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In early March I interviewed Tony Davis, only a few months after he was signed to a minor league contract by the Toronto Blue Jays.
The signing of a left-handed specialist doesn’t get much press in the grand scheme of things, but these are the type of transactions that every team needs to make to become successful.
Drafted in the 12th round of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft from the University of Florida by the Minnesota Twins, Davis is no stranger to the minor league’s appearing in over 110 games. He made it up to Double-A with the Twins in 2012, but suffered a setback that resulted in a stint with the Independent Quebec Capitales of the Can-Am League.
A stellar season in Canada caught the eye of the Toronto Blue Jays, and they offered him a minor league deal. Davis, who said he is honoured to wear the Blue Jays uniform, will give it his all, no doubt about it.
Now that spring training is done, I followed up on his progress in Dunedin, and not surprising, Davis is a...
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Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes won't need surgery on his sprained left ankle but is still expected to miss three months, general manager Alex Anthopoulos says.
Reyes visited a specialist in Charlotte on Monday who confirmed the diagnosis of a severely sprained ankle. Reyes was injured sliding into second base in Friday's game at Kansas City. He was placed on the...
Jose Reyes was carted off the field Friday night in Kansas City, and judging by reports, it did not look good for the Blue Jays shortstop.
Reyes attempted to slide into second base during the top of the sixth inning and turned his ankle awkwardly during the play. A very emotional and clearly in pain Reyes was then removed from the game.
The Blue Jays broadcast team mentioned that...
Third Baseman Brett Lawrie has been sent to start a rehab assignment to Dunedin. The Toronto third baseman batted .273 with 11 home runs and 48 runs batted in on 494 at-bats in 2012.
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Jose Reyes injured his ankle sliding into second base and was carted off the field. The shortstop is expected to miss at least a month.
Courtesy of Dave Kaup/Reuters
Lo and behold, the greatest fear of Blue Jays fans came true last night when Jose Reyes slid awkwardly into second base trying to steal the bag. It was utterly gruesome looking at it because ankles aren’t made to bend that particular way.
We all know what Reyes can do when he’s healthy. He’s among the most dynamic shortstops to play the game today...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jose Reyes heard a pop in his left ankle as he awkwardly slid into second base. After that, everything else was a blur to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
The trainers lifted their star shortstop onto a cart, and the cart drove through the bullpen gate in right field. The sight was of Reyes, his ankle heavily bandaged, being pushed out of their clubhouse...
How do you overcome an injury to your superstar shortstop? Shift another potential superstar to second base, let the dominoes fall around him, and hope it works. Brett Lawrie is not quite on the same level as Jose Reyes. He still has to prove himself further, and this may be his shot. The Toronto Blue Jays are shifting Lawrie to second base temporarily to help ease the...
The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to be without shortstop Jose
Reyes for the next three months or so following his significant ankle sprain.
Toronto has reportedly wasted no time checking in on potential fill ins, as the
Blue Jays have inquired on Atlanta Braves shortstop Tyler Pastornicky, according
to Jim Bowden of ESPN.
Blue Jays have inquired about Braves SS Tyler Pastornicky...
(AP) -- The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping Jose Reyes' injury can be a source of inspiration.
After getting their first win from their ace, the Blue Jays attempt to run their road winning streak over the Kansas City Royals to seven games Sunday.
Toronto (5-6) is expected to be without Reyes for three months after he suffered a severe left ankle sprain while trying to steal a...
When the Toronto Blue Jays lost Jose Reyes until at least the All-Star break this weekend, a lot of other things were lost as well. The Jays were attempting to recreate what the Miami Marlins started last offseason when they signed every available free agent. Most, if not everyone believed it would work and we all know how it ended. In the middle of last season, the Dodgers...
Mark Buehrle played 12 seasons for the Chicago White Sox, standing out as one of baseball's most reliable and consistent pitchers. Now, he'll take the mound against his former team for the first time.
Buehrle gets the nod for the Toronto Blue Jays in the opener of their four-game set against Chicago on Monday night at Rogers Centre.
The left-hander started his major league...