Toronto Star "Starting pitcher Marco Estrada will “probably” start the season on the disabled list, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Tuesday morning. If that’s the case, the team will open the season with four starting pitchers and carry an extra reliever. An off-day in the first week allows the team to use..." March 29
Sportsnet "Marco Estrada could make his spring debut next week if he continues making progress from a stiff back. Manager John Gibbons said Wednesday that Estrada recently threw another side session and has plans to throw live batting practice within the next couple of days. If all goes well, it seems..." March 09
The Score "Marco Estrada was an integral part of the Blue Jays' magical 2015 campaign, and the veteran right-hander is "happy" Toronto re-signed him to a two-year deal this winter, but he admitted he would've been happier taking less money to get a longer contract from the reigning division champions. "We..." March 06
Also, Marco Estrada's back tightness is subsiding. He'll be throwing off a mound sometime in the next few days.
Toronto Sun "When Marco Estrada was traded to the Blue Jays from the Milwaukee Brewers on Nov. 1 last year, there were a number of people who weren’t happy. Adam Lind, because he loved Toronto and his wife is from T.O. The two ladies who sit in the seats under the press box who yell “Adam, you’re our..." November 18
Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays have reached agreement on a $26-million, two-year deal with Marco Estrada, pending completion of a physical, ahead of Friday’s qualifying offer deadline. The move, which could be announced shortly after Friday’s 5 p.m. ET deadline, will plug one of the holes in the team’s..." November 14
Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays are nearing a two-year deal with right-hander Marco Estrada, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The deal, which according to Sherman is in the range of $24-29 million, comes just ahead of Friday’s deadline on the $15.8-million qualifying offer extended to..." November 13
TSN "The Toronto Blue Jays appear ready to put starter Marco Estrada in their long-term plans. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Blue Jays are negotiating with the free agent right-hander on a multi-year contract offer. The Blue Jays tendered a one-year, $15.8 million qualifying offer..." November 12
Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays have extended a $15.8 million qualifying offer to right-handed pitcher Marco Estrada. Toronto will receive draft pick compensation if Estrada rejects the one-year qualifying offer and elects to become a free agent. No free agent has ever accepted a qualifying offer." November 06
Sportsnet "The man who has saved the Toronto Blue Jays’ season not once but twice started the year without an obvious role on the pitching staff, in need of a chance to find his place. He turned his ankle during spring training, missed some critical build-up time, fell into the bullpen’s dreaded long-man..." October 22
CBS Sports "As expected, Game 1 starters Marco Estrada and Edinson Volquez will return to start Game 5 of the ALCS Wednesday. The Blue Jays beat the Royals in Game 3 Monday (TOR 11, KC 8) to force a Game 5. Kansas City still leads the best-of-seven series two games to one. Estrada, 32, allowed three runs..." October 20
Toronto Sun "Miracles in sport happen all the time but seldom to the Blue Jays. They received one Sunday afternoon and it was witnessed by a throng of 41,683. The Jays managed to beat starting pitcher Chris Archer and the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 and if that doesn’t rate as a miracle than nothing does. In..." July 20
#Brewers avoid arbitration with RHP Marco Estrada at $3.325 M and 1B Juan Francisco at $1.35 M. Both have additional performance bonuses.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers were hoping for five innings from Marco Estrada against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. The scoreless outing with one hit no walks and six strikeouts? It was an unexpected and much-welcomed bonus from the right-hander who was making his first start since..." August 08
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Marco Estrada was moving around better in the Milwaukee Brewers' clubhouse Tuesday, one day after suffering a strained left hamstring. Well enough to make his next scheduled start Saturday? Probably not, as it turns out. "I don't know if this start's going to happen or not," Estrada said...." June 05
Estrada could be a DL situation. That decision will determine whether Mike Fiers or someone else starts Sat. Details coming to the site.
Good catch by our friend Chris Han at dot-com HQ: #Brewers have shuffled rotation. Burgos comes back Saturday, Estrada bumped to Monday.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It was business as usual in the Milwaukee Brewers' clubhouse Sunday morning, except for a couple extra well-known faces back in the daily card game. Pitchers Yovani Gallardo and Marco Estrada, fresh off their experience in the World Baseball Classic, rejoined the team a day after Team Mexico..." March 11