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Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera arrived at camp Friday morning, and issued a statement to address his PED issues, including last year's suspension. "Last season ended for me when I admitted taking a banned substance and accepted and served my
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As the Toronto Blue Jays look to contend for an American League East crown and a possible trip to the World Series, getting players back healthy this season will be important. Two players who battled injuries last year, Ricky Romero and J.A. Happ, are entering the spring in much better shape than they finished the 2012 season.
According to Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com, Romero...
Just when you thought Melky Cabrera was contrite about his ill-advised actions in the 2012 baseball season which afforded him a 50 game suspension for using PEDs, he boldly comes out an expresses his wish for a World Series ring via twitter! According to a conversation Cabreara had with Bob Nightengale:
Melky Cabrera says that he believes he deserves a World Series ring...
The Toronto Blue Jays have won the prize for the most exciting offseason. Between their trade for NL Cy Young Award winner RA Dickey and the mega trade with the Miami Marlins, the Jays have put themselves in position where they should expect to compete for the AL East title. Remember, the Jays have not made the postseason since 1993, their last World Series title. Since last season...
Toronto Blue Jays new pitching arrivals, Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, have both been making very positive noises after linking up with their new teammates in spring training.
The duo arrived in Toronto from the Miami Marlins at the end of last season in a 12 player trade between the two teams, with Johnson and Buehrle falling out with the Florida franchise over apparent reneged...
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New Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes ripped the Miami Marlins owner. See what the shortstop had to say about Loria.
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When Jose Reyes makes his debut with the Toronto Blue Jays this season, he will be playing for his third team in as many years. Bouncing around from team-to-team can be challenging, but such is the life of a professional athlete. However, Reyes insists Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria tried to make life more difficult for him than it had to be.
In addition to assuring Reyes that the Marlins...
On Friday Red Sox manager John Farrell met with the media to
discuss many topics including a 50 minute team meeting, player development and
what’s on the horizon for the Sox organization. Farrell seemed calm, cool and collected
when address the ambitious Red Sox media.
While the majority of Farrell’s responses to the media could be
considered lip service, the newly appointed...
Mark Buehrle won't be experiencing the dog days of summer.
High expectations doomed Brett Lawrie in 2012. While there were definitely positives to be taken from his first full season in the majors, most expected him to be a borderline 20/20 candidate after hitting nine homers and stealing seven bases in a 43-game audition in 2011.I was among those who were let down by Lawrie, but while the power numbers weren’t there — his .132 ISO was...
Ryan Braun said in a statement that his name appeared in Anthony Bosch’s Biogenesis records because his legal team used Bosch as a consultant for its suspension appeal case. ESPN appears to have found evidence suggesting Braun’s name also appeared on a list of players who received performance-enhancing drugs from the company.
ESPN’s T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish report that Braun’s...
Position players are reporting to camp today, and Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com tells us (via Twitter) Angel Pagan, Andres Torres and Ramon Ramirez all have their lockers in a row.
Torres and Ramirez were traded to the Mets last offseason for Pagan. One year later the Giants have brought back Torres on a one-year deal, and Ramirez on a minor league deal.
Pagan has also signed...