» April 30, 1997:
Toronto's Roger Clemens allows three hits in winning his 4th, 10 over Kansas City. Carlos Delgado hits a 4th inning home run for the only score.
» June 18, 1997:
In the fog in Toronto, Carlos Delgado hits a 3-run home run to give the Jays a 53 win over the Braves. There is a 14-minute fog delay in the fourth inning as the game is interrupted while the retractable roof at SkyDome is closed. The fog then dissipates.
» June 30, 1997:
In the first regular-season game between Canada's ML teams, the Expos emerge a 21 winner over the Blue Jays. Pedro Martinez allows three hits, including a solo home run by Carlos Delgado, and strikes out 10 while Vladimir Guerrero hits a home run in his first interleague at-bat.
» January 4, 1998: Blue Jays C Benito Santiago is injured when he loses control of the car he is driving and crashes into a tree in Ft. Lauderdale. Toronto also loses 1B Carlos Delgado to a shoulder injury which he sustains while diving for a ball in a game in Puerto Rico. He will be lost to the team until late April.
» May 7, 1998: 1B Carlos Delgado goes 5for5, while driving in four of Toronto's runs in a 60 Blue Jay victory over Seattle. The Mariners tie a major league record and set an American League record by stranding 16 in a 9-inning shutout loss. The major league record was set by the Cardinals on May 24, 1994.
» August 19, 1998: Toronto downs Seattle by a score of 162. The Blue Jays hit seven homers in the contest, including two each by Shawn Green and Carlos Delgado.
» May 3, 1999: The Pirates score four runs in the bottom of the 9th to defeat the Giants, 9-8. Jeff Kent gets five hits for the Giants, and hits for the cycle, just the 2nd player to do so in Three Rivers Stadium. Joe Torre did it on June 27, 1973. Jason Kendall goes 5-for-5, with two doubles, in a losing cause for Pittsburgh. The Blue Jays outslug the Mariners, 16-10. Carlos Delgado goes 3-for-3 for Toronto, with two home runs, five runs scored, and five RBIs.
» September 22, 1999:
In Toronto's 149 win over Boston, Carlos Delgado fouls a ball off his right leg in the 8th inning resulting in a season ending fracture of the leg. Delgado has 44 home run, 134 RBI and tied George Bell's Blue Jays record for RBI in a season.
» April 18, 2000: The Angels defeat the Blue Jays, 16-10, as 2B Adam Kennedy drives home eight runs for Anaheim. 2B Craig Grebeck, OF Raul Mondesi, and 1B Carlos Delgado hit back-to-back-to-back home runs for the Blue Jays in the 6th inning.
» July 7, 2000: David Wells (15-2) posts his ML-leading 15th win in Toronto's 63 victory over the Montreal Expos. Wells becomes just the 2nd pitcher since 1988 to win 15 games before the All-Star break. The portly ace wins his 13th consecutive game on the road, stretching back to September 7, 1999. His only mistake is serving up a gopher to reliever Felipe Lira, who connects for his 1st ML homer. Jose Cruz, Jr. hits his 20th homer, joining teammates Carlos Delgado, Tony Batista, and Raul Mondesi as Toronto becomes the first team in ML history with four players hitting 20 homers before the All-Star break.
» October 20, 2000: The Toronto Blue Jays sign Carlos Delgado to a 4-year, $68 million contract, making him the highest-paid player in the game. The $17 million per year surpasses Roger Clemens' salary of $15.45 million.
» October 20, 2000:
Carlos Delgado and Todd Helton win the Hank Aaron Award for 2000. The award is given to the best overall hitter in each league.
» October 23, 2000:
Toronto's Carlos Delgado is named Player of the Year by The Sporting News.
» April 4, 2001:
The Blue Jays outslug the Devil Rays, 11-8, as Carlos Delgado hits three home runs and drives home four runs for Toronto.
» April 20, 2001: Toronto's Carlos Delgado hits three home runs in a game for the 2nd time this season as Toronto defeats KC, 12-4. On two of the dingers, Delgado combines with Raul Mondesi to go back-to-back, the first time in a year that teammates have twice gone back-to-back in the same game.
» May 10, 2001:
At the SkyDome, the A's outslug the Blue Jays, 148, as seven homers leave the park. Miguel Tejada hits a 3-run home run, the 6th game in a row he's homered at the SkyDome. Jason Giambi and Carlos Delgado match homers, and Brian Simmons and Darrin Fletcher go back-to-back.