Michael Saunders underwent successful surgery on Friday to remove 60% of the meniscus in his left knee and is expected to be sidelined for 4-to-6 weeks.
Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Friday that Johan Santana (shoulder, Achilles) is "highly unlikely" to be ready by Opening Day.
Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com writes that Kevin Pillar could be the "most likely candidate" to start in left field following the injury to Michael Saunders (knee).
Blue Jays signed LHP Johan Santana to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Thursday that Danny Valencia will see some time in left field this spring.
Andy Dirks (back) is expected to begin baseball-related activities in 7-10 days.
Michael Saunders tore the meniscus in his left knee Wednesday when he stepped on an underground sprinkler and will likely be out until the All-Star break.
Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos told Jayson Stark of ESPN that he could still trade Dioner Navarro if another team sees him as a regular catcher.
The Blue Jays have decided to use Edwin Encarnacion at first base this season.
Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Monday that things are "status quo" with catcher Dioner Navarro.
Dioner Navarro acknowledged Monday that he asked for a trade "right away" after the Blue Jays signed catcher Russell Martin to a five-year, $82.5 million contract.
Johan Santana (shoulder) plans to resume his throwing program this week.
Brett Cecil admitted Sunday that he wants to be the Blue Jays closer and believes he can be successful in that role.
Blue Jays signed OF Chris Dickerson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Blue Jays catching prospect Max Pentecost recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder.