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The Toronto Blue Jays are shutting down right fielder Jose Bautista for the rest of the season due to a nagging left hip injury.
Bautista has been on the disabled list since Aug. 21 and Toronto manager John Gibbons said the slugging outfielder will not play the rest of the season to give him more time to heal.
Though Bautista had been improving, a hip specialist recommended he rest two more weeks, leaving just one week left in the season.
Bautista played 118 games this season, hitting .259 with 28 homers and 73 RBIs.
He also had his 2012 season cut short due to wrist surgery.
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No player is untouchable, which includes Jose Bautista.
The Toronto Star reported on Wednesday that Jose Bautista has been shut down for the remainder of the 2013 season with a bone bruise in the neck of his left femur. That of course, is the right play in this situation. The Toronto Blue Jays are miles out of playoff contention, and there is no reason to risk any further...
Some more bad news for Blue Jays fans.
Slugger Jose Bautista is being shutdown for the season after being diagnosed with a femur bruise.
Bautista shut down for rest of season with femur bone bruise. Will be 100 pct for spring training
— Blue Jays-Official (@BlueJays) September 4, 2013
Bautista had been sidelined with the injury since August 20. Not groundbreaking news since...
The Toronto Blue Jays know that they're not going anywhere in 2013: that's one of the reasons why they've decided to shut down injured slugger Jose Bautista for the rest of the season, after the outfielder failed to recover from a bone bruise on his femur. The Jays officially tweeted the news on Wednesday afternoon, making it clear that they're thinking about having...
The Toronto Blue Jays have added Ricky Romero to their roster.
Romero, 28, failed to win a rotation spot with the Blue Jays out of spring training and s- ave for two awful outings in May – spent the year in the minors.
The left handed Romero will be used as a long reliever for now but the Blue Jays may opt to give him a few starts to close out the season. Expectations will be low...
R.A. Dickey surprised me again this past weekend by having another solid outing against the Kansas City Royals as his Toronto Blue Jays won the second of a three game series 4-2.
Dickey pitched eight innings, give up seven hits, two earned runs, two walks and struck out six batters.
,The win was hard fought. In fact, Toronto had t come from behind to get the victory...
I don’t know what it is folks, but in recent years, the Toronto Blue Jays seem to wait until September to start winning games. Maybe because Toronto has nothing to lose since the Jays are out of the playoff race or maybe because the players (especially the rookies) are fighting for a spot on the team the following season. Who knows.
Well, just as the Jays did against the Kansas...
The Toronto Blue Jays may not have seen the last of Colby Rasmus this season. The 27-year old outfielder is rehabbing his oblique injury hard with the hope that he can still return this season. However, with minor league seasons coming to an end and the Major League season winding down, Rasmus is running out of time.
Tyler Emerick of MLB.com says Rasmus has been working out...
For the second year in a row Jose Bautista will finish his season on the disabled list as the Blue Jays announced Wednesday he will be shut down for the remainder of the season.
The slugging right fielder has been on the disabled list for the last two weeks with nagging hip pain which has now been diagnosed as a bone bruise in the neck of his left femur near the top of his leg....
Toronto Blue Jays' right fielder Jose Bautista, who has been on the disabled list since August 21 with a bone bruise in his left hip, got a medical evaluation of the injury in New York on Monday.
As reported by Tyler Emerick of MLB.com, Toronto is optimistic that Bautista can rejoin the club before
the season ends, but they are being cautious and will wait for the results...
After adding big name players this past offseason, expectations were high in Toronto. The team added R.A. Dickey, Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson and others this offseason and the Blue Jays were thought to be a team that would contend for the World Series. The Blue Jays, even with all of their talent, have disappointed this season. The Blue Jays at the moment are 64-76 and are sitting 19...
Edwin Encarnacion hit one of four home runs for Toronto and the Blue Jays beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 on Tuesday night.
Rajai Davis, Adam Lind and Moises Sierra also homered for the Blue Jays, who jumped out to a 5-0 lead in two innings off Wade Miley (9-10).
Toronto has won two in a row.
The Diamondbacks have lost three straight and five of six, all at home.
Gone And ForgottenYou might remember him as a guy with a lot of power potential—potential being the operative word. The Toronto Blue Jays designated for assignment former Red Sox first baseman Mauro Gomez yesterday. Gomez played 37 games in last year's debacle, hitting .275 with a couple of dingers. Boston signed Gomez in February of 2012 as a free agent. He had previously...
By JORDAN GARRETSON
The Arizona Diamondbacks are seeing their chances at a wild-card spot all but disappear, with a hapless offense a big reason to blame.
Their troubles might continue Wednesday when they try to avoid a three-game home sweep to red-hot Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Diamondbacks (69-68) lost for the fifth time in six games Tuesday, a...
The Toronto Blue Jays roughed up Arizona right-hander Randall Delgado right away, building a three-run lead.
Then the Blue Jays went quiet. Real quiet.
Struggling after its early burst, Toronto became the first team in 43 years to leave no runners on base in an extra-inning game, losing 4-3 to the Diamondbacks on Wednesday after Willie Bloomquist hit a run-scoring single in the...
The Blue Jays built themselves an early five-run lead then cruised to a 10-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks ensuring Toronto of its first interleague winning record since 2007.
The win was the Jays 11th victory in 19 games over National League opponents this season with one final interleague game scheduled Wednesday afternoon. It ensures Toronto just its fourth winning record...