Blue Jays Release Jamie Moyer

The Blue Jays have released Jamie Moyer, reports MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm (on Twitter). Toronto signed the veteran left-hander to a two-start minor league contract late last month.

Moyer, 49, allowed ten runs in 11 inning during his two Triple-A starts with the Blue Jays. The Orioles signed and released him after three minor league starts last month as well. Moyer started the season with the Rockies but was cut loose after pitching to a 5.70 ERA in 52 2/3 innings.


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  1. It’s time Jamie, its time………….

  2. MichaelKirschbaum 3 years ago

    god is this guy going to be on every team, before he relizes hes done

  3. Phillies_Aces35 3 years ago

    “The hitters will tell me when I’m done.”

    Somebody hasn’t been listening for a while. 

  4. tapehead4 3 years ago

    This is getting…old

  5. Jose_Bautista 3 years ago

    Only if they could release Cordero….

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    • TophersReds 3 years ago

      You guys thought it was a decent to good signing a few months ago when I told you all to look at his FIP and xFIP over the past few years. You guys basically told me he will work out fine in the set-up role. Coming from a person that watched him for 4 years, I knew you would learn to know why we would always call him “Cardiac Cordero”.

      • Jose_Bautista 3 years ago

        I didn’t. I actually thought both Oliver and Cordero were bad signing just because they are at the end of their career.

        However I’ve been proven wrong in the case of Oliver and right in the case of Cordero.

        • Sniderlover 3 years ago

           I liked the Oliver signing a lot. Command crafty lefties can pitch for a long time. Didn’t like the Cordero signing and hate it even more now because of how many leverage situations he’s been used in.

        • Bluejaysnation 3 years ago

          Olivers a decent sign. He’s had his best 3 year the past 3 in a row!

  6. TophersReds 3 years ago

    Welcome to the Braves, Jamie! Welcome to the Braves.

    (Oh, did I say Braves? I meant the Braves’ AAA affiliate.)

    • They just finished playing them here in Charlotte! I wish they could have signed him before that. Would have been cool seeing the old man in his farewell tour (which this obviously is at this point) at the Knight’s Castle.

    •  Nope.  He angered old man Chipper.  That is sacrilege in these here parts.  Glad the Braves helped knock him out of a job with the Rockies, though. I always like helping bring a “Brett Favre” kind of guy down.

  7. Jaysfan724 3 years ago

    He really just wants to beat Chris Schwinden on how many teams he can get on this year, that’s all.

  8. Karkat 3 years ago

    Stick a fork in ‘im, boys…

  9. Slopeboy 3 years ago

    Jaime, remember that recovery from TJ surgery takes longer for a ‘mature’ pitcher. Take the rest of the year off and come back next spring with the Mets on a minor league deal.

  10. Rezonator 3 years ago

    Jamie Moyer should go for a record of playing on every team this year.

  11. Tony Matias 3 years ago

    I can see him back in Seattle for a game and then retire…. or just retire.
     

  12. tim2nyy 3 years ago

    Goodnight, sweet prince.

  13. rizdak 3 years ago

    What’s the record for most releases in a season? Or is that a censored question.
     

  14. JimnJan 3 years ago

    It looks like the end of the road, but I still would love to see him pitch in a major league game at age 50. He is quite a story, and has had a fine career.

  15. coreif 3 years ago

    Padres next?

  16. marlinsdoit 3 years ago

    Feel bad for Moyer, but his time is up.

  17. Red_Line_9 3 years ago

    From what I’ve seen of the Kansas City rotation he could make a few starts there.  I’m guessing he’ll only make it to KC when and if he is ever in the Atlanta organization though.

    Time to hang it up and let someone else make a paycheck.

  18. yellowberry 3 years ago

    its sad to see…kinda like a lady who was an exotic dancer at 18, and then tries to do the profession again at age 62,

  19. Eduardo Medina 3 years ago

    Moyer please go home and be ready for your next job (Pitching coach) 

  20. We will take him in Minnesota. We need all the starting pitching we can get.

  21. We have something called Samuel Dudeno starting on Saturday.

  22. Josh Conn 3 years ago

    Do Jamie Moyer and Chris Schwinden have the same travel agent?

  23. alphakira 3 years ago

    Mets for the bullpen? Couldn’t possibly be worse than what we have now, can it?

  24. I applaud his desire to play the game, he loves.

  25. Marinersforever71 3 years ago

    Moyer would be a great signing w/ Seattle Mariners to a minor-league contract to possibly replace Josh Kinney on the roster and retire after this season so he can be the new pitching coach for the Mariners as they can use him on the coaching staff to help the team getting back into the playoffs next year.

  26. Kevin McClintock 3 years ago

    Heck, the Cardinals could use him.

    • brstreet9 3 years ago

       As much as I like Moyer (for what he has done over the last 20 years), I don’t think he will out-pitch Jake Westbrook or Joe Kelly (the 4 and 5 starters).

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