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Ever since Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes severely sprained his ankle back on April 12th, it was just a matter of time before his rehab journey made it’s way to the Bisons. The only question was if he would make a trip to Coca-Cola Field.
Bisons and Blue Jays found out Wednesday that Reyes will in fact be coming to Buffalo and it will be this weekend. Reyes will make his debut on Friday when the Herd takes on Durham at 7:05 pm and is confirmed to play Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Reyes was hurt on April 12 against the Kansas City Royals while sliding into second base (photo www.nydailynews.com)
Reyes, 30, was the 2011 National League batting champion and was hitting .395 in ten games with the Jays this season. He was acquired by the Blue Jays on November 19, 2012 in a trade with the Miami Marlins.
His rehab began on Monday for Single-A Dunedin of the Florida State League. He went 5 for 12 in three games while recording one RBI and scoring three runs.
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The surging Toronto Blue Jays may not be out of the running yet. They have won six games in a row and eight of their last ten. Now, the Blue Jays find themselves eight games out of first, getting healthier, and gaining confidence. Jose Reyes and Brandon Morrow could help the team continue this surge.
According to John Lott of the National Post, both Reyes and Morrow are...
Ricky Romero is rebounding from a few down weeks at Triple-A.
After a dismal 2012 season the 28-year-old left hander failed to win a spot in the Blue Jays rotation this spring. He was subsequently optioned to the minors, save for two poor outings at the beginning of May.
On Wednesday night Romero pitched seven innings allowing just one unearned run on five hits and three walks. Romero...
Dalton Pompey, Toronto Blue Jays prospect with the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts, was named the MVP of the Midwest League All Star Game on Tuesday, leading the Eastern Division squad to a 6-5 victory over the Western Division at Fifth Third Field in Dayton, Ohio (home of the Dayton Reds).Pompey drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, an RBI single that scored Brandon...
Drew Sheppard over at FanGraphs is a genius in the .GIF making department and his latest piece of work takes a look at three knuckleball pitches from R.A. Dickey’s 2012 campaign. In the .GIF you can see the three pitches compared side by side and you can see how insane the pitches actually are. Drew also explained a little more than we ever wanted to know about the knuckleball...
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie is finally approaching a return after being out for several weeks with his sprained left ankle. Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports that Lawrie is now involved in baseball activities, but manager John Gibbons was not ready to say that Lawrie would be back soon.
"We're not sure yet, but he took some groundballs, took some...
The knuckleball, by its physics-defying nature, is easily the oddest, mind-bending — and most unpredictable — pitch that can be part of a pitcher’s arsenal, which partly is why so few pitchers attempt to master the befuddling pitch. And when the knuckleball is given the StroMotion treatment — particularly pitches out of the hand of [...]The post Here’s a mind-blowing look...
Jose Reyes makes his Bisons debut tonight as he prepares for three games in Buffalo as part of his rehab stint back to the big leagues for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Queen City Sports’s own Johnathan Snyder is at Coca-Cola Field for tonight’s Friday Night Bash as the Herd are set to take on the Durham Bulls at 7:05.
Reyes is set to lead off and play shortstop for the Bisons tonight...
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow suffered a setback during his last minor league rehab start, but a recent MRI showed no
structural damage in his ailing forearm, according to Gregor Chisholm of
There was concern that Morrow had worsened his forearm
injury after he was forced to exit his recent appearance for the Blue Jays’ Single-A
For a team so very unfamiliar with long winning streaks (they haven't won more than six in a row since 2008) the current seven gamer must be very satisfying for the Toronto Blue Jays. Not only that, but they've posted a combine score of 41-11 in those games. Indeed, these are heady days for the Jays. Of course, it behooves us to heed Mike Wilner's oft-repeated observation...
Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer, J.P. Arencibia and Maicer Izturis added back-to-back shots and the Toronto Blue Jays won their seventh straight game, beating the Colorado Rockies 8-3 Tuesday night.
Toronto has its longest winning streak since a 10-game run in late 2008.
Esmil Rogers (3-2) worked 6 2-3 innings to beat his former team and win his second straight start.
Adam Lind hit a three-run home run, Mark Buehrle won his second straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays earned their eighth consecutive victory Wednesday, beating the Colorado Rockies 5-2 to complete a three-game sweep.
The eight-game streak is Toronto's longest since a 10-game run in late 2008.
In the 15 times the Blue Jays and Rockies have played, the visiting team has never...
The Toronto Blue Jays swept the Texas Rangers in four games this weekend. When I realized that the Jays completed the sweep on Sunday, I thought I was dreaming.
The Blue Jays hammered the Rangers in the second game of the series 8-0. Colby Rasmus went one for three at the plate, scored two runs, and racked up three RBIs. Starting pitcher, Mark Buehrle pitched seven innings...
Here is a new GIF showing the incredible movement on RA Dickey knuckleball.
Though their pitching staff has played a key role in a lengthy winning streak, the Toronto Blue Jays figure to be tested by the powerful Baltimore Orioles.
R.A. Dickey looks for his second win during the run as the host Blue Jays go for their ninth straight victory Friday night against heavy hitting Baltimore.
Toronto starters have posted a 1.18 ERA in the last seven games, while...
It’s about that time. It’s that time in the season when the
teams that got hot too early start to stumble, and the teams that have been
coasting along under the radar start to surge toward first place. Look no
further than the Cardinals and the Padres. The fourth place Padres have won seven in a row and just swept the 1st place Arizona Diamondbacks. The