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The Toronto Blue Jays acquired veteran pitcher Mark Buehrle as part of the blockbuster offseason deal with the Miami Marlins. Buehrle had been the epitome of consistency and brought a plethora of leadership to a young Jays squad. He also came north of the border with a hefty contract that still owes him $48 million over the next 3 years; however 3 million will be eaten by the Marlins.
The veteran lefty has had 12 consecutive seasons with 30 or more starts and has logged 200 or more innings in each of those seasons. So you could see why the Blue Jays were more than happy to see Buerhle involved in the deal.
However, Buehrle is a finesse pitcher who relies on changing speeds and location to survive in the majors, a tall task for a 34-year old pitching day in and day out in the American League East.
Buehrle has made 7 starts since joining the Blue Jays and boasts and earned run average of 7.02. He has surrendered 5 or more runs in five of his seven starts including a season high seven ...
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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ had to leave Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on a stretcher after being struck in the side of the head by a line drive by Rays batter Desmond Jennings in the second inning.
Happ was taken to the hospital and is reportedly in stable condition while undergoing some tests. We wish Happ a speedy recovery.
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In Tuesday night's Blue Jays-Rays game, Toronto starting pitcher JA Happ was hit in the side of the head by a line drive off the bat of Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings. Happ was taken off the field on a stretcher with his head immobilized, and he offered the crowd a wave of his hand as he left the field. Video of the incident is below the jump, but I must warn you that it...
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera finally hit his first home run as a member of the Blue Jays. It took the “Melkman” 32 games in his new digs to finally dial long distance. As Cabrera made his way back to the dugout for congratulations and praise, he found himself subsequently ignored by his hi-jinxing teammates.
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The Toronto Blue Jays have released pitcher Trystan Magnuson from their Double-A New Hampshire minor league affiliate. Magnuson struggled mightily this year, but with pitching at a premium most likely will draw the interest of another club.
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Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the second round of the 2010 MLB Amateur draft, Kellen Sweeney is a six foot tall, left hand hitting infielder, currently improving his game with the Lansing Lugnuts of the Midwest League. Kellen was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and attended Jefferson High School, becoming only the eighth baseball player(and third Blue Jay) to be drafted by a big...
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ is expected to leave the hospital on Wednesday after suffering a line drive to the head off the bat of Tampa Bay batter Desmond Jennings.
We anticipate that he will be discharged today after testing and will provide an update later on with further information.
— Blue Jays-Official(@BlueJays) May 8, 2013
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Back on Tuesday night, a pretty scary moment happened to Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ against the Tampa Bay Rays.
In the second inning of play, Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings hit a line-drive back to the mound and the pitch deflected right off of Happ's head.
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Happ left the game on a stretcher and his status is currently unknown.
Thoughts and prayers to Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ who was struck in the side of the head by a line drive off the bat of Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings. In a gruesome scene Happ lay motionless on the field until carted off on a stretcher. In a positive turn of events Happ was conscious and waved to the fans as he was exiting the field. Here is to a quick recovery...
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Scenes just like the one that unfolded at Tropicana Field Tuesday night is exactly why I never wanted to play pitcher when I was a kid. In the second inning Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was nailed in the head with a line drive by Tampa Bay Rays Desmond Jennings. Happ collapsed upon contact and was eventually taken off the field in a stretcher.
At such close proximity to...
Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the head by a line drive and taken off the field on a stretcher during Toronto's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
In a frightening scene at Tropicana Field, Desmond Jennings' second-inning liner caromed squarely off the left side of Happ's head in a loud ''thwack!'' The ball went all the way into...
Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the head by a line drive and taken off the field on a stretcher during Toronto's 6-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
The team said Happ was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was alert and undergoing tests. Nursing supervisor Natasha Keller told The Associated Press that Happ had been admitted to the hospital and was...
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was taken off on a stretcher
after being hit by a line drive in the second inning Tuesday at
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