On the heels of a Blue Jays season that once again witnessed unparalleled fan support from coast-to-coast, the BLUE JAYS 2017 WINTER TOUR presented by TD will lead off the New Year with a three-city celebration in January.
The annual event will feature current players, alumni and personnel from the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club taking part in various community initiatives and public appearances throughout the visit. The tour kicks off in REGINA (Jan. 12-13), followed by a stop in EDMONTON (Jan. 13-14) before returning to TORONTO (Jan. 20-22) to wrap up.
Blue Jays players scheduled to attend the Prairies leg of the tour include outfielder KEVIN PILLAR, infielder DEVON TRAVIS, and pitchers AARON SANCHEZ and MARCO ESTRADA. Details on players attending in Toronto will be announced in the coming days.
"We have the best fans in the league. No matter which ballpark we're in, you can always see and hear Blue Jays fans. They're everywhere," said Kevin Pillar, Outfielder, Toronto Blue Jays. "I love coming back for Winter Tour and meeting all of our fans who support us across Canada. We look forward to it every year."
For more information on the events and details of the 2017 WINTER TOUR presented by TD, visit bluejays.com/wintertour.
Started in 2011, the Winter Tour presented by TD is the unofficial kickoff to the Blue Jays 2017 season. Now entering its 7th year, the tour has visited more than 20 Canadian cities from coast-to-coast, including Fredericton, Halifax, St. John's, Ottawa, Montreal, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.