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Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays(English: Toronto Blue Jays, Abbreviation:TOR) IsMLB-American leagueEast districtThe professional baseball team to which he belongs. Is basedカナダ OfOntarioTorontoIt is inRogers Center.. Commonly known as "Jays". The only MLB team based outside the United States since 2005.
1977 yearsExpansionAn emerging team founded in.Same districtIs an old Australian teamNew York Yankees,Boston Red SoxSince he belongs, he initially struggled, including sinking to the bottom for the sixth consecutive year. But in 6Bobby coxWhen he became the manager, around this time, young players who were still young began to emerge, and the team gradually advanced to the top.
In 1985, he won his first district, and by 1993 he won five districts.1992年,1993年Has become the world champion for the second consecutive year, and the number of spectators has exceeded 2 million (the first time in MLB history) at this time, and it will be the golden age (as of 400, as a baseball team born with the expansion of the league. Is the only consecutive World Series title). But,1994 strikeAfter that, it lost momentum and the main players also left the group one after another. For the 2014st year until 21, the team was the longest away from the postseason in the eastern region for XNUMX years until XNUMX.
The current parent company in 2000Rogers CommunicationsAcquired the team. Based in 2004Sky domeWas acquired from the following February 2005,Rogers CenterRenamed to. Rogers Center is the world's first retractable covered stadium, close toCN towerThe tower stands tall and you can see its majesty from the stadium when the roof is open.
The 2006 season marks the 30th anniversary of the team's founding, so the 30th anniversary emblem is on the right sleeve, and the "TC" emblem is attached to the left sleeve in honor of Tom Cheek, a former announcer who died in 2005. ..
August 2020, 7,Spread of new coronavirus infectionNot only will the opening of the event be delayed, but the Canadian-based Blue Jays will beRogers CenterI was notified that I would not allow the match in.. Initially home to AAA gradeNew York StateBuffaloAnd in the spring campgroundFloridaWill be a candidate, but on July 7, AAA classBuffalo bisonsHome toSeiren FieldAnnounced that it will be a temporary home for one year.
As the only Canadian team
As mentioned above, this baseball team is based in a Canadian city. Every match in the MLB official game, before the startUS National AnthemIs played, but the game of the baseball teamOnly for home games and visitor games, the Canadian national anthemOh Canada'Is also played. In the Blue Jays home game, the US national anthem is played first, followed by the Canadian national anthem, and in the visitor game, the order is reversed. Listed in a stadium in a match held at the Rogers CenterNational flagAlso, the flags of the two countries of the United States and Canada are displayed, and the Canadian flag is also displayed temporarily at the stadium of the visitor game..
Every year7/1 OfCanada DayA home game is held in principle (national holiday on the day of the formation of the federation), and various events are held for fans inside and outside the stadium before the game starts. In the matchCanadian flagUsed inColorIsredA special jersey based on is used only for this day in the year. The character "CANADA", which means "Canada", is entered on the back instead of the player name.
2013年ToMunenori KawasakiJoined. Initially a minor contract,Jose ReyesPromoted due to failure. He participated in 96 games and the batting average remained at .229, but he got a lot of attention with a tenacious batting average of .326 and a bright character. Although the contract will be canceled after the end of the season, at the end of the same year, the contract was re-contracted with a minor contract, and he was a member until 2015. At the end of July 2017Aoki NobuchikaWas transferred by trading, but became a free contract in just one month.
With the expansion of the American League in 1977,Seattle MarinersBorn with. In the opening game on April 4, the same yearChicago White SoxPlay against. LaterHanshin TigersAlso enrolled inDoug OrtoHe also won the first victory with 2 to 9, as he had two home runs. After that, however, he couldn't quite win the stars and recorded 5 wins and 54 losses, ending the season at the bottom. After that, until 107, it recorded 1979 losses for the third consecutive year and sank to the bottom for the sixth consecutive year until 3. Like other expansion teams, it remained sluggish at the beginning.
1982 years,Bobby coxBecame the director. Although he didn't make it to the bottom of his career in the first year of his inauguration, in 1 the following year, his winning percentage exceeded 1983% for the first time, ending the season in 5th place. Also,Pat GuillichGMBy acquiring many promising young players, by this timeGeorge Bell,Lloyd Mosby,Jesse BarfieldConsists ofOutfielderThe rise of the trio. Partly due to their successes, in 1984nd place in 2, in 1985, the team's highest win rate was 99 wins and 62 losses (as of 2019), winning the region's first victory. This yearLeague championship seriesThen,Kansas City RoyalsPlay against. Although he won the league title with 3 wins and 1 loss, he suffered three consecutive losses and missed the league title. In addition, Cox retired only this season, was appointed as director, but until 3 could not achieve the district championship for three consecutive years.
In 1989, 12 wins and 24 losses continued from the opening, so in May he replaced Williams,Sito GastonBecomes the new director. In June, Sky Dome (currently the world's first stadium with a movable roof)Rogers Center) Opened. With the appointment of the new director and the opening of the new headquarters, the team continued to make good progress and achieved the second district victory. But in the League Championship seriesAuckland AthleticsAnd lost 1 win and 4 losses.
In 1990, despite having a good season overall, it became the topBoston Red SoxIt ended in 2nd place with a difference of 2 games. Off of this yearSan Diego PadresBetweenTony Fernandez,Fred MaglyphとJoe Carter,Robert AromarWe are making a large 2 to 2 trade. In 1991, he won his third district title with 91 wins and 71 losses, but in the league championship series,Minnesota TwinsLost to the league title this year as well. It should be noted that this year, MLB was the first to mobilize more than 400 million spectators (maintained 3 million over the next three years).
In 1992, playing in the Twins the previous year,World seriesContributed to the conquestJack MorrisEarned. AlsoCalifornia AngelsからDave WinfieldWas won. And because of their success, they won the fourth district victory. Compete against athletics in the League Championship series. In the 4th round, which won 1 win and 2 losses, he allowed a lead of 4 to 7 up to 1 times, but he caught up with the same run with 6 runs of the aroma in 9th and won 2 to 11 after 7 times of extension. I put it in. With this victory, he captured the trend, and after that, he won the first league title with two consecutive wins and finally four wins and two losses. It was also the first appearanceWorld seriesThen,Atlanta BravesWas defeated with 4 wins and 2 losses, and became the first world champion. In addition,AtlantaAt the ceremony of the second round atMarinesIt was said that the Color Guard raised the Canadian flag upside down, which inspired the Blue Jays players and fans, and encouraged their first World Series title. Also, in the third round, outfieldersDevon WhiteIn the scene of undying first and second baseDavid JusticeHe showed a super-fine play in which he hits a large flying ball in the back while catching it in a backward direction. Immediately after this, first basemanJohn OrludoHe returned the ball to and stabbed the first runner who had jumped out. Orold is immediately a third basemanKelly GruberGruber touched the second runner. by thisTriple playIt seemed to have been completed, but this did not happen because the referee had missed it.
At the end of the season, Winfield, who was the driving force behind the World Series title, left the group. insteadMilwaukee BrewersからPaul MoriterFrom athleticsDave StewartWas won. In 1993, he also showed overwhelming strengthNew York YankeesHe won the fifth district championship with a 7-game difference. It should be noted that as many as seven players this yearAll starWas selected, and both popularity and ability reached the peak. In the league championship series, they defeated White Sox with 4 wins and 2 losses, winning the league for the second time.World seriesThen,Philadelphia PhilliesBlue Jays won the World Series for the second time in a row with 4 wins and 2 losses. The series was memorable in many ways. In the fourth round, both starters collapsed and it became a rough game with 2 to 4 by the 7th inning, and the Blue Jays took a total of 9 points in the 14th to reverse, and finally the Blue Jays won 8 to 6. did. The total score of 15 points for both teams is the highest score in the World Series. Also, in the 14th round in which the Blue Jays won the game with 29 wins and 3 losses, by the 2th inning, he was leading with 6 to 6, but the Phillies took the lead in the 5th inning with a 1-run homerun and scored 7 points to reverse. .. 3th, guardian deity of PhilliesMitch WilliamsWent up to the mound, but in the scene of the first and second bases, Carter hit the left stand with a good-bye home run and it was a dramatic break in MLB history.
1994 strikeSince then, as a result of successively releasing main players of senior salaries, both performance and audience mobilization have been sluggish, and for the past 10 years, the Yankees and the Red Sox have been almost in the 2rd place after the top 3 (1998. From 2003 to the third place for 6 consecutive years). During this time,Carlos Delgado,Sean GreenSuch young people are emerging.1996年IsPat Gentgen Sai Young AwardEarned the next1997年Earned from Red SoxRoger ClemensHas also won the Cy Young Award for the past two years in a row. However, these situations continued to be unrelated to the team's performance.
2004年Lost to 67 wins and 94 losses, and sank to the bottom.
2006年In addition, the reinforcement players and the existing players stimulated by it, and the rise of young players, ended the season in second place for the first time in the three-district system, breaking the corner of the second strong that has continued for a long time since 3.
2007年Is newlyFrank thomasHowever, due to the sickness of the striking team and the insufficiency of trainees, it was more than 1 games away from the 2st Red Sox and 10nd Yankees, and it was not possible to advance.
2008年In the early stages, Red Sox andTampa Bay RaysBottom and sluggish, pulled apart by6/20Directed byJohn GibbonsWas the director of the 1992 and 1993 World Series titles.Sito GastonWas invited as a new director. It won 86 wins and 76 losses, but finished in 4th place in the district. The team defense rate was the top of both leagues.
2009年Are injured in the pitchers, and forced to start with new players. He was in good shape at the beginning of the game, with 40 wins and 27 losses at the end of 13 games, leading the region. However, when he suffered nine consecutive losses immediately after that, he suddenly stalled thereafter and ended up in fourth place for the second consecutive year. Rich Ardy GM, who has repeatedly failed large-scale contracts,10/3Was dismissed byAlex AnthropoulosWas appointed. Ace in the off seasonRoy Haradey Philadelphia PhilliesTraded to, the team steered to rebuild.
2010年Succeeded in winning for the first time in two years (2 wins and 85 losses). He achieved a rare record of winning all the matches at home with the Orioles. Hit 77 home runs for team recordJose BatistaA strong batting line was formed centering on, and the highest number of 30 baseball teams was recorded, 257 home runs. This season's coach Gaston retired, replacing former Red Sox pitcher coachJohn FarrellWas appointed.
2011年Also achieved a win rate of 2% or more for the second consecutive year (5 wins and 81 losses).
2012年There are a lot of people with breakdowns and the team is sluggish. He sank to 22th place, 4 games away from the top. In response to this result, Ansoporus GM made a major reinforcement in the off season. In mid-NovemberMiami MarlinsStarting pitcher to exchange with young players in a large trade withMark BurleyとJosh Johnson, Thief three-dimensional shortstopJose Reyes,Utility player OfEmilio BonifacioEtc. further12/17Was the team's No. 1 prospect at the timeTravis DarnaudIn exchange for that yearSai Young AwardAwarded pitcherRA DickyTheNew York MetsEarned from.
2013年Director returns for the first time in five seasons before the start of the seasonJohn GibbonsHe was also called as the rightmost wing of the championship. However, right after the opening, Reyes leftheelWas injured and left. Johnson wasn't as humorous as he was sick with an ERA of 6.20. The team once again fell into a slump and fell to the bottom of the district for the first time in nine years with 74 wins and 88 losses.
2014年By winning 83 times, he made positive reinforcement to the off.Brett LawryIn trade with 4 players etc.Josh DonaldsonEarned,Pittsburgh PiratesReceived a qualifying offer fromRussell MartinAlso won.
2015年At the end of July trade deadlineWildcardSince I was in a position where I could aim for, I also actively strengthened the trade here.Jose ReyesAnd many other minor players,Troy Turowitzky,Ratroy Hawkins,David Price,Ben Libya,Mark Lowを獲得した。9月25日、22年ぶりのプレーオフ出場を決めたのに続き、優勝へのマジックナンバーを1としていた9月30日、前年17年ぶりに東部地区を制したオリオールズに15-2で大勝し、ワールドチャンピオンになった1993年以来22年ぶりの東部地区優勝を果たした..Donaldson, who sat in 2nd place, had 41 home runs and 123 RBIs, the most in the league, 3rd Botista had 40 home runs and 114 RBIs, and Encarnation 4th had 39 home runs and 111 RBIs, which is the best 5 in the American League. Of these, the destructive power of these three players made him say something, and he scored double-digit RBIs in 3 games, the most in the league.The Rangers, who won the Western Division Championship for the first time in four years in the Division Series, lost the first two races in a row, but rebounded from adversity and won three consecutive titles, advancing to the League Championship Series with a big turnaround.League championship decision seriesではリーグ最高勝率で中部地区を制したロイヤルズ相手にも最初の2戦を落とし地区シリーズの再現も期待されたが、地区シリーズでは打率3割3分3厘で出塁率4割7分8厘だったエンカルナシオンが打率2割2分7厘で出塁率2割9分2厘、途中入団ながら9勝1敗と抜群の成績を残しながらポストシーズン7敗と調子の上がらないプライスに至っては今年のポストシーズンは防御率6.17と投打で大ブレーキ。最終的にはロイヤルズに6戦目で敗北、World seriesI missed out.
2016年Has been involved in managing Indians since 2001-15Shapiro became president of the team and entered the postseason for the second year in a row, while sweeping to the Rangers who won the Western Division in the Division Series.ALCSThen, strangely, Shapiro was enrolled before and won the Chubu district.Cleveland IndiansHe lost only one win in the League Championship Series for the second consecutive year.However, the number of spectators was the highest in the league...Encarnación, the main hitter, moved to Indians this year to fill the gap.Kendris MoralesWas won.
2017年In the early stages, many people were out of order, and the team was sluggish. After moving to the postseason for two consecutive years, I fell to the 2th place in the Ikuten district. Batista left the group in the off.
2018年Succeeded in winning the month only in April, but then stalled. After the summer, the team turned to rebuilding mode,Robert Osuna,JA Happ, Released Donaldson and other main forces, and finished in fourth place for the second consecutive year. In addition, director Gibbons retired only this season.
2019年As a new directorCharlie MontoyoWas appointed. Continuing rebuild mode this season, Martin before the opening, during the seasonKevin Pillar,Marcus Straumann,Aaron SanchezMembers who know the postseason, such as releasing, left the team one after another. On the other hand, in the team's top prospectBradymir Guerreroson ofBradymir Guerrero Jr.,Dante Bichetson ofBo Bichet,Craig Visioson ofCavan VIZIOThe promising stock made a major debut, and the season was marked by the rise of young people. In the regular season, he finished fourth for the third consecutive year. Off this year's National LeagueBest defense rateでLos Angeles DodgersHas been FA sinceKenshin Yanagi,furtherYomiuri GiantsからPosting systemWas exercisingShun YamaguchiContracted.
2020年,Spread of new coronavirus infectionDue to the delay in the opening of the event, and the policy of not allowing the Canadian government to use the headquarters,アメリカ合衆国New York StateBuffalo OfSeiren FieldWill be used as the base.このシーズンはポストシーズンの進出チームが各リーグ8チームずつに増えたこともあり、ワイルドカードとして2016年以来のポストシーズン進出を果たしたが、ワイルドカードラウンドでThis season, the number of teams advancing in the postseason has increased to eight teams in each league, and as a wild card, we have advanced to the postseason since XNUMX, but in the wild card roundTampa Bay RaysLost in a row and lost.
Origin of the team name
The name of the team comes from the beautiful birds found in North AmericaOntarioIs a state birdBlue jayTaken from (Blue Jay). In the "Name Contest", it was decided to be Bruce, but it has the same nameUniversity of TorontoIt was changed to "Blue Jays" because the complaint came from.
Hall of Fame
- Robert Aromar (Roberto Alomar)
- Roy Haradey (Roy Halladay)
- Paul Moriter (Paul Molitor)
- Jack Morris (Jack Morris)
- Phil Nikuro (Phil Niekro)
- Frank thomas (Frank Thomas)
- Dave Winfield (Dave Winfield)
2011年Until now, Blue Jays has no permanent missing numbers other than 42, and both are "Level of Excellence" (Semi-permanent missing number) Was treated as a permanent absence in other teams and entering the team hall of fame, but was one of the core players of the past year in 2011Robert AromarWas the first Blue Jays playerAmerican Baseball Hall of FameSince it entered, it will be officially recognized as a permanent missing number.
- 12 Robert Aromar (Roberto Alomar)
- 32 Roy Haradey (Roy Halladay) *The commemorative ceremony will be held on March 2018, 3 (29th Japan time) and officially established.
- 42 Jackie robinson(Jackie Robinson)
Level of Excellence
- Missing number Pat Guillich (Pat Gillick)- General manager
- Missing number handling (Paul Beeston)-Team representative
- 1 Tony Fernandez(Tony Fernández)-Infielder
- 11 George Bell (George Bell)-Outfielder
- 25 Carlos Delgado (Carlos Delgado)-Infielder
- 29 Joe Carter (Joe Carter)-Outfielder
- 37 Dave Steve (Dave Stieb)-Pitcher
- 43 Sito Gaston (Cito Gaston) - directed by
- 4306 (Tom Cheek)-Announcer
Past Japanese players
- 53 Michael Nakamura(2004) * AustraliaWithDual nationality
- 18 Oka Tomokazu(2007)
- 56 Ryota Igarashi(2012)
- 66 Munenori Kawasaki(2013-2015)
- 23 Aoki Nobuchika(2017)
- 1 Shun Yamaguchi(2020)
- Participation match: 1450 Tony Fernandez(Tony Fernandez)
- At-bat: 5470 Vernon Wells(Vernon Wells)
- score: 889 Carlos Delgado(Carlos Delgado)
- Batting average (2000 or above): .307 Robert Aromar(Roberto Alomar)
- Hit: 1583 Tony Fernandez
- Home run: 336 Carlos Delgado
- RBI: 1058 Carlos Delgado
- Steal: 255 Lloyd Mosby(Lloyd Moseby)
- Base run rate (2000 or above): .395 John Orludo(John Olerud)
- OPS (2000 bats and above): .949 Carlos Delgado
- Pitching game: 452 Duane Ward(Duane Ward)
- Number of pitches: 2873 Dave Stieb
- Defense rate (1000 or more throws): 3.42 Jimmy Key(Jimmy Key)
- victory: 175 Dave Stieb
- Strikeout: 1658 Dave Stieb
- save: 217 Tom Henky(Tom Henke)
*At the end of the 2014 season.
- Hit: 215 Vernon Wells(Vernon Wells) 2003
- score: 134 Sean Green(Shawn Green) 1999
- batting average: .363 John Olerud 1993
- Home run: 54 Jose Batista(Jose Bautista) 2010
- RBI: 137 Carlos Delgado 2000
- Steal: 60 (Dave Collins) 1984
- Defense rate: 2.05 Roger Clemens(Roger Clemens) 1997
- victory: 22 Roy Halladay 2003
- Strikeout: 292 Roger Clemens 1997
- save: 45 Duane Ward 1993
*At the end of the 2014 season.
- No hits, no goals: Dave Stieb September 1990, 9 v. Cleveland Indians
Affiliated minor team
- ^ Until 2004Montreal Expos Na League East DistrictI belonged to, but since 2005Washington DCHeadquarters has been moved to and the team name has changed to Washington Nationals.
- ^ "Toronto Blue Jays not allowed to play in Canada. CNN.co.jp(July 2020, 7) 2020/8/11Browse.
- ^ "Blue Jays, NY Buffalo based in Canada this season can not be held". AFP BB News(July 2020, 7) 2020/8/11Browse.
- ^ All star gamesAlso, the performance will be performed regardless of whether or not a player belonging to the baseball team or a Canadian national player participates.
- ^ This national anthem is officiallyBritishBuddhaBilingual lyrics exist, but based in TorontoOntarioEnglish is the official language state, and all 29 possible baseball teams are in the United States,English-speaking countriesIn principle, only English words are sung because of their location in. However, the guest singer of the day invited to Rogers CenterQuebecな どFrench-speakingIn the case of natives, there are some cases where French words are sung.
- ^ this isNBAIs a Canadian teamToronto RaptorsAnd so on
- ^ For 2013 (against the Detroit Tigers), I wore the one with the player's name written on it, just like a regular uniform.
- ^ Huh... Blue Jays had decided to advance to the playoffs for the first time in XNUMX years-Sponichi Annex BaseballSports Nippon, delivered on September 2015, 9
- ^ From 2001 to 2009 he was GM and from 2010 to 2015 he was the team president.
- ^ Monthly Slugger January 2017 Issue
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