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Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes is expected to be sidelined for a few days because of soreness in his right knee.
Reyes was out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against Tampa Bay. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Reyes will also sit out Sunday's game with the Rays, but expects the leadoff hitter to return after an off-day Monday for a series with the New York Yankees that begins Tuesday.
''His knee is a little banged up,'' Gibbons said. ''It's something that just kind of flared up on him. Give him three days. We don't think it's any big deal.''
Reyes missed 66 games this season because of a left ankle injury. He is hitting .291.
Toronto is also minus infielder Munenori Kawasaki. He was put on the paternity list Friday for the birth of his son and Gibbons doesn't expect him back until Tuesday.
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The Toronto Blue Jays have activated pitcher J.A. Happ from the bereavement list and placed infielder Munenori Kawasaki on the paternity list.
The moves were announced before Friday night's game against Tampa Bay.
Happ is scheduled to start the game Saturday night against the Rays. The left-hander suffered a skull fracture and sprained right knee when he fell to the ground...
The Toronto Blue Jays were without shortstop Jose Reyes over
the weekend, as he sat out Saturday and Sunday’s contests against the Tampa Bay
Rays due to soreness in his right knee. Still, the Blue Jays don’t consider the
ailment to be significant, as they expect Reyes to rejoin the starting lineup
following today’s off-day when the team kicks off its series against the...
When something incredibly dramatic, paralyzingly dangerous and definitely terrifying occurs to someone, the person will often say, “My life flashed before my eyes.” After watching just how quickly what happened to Lansing Lugnuts pitcher Daniel Norris during a recent game occurred, one is left to wonder if he even had enough time to experience that […]The post Minor league...
Minor league pitcher Daniel Norris of the Lansing Lugnuts (the Single-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays) avoided serious injury with his quick reflexes after a pitched ball shot back from the batter and straight at his head. The pitcher was able to catch the ball just inches from it slamming into his face.
Norris had tossed a pitch to the plate in Thursday's game and the...
J.A. Happ won in his first game at Tropicana Field since a scary injury three months ago and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday.
Happ (3-2), who suffered a skull fracture and sprained right knee when he fell to the ground after getting hit with a liner by Desmond Jennings on May 7, allowed two runs and five hits over 5 1-3 innings. It was his third start...
Daniel Norris of the Lansing Lugnuts (Class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays) made this sick catch on a screaming liner heading right for his face during a recent game. It’s a good thing he’s got those quick reflexes, otherwise he’d probably still be picking his teeth out of the pitchers mound.
The post Minor league pitcher saves face (literally) with sick...
Long an accomplished big-league pitcher Darren Oliver entered into new territory Friday when his first foray into the movie industry hit the big screen.
The Toronto Blue Jays reliever is an investor in “Jobs” a biopic about late Apple founder Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher and he appears in the film credits. Producer Mark Hulme a friend with whom he’s made previous investments...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- J.A. Happ won in his first game at Tropicana Field since a scary injury three months ago and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday.
Happ (3-2), who suffered a skull fracture and sprained right knee when he fell to the ground after getting hit with a liner by Desmond Jennings on May 7, allowed two runs and five hits over 5 1-3...
If not for his incredible cat-like reflexes, minor league pitcher Daniel Norris would likely be in the hospital right now. Norris, who pitches for the Toronto Blue Jays Single-A affiliate Lansing Lugnuts, avoided what could have been a terrifying disaster on Sunday night when he somehow got his glove in front of his face to […]
David Ortiz says he’s as surprised as anyone with the Blue Jays’ poor performance this year.
“When I saw what they put together in the offseason I was like ‘Whoa this is the competition.’ ”
Of course it didn’t turn out that way as Ortiz’s first-place Red Sox sit a comfortable 15 games ahead of the last-place Jays.
But Toronto at least lived up to Big Papi’s expectations...
After the 50-game suspension which removed him from the San Francisco Giants’ playoff run and, by his own choice, the batting title, Melky Cabrera will always be tied to PEDs.
His breakout in San Francisco -- .346/.390/.516 before being suspended -- included the 2012 All-Star Game MVP award during the good times and a fake website in the bad times. But Cabrera didn’t have...