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BRETT CECIL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blue Jays reliever Brett Cecil has inflamed shoulder

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Blue Jays reliever Brett Cecil has an inflamed shoulder but is expected to resume throwing next week. Cecil is entering his seventh season with the Blue Jays and is bidding to become their closer. The left-hander missed a scheduled appearance Friday against Baltimore because of a tender shoulder. He requested a precautionary MRI and was encouraged by the results...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Cecil For Closer

Brett Cecil should be the closer for the Blue Jays in 2015. Much has been made recently about the Toronto Blue Jays off-season and the lack of off-season additions in what people are referring to as ‘positions of need’. Going into the off-season, 2nd base and the bullpen were the two biggest needs to fill. More specifically, a back end of the bullpen arm. With Casey Janssen...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays settle with Cecil, strike deal with Dirks

TORONTO (AP) Brett Cecil and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,475,000, avoiding salary arbitration. Toronto also agreed Thursday to a minor league contract with outfielder Andy Dirks, who was claimed off waivers from Detroit on Oct. 31 and became a free agent when the Blue Jays failed to offer a major league deal by the Dec. 2 deadline. Cecil, 28...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Place Brett Cecil on 15 Day DL, Recall Steve Delabar

Last Friday, left-handed relief pitcher, Brett Cecil exited last Friday’s game in the eighth inning against Baltimore with groin tightness, according to RotoWorld.com. Cecil understandingly wanted to avoid being placed on the disabled list, but the 15 day trip was inevitable with similar injuries in the past. In 32 games this season the 27 year-old has accumulated a 0-3 record...
Via Sportsnaut
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays option Delabar to Triple-A, recall Kawasaki

The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned right-handed relief pitcher and 2013 All-Star Steve Delabar to Triple-A Buffalo.  The cause of the move was mostly due to the fact that the club wanted to call up infielder Munenori Kawasaki without losing Adam Lind or Brett Cecil to the disabled list. Delabar’s poor performance this season was also part of the reasoning for the move, as his...
Via Sports-Glory
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Brett Cecil, Sergio Santos, Colby Rasmus

Toronto Blue Jays reliever Brett Cecil was forced out of Friday's win over the Baltimore Orioles after apparently suffering a groin strain. MLB.com's David Wilson reports that Cecil limped off the field after throwing a third pitch to Chris Davis. The left-hander told Wilson that it didn't seem as bad as a similar injury that required a DL stint in 2011:"This one was bad, but not...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays LHP Cecil builds off All-Star season

Brett Cecil walked into spring training last year with his career in limbo. The Toronto left-hander seemed far removed from his breakout season of 2010, when he posted a team-high 15 wins despite not making the 25-man roster out of camp. Instead, he was fresh off two years of disappointment. He'd bounced back and forth between the Blue Jays and Triple-A, going a combined 6-15 while...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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