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Toronto Blue Jays
Oh, Canada. The Blue Jays have been very unlucky this past week with the loss of Brandon Morrow due to a left oblique strain, and Kyle Drabek with a torn UCL. Both are on the 15-day DL as of right now, but both injuries are likely substantial. As if losing two starters isn't bad enough, another bit the dust tonight in the first inning. Drew Hutchinson headed to the clubhouse with two outs with an apparent elbow injury.
The Vanimal already had his turn on the oh-so-popular disabled list this year. He looked excellent tonight in Toronto going 7 innings, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits, walking 2 and striking out 5.
In the bottom of the third, third baseman Brett Lawrie doubled home Rajai Davis, putting the Jays on the board.
Mike Fontenot made a terrible throw to second in the fourth inning. With Jose Bautista on second, he was able to score when Edwin Encarnacion hit into a fielder's choice. Fontenot's throw was WAY too wide. Encarnacion was later sent home on a groundout...
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Blue Jays right-hander Kyle Drabek may require elbow surgery for the second time after an MRI on Friday revealed a torn ligament.
Drabek, who underwent ligament replacement surgery as a minor leaguer in 2007, will visit noted surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Monday to confirm the diagnosis.
The former first-round pick left Wednesday's start against Washington in the fifth inning...
The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Drew Hutchison on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of a sprained right elbow.
The 21-year-old rookie left Friday night's 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies after just nine pitches.
The Jays recalled Robert Coello from triple-A Las Vegas.
Hutchison, who has a 5-3 record with a 4.60 ERA in 11 starts, is the third Toronto...
The Blue Jays are losing starting pitchers at an alarming rate.
Rookie right-hander Drew Hutchison became the third Toronto starter in five days to leave with a mid-game injury when he walked off the mound just nine pitches into Friday's game against Philadelphia, forced out by a sore right elbow.
Hutchison appeared to feel pain after a 1-1 pitch to Hunter Pence, the third...
The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Kyle Drabek on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a right elbow sprain, MLB.com reported. Drabek left Wednesday's start in the fifth inning after feeling a pop in his throwing elbow. Toronto called up left-hander Brett Cecil to replace Drabek on the roster. Cecil is scheduled to start Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies. ...
The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Drew Hutchison on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain, the club announced Saturday. Hutchison is the Blue Jays' third starter to hit the DL this week. Brandon Morrow (Monday) and Kyle Drabek (Wednesday) have also been shelved. Right-hander Robert Coello was recalled from Class AAA Las Vegas to replace Hutchison on the...
As hard as it is to imagine, the Toronto Blue Jays' pitching woes just got worse. Drew Hutchison left Friday's start after just nine pitches with soreness in his right elbow. The extent of his injury won't be known until he undergoes tests. Hutchison pitched just two-thirds of an inning before the bullpen completed a 3-0 shutout of the Philadelphia Phillies. He...
An error by third baseman Mike Fontenot help lead to the Phils losing to the Blue Jays, 3-0.
The Blue Jays took a 1-0 lead in the second as, with a runner on second, and with two men out, Brett Lawrie hits an RBI double, knocking in Rajai Davis, who had just doubled. The Blue Jays added to their lead in the third as, with a man on first, and with nobody out, Jose Bautista, who had...
The Toronto Blue Jays' pitching woes continue Friday when right-handed starter Drew Hutchinson left the game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning with soreness in his right elbow. He had retired two batters in the game and had made nine pitches when he was visited by a trainer and manager John Farrell. Left-hander Aaron Laffey took his place. Hutchison...
Rajai Davis drove home the winning run with a two-out drive in the 10th inning that bounced over the wall and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Saturday, extending Cliff Lee's winless streak to 11 starts.
Yunel Escobar hit a solo homer, finished with three hits and scored twice, including the winning run.
After Toronto scored three times in the...
Before I get to Friday’s night’s game, I have some news about the Toronto Blue Jays. Starting pitcher, Kyle Drabek was placed on the 15-day disabled list and may have to undergo Tommy John surgery. This is not good. Tommy John surgery...
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TORONTO -- Rajai Davis' RBI single with one out in the 10th inning capped a late innings Toronto Blue Jays (33-32) comeback Saturday. Trailing for most of the game, the Jays rallied in the eighth inning with three runs before scoring in the 10th to pick up a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies (31-36). Yunel Escobar led off the 10th with a walk and advanced to second when...
TORONTO -- The challenges facing two injury-ravaged teams just got even greater Friday night as both the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies saw players go down with injuries. The Jays lost their third starting pitcher in five days after Drew Hutchison could only last nine pitches in the first inning before calling for a trainer after throwing an awkward-looking slider...
Final: Phillies 0, Blue Jays 3.
WP: Carlos Villanueva (2-0, 3.48 ERA)
LP: Vance Worley (3-3, 2.80 ERA)
SV: Casey Janssen (6)
Despite leading the league in many offensive categories, the Phillies were shut down tonight in Toronto. The offense was able to produce just five hits, as they left a total of 18 men on base.
Carlos Ruiz, the man who has been the center-piece of the 2012...