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Jim Johnson walked Maicer Izturis with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to force in the tiebreaking run, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Orioles 6-5 Wednesday to avert a three-game sweep and end Baltimore's run of consecutive extra-inning victories at 17.
The Blue Jays hit four home runs, but the decisive run came without Izturis taking a swing. With two outs in the 11th, J.P. Arencibia and Munenori Kawaski singled before Johnson (1-2) hit Brett Lawrie with a pitch and issued a four-pitch walk to Izturis, the No. 9 hitter in the lineup.
Esmil Rogers (1-1) pitched the 10th and Casey Janssen got three straight outs for his sixth save.
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I my last article, I commented on how well Munenori Kawasaki has played since coming in to filled the void left by Jose Reyes as he recovers from his ankle injury. Apparently, he has now become a favorite among Toronto Blue Jays fans. Imagine that.
As for the Blue Jays themselves, it was another disappointing weekend for them as they lost two out of three games to...
The Toronto Blue Jays a.k.a.” The Toronto terrible Jays”. What is happening to this team that was coming into this 2013 MLB Season with so much talk and expectations?
During the offseason, they were the mighty strong beneficiaries of that blockbuster trade, which they received many super stars from the Miami-dreadful-Marlins. The Blue Jays find themselves in dead last...
MLB News: The Toronto Blue Jays recalled right handed pitcher Brad Lincoln from Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday. He will serve as middle relief and mop-up man.
Fantasy Ramifications: When you have the words mop-up tied to your name in the major leagues, it isn’t a term of endearment. Lincoln holds no fantasy baseball value.
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Ricky Romero will make his first minor league start on Saturday. Romero failed to make the Blue Jays rotation ater a disastorus spring and has been working in extended spring training since.
Romero took a step back last season finishing the year with a 5.77 ERA and a 1.67 WHIP in 32 starts.
The Blue Jays have Romero signed though 2016 and are hoping to rebuild the 28-year-olds mechanics...
Blue Jays second year third baseman missed the first two weeks of the season with a bum oblique. On Thursday, he hit his first home run of the season off Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda. After rounding the bases and getting high-fives and butt slaps from teammates, Lawrie decided that wasn’t enough. He needed more. It’s been a tough first nine games for him as he has only...
The Toronto Blue Jays will be without Adam Lind for Wednesday game against Baltimore. Lind will miss the game in order to be present for the birth of his child.
Without Lind the Blue Jays have moved their lineup around. Melky Cabrera will serve as the DH on Wednesday while Rajai Davis will play left field.
Thus far this year Lind had played in 17 games. He had compiled a .244/.396...
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Former Blue Jays catcher Gregg Zaun has observed that the team's fans seem to be more intoxicated as of late, saying "people lose their minds" when the team is losing.
On Monday when the Jays played the O’s in at Camden Yards, Jose Bautista nearly got a free haircut courtesy of a Munenori Kawasaki foul ball. Check out the lightnign quick reflexes which saves Jose from quite the painful situation.
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Between Munenori Kawasaki and Brett Lawrie, it’s been a rough week for Jose Bautista.
If the day ends in "y," Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is likely to claim a player on waivers.
To some rival executives, Anthopoulos is exploiting the rules to maximum advantage, building depth at minimal cost -- the price of a $20,000 claim.
But to other execs, Anthopoulos is violating the spirit of the waiver process, which is intended to create major-league...
What MLB Coaches Are On The Hot Seat? Two Baseball Hot Corner Writers Debate The Topic
So far early in the season the team that sticks out as under performing is the Toronto Blue Jays. John Gibbons was re-hired again to manage the team he led from 2004-2008. After their extra inning win today against the Baltimore Orioles they stand at 9-13 in last place 5...
While things haven't gone as planned for the Toronto Blue Jays, they're hoping to get a spark from their latest win.
The visiting Blue Jays try to post back-to-back victories for the first time in almost two weeks Thursday night as they open a four-game set against the New York Yankees.
After suffering back-to-back losses at Baltimore, Toronto (9-13) salvaged Wednesday...
Manny Machado had two hits and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles used a four-run second inning to beat R.A. Dickey and the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night.
Miguel Gonzalez (2-1) allowed three runs in six innings for the Orioles, who have won nine of 13. By taking the first two games of the three-game set, Baltimore improved to 5-2 in seven series this season - including 4...
MLB News: The Toronto Blue Jays claimed left hander Aaron Laffey off of waivers from the New York Mets on Tuesday. He is expected to pich long relief.
Fantasy Ramifications: Laffey holds no fantasy value in 2013.
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