Your Toronto Blue Jays news and notes for Feb 19th, 2017.
There was not much in the way of roster news since our last segment of the Morning Brew. However, the first full workout of the spring took place yesterday in Dunedin and the Blue Jays already had an injury scare with Josh Donaldson who tweaked his right calf.
Ben Cherington spoke about Jays culture and philosophy
Vice President of Baseball Ops, Ben Cherington appeared on the Jeff Blair Show on the Fan 590 earlier this week. Cherrington spoke about his respect for the job Ross Atkins did this offseason and the Blue Jays culture and philosophy moving forward. An interesting sound bite Cherrington stated the best players on the Jays are also the hardest working, most competitive and care a lot about the team much like the successful teams he assembled in Boston. Click HERE to listen to the full interview with Cherrington.
Marco Estrada still rocking the house coat
Pitcher Marco Estrada was still sporting the house coat that David Price purchased for the team during his stint in Toronto. Estrada proving he is no different than anyone else when it comes to bath robes and his morning brew.
Jason Grilli wins tweet of the week
Fan favorite Jason Grilli wins tweet of the week with his epic tweet referencing a Jay-Z tune. I think it is safe to assume the reliever is ready to get it going in Dunedin. As well a great video surfaced of Grilli welcoming Josh Donaldson to camp, click HERE to see the video originally posted on the TSN Instagram account.
John Gibbons provides update on Donaldson injury
Blue Jays manager already had to address the media on the first day to provide an update on the Josh Donaldson prognosis. Gibby was in mid-season form in this one already quipping that he is not a doctor. For the full interview click HERE.
That wraps up another edition of your Jays Journal Morning Brew.