Sergio Santos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Santos likely done as a Blue Jay

    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

  • Santos gets back in track in minors, waits for Blue Jays to call him back up

    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

  • Blue Jays designate ex-closer Sergio Santos for assignment

    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

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    Barry Davis @SNBarryDavis

    Sergio Santos is set to throw one more pen Sunday, then head to Florida for rehab assignment. #BlueJays

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    Blue Jays-Official @BlueJays

    The @BlueJays place SERGIO SANTOS on the 15-day DL with a right elbow strain. A corresponding move will be announced later today.

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    Barry Davis @SNBarryDavis

    Gibbons says Santos isn't available today. Loup will be today's closer, I'd needed. #bluejays

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    Richard Griffin @RGriffinStar

    Sergio Santos described bout with intestinal issues earlier in week. Lost 8 lbs. Not scheduled for game next 4 days #bluejays

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    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    #BlueJays outfielder Melky Cabrera and RHP Sergio Santos continue their rehab assignments tonight at triple-A Buffalo.

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    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    Sergio Santos set for surgery on elbow to clean out some bone spurs ad chips. Won't end season. #BlueJays

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    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    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

  • Blue Jays activate Brett Lawrie, place Santos on DL

    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

  • Jays' closer Santos undergoes MRI

    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

  • Blue Jays reliever Santos makes strong pitch for job as closer

    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