Source: RHP Sergio Santos nearing deal with an NL West team. Expected to be minor league deal with incentives.
Toronto Sun "When Sergio Santos came to the Blue Jays from the White Sox in a trade for minor-league pitcher Nestor Molina in December 2011, they thought they had their closer for the next seven years. They signed him to a three-year deal that guaranteed Santos $8.25 million through 2014, with club options..." August 28
Brandon Sun "When the Toronto Blue Jays sent Sergio Santos to the minor leagues, general manager Alex Anthopoulos said he wanted the reliever to pitch some innings and "get back on track." Santos is definitely back on track. In 6 2/3 innings over seven appearances since being assigned to triple-A Buffalo,..." August 13
Hardball Talk "Sergio Santos saved 30 games for the White Sox in 2011 and then that offseason the Blue Jays acquired him to take over as their closer, but he’s been injured and ineffective since then and today Toronto designated him for assignment. Santos figures to pass through waivers unclaimed by the other..." July 21
Sergio Santos is set to throw one more pen Sunday, then head to Florida for rehab assignment. #BlueJays
The @BlueJays place SERGIO SANTOS on the 15-day DL with a right elbow strain. A corresponding move will be announced later today.
Gibbons says Santos isn't available today. Loup will be today's closer, I'd needed. #bluejays
Sergio Santos described bout with intestinal issues earlier in week. Lost 8 lbs. Not scheduled for game next 4 days #bluejays
#BlueJays outfielder Melky Cabrera and RHP Sergio Santos continue their rehab assignments tonight at triple-A Buffalo.
Sergio Santos set for surgery on elbow to clean out some bone spurs ad chips. Won't end season. #BlueJays
Sergio Santos says he's thrown 3 bullpens, expects to pitch in game Thursday. Still feels triceps issue a but, but is strong enough to pitch
Sporting News "The Toronto Blue Jays have activated third baseman Brett Lawrie from the 15-day disabled list, according to The Toronto Sun. Lawrie has yet to play this season because of a rib cage injury that he suffered in early March while playing in a tune-up game for Canada in the World Baseball..." April 16
TSN.ca "It was a precautionary measure. Sergio Santos, expected to be the Blue Jays' closer when the team breaks camp on March 31, felt soreness in his triceps after Sunday's one inning outing against the Phillies. On Monday, he underwent an MRI. "If it was up to me I wouldn't have even gotten an..." March 06
Toronto Star "It was just one inning Thursday of a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees and, sure, it was just spring training. But for Blue Jays reliever Sergio Santos it was another step toward reclaiming the closer’s role from the behind-schedule incumbent, Casey Janssen. Working the fourth inning to..." March 01