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The Toronto Blue Jays top pitching prospect Marcus Stroman took to Twitter to voice his excitement for his much anticipated return on May 23rd .
May 23rd! Can’t wait to get back with the boys and compete. Anticipation is like the lead up to Christmas. Lol #BlueJays
— Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo7) May 6, 2013
The Jays selected Stroman with the 22nd pick in the 1st round of the 2012 amateur baseball draft. Stroman did not disappoint once he got his first taste of professional baseball tallying a 3-0 record with 3.26 earned run average between two levels. Stroman was on the fast track to the major leagues with rumblings he would be promoted once the Blue Jays rosters expanded in September.
However, in late August, the unthinkable occurred, Stroman tested positive for an over-the-counter supplement that contained Methylhexaneamine. Stroman received a 50 game suspension which is slated to conclude on May, 23rd.
Stroman accepted full responsibility for his lack in judgement and called it an ...
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In Tuesday night's Blue Jays-Rays game, Toronto starting pitcher JA Happ was hit in the side of the head by a line drive off the bat of Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings. Happ was taken off the field on a stretcher with his head immobilized, and he offered the crowd a wave of his hand as he left the field. Video of the incident is below the jump, but I must warn you that it...
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the head by a line drive off of the bat of Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Desmond Jennings at Tropicana Field Tuesday night.
Happ was taken off the field on a stretcher and was bleeding from the left side of his head in the bottom of the
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera finally hit his first home run as a member of the Blue Jays. It took the “Melkman” 32 games in his new digs to finally dial long distance. As Cabrera made his way back to the dugout for congratulations and praise, he found himself subsequently ignored by his hi-jinxing teammates.
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The Toronto Blue Jays have released pitcher Trystan Magnuson from their Double-A New Hampshire minor league affiliate. Magnuson struggled mightily this year, but with pitching at a premium most likely will draw the interest of another club.
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Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2010 MLB Amateur draft, Kellen Sweeney is a six foot tall, left hand hitting infielder, currently improving his game with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League. Kellen was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and attended Jefferson High School, becoming only the eighth baseball player(and third Blue Jay) to be drafted by a big...
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion forgot about the pitchers mound while tracking an high infield fly. The mound got his attention as Encarnacion went for a tumble and the ball fell in for a base hit. Pitching Mound 1- Edwin Encarnacion 0.
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Edwin Encarnacion had a hard time on Monday with an infield fly, and in the process forgot that the pitcher’s mound was in his way. Check out Edwin going after the pop fly and stumbling over that pesky elevated pitcher’s mound. He rubbed some dirt on it and he was fine.
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Mark DeRosa hit a three-run homer, Melky Cabrera added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Sunday.
Brandon Morrow pitched three-hit ball over eight innings for his first win of the year. He struck out eight, matching a season high.
Cabrera was 3 for 4 with two RBIs while DeRosa went 3 for 5 with three RBIs...
About a week before Thanksgiving last November, the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays engaged in the first blockbuster trade of the off-season. The Marlins were coming off a last place finish in the National League East, becoming one of the year’s biggest disappointments. Instead of keeping the nucleus together for one more try, they decided to engage in one of their patented...
Scenes just like the one that unfolded at Tropicana Field Tuesday night is exactly why I never wanted to play pitcher when I was a kid. In the second inning Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was nailed in the head with a line drive by Tampa Bay Rays Desmond Jennings. Happ collapsed upon contact and was eventually taken off the field in a stretcher.
At such close proximity to...
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was taken off on a stretcher
after being hit by a line drive in the second inning Tuesday at
Luis Jimenez hit another monster homeun (photo – Buffalo Bisons Twitter)
Buffalo, NY - Dave Bush had been fantastic on the mound all season for the Bisons this year. Not so much Monday night.
Norfolk roughed up Bush for nine hits and six earned runs while blasting three home runs in the process as they handed the Herd their tenth loss on the season, 8-3 in front of 4,995 at Coca...
J.P. Arencibia hit a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning off Fernando Rodney and the Toronto Blue Jays completed their comeback from a seven-run deficit, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7 on Monday night.
The last time Toronto rallied from at least seven runs down to win was June 5, 2007, when it overcame an 8-1 margin to beat Tampa Bay 12-11, STATS said.
Tampa Bay last lost...