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Outfielder Vladimir Guerrero has been promoted to Class AAA Las Vegas, the Toronto Blue Jays announced Friday. Guerrero, 37, signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on May 10 and was assigned to High Class A Dunedin. He batted .450 with four home runs in four games with the Florida State League team. He will make his debut for the Las Vegas 51s on Saturday. It will be his first time in Triple-A ball. He jumped from Double-A to the majors as a rookie in 1996. Last season, Guerrero hit .290 with 13 home runs and 63 RBIs with the Baltimore Orioles. He became the all-time leader from the Dominican Republic with 2,590 hits.
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Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie was by a Toronto mall when a shooting took place and live-tweeted about the incident.
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 third baseman Brett Lawrie was inside the Eaton Center shopping mall in Toronto on Saturday when a gunman fired shots in a crowded food court killing one man and injuring seven others.
Lawrie tweeted that he sprinted out of the mall after hearing the shots. Hundreds of panicked shoppers also ran for the exits.
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...
There was a fatal shooting inside the Eaton Centre mall in Toronto on Saturday, and Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie witnessed it and was one of the first people to spread the news.
The third baseman was in the mall following his team’s 7-3 loss to the Red Sox on Saturday and shared the following account of what happened:
Pretty sure someone just let off a round bullets in...
Thank goodness for social media. Blue Jays rookie third baseman Brett Lawrie has reported via his Twitter account that a shooting took place at the Eaton Centre food court. The first tweet from Lawrie came just before 6:30 p.m. when he wrote, "Pretty sure someone just let off a round of bullets in eaton center mall .. Wow just sprinted out of the mall... Through traffic..."...
First, the eyewitness account from the Blue Jays Brett Lawrie when he was interviewed on Connected nightside...
Lawrie has over 125,000 followers on Twitter and tweeted from inside Eaton Centre where one person was killed and seven others were injured when someone opened fire in the mall in downtown Toronto Saturday evening...
Some examples from @blawrie13...
Following the Blue Jays 7-4 loss to the Red Sox today, Blue Jays rookie third baseman Brett Lawrie took a trip past the Eaton Centre mall in Toronto. Per his Twitter handle, he was near what he thought was a shooting. It turns out that that’s exactly what it was.
Emergency crews have been called to the Eaton Centre after reports of a shooting inside the mall...
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed right-hander Chris Schwinden on waivers from the New York Mets.
The Blue Jays also designated righty Daniel Farquhar for assignment on Saturday.
The 25-year-old Schwinden made two starts and one relief appearance for the Mets this season, going 0-1 with a 12.46 ERA. He is 0-3 with a 6.98 ERA overall in the majors.
Schwinden was 3-4 with a 2.59...
A gunman fired shots in a crowded food court in one of Canada's busiest malls Saturday killing a man and injuring seven others, police said.
Police constable Victor Kwong said two people were in critical condition after being shot at Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, including a 13-year old boy, and the 25-year-old man who was killed died at the scene. Kwong said six people...
TORONTO -- Daniel Nava hit a two-run single in the four-run second inning and left-hander Felix Doubront struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings Saturday as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 before 43,390 at Rogers Centre. Doubront (6-2) allowed seven hits -- including home runs by Jeff Mathis and Jose Bautista -- and one walk as he held the Blue Jays to three runs...
TORONTO -- Clay Buchholz gave up two runs on six hits in eight innings and the Boston Red Sox took the first game of a three game series against the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Friday. Buchholz (5-2) recorded seven strikeouts, including striking out the side in the sixth inning and only walked two batters. Blue Jays starter Henderson Alvarez (3-5) gave up four earned runs in 6 1...
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