Posted May 30, 2012 on
AP on Fox
Toronto Blue Jays
Chicago White Sox
Edwin Encarnacion hit one of Toronto's four solo home runs, pitcher Brandon Morrow left the game after being struck by a line drive and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Morrow suffered a bruised right shin when he was struck by Wilson Betemit's liner in the seventh, hopping around the mound in pain. Manager John Farrell and a trainer came out to check on Morrow and, following a brief discussion, supported him on either side as he limped off the field and into the dugout, disappearing down the steps to the clubhouse.
X-rays were negative and the right-hander is day-to-day.
Morrow (6-3) was coming off the shortest start of his career, chased after 2-3 of an inning in last Friday's loss at Texas after giving up six runs and five hits.
He bounced back nicely against Baltimore, earning the win by giving up one run and four hits over 6 1-3 innings. The right-hander walked two and struck out eight.
BEST OF MAXIM
Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow had to be helped off the field after he was struck on the lower right leg by Wilson Betemit's line drive in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game against Baltimore.
X-rays were negative, and Morrow was diagnosed with a bruised right shin. He is day to day.
Morrow was hit between the knee and ankle on Betemit's infield single...
Before I get to Monday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, I got a little bit of news about the Blue Jays.
The Toronto Blue Jays have sent Eric Thames, who has been slumping at the plate lately, down to Triple A Las Vegas on Tuesday and has called up Mike McCoy. Thames hit .3o8 in the month of April, but has only hit .190 in May.
Mike McCoy has been called up from Triple...
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow said he went into Wednesday's start against the Baltimore Orioles with a chip on his shoulder. He left with a bruise on his right shin after being hit by a comebacker, and he was thankful it wasn't worse. Morrow picked up the win as the Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep by defeating the Orioles 4-1 on four solo home runs...
When first baseman Adam Lind was sent to Class AAA Las Vegas on May 17, he was assigned on option. But now he is off the Toronto Blue Jays' 40-man roster, assigned outright to Las Vegas on Thursday after clearing waivers. The move was made to clear a spot for right-handed pitcher Robert Coello, who is being called up to provide bullpen insurance. The Blue Jays bullpen was...
Right-hander Ryota Igarashi has been claimed by the New York Yankees off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Igarashi, who turned 33 Monday, allowed four earned runs in one inning over two appearances this season with the Blue Jays, who brought him up May 25 and designated him two days later.
He was 5-2 with a 5.74 ERA in 79 relief appearances with the Mets in 2010-11, spent spring...
Roger Clemens' former catcher with the Toronto Blue Jays testified Wednesday that he had seen vitamin B12 ''shots lined up ready to go'' for players, a claim also made by Clemens and for which he was charged with obstructing Congress.
Clemens is charged with obstruction of Congress, perjury and making false statements for denying to Congress in 2008 that he ever...
Brett Lawrie had three hits and three RBIs, Ricky Romero won for the seventh time in nine starts against Baltimore and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the slumping Orioles 8-6 Tuesday night.
The bottom three hitters in Toronto's lineup, Lawrie, David Cooper and Rajai Davis, went a combined 8 for 12 with six RBIs and scored four runs.
Lawrie also made a spectacular sliding catch...
Edwin Encarnacion and Kelly Johnson homered, Drew Hutchison struck out a career-high nine in seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Monday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Encarnacion hit his 16th homer, a two-run drive to left in the third, and Johnson added a two-run shot to center in the fourth, his ninth.
Last year, Encarnacion...
Folks, are we worried about the Baltimore Orioles now? Tonight, they lost their fifth game in a row, as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated them, 4-1.
Once again, the Orioles lose a series, and this time they were swept. The Jays treated the Orioles like a mule, and they once again brought the pain, as they scored all their runs off solo homers. Jason Hammel became the latest Baltimore...