Jose Bautista stories in the SI Vault

Rise To Power By Albert Chen, September 06, 2010 By reinventing his swing, late-blooming Jose Bautista turned himself into this year's breakout slugger.

The Best (and worst) Unexpected Developments of 2010 By Jon Heyman, September 13, 2010 In a year of individual and team surprises, no one has surprised more folks than Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista.

2011 Toronto Blue Jays Preview By SI Staff, April 4, 2011 This organization is on the right track. They're adding as many prospects as they can, and there's a ton of top talent there. But they may need to take a step back before they contend.

Bautista Showing 2010 Slugging Performance Was No Fluke By Joe Sheehan, May 23, 2011 The story of the 2011 season isn't lowered offense or great pitching. It's the man whose performance mocks those overall trends: Jose Bautista. The 30-year-old outfielder, whose 54-homer season seemed like a stone fluke in the vein of Davey Johnson's 43-homer 1973, has started 2011 with a rush separating himself from the great one-year wonders in baseball history.

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