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  1. Jays' Hutchison to start opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... on whether the club starts with seven or eight relievers. Goins can be optioned to Triple-A. The Jays optioned Josh Thole, who has long been Dickey's personal catcher, to Buffalo. Starting catcher Russell Martin will catch Dickey's knuckleball. ...

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  2. Blue Jays name Drew Hutchison opening day starterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... "We think he's got a chance to have a great career, hopefully this is the start of it," Gibbons said of Travis. Josh Thole, Dickey's personal catcher both with the Mets and the last two seasons with the Jays, was optioned to Buffalo. Filed under "No ...

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  3. Concussions may linger among pro baseball playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | SLAM! Sports

    Josh Thole of the New York Mets lays in the dirt with after a collision at home plate with Ty Wigginton of the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on May 7, 2012. Professional baseball players may not be fully recovered when they return to play after a concussion, a new study suggests.

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  4. CC Sabathia shows good velocity but gets hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Newsday

    ... Viciedo doubled home a run and Devon Travis followed with an RBI single to give Toronto a 2-0 lead. Former Met Josh Thole doubled over Brett Gardner's head in left, but Gregorius nailed Travis at the plate to end the inning. Sabathia's former status ...

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  5. Blue Jays Minor League Depth - CatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Jays Journal

    Sep 2, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole at bat against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Now it is time to see how the Blue Jays minor league depth stacks up at the catcher position.

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  6. Dickey not tipping pitches any moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The London Free Press

    ... year. "A-Rod and I were teammates with the Texas Rangers, I never had a problem with him, he told me every time Josh Thole called a fastball, he gave me a firm target," Dickey said. "But if a knuckleball was coming, he didn't give me a target. "I ...

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  7. 2015 MLB Spring Training: 5 Toronto Blue Jays Rookies To Keep An Eye OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Rant Sports

    ... Blue Jays appear to have good depth at catcher on the Major League roster with Russell Martin, Dioner Navarro and Josh Thole, but A.J. Jimenez figures to factor into the equation soon. He profiles as a major league backup, as he's strong defensively ...

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  8. 2015 MLB Spring Training: 5 Toronto Blue Jays Position Battles to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Rant Sports

    ... year. Dioner Navarro has already said he won't mind a trade and GM Alex Anthopoulos is said to be shopping him. Josh Thole, who has been catching Dickey, could be out of a job if Martin and Navarro are on the roster at the end of spring. The Jays ...

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  9. Jays' Santana coming back for the love of the gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | SLAM! Sports

    ... he threw for the New York Mets on June 1, 2012, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-0. His catcher that day was Josh Thole. The photograph is both a cherished memory and a motivational tool. 'Well, I know exactly who did that," he said with a smile. ...

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  10. Now with Blue Jays, Johan Santana aims for another comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... in June 2012, arguably the finest moment in his baseball career. That would be close friend and Toronto backup Josh Thole. He caught the left-hander's 134-pitch gem that night at Citi Field, still the only no-hitter in Mets' history. For Santana, ...

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  11. Talk of Santana and sprinklers as Blue Jays set for first full-team workoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... to come back after shoulder surgery. "First off, I think as a person he takes the cake," said Toronto catcher Josh Thole, who caught Santana when the two played in New York together. "He's one of the best teammates I've ever played with. And you see ...

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  12. Toronto Blue Jays' Russell Martin says catching R.A. Dickey's knuckleball is not easy but doableRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... manager John Gibbons, a former catcher himself. "He's got the hands to do it. And the fact he wants to is big." Josh Thole has been Dickey's personal catcher since 2010 with the Mets and Jays. But Thole, while appreciated in the clubhouse, has hit ...

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  13. Knuckleballer Dickey, Martin pair up for 1st bullpen sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... to Toronto, Dickey has worked with several catchers. There's been Henry Blanco, J.P. Arencibia, Erik Kratz and Josh Thole, who was once hand-picked by Dickey to be his personal catcher. Using a larger mitt he borrowed from Thole, Martin misplayed ...

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  14. Russell Martin says catching R.A. Dickey's knuckleball is not easy but doableRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... manager John Gibbons, a former catcher himself. "He's got the hands to do it. And the fact he wants to is big." Josh Thole has been Dickey's personal catcher since 2010 with the Mets and Jays. But Thole, while appreciated in the clubhouse, has hit ...

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  15. Blue Jays three-catcher crisis can't last: GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    It was only the first day of Blue Jays spring training for pitchers and catchers and already there was one well-laid plan by GM Alex Anthopoulos destined for failure. There is little chance that last year's starting catcher, Dioner Navarro, will remain with the team as a primary DH and backup to newcomer Russell Martin, unless Josh Thole remains as R.A. Dickey's personal catcher.

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  16. Jays' Russell Martin eager to catch Dickey's knuckleballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | CBC News

    The Blue Jays' Russell Martin catches a bullpen session during the first day of spring training workouts for pitchers and catchers on Monday in Dunedin, Fla. Martin gave way to backup Josh Thole when R.A. Dickey was throwing, but Martin is eager to start catching Dickey's knuckleball, a pitch he caught for 13 2/3 innings in 2009 and 2010 when he was teammates with Charlie Haeger with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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  17. Martin says he's game to catch knuckleballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | InsideHalton.com

    When Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey took to the mound for his bullpen session on the first day of camp Monday, personal catcher Josh Thole was waiting to receive the floater. Big-ticket free agent Russell Martin was further down the line, handling Daniel Norris.

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  18. The trade that keeps giving: outfield prospect Wuilmer BecerraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Rising Apple

    ... his largest and potentially best trade to date as general manager of the New York Mets. In exchange for Josh Thole , Mike Nickeas , and the reigning 2012 N.L. Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey , the Mets received from the Toronto Blue Jays veteran ...

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  19. Thole's mitt and Dickey's knuckleball make a perfect fit - but will it last?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole catches in the bullpen during an informal spring training baseball workout in Dunedin, Fla., on Friday. Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole catches in the bullpen during an informal spring training baseball workout in Dunedin, Fla., on Friday.

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  20. Top 25 Mets Prospects for 2015: 16-20Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... and John Buck and pitcher Noah Syndergaard from the Toronto Blue Jays for pitcher R.A. Dickey and catchers Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas on December 17, 2012. Originally signed by the Blue Jays as an international free agent in July of 2012 out of ...

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