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The surging Kansas City Royals are looking for every little boost they can get to help them either chase down the Tigers in the AL Central or to snag one of the two Wild Card spots. Earlier this week they acquired infielder Jamey Carroll to help fill their season-long struggle to find a capable second baseman and now they've doubled down on that effort by acquiring utilityman Emilio Bonifacio from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later or cash, per Jon Morosi:
Blue Jays trade Emilio Bonifacio to Royals for cash or a player to be named. Like the move for KC. Good buy low.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) August 14, 2013
As Morosi states, this is a savvy buy low move for Dayton Moore. Bonifacio has been a disaster in Toronto this year going .218/.258/.321 with 12 stolen bases. But it was only back in 2011 when Bonifacio posted .296/.360/.393 with 40 steals. He wasn't too shabby in 2012 either with a .645 OPS and 30 steals. It also seems that Bonifacio mi...
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The Kansas City Roy’s acquired utility man Emilio Bonifacio in a trade with Toronto on Wednesday.
Toronto will get either cash considerations or a player to be named later.
Bonifacio was one of many Blie Jays having a tough season. He was hitting .218/.258/.321over 94 games.
The addition of Bonifacio gives the Royals a player who has speed and can field multiple positions. ...
Kansas City Royals second baseman Mike Moustakas exited last
night’s win over the Miami Marlins after experiencing tightness in his left
calf, an injury that has the team considering him day to day, according to Dick Kaegel of MLB.com.
Moustakas was replaced by recently acquired infielder Jamey Carroll in the fifth inning after he suffered his calf ailment. The injury...
The Toronto Blue Jays have put outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left abdominal muscle.
The Blue Jays recalled infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo and selected outfielder Kevin Pillar from Triple-A on Wednesday.
Rasmus had missed the past two games after hurting himself on a checked swing Sunday. His DL move was made retroactive to...
Toronto Blue Jays Double A pitcher Alan Farina throws a wild-pitch on an intentional walk attempt that causes the winning run to score. New Hampshire Fisher Cats hurler Farina put a little extra mustard on a routine intentional walk toss sailing the ball over the head of catcher Jack Murphy to end the game.
The post Blue Jays Double A Pitcher Throws Away Game On Intentional Walk...
As dazzling as the pitching staff has been in the Miami Marlins' wins this month, it has been fairly awful in the defeats.
Jacob Turner's road struggles may mean the club is headed for more of the latter.
After the Marlins got another victory via shutout, Turner looks for the first road win of his career in the finale of a three-game series with the Kansas City Royals on...
Toronto Blue Jays' pitcher Josh Johnson will be headed to the 15-day disabled list with a sore right forearm. Johnson will have an MRI on his forearm to determine the extent of the injury. At this point it is unknown as to how much time he will miss.
As reported by Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com, the discomfort in Johnson's forearm started during his last start
John Farrell made it clear a few weeks ago that he’d like to see expanded video replay. He might soon get his wish.
Major League Baseball is planning to implement more video replay in 2014, with managers even having the opportunity to challenge plays deemed reviewable. Farrell thinks it’s a step in the right direction, although there are likely still details to be ironed out...
Remeber in little league when a bouncer back to the pitcher could result in a well deserved home run……well that can happen in the major leagues as well, just ask Rajai Davis.
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Remember when you were in Little League, and you'd hit a home run that didn't even leave the infield?
Yeah...that happened to Rajai Davis on Wednesday night in Toronto.
With two outs in the bottom of the third inning, Davis grounded back to the mound. Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester deflected the ball, and attempted to shovel it over to first baseman Mike Napoli, but it...
An intentional walk is supposed to be one of the biggest “gimme” plays in sports.
Don’t tell that to Blue Jays minor leaguer Alan Farina, though, whose inability to find his catcher during an attempted intentional free pass lost his team the game on Tuesday.
With men on second and third and two outs in the ninth inning of a tie game, Farina’s New Hampshire Fisher Cats elected...
70-49, 1st place, 6 up on Cleveland and 7.5 on Kansas City.
The Detroit Tigers are the best team in baseball. As the sour taste from the last 6 begins to fade, consider how close to 5-1 that 2-4 was.
Having done all within their power to chase off one would-be division challenger last week, it’s time to begin the more daunting task of staring down what many feel is the more legitimate...
Another day, another game of missed opportunities for the struggling Boston Red Sox.
Pinch hitter Mark DeRosa hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning, Mark Buehrle pitched seven innings to win his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 2-1 on Thursday night.
''Tonight, the story is (runners) left on base,'' Red Sox manager John...
NESN broadcaster Don Orsillo pronounces the last name of
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista like this: BOW-teesta. Every other
broadcaster I’ve heard in baseball pronounces it like this: BAW-teesta.
Does that annoy anyone else? No? Just me, huh?
OK, then. On to the recap …
The finale of a 10-game road swing ended in another defeat
for the Boston Red Sox. If...
Fighting for a playoff spot, you always want to put your team in the best position to succeed.
The Toronto Blue Jays didn’t let Bisons Manager Marty Brown do his job to the fullest Tuesday evening as they gave him little notice that his scheduled starting pitcher for the evening, Thad Weber, would not be making his scheduled start in Buffalo.
Toronto told Brown to hold back Weber...