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BRETT LAWRIE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brett Lawrie Staying Busy With Girlfriend Dana Long

  Canadian baseball bro Brett Lawrie has been busy this offseason, his first not as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays. He has a new team (the A’s), he’s suddenly a Cavs fan and he got a selfie stick for Christmas (not kidding) that he uses in the wild. Oh, and he has a new offseason girlfriend — Dana Long, a Canadian with a commerce degree and abs. Lawrie has been on the...
Via Busted Coverage
12 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s send young Blue Jays fan care package after acquiring Brett Lawrie (pics)

To say that Amelia, a 6-year-old Toronto Blue Jays fan, has enjoyed something of a baseball-related windfall of goodwill over the holidays would be an understatement. Amelia became something of an Internet sensation after a video went viral that documented her devastation upon learning that Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie, her favorite player on...Read More The post A’s send...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics 'adopt' 6-year-old Blue Jays fan devastated by Brett Lawrie trade

The story of 6-year-old Amelia's struggle with fanhood adversity has become even more uplifting thanks to the Oakland Athletics' "adoption" of the girl. In case you missed it, young Amelia suffered an emotional breakdown in December when the young Blue Jays fan learned that the Jays had traded away her favorite player, third-baseman Brett Lawrie (plus prospects) to the A's for Josh...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #168: Brett Lawrie | 2B/3B | OAK

Full disclosure: Brett Lawrie is not our 168th-ranked player. He actually belongs around 190. He’s out lowest-ranked 2B or 3B in the top 200 and got a little lost in the shuffle, but rest assured that Lawrie has the potential to jump the 20 spots to 168, and we didn’t want to disrupt the countdown for such a small discrepancy (what amounts to maybe two rounds late in a draft...
Via Baseball Professor
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Recapping the A’s offseason trades so far

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,...
Via isportsweb.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie Makes Little Girl’s Day After Being Traded

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...
Via Sportsnaut
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie visits girl who was devastated when he got traded

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...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie: Blue Jays’ Turf ‘Has A Lot Do’ With Recent Injuries

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....
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Breaking down the Josh Donaldson trade

Josh Donaldson 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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Five lessons learned in 2014

With the 2014 fantasy baseball season over, it’s time to take a look back on the year that was and see what lessons we can glean from the previous 162 games. With less than 190 days until Opening Day 2015, the time to start preparing is now. Here are five lessons that we learned in 2014: 1. Clayton Kershaw is in a league of his own Despite missing six or seven starts, Clayton...
Via isportsweb.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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