Found September 16, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
It's not as if Toronto Blue Jays infielder Omar Vizquel is going to match Babe Ruth in home runs or anything. That might take several more careers. But it could be a neat way to wind up a superb career by equaling or surpassing Ruth in career hits this week. Doing it at Yankee Stadium would be even sweeter for Vizquel, a 45-year-old veteran who for years was the top defensive shortstop in the game. He stands at 2,872 hits, one behind Ruth for 41st on the all-time list, after hitting a double and a run-scoring single Sunday in the Blue Jays' 5-0 win over the Boston Red Sox. Vizquel has not been getting token hits, either. His third-inning double was the only hit that Jon Lester allowed until the seventh inning, when Yan Gomes singled with two outs. Rajai Davis ran for Gomes, stole second, and Vizquel singled to put Toronto into a 1-0 lead. He is tied for 42nd with Jesse Burkett in career hits. "Not even in my wildest dreams was I going to think that you can bri...

MLB Rumors: Should MLB Suspend Blue Jays Yunel Escobar After Gay Slur Written On Eye Black?

MLB is looking into Yunel Escobar of the Toronto Blue Jays after seeing what he had written on his eye black prior to a game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Escobar wrote a gay slur on his eye black in Spanish, and the league is now deciding what to do about this despicable act. Escobar wrote “Tu Ere Maricon” in silver on his eye black. It is as clear as...

MLB investigating Yunel Escobar for homophobic ‘you are a ********* eye black

MLB is investigating Yunel Escobar after it was revealed that the Blue Jays shortstop wore eye black with a homophobic message written on them during Saturday’s game. Escobar, who was born in Cuba, had the words “Tu ere maricon” written on his eye black for Saturday’s game against the Red Sox. “Tu ere maricon” is Spanish for “you are a ******.” Maricon is a commonly...

Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar sports homophobic slur on face

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar, who typically writes messages via eye black on his face, was sporting a homophoic Spanish word that’s a derogatory term for a homsexual. During Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Escobar wrote “Tu ere”  under his eyes. However he misspelled the middle word. It is supposed to be spelled “eres,” Spanish-language sentence...

Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion Out With Sore Toe

In the absence of Jose Bautista, the Toronto Blue Jays have been bolstered by another emerging star; Edwin Encarnacion.  However, the Blue Jays will be without Encarnacion Sunday.  He was scratched from the lineup with a sore tow on his right foot. Encarnacion was held out of the Blue Jays lineup Friday due to a sore right wrist.  Now, according to the Associated...

MLB Investigating Yunel Escobar After Blue Jays Shortstop Wears Eye Black With Gay Slur Written in Spanish

Writing messages on one's eye black is nothing new in professional sports. Plenty of athletes have made statements with their in-game makeup from time to time, from Tim Tebow's bible verses to Mark Herzlich's Batman mask to Bryce Harper's whatever the heck his design is. Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar appears to have crossed the line with his latest foray...

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 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. Pictures posted online showed the Blue Jays shortstop with the message written in his eye-black, a sticker players wear under their eyes to reduce glare from the sun. The slur...

Yenel Escobar wore eye black that read 'You are F*ggot'

Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar wore the offensive Spanish phrase "Tu ere maricon" in his eye black Saturday. Yes, we're still shaking our heads and scrunching up our eyes over the complete... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 0

Adeiny Hechavarria hit a two-run home run, Omar Vizquel had two hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. The game was scoreless until the bottom of the seventh, when Yan Gomes grounded a two-out single up the middle against Jon Lester (9-12), just the second hit for the Blue Jays. Rajai Davis came on as a pinch runner and...

Buffalo and Blue Jays Nearing a PDC Agreement

Updated Post 9/16 Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News writes this morning: It’s been hush-hush until now because of the rules of the minor and major leagues, but the window for MLB clubs to talk to potential new minor-league affiliates officially opened today — and the Bisons and Toronto Blue Jays are now working on the game’s worst-kept secret. Blue Jays general manager Alex...

Photo: Red Sox’ David Ortiz likes Sox-inspired haircut on kid

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz got a kick out of seeing this kid’s huge red Boston logo on his head before the Red Sox vs. Blue Jays game. Check it out. A big Boston “B” on the back of his head and the number “5” on the side. Now that’s a fan!

Mike Aviles Fools Brett Lawrie And Evades A Tag By Running Around In A Circle

Brett Lawrie is an excellent defensive third baseman, but he’s also basically the ultimate bro and apparently can be fooled into missing a tag if you run around in a circle, as Mike Aviles proved so effectively here.
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