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  1. Blue Jays backups: Josh Thole's bat in recent perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Jays Journal

    Mar 15, 2015; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole swings at a pitch during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole comes with limited offensive capabilities, but framing him among recent Toronto backups paints a less drastic picture for 2016 Josh Thole remains the leading candidate to back up Russell Martin in a scenario that would likely see him working exclusively with R.A. Dickey and sprinkling in the odd start elsewhere.

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  2. Blue Jays playing a high-risk game with catching depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Jays Journal

    Aug 22, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole throws out Tampa Bay Rays baseman Ben Zobrist in the ninth inning at Rogers Centre. Tampa Bay defeated Toronto 8-0.

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  3. Getting Sentimental About David WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... and the 2010 Mets. I still look through them on occasion and bask in the glow of the days of Fernando Martinez, Josh Thole, Orlando Hernandez, and my personal favorite - Philip Humber's Rookie card. This Wright card didn't go with either of those ...

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  4. Shapiro likes Blue Jays' chances next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Fergus

    ... of some backup positions of late by re-signing first baseman Justin Smoak, infielder Darwin Barney and catcher Josh Thole. However, the bullpen has taken some hits with the departure of Liam Hendriks in the Chavez deal, LaTroy Hawkins to retirement ...

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  5. Shapiro says Blue Jays feel like team capable of winning 2016 World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... of some backup positions of late by re-signing first baseman Justin Smoak, infielder Darwin Barney and catcher Josh Thole. However, the bullpen has taken some hits with the departure of Liam Hendriks in the Chavez deal, LaTroy Hawkins to retirement ...

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  6. The Mets have come a long way since 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... season. He is one of the most dynamic players in the game. Ike Davis will continue to develop at first base and Josh Thole is one of the fine young catchers in the game. Brad Emaus , a Rule 5 pick, got better and better as the spring went on and won ...

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  7. Blue Jays free agent reunion tour: Henderson Alvarez?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Jays Journal

    Sep 1, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez delivers a pitch during the first inning against the New York Mets at Marlins Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Blue Jays will have increased free agent options with the recent wave on non-tendered players, including an old friend in Henderson Alvarez Wednesday's MLB non-tender deadline saw an influx of names to free agency, many of whom come with a greater upside than the Blue Jays lone contribution of Josh Thole .

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  8. Blue Jays: A Josh Thole reunion only logical for both sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Jays Journal

    Sep 23, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole celebrates scoring a run with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind during the fifth inning in a game against the Seattle Mariners at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports The Blue Jays non-tendered Josh Thole late Wednesday, but a reunion continues to be the most logical outcome regardless of which side you're on Josh Thole's projected arbitration figure of $1.8 million was understandably deemed too rich for the Blue Jays in 2016.

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  9. Blue Jays sign Justin Smoak to one-year, $3.9M dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | CFRB

    ... more than 20 per cent from the previous year. Smoak earned $2,637,500 in 2013. Toronto later non-tendered catcher Josh Thole, making him a free agent. The 29-year-old from Breese, Ill., played in 18 games for the Blue Jays last season hitting .204 ...

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  10. If the Angels want long-term success, they should consider trading Mike TroutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Halos Heaven

    ... put it mildly. When the Mets traded R.A. Dickey , who was coming off an NL Cy Young campaign in 2012, alongside Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas to the Jays for catcher John Buck and promising, yet unknown prospects Travis d'Arnaud , Noah Syndergaard and ...

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  11. The Season that Was: R.A. DickeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Bluebird Banter

    ... is getting up there. Add in that catching Dickey turned out to be tough on Russell Martin , making the Jays keep Josh Thole on the active roster. We need a backup catcher, I'm guessing that Dioner Navarro won't be back, but I'd like to think we ...

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  12. Dealing Cy winners set stage for KC-Ny WSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Washington Nationals

    ... to the day -- Dec. 17, 2012 -- the Mets traded reigning National League Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey , along with Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas, to the Blue Jays for Noah Syndergaard , Travis d'Arnaud , John Buck and Wuilmer Becerra. Bottom-line ...

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  13. Inside Baseball: How these Mets were builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | CBS Sports

    ... for veteran pitcher Dickey, who Minaya had originally acquired for a song. Dickey was traded in addition to Josh Thole and Micke Nickeas for Syndergaard, d'Arnaud, John Buck and minor leaguer Wuilmer Becerra. So this was a tag team effort. Minaya ...

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  14. Dickey would love to face Syndergaard in World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Metsblog.com

    ... and went 20-6 with a 2.73 ERA when he won the NL Cy Young Award in 2012. That December, the Mets shipped Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas to Toronto in exchange for four players, including Syndergaard and d'Arnaud. "When I was a Met, I loved ...

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  15. Revisiting the critical Dickey trade that Mets are reaping nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | New York Post

    ... Wade Davis. Almost two years to the day, Dec. 17, 2012, the Mets finalized a deal in which they sent Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas to the Blue Jays for d'Arnaud, Syndergaard, John Buck and Wuilmer Becerra. And the trigger to the deal was ...

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  16. R.A. Dickey would love to face Noah Syndergaard in Game 7 of the World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Newsday

    "What a script that would be," he said Monday, "if I could face Syndergaard in Game 7 [of the World Series]. Wouldn't that be something?" Dickey, who will start ALCS Game 4 for the Blue Jays Tuesday afternoon, was part of the December 2012 trade that also sent Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole north of the border and netted Noah Syndergaard, Travis d'Arnaud, John Buck and Wuilmer Becerra for the Mets.

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  17. Dickey could create chances for Texas Rangers runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... starting at catcher, had problems handling Dickey. Martin had 12 passed balls in 128 1/3 innings with Dickey. Josh Thole, the Dickey specialist, had four passed balls in 86 innings. Thole, who began working with Dickey during their time with the New ...

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  18. How the New York Mets were builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Toronto on Dec. 17, 2012, with Wuilmer Becerra, John Buck and Noah Syndergaard for R.A. Dickey, Mike Nickeas and Josh Thole Acquired from Toronto on Dec. 17, 2012, with Wuilmer Becerra, John Buck and Travis d'Arnaud for R.A. Dickey, Mike Nickeas and ...

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  19. 100th career win a 'poetic' moment for DickeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Toronto Blue Jays

    R.A. Dickey and Josh Thole normally shake hands after a Blue Jays victory when the knuckleballer is on the mound. On Friday, even though Thole didn't appear in the game, they hugged.

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  20. Toronto Blue Jays' bullpen aces trumped by Red Sox hitters in ninth-inning lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... through that lineup multiple times." The knuckleballer has spent the past month or so working with catcher Josh Thole - their history dates back to their days with the New York Mets - giving Martin, who has dealt with a nagging leg issue , a break ...

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