Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/21/12
Brett Lawrie has served the four-game suspension brought upon by his helmet-tossing after Bill Miller called him out on strikes in the ninth inning of Toronto's 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday. It was just another example of the Blue Jays not getting the bounces. When Lawrie tossed the helmet, it bounced up and hit Miller on the hip. Score it a bad-hop hit. So where does Lawrie's return leave Yan Gomes, who was called up on Thursday from Class AAA Las Vegas to play third base for Lawrie? You would hope that leaves Gomes right where he is -- with the Blue Jays, doing something. This guy showed at spring training that he can play and did nothing to dispel that notion at Las Vegas or with Toronto. "A quiet confidence, a guy who's got strength in his game, whether that's arm strength, strength in the bat," is the way manager John Farrell describes Gomes. His arm, the manager said, is a "cannon." Gomes already has shown he can play third base with that terrific arm. That shou...
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