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Toronto Blue Jays infielder Omar Vizquel collected his 2,874th hit in the first game of the Jays' Wednesday doubleheader against the New York Yankees. Vizquel's milestone hit came on a double down the right-field line in the eight inning of the Blue Jays' 4-2 loss to the Yankees. With Vizquel's second hit of the game, he passed Babe Ruth on the all-time hits list. He now holds sole posession of 41st place among the major league's all-time hits leaders. The Jay's utility man quietly amassed those 2,874 hits over a 24-year career in which he won 11 Gold Glove Awards...

Blue Jays Suspend Yunel Escobar for Three Games for Putting Gay Slur on Eye Black

The Toronto Blue Jays acted quickly and swiftly in disciplining infielder Yunel Escobar for wearing eye black that had a gay slur written on it. The club announced Tuesday afternoon that the shortstop would be suspended three games, effective immediately. The Jays are in New York to take on the Yankees on Tuesday night where the suspension will begin. Yunel Escobar will be suspended...

Yunel Escobar is an idiot

Toronto's f'in idiot of a shortstop, Yunel Escobar, thought of a brilliant plan to write a homophobic slur in spanish in his eye black on Saturday. As shown in the picture, Escobar had "Tu ere Maricon" under his eyes that can be translated into, well, read on and find out. Washington Post The Toronto Blue Jays and Major League Baseball have suspended shortstop...

Jays' Escobar suspended three games for gay slur

The Toronto Blue Jays announced Tuesday a three-game suspension for shortstop Yunel Escobar as a result of a homophobic slur written in Spanish on the eye black he wore during last Saturday’s game. The punishment, agreed upon by major league baseball, the team and the players’ association, will include a donation to the You Can Play Project and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance...

Hot girls wearing eye black…UH YUMP!!!

In the wake of Yunel Escobar’s ignorant and homophobic usage of his eye black, I think it’s important that we remember that eye black is not the culprit here. Eye black is still great. Eye black will always be great. Especially, when hot yumps decide to wear it. Yunel Escobar gave eye black a bad name. We immediately repair that name.

Hope for the Hopeless: Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays are an interesting team. General manager Alex Anthopolous is making moves that are generally thought of as cunning, slick, or whatever word you want to use. But it still hasn't translated onto the field yet. The 2012 Blue Jays team got nailed with something that there's no way to prepare for: an unparalleled glut of injuries. Toronto has used 11 starters ...

End of Season Post-Mortem: Toronto Blue Jays

A season that started promising went down the tubes in the second half, but not everything is a lost cause north of the up in our End of the Season Post-Mortem series is the Toronto Blue Jays. If you're new here (which about 90% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from the playoffs...

Yunel Escobar Eye Black Controversy Does Not Reflect Well on Blue Jays Organization (Video)

Many Red Sox players were outraged by Yunel Escobar's homophobic eye black message. While the controversial eye black message went unnoticed by most Red Sox players on the field, Nick Cafardo said it was inexcusable for the Blue Jays players and coaches to let him out onto the field with that slur written under his eyes. Escobar's off-field issues lead to him to be moved...

Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar allegedly had gay slur written on eye black

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar is BOLD. Escobar thought it would be a good idea to wear eye black with a gay slur written in Spanish on Saturday when the Blue Jays faced off against the Red Sox. Of course the MLB is investigating. “The Toronto Blue Jays do not support discrimination of any [...]

Escobar docked 3 games for eye-black slur

Okay. Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar will be sitting out the next three games after he was suspended by Major League Baseball for putting a Spanish, homophobic slur in his eye-black for a game this past Saturday. Yeah, that's right, he was suspended for something incredibly stupid. The image was first noticed in a Getty Images photo and yes, it's going...

Blue Jays-Yanks postponed, doubleheader Wednesday

The game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees scheduled for Tuesday night was postponed because of inclement weather. The teams will play a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with the opener starting at 1:05 p.m. and the second game at 7:05 p.m. A light rain fell and brisk winds whipped the flags above the ballpark when the game was called about three hours before...

Looking Ahead

It's  that time of the year that we have become so accustomed to in Jays-land, when the desire to watch significant baseball games means watching someone besides the Blue Jays, and thoughts of the Blue Jays are necessarily focused on "next year" again. Still, since one of the things I like best about baseball is the whole art and science of roster manipulation (I&...

Blue Jays looking at Anderson, Sanchez for ’13

The Toronto Blue Jays fell out of the American League East race long ago, but their talent evaluators are out in full force as the team prepares for 2013. The Blue Jays had two scouts at the final two games of this week’s Tigers-Athletics series in Detroit. Each game included a starting pitcher who could switch teams this offseason: Oakland’s Brett Anderson Wednesday (trade candidate...

Escobar suspended 3 games for slur

Yunel Escobar was suspended for three games Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays for wearing eye-black displaying a homophobic slur written in Spanish during last Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox.
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