Found July 20, 2012 on COED:
Toronto Blue Jay Brett Lawrie dives for a pop fly and falls into the camera gully. Ouch. It’s quite a drop. Just goes to show that the guy is a true pro and willing to sacrifice all the bones... [[ Read More ]]

Brett Lawrie Injures Leg Making Catch

Third Baseman Brett Lawrie’s reputation as a fearless baseball player was on display today against the host New York Yankees. Lawrie chased down a foul ball off the bat of Mark Teixiera down the third base line, and made a ridiculous attempt at catching the ball as it fell into a camera well. Lawrie was forced to leave the game with a bruised leg. According to the Blue Jays, Lawrie...

Welcome To The Bigs, Kid: Anthony Gose

On Monday Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays left the game after feeling pain in his wrist on an eighth-inning swing that produced a long foul ball. X-rays were negative but an MRI the following day revealed inflammation. At about the same time Anthony Gose a top prospect in the Blue Jays organization was playing for AAA Las Vegas. He was immediately pulled from the game...

Injury Plagued Toronto Blue Jays find pitching in Indy Leagues

It seems every Independent pitcher should have his eyes fixed on Toronto these days.  The Blue Jays have already purchased three major league-experienced hurlers in recent days to provide depth because of the decimation of its starting staff.            Besides Wichita’s Nate Robertson, the Jays have right-hander Chris Jakubauskas, who can start or relieve, and lefty...

Yankee Stadium becomes Blue Jays' house of horror

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell addressed the team before Monday's series opener with the Yankees about the trip to New York and Boston. "There's going to be steps along the way, and different sets of challenges that we'll meet, or we'll encounter," he said on Monday. "This road trip presents one of those, and I think this has a chance to further...

Post-hype Hope: Travis Snider

It wasn't long ago that Travis Snider was considered one of the top hitting prospects in all of baseball.  Hitting .248/.307/.423 in 877 plate appearances, as a corner outfielder that's not considered an asset defensively, isn't a good way to hold a starting job in the majors.  After losing a battle for the left field job in the spring, the Blue Jays organization decided...

Astros make 10 player trade with Toronto

SAN DIEGO, CA - The Astros have made a 10-player trade with the Toronto Blue Jays this evening, General Manager Jeff Luhnow has announced. Houston will ultimately receive seven players from Toronto in the deal, including two Major League players, RHP Francisco Cordero and OF Ben Francisco, four minor league players, RHP Joe Musgrove, RHP Asher Wojciechowski, LHP David Rollins and...

Toronto Blue Jays orchestrate 10-player trade with Houston Astros

Even though they’re only a .500 ball club, the Toronto Blue Jays are just a few games out of a wildcard MLB playoff spot. However, the team has been decimated by injuries in the past month, especially to its pitching staff as well as home-run king Jose Bautista. Alex Anthopoulos, the Blue Jays general manager, addressed their pitching needs on July 20 by completing...

Blue Jays get pitching help in 10-player deal

Sometimes more is less, or least not as much as it seems.The 10-player deal between the Blue Jays and the Houston Astros appears to fit the not-as-much as it seems category. The Blue Jays parted ways with five minor-leaguers, one to be named at the end of August. They parted with two major-leaguers in reliever Francisco Cordero, who had outstayed his welcome in Toronto, and...

Blue Jays, Astros complete 10-player deal

The Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros have completed a 10-player deal that sends left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ, right-handed relievers Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter to the Blue Jays. In return, the Astros receive outfielder Ben Francisco, catcher Carlos Perez and pitchers Francisco Cordero, Asher Wojiechowski, Joe Musgrave and David Rollins. The Blue Jays will also include...

Houston and Toronto Complete 10 Player Deal

ESPN has reported that the Astros and Blue Jays have completed a deal involving 10 players. The main guys being exchanged are Francisco Cordero now going to the Astros, and J.A. Happ now goings to the Blue Jays. The other players going to Houston are Ben Francisco, the Astros love their Franciscos, and four minor league players. Those players being Joe Musgrove, Asher Wojciechowski...

Brandon Lyon Goes To Blue Jays In 10-Player Swap

The Astros and Blue Jays completed a 10-player trade on Friday, with Houston getting seven players and sending three pitchers including Brandon Lyon to Toronto. The Blue Jays received left-hander J.A. Happ and right-handers Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter. The Astros acquired two Major League players — reliever Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco — as well as four...

Inspired Red Sox Host Blue Jays for Weekend Series

  The Toronto Blue Jays visit Fenway for a three game set this weekend, as the Red Sox look to widen the gap between themselves and their former A.L. East basement co-dwellers.  The slumping Jays come to town losers of 3 in a row, and without superstar slugger Jose Bautista, who’s on the DL with [...]

Astros and Blue Jays trade rosters…ok only 10 player trade

So the title was an exaggeration but the teams did announce that they have completed a 10 player trade. The Astros are sending Brandon Lyon, J.A. Happ and David Carpenter in exchange for Francisco Cordero, Ben Francisco and minor leaguers Joe Musgrove, Asher Wojciechowski, David Rollins, Carlos Perez and a player to be named later. “Once again we are adding depth to our minor league...
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