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Last night, something went Wangy in the universal time and space Yankee matrix.Behold: No, that was not a YES Classic maiden voyage of Colter Bean. It was the comeback by Chien-Ming Wang - the Yankee cloaked in Blue Jays garb - which went blooey in the shadows of Boston Strong testosterone. After a one-two-three first inning, the Wang Man couldn't throw strikes or miss bat meat in the second.I don't know what this means. I. Do. Not. Know. What. This. Means.But I've dashed off, higgetty piggetty, some thoughts:a.) I was rooting for Wang. I think all Yankee fans were, especially when pitching against Boston. Wang was a great homegrown pitcher, and we all felt pain watching him lift Toronto from the depths of hell.b) He can't have many more starts like this. Nothing deflates a team like a two-inning blowout in game one of a big series. We certainly know. Personally, I still fear Toronto more than Boston. Jose Reyes might ignite the Jays the way Alex Rodriguez or even De...

The planets have lined up: Today, the Yankees pitch Phil Hughes - maybe for the last time - and Toronto sends the Yankee Yin-Yang - Chien-Ming Wang - against Boston

The Mayans only missed by six months.Today, the universe is poised for a Yankee juju kill-shot:  Phil Hughes and Chien-Ming Wang both start for their respective teams.Hughes has been an ultimate disappointment - so disappointing that the Yankees can't even get anything of equal disappointment value in a trade. So disappointing that if he throws a shutout, it will be disappointing...

Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie will stay in minors when activated

After the 2011 season, Brett Lawrie was poised to become the next big thing for the Toronto Blue Jays. Now, halfway through 2013, he can't even make it on to the major league team. Jason Mastrodonato of says that the Jays will keep Lawrie (ankle) in the minors when they activate him from the DL, with manager John Gibbons prepared to leave him down until his bat heats...

Blue Jays held team meeting to announce Munenori Kawasaki’s demotion

Munenori Kawasaki is so popular and beloved among his teammates that Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons actually held a team meeting on Tuesday to share the news of the infielder’s demotion. That’s something that rarely happens. “I’ve never seen that,” veteran Mark Buehrle told the Toronto Star. “Usually you come in the next day [...]

1991 All-Star Game Player Introduction Drinking Game

Here is a look back at the 1991 All-Star Game player introductions from the Skydome in Toronto. If you are looking for a baseball drinking game, take a drink every-time a past, present or future player from your favourite team is introduced. Some young looking faces on the rosters. The post 1991 All-Star Game Player Introduction Drinking Game appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.

Cabrera on DL with knee tendinitis

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed outfielder Melky Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with left knee tendinitis. Cabrera irritated the knee during Thursday night's 7-4 loss to the Red Sox. Infield Munenori Kawasaki will be recalled from Triple-A Buffalo to replace him on the roster. Kawasaki was sent down after Tuesday's game to make room on the roster for shortstop Jose...

Toronto Blue Jays: R.A. Dickey pitches a complete game.

R,A, Dickey pit ches a complete game shut out against the Rays After losing the first two games of a three game series against Tampa Bay, the Toronto Blue Jays shut out the Rays in the rubber match 3-0 and R.A. Dickey pitched all nine innings.  Dickey was practically flawless and his knuckle ball left Ray’s batters shaking their heads. Dickey surrendered two hits, no earned runs...

Blue Jays place Melky Cabrera on the DL with left knee injury

Just when the Toronto Blue Jays seemed to be getting healthier, they take another major hit.  Melky Cabrera, the much-maligned outfielder formerly of the San Francisco Giants has been placed on the 15-day DL.  Cabrera had been battling some knee pain, and he has been diagnosed with left knee tendinitis. The @BlueJays place MELKY CABRERA on the 15-day DL with left knee tendonitis...

Blue Jays’ Melky Cabrera diagnosed with knee tendinitis

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera had been playing through knee pain, and the team elected to place him on the disabled list earlier this week when his condition didn’t improve. An MRI taken yesterday diagnosed the ailment as left knee tendinitis, an injury that the Blue Jays don’t consider to be a long-term problem, according to Michael Periatt of ...

Jose Bautista Reminds Fans He is More Than Just a Home Run Hitter

Ever since he hit 54 home runs back in 2010 Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has been known for wielding a pretty big stick when he gets up to bat. He proved that the following year when he knocked in 43 in 2011, and where it not for injuries that caused him to miss almost half the season he would have certainly hit more than 27 in 2012. Keith Allison/Flickr But...

Bautista powers Jays over BoSox

Toronto manager John Gibbons was most impressed by the power. Jose Bautista enjoyed his throw to the plate a bit more. Either way, Bautista helped the Blue Jays bounce back with a win over the Red Sox. Bautista hit a pair of long homers over the Green Monster, starting with the 200th of his career and following with a tiebreaking, two-run drive off Junichi Tazawa in the eighth...

Red Sox Can Put Blue Jays’ Surge to End By Handing Jays Second Consecutive Series Loss

No team in baseball has been hotter since June 11 than the Toronto Blue Jays. That was only a little more than two weeks ago, but Toronto was eight games under .500 and 11 games behind the Red Sox in the AL East. There was talk the Jays might actually be sellers at the trade deadline. Forget that now. Toronto started an 11-game winning streak June 11, including a very impressive...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 233: Munenori Kawasaki and Clubhouse Chemistry/The Tigers, Strikeouts, and Defense by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk about whether Kawasaki being sent to the minors tells us anything about chemistry, then discuss how much the Tigers` defense hurts them.

Recap: Sox hold off Blue Jays for 7-4 win

The Red Sox got out to a fast lead, scoring seven runs in the 2nd inning, and held on to win 7-4 despite a late Blue Jays rally. Jon Lester pitched seven strong innings. John Farrell sent him back out for the 8th and he immediately gave up two singles. Junichi Tazawa relieved Lester but allowed the two inherited runs, pushing the score into save territory, and forcing (because Farrell...

Blue Jays Quickly Changing Landscape of AL East, Have Golden Opportunity While Facing Red Sox

BOSTON — When the Blue Jays last visited Fenway Park in mid May, they were in shambles. Despite taking two of three from the Red Sox, the Jays left Boston with a 15-24 record and 9 1/2 games back in the American League East. That’s not the same team dropping by Fenway this weekend. The Blue Jays have climbed back into the thick of things, and they enter a four-game series against...

Game 81: Blue Jays at Red Sox - Whooa, we're halfway there!

Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer Are you ready for this? You’d better be, because it’s big…nay, huge…nay, GINORMOUS! Fenway Park plays host to the most crucial four-game set to end the month of June, likely ever. The American League East-leading Boston Red Sox (47-33) open a series against East Division rival Toronto Blue Jays (39-38) tonight. Yeah, it’s only June, but...
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