Shortstop Shane Optiz hit a three-run homer with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays edged the Detroit Tigers 5-4 in Grapefruit League baseball action on Wednesday.
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista says the lower back stiffness that prevented him from playing for the Dominican Republic at the World Baseball Classic last weekend is no longer an issue.
The Blue Jays prepare for the 2014 regular season with spring training in sunny Florida.
The boys of summer are back, and took on the Cleveland Indians for their home-opener in front of 50,000 at the Rogers Centre.
These fans dressed up in their Blue Jays best to show their team spirit ahead of the home opener.