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  1. John Gibbons: Unheralded Leader or Lame Duck?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jays Journal

    ... between Gibbons and Donaldson ensued and the reigning AL MVP had to be restrained by teammates Tulowitzki and Josh Thole . The two quickly played down the situation in a comical fashion but it is still worrisome when a team's best player exchanges ...

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  2. John Gibbons: Unheralded Leader or Lame Duck?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jays Journal

    ... between Gibbons and Donaldson ensued and the reigning AL MVP had to be restrained by teammates Tulowitzki and Josh Thole . The two quickly played down the situation in a comical fashion but it is still worrisome when a team's best player exchanges ...

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  3. Blue Jays Offseason ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluebird Banter

    ... the dish. This may prove to be a key signing as Saltalamacchia has more offensive ability than last years backup Josh Thole and has proven he can succeed in the A.L. East winning a World Series with the Red Sox in 2013. Pearce and Morales will be ...

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  4. Toronto Blue Jays: Taking a Look at the Jays' OffseasonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Call to the Pen

    ... the biggest names to depart. Others that won't be returning include RP Joaquin Benoit , 1B/OF Chris Colabello , C Josh Thole , RP Scott Feldman and C Dioner Navarro . Those are eight roster spots that opened up in the fall. Edwin Encarnacion was, ...

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  5. Toronto Blue Jays will be better in 2017Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Sports Media 101

    ... , Jason Grilli , Jesse Chavez , Joaquin Benoit , Joe Smith , John Gibbons , Jose Bautista , Josh Donaldson , Josh Thole , Kendrys Morales , Kevin Pillar , Luke Hochevar , Marcus Stroman , Melvin Upton , Michael Saunders , R.A. Dickey , Russell ...

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  6. Stories to watch as Toronto Blue Jays begin spring training startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Globe and Mail

    ... on Monday, addressing the lack of depth at the position left by the free-agent departures of Dioner Navarro and Josh Thole. Saltalamacchia, who has 10 years of major league experience, most recently with the Tigers, will have to learn a whole new ...

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  7. Pitchers and catchers report Tuesday: Here are five Jays spring training storylinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Truro Daily News

    ... on Monday, addressing the lack of depth at the position left by the free-agent departures of Dioner Navarro and Josh Thole. Saltalamacchia, who has 10 years of major league experience most recently with the Tigers, will have to learn a whole new ...

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  8. Blockbuster revisited: Modern day dissection of the Blue Jays 2012 offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Jays Journal

    The departures of R.A. Dickey and Josh Thole this offseason officially close the door on the last remaining pieces involved in the Blue Jays' two blockbuster trades that reshaped the franchise back in the winter of 2012. The pair of deals, which included a 12-player trade with the Miami Marlins that brought three former All-Stars north of the border, and a move with the New York Mets to acquire the reigning NL Cy Young champion, shocked the baseball world and received acclaim from Jays fans, media, and players alike.

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  9. Blue Jays return strong teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... since 2009 and a number that is, frankly, too high. The departure of Dickey means the club no longer has to carry Josh Thole on the roster to handle the knuckleball, and the presence of a veteran with some offensive upside like Saltalamacchia should ...

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  10. Toronto Blue Jays: R.A. Dickey's Legacy a Proud OneRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Call to the Pen

    ... John Buck , C Travis d'Arnaud and the right-handed Syndergaard. Toronto received Dickey, his personal catcher in Josh Thole and career minor league catcher, Canadian-born Mike Nickeas . When healthy, d'Arnaud has been a serviceable starting ...

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  11. Fanpost Friday: The Doctor is OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bluebird Banter

    ... along with fireballer Noah Syndergaard and roster player John Buck , to get Dickey and his personal catcher, Josh Thole . d'Arnaud and Syndergaard are mainstays on the Mets now. Dickey ranged from good to mediocre over his time in Toronto and just ...

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  12. Blue Jays using varied strategy this offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Jays Journal

    ... add a significant piece on a minor league contract. The back-up catching position has been occupied by Josh Thole and his "knuckleball specialist" skill set for the last couple of years, so it's hard to imagine the former Tiger can't meet or beat ...

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  13. Toronto Blue Jays Agree to Minor League Deal with Jarrod SaltalamacchiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Call to the Pen

    ... the Toronto catchers this season. The Saltalamacchia signing still has upside. It's already an improvement over Josh Thole whose presence on the Blue Jays was required because of R.A. Dickey . The low cost is also great for a guy who can at least ...

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  14. Blue Jays paced catching market well with SaltalamacchiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Sports Media 101

    ... depth, and left Tags: A.J. Jimenez , Alex Avila , Alex Monsalve , Analysis , Edwin Encarnacion , Jose Bautista , Josh Thole , Juan Graterol , Kendrys Morales , Kurt Suzuki , Matt Wieters , Mike Ohlman , Nick Hundley , R.A. Dickey , Reese McGuire , ...

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  15. Report: Blue Jays nearing deal with Jarrod SaltalamacchiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Jays Journal

    ... would give the Blue Jays a backup catching option that is above the league average and a notable upgrade from Josh Thole in 2016. Last season with the Tigers, Saltalamacchia struggled to hit for average (.171) but managed to scrape out a .630 OPS ...

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  16. AP Source: D-backs add another catcher in Josh TholeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 24 | The Daily Advance

    A person close to the situation has confirmed that the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year minor league contract with catcher Josh Thole. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal has not been officially announced.

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  17. Angels sign Valbuena to 2-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | SFGate

    ... Saltalamacchia . ... The Diamondbacks reportedly have agreed to a one-year minor-league contract with catcher Josh Thole , who has been the personal catcher for knuckleballer R.A. Dickey . ... The Mariners will retire former designated hitter Edgar ...

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  18. Josh Thole signs minor-league contract with Arizona DiamondbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | AZ SnakePit

    Jon Heyman just Tweeted that Josh Thole has signed a minor-league contract with the Diamondbacks . The 30-year-old catcher has spent the last four years with the Toronto Blue Jays , following on from four season with the New York Mets .

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  19. 10 baseball trades that look more lopsided now | MLB.comRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | BTF's Baseball Primer

    Dec. 17, 2012 -- Noah Syndergaard, Travis d'Arnaud, John Buck and Wuilmer Becerra traded by Blue Jays to Mets for R.A. Dickey, Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole You know why this looks bad for Toronto now, because Syndergaard is proving himself to be an elite ace, and he's only 24. But remember what it looked like at the time, because Dickey was fresh off a Cy Young Award, his third straight good season, and the Blue Jays, who had just completed the big Jose Reyes/Mark Buehrle trade, were in full "go for it" mode. It was d'Arnaud, not Syndergaard, who was actually viewed as the jewel of the trade, and that hasn't worked out so well.

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  20. Reds hoping to add veteran catching depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Cincinatti Reds

    ... If general manager Dick Williams goes the free-agent route, here are some options among available catchers: Josh Thole Once a promising catcher for the Mets, the 30-year-old Thole lacks offense, as he hit .200/.275/.248 over his last four seasons ...

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