose precisely what the “little more..." July 19
Sportsnet "Jose Bautista experienced a flare-up of soreness in his right shoulder after making throws in the outfield during the Blue Jays series in Chicago last week, which is now holding him out of next week’s all-star game. “Listening to doctor’s recommendations, there’s some therapy and some rehab..." July 13
Toronto Sun "Jose Bautista was back in the lineup on Tuesday after missing the previous two games due to taking a cortisone shot to his right shoulder, but more important was the fact he was throwing before the game. Not only was Bautista the DH against the White Sox but before taking his cuts during BP he..." May 27
Bautista'a goal is to be ready to play in RF a week from tonight, when they play in NL park with no DH
HNGN "The Toronto Blue Jays (18-23) lead the MLB in runs scored (212), but they rank 29th in ERA (4.76) and last in starter's ERA (5.24), which can explain why they're the last place team in the American League East. Should the club consider trading one of their two top hitters for pitching help? It..." May 21
Jose Bautista told me this morning he expects to return to #BlueJays lineup "sometime in the next few days." Taking BP today.
#BlueJays don't expect to DL Jose Bautista. "He feels much better today" per Gibbons.
Bautista had MRI strained shoulder aggravated on throw. Out for couple of days.
Toronto Star "It was suggested to Jose Bautista on Tuesday that the Rogers Centre’s new turf looks slower to the naked eye. “It looks slower to all kinds of eyes,” the Blue Jays right fielder deadpanned. “It’s weird, but we’re going to have to adjust,” he said. “It’s definitely a lot slower than it was in..." April 15
The Player's Tribune "I'm trying to hand the phone to my teammates and they’re looking at it like it’s a bomb. I go to toss it to one of them and he puts his hands up. “No, no.” I go to hand it to another guy and he shakes his head. I look around the room and all five guys are looking at me like I’m crazy. I’m..." April 03
Hardball Talk "It’s not often you hear a manager mention the absence of one of his players who got ejected in his postgame comments. And when it does happen, it’s usually the manger standing up for his player. Following yesterday’s Blue Jays-Rays game, however, John Gibbons let Jose Bautista have it. Bautista..." August 25
National Post "This may have been Jose Bautista at his most diplomatic. As he spoke, Bautista was sitting in a clubhouse riven by injuries and colonized by nine players who spent significant chunks of the season in Triple-A Buffalo. But the Toronto Blue Jays’ slugger said he believes his team can remain a..." July 14
Bautista was trying to stretch it out after that sacrifice bunt. He may have pulled something. #BlueJays
Toronto Star "Jose Bautista’s talent can sometimes be taken for granted. It’s not that he’s underrated. He’s been an all-star the last four seasons and he’s still the team’s most popular player. But since his 54-homer breakout in 2010, it has become easier and easier to forget just how good he is. You get used..." May 13
Toronto Sun "There's been quite a bit of chatter on talk radio and social media about the possibility of a Jose Bautista trade this off-season. On Tuesday night, that talk progressed to another level following a tweet out of Philadelphia. Fox reporter Howard Eskin tweeted the Phillies are in serious..." November 13
Sportsnet "The nonsense inherent to the GM meetings was whipping around like the howling winds in Orlando early Wednesday morning, with a report out of Philadelphia suggesting the Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays were working on a Jose Bautista for Domonic Brown-plus swap. Before things get all Yu Darvishy..." November 13
Not a shock: teams are inquiring about Toronto RF Jose Bautista
Sportsnet "Jose Bautista continues to progress from the injury that caused him to miss the final six weeks of the 2013 season. The Toronto Blue Jays right fielder told Jim Bowden on SiriusXM’s Inside Pitch that he has been cleared for full-body workouts after getting a clean bill of health from..." November 07
Toronto Star "For the second year in a row Jose Bautista will finish his season on the disabled list as the Blue Jays announced Wednesday he will be shut down for the remainder of the season. The slugging right fielder has been on the disabled list for the last two weeks with nagging hip pain which has now..." September 05
Jose Bautista shut down for the remainder of the season #bluejays announce.
Sportsnet "Jose Bautista is eyeing an early September return to the lineup after the Toronto Blue Jays placed their all-star slugger on the disabled list with a bone bruise in his left hip. The injury sustained an estimated two weeks ago when he pulled up while charging to home plate and planning to slide..." August 21
Rangers have continued to ask about Encarnacion and Bautista but still appears that Blue Jays won't trade either one.
Toronto Star "The Blue Jays know they will see manager John Gibbons at the major league All-Star Game next month at New York’s Citi Field. But which Toronto player, or players, will join the skipper at the annual Midsummer Classic remains a question. With the game a month away, the Jays were in Texas on..." June 14
Toronto Star "If the Blue Jays are going to turn around the disappointing start to their season it will be on the back of Jose Bautista. While he is not a vocal captain and demurs at the suggestion he is anything but one of the guys, Bautista showed once again on Wednesday night that he will lead this team..." May 23
Toronto Star "His flagrant anger probably doesn’t do him any favours, but Jose Bautista has good reason to be miffed with major-league umpires. Since 2010, the Blue Jays’ slugger has received nearly 20 more incorrect strike calls than the average player, according to data compiled exclusively for the Toronto..." April 23
Toronto Star "Jose Bautista will miss his fourth straight game with a sore back Thursday, as the Blue Jays wrap up their four-game series against the Chicago White Sox at the Rogers Centre. Bautista told reporters after Wednesday’s game that he doesn’t think he injured his back on a specific play, but started..." April 18
Hardball Talk "After missing the past three games with an ankle injury Jose Bautista is back in Toronto’s lineup at designated hitter for today’s game against the Tigers. Bautista tweaked his ankle sliding into second base Thursday and Rajai Davis filled in for him in right field during the three-game weekend..." April 09
Jose Bautista not in lineup, but stretching for BP. Hope is hes ready for Detroit on Tuesday
Jose Bautista, who jammed his right ankle last night, out of the lineup for Blue Jays vs. Red Sox tonight.
Toronto Sun "Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista, he of the game-tying home run in the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday night, came bounding out of the clubhouse for pre-game batting practice, stopped suddenly, threw his arms up in the air and proclaimed: “Where’s all the media today?” For sure, the..." April 04