BRETT LAWRIE RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Oakland A’s were very active during this year’s winter meetings. However, many are not sure if those trades will actually benefit the Oakland A’s for 2015. The Athletics traded away three of their strongest players – Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss, and Jeff Samardzija. All of these players were All-Stars in 2014 and their presence will surely be missed next season. So,...
While seeing your favorite player traded away from your team is tough on adults, they can at least understand that it’s part of the business of baseball. Rarely are there a Derek Jeter, Ernie Banks, or Craig Biggio that spend an entire career with one team. When the Toronto Blue Jays traded Brett Lawrie (who is Canadian by citizenship) to the Oakland A’s, it was hard on their...
New Oakland Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie played parts of four seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays before being sent out west for Josh Donaldson the day after Thanksgiving.
And while Lawrie doesn’t have the name recognition on a national (or shall we say international level), he obviously had one huge fan north of the border.
As you can see below, a six-year old girl named Amelia...
YouTube videos of kids crying over sports are really nothing new, so when a Toronto Blue Jays fan posted one of his inconsolable 6-year-old daughter after Brett Lawrie was traded, most people probably watched it and moved on.
Not Brett Lawrie, though.
The third baseman, who was shipped to the Oakland Athletics for Josh Donaldson, saw the viral video and took notice. So on Friday...
Brett Lawrie is one cool dude.
When the major-league infielder was traded from the Toronto Blue Jays to the Oakland A's in late November, one of his biggest fans was so broken up, she couldn't hold back the tears ... leading to a viral YouTube video.
Meet six-year-old Amelia:
Well, Lawrie, who played his first four seasons in Toronto, responded in a way that Amelia will likely never forget.
The Toronto Blue Jays acquired third baseman Josh Donaldson from the Athletics last week in a trade that was borderline shocking to the baseball world. In return, Oakland received four players, including third baseman Brett Lawrie from Toronto. Although it was not stunning to see Billy Beane deal an established player for prospects, it was
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The Toronto Blue Jays have been active on the free agent market in recent years and look poised to make a move in the competitive American League East. The only problem? Nobody wants to play on their turf.
The Jays sent infielder Brett Lawrie and three prospects to the Oakland Athletics last Friday in exchange for All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson....
More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace All-Star Josh Donaldson or dwelling on the shock of being traded from Toronto, Brett Lawrie is embracing the idea of staying healthy as he joins the Oakland Athletics.
Bidding farewell to the Blue Jays' unforgiving turf field could be a big benefit for his body moving forward, too.
''(It) treats my body kind of silly...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago
From the perspective of the Oakland Athletics, the trade that sent Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for a package of players headlined by Brett Lawrie on Friday night represents a much more disappointing picture than for the other club involved in the deal. Despite that this is the typical way in which Billy Beane operates, in addition to the fact that Donaldson was...
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The Oakland A’s fan base has been shocked with yet another surprising trade of one of their beloved players. After reassuring the media that there was no way that Josh Donaldson would be traded, the Athletics ultimately got an offer they could not refuse. They decided to trade Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays in the biggest blockbuster trade so far this offseason...