Hardball Talk "The most boring and pointless thing to talk about this week and into early next week are All-Star snubs. For one thing, when you have a fan voting system and an “every team must have a representative” system, merit is only tangentially related to All-Star rosters, rendering the concept of “snubs”..." July 07
Toronto Star "The Blue Jays on Wednesday placed starting pitcher Marco Estrada on the 15-day disabled list with back soreness, retroactive to Sunday. The first-time all-star’s roster spot on the Jays will be filled by right-handed reliever Bo Schultz, who will join the club Thursday from Class AAA Buffalo...." July 06
Toronto Star "Starting pitcher Marco Estrada will “probably” start the season on the disabled list, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Tuesday morning. If that’s the case, the team will open the season with four starting pitchers and carry an extra reliever. An off-day in the first week allows the team to use..." March 29
Sportsnet "Marco Estrada could make his spring debut next week if he continues making progress from a stiff back. Manager John Gibbons said Wednesday that Estrada recently threw another side session and has plans to throw live batting practice within the next couple of days. If all goes well, it seems..." March 09
The Score "Marco Estrada was an integral part of the Blue Jays' magical 2015 campaign, and the veteran right-hander is "happy" Toronto re-signed him to a two-year deal this winter, but he admitted he would've been happier taking less money to get a longer contract from the reigning division champions. "We..." March 06
Also, Marco Estrada's back tightness is subsiding. He'll be throwing off a mound sometime in the next few days.