Found July 13, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
The Toronto Blue Jays have struggled to play consistent baseball all season with second base being their biggest point of contention. The Jays initially thought either Maicer Izturis or Emilio Bonifacio would step up and claim the starting job however both have struggled and neither have done anything to support their case to be an everyday player. Bonifacio has been especially disappointing as I thought he was going to be the sleeper from the mega-trade coming over from the Miami Marlins. The speedster had stole 70 bases over the past two seasons however has looked over-matched in many of at bats hitting barley above the Mendoza line at .208 with a lack lustre and almost depressing on base percentage of .244. His defence has been suspect at best committing 7 errors in 58 games at second base. I am convinced if he wasn’t out of options he would have been on the train to Buffalo over Munenori Kawasaki. Izturis signed a 3 year pact with the Blue Jays in the off-season and was thought ...

Lawrie activated from DL by Blue Jays

Brett Lawrie has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Toronto Blue Jays after missing almost two months with a left ankle sprain. To make room for Lawrie on the roster on Saturday, the Blue Jays optioned infielder Munenori Kawasaki to Triple-A Buffalo. Lawrie played all 203 games of his major league career at third base before going on the DL. He returned Saturday...

Blue Jays activate Brett Lawrie, option Munenori Kawasaki

Blue Jays' IF Brett Lawrie has been activated from the disabled list and fan favorite Munenori Kawasaki has been optioned down to triple-a Buffalo. ROSTER MOVE- Brett Lawrie activated from DL, Kawasaki optioned to AAA @BuffaloBisons — Blue Jays-Official (@BlueJays) July 13, 2013 According to SB Nation's Noah Jarosh, Lawrie has been on the DL since May with...

Melky Cabrera accused of not spreading major league salary love on tip to waitress

The Toronto Blue Jays Melky Cabrera, currently on a rehabilitation assignment in Florida, was accused by a waitress of being a little tight on a tip at a local Chili’s.  Cabrera played his first rehab game in Dunedin, Florida, on Friday and apparently treated his teammates to dinner after the game (unless he rang up a $70 bill himself).  Unwritten rules dictate the veterans on...

Blue Jays' updates: Brandon Morrow and J.A. Happ

Blue Jays pitching getting some good news as Brandon Morrow threw a side session Friday and J.A. Happ looking to start rehab this weekend according to Gregor Chisholm of Right-hander Morrow will take another step forward in his rehabilitation by throwing a side session on Friday, but it seems unlikely that he will be able to return before the middle of August. Morrow...

Blue Jays fail to sign top draft pick Bickford

The Toronto Blue Jays failed to reach an agreement with top draft pick Phil Bickford, the 10th overall selection in last month's amateur draft. Bickford was the only player among the 33 first-round picks not to sign by Friday's 5 p.m. deadline. The right-hander, who starred at Oaks Christian High School in California, will apparently continue his career at Cal State Fullerton...

Romero Dominant In Bisons Victory

Ricky Romero had one of his best outings of the season, lasting eight innings, allowing only one run on four hits as the southpaw guided the Bisons to a dominant 7-1 victory over Scranton Wilkes-Barre Sunday afternoon at Coca-Cola Field. Buffalo’s lineup struggled on the day but managed to convert when it mattered the most. Despite mustering only four hits on the afternoon, the...

Toronto Blue Jays First Round Pick Phil Bickford Does Not Sign

As the signing deadline for selections in the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft passed as of 5:00 PM on Friday, the Toronto Blue Jays certainly kept it interesting by making two last minute signings and failing to make one significant signing in the process. The Blue Jays were unable to come to an agreement with their first-round (10th overall) pick, Phil Bickford, on Friday and while they...

Steve Delabar Comes With Awesome Story, But 2013 AL Final Vote Just Adds to MLB’s All-Star Fiasco

Steve Delabar is the kind of guy you root for. His whole story is awesome, and it’s always cool to see an underdog get recognized for his success. But let’s be real here. Is he really an All-Star? Sentimental stuff aside, no. Delabar is having a tremendous season, but it’s outlandish to think that he should be playing alongside some of baseball’s best at this year’s Midsummer...

Can Davis catch Jackson's HR record?

J.P. Arencibia put Toronto ahead with a two-run single in the sixth inning, and the Blue Jays overcame home runs by Chris Davis and Adam Jones in a 7-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Edwin Encarnacion hit his 25th homer, and Maicer Izturis had three hits to help the Blue Jays secure their fourth win in 11 games. Davis increased his major-league leading home run...

Melky Cabrera turns out to be a not-so-great tipper

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera makes millions of dollars a year, but he can't be bothered to tip more than $10 on a $77 bill?

Offense Non-Existent as The Herd Swept at Home

Chein Ming Wang had another solid outing despite the loss Saturday evening (The Buffalo News) Buffalo, NY - Two games, and two homeruns by Dan Johnson.  It wasn’t the expected storyline of Saturday night’s doubleheader at Coca-Cola Field, but the Railriders of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre have no complaints.  They Yankees’ Triple-A club took both games from the Bisons on a warm...

Rajai Davis Exhibits Reckless Abandonment With His Bat

Cleveland Indians reliever Cody Allen somehow didn’t get a laugh out of a swing that Rajai Davis of the Blue Jays made on Thursday, and we aren’t sure why. Check out the below .GIF which features Cody’s ball landing a few feet in front (and outside) of the plate. Good effort, good game. [Bleacher Report] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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