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When first baseman Adam Lind was sent to Class AAA Las Vegas on May 17, he was assigned on option. But now he is off the Toronto Blue Jays' 40-man roster, assigned outright to Las Vegas on Thursday after clearing waivers. The move was made to clear a spot for right-handed pitcher Robert Coello, who is being called up to provide bullpen insurance. The Blue Jays bullpen was overworked on a 1-5 trip, so the team will enter a three-game weekend series against Red Sox with eight relievers available. Meanwhile, Lind will continue to get his hitting problems righted, which is why he was sent to Las Vegas in the first place. "We needed a spot on the 40, so we put him on waivers a few days ago, he cleared, and we just cleared up a spot," general manager Alex Anthopoulos said in a conference call Thursday afternoon. "Whenever he finds his way back here, we'll just clear a spot again." In his first 11 games with Las Vegas, Lind was batting .386 with thre...
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Before I get to Monday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, I got a little bit of news about the Blue Jays.
The Toronto Blue Jays have sent Eric Thames, who has been slumping at the plate lately, down to Triple A Las Vegas on Tuesday and has called up Mike McCoy. Thames hit .3o8 in the month of April, but has only hit .190 in May.
Mike McCoy has been called up from Triple...
The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, retroactive to June 12, and recalled infielder Yan Gomes from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Morrow left nine pitches into Monday's start against Washington after suffering a strained muscle in his left side. A second round of tests Tuesday confirmed the initial diagnosis and Morrow was placed...
Outfielder Vladimir Guerrero has been promoted to Class AAA Las Vegas, the Toronto Blue Jays announced Friday. Guerrero, 37, signed a minor-league contract with the Blue Jays on May 10 and was assigned to High Class A Dunedin. He batted .450 with four home runs in four games with the Florida State League team. He will make his debut for the Las Vegas 51s on Saturday. It will...
Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow had to be helped off the field after he was struck on the lower right leg by Wilson Betemit's line drive in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game against Baltimore.
X-rays were negative, and Morrow was diagnosed with a bruised right shin. He is day to day.
Morrow was hit between the knee and ankle on Betemit's infield single...
Roger Clemens' former catcher with the Toronto Blue Jays testified Wednesday that he had seen vitamin B12 ''shots lined up ready to go'' for players, a claim also made by Clemens and for which he was charged with obstructing Congress.
Clemens is charged with obstruction of Congress, perjury and making false statements for denying to Congress in 2008 that he ever...
Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow said he went into Wednesday's start against the Baltimore Orioles with a chip on his shoulder. He left with a bruise on his right shin after being hit by a comebacker, and he was thankful it wasn't worse. Morrow picked up the win as the Blue Jays completed a three-game sweep by defeating the Orioles 4-1 on four solo home runs...
Edwin Encarnacion hit one of Toronto's four solo home runs, pitcher Brandon Morrow left the game after being struck by a line drive and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Morrow suffered a bruised right shin when he was struck by Wilson Betemit's liner in the seventh, hopping around the mound in pain. Manager John...
TORONTO -- Clay Buchholz gave up two runs on six hits in eight innings and the Boston Red Sox took the first game of a three game series against the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Friday. Buchholz (5-2) recorded seven strikeouts, including striking out the side in the sixth inning and only walked two batters. Blue Jays starter Henderson Alvarez (3-5) gave up four earned runs in 6 1...
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