Blue Jays Injury Updates: Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus, Casey Janssen, Jose Reyes

A lot of very important updates for the Blue Jays came through this morning.  Three of these players have had their return to the team pushed back for various reasons including one fairly concerning one.  The Blue Jays wrap up a three-game series in Minnesota today with a day/night double-header.  They'll be short handed on the bench, let's get to why.Adam LindLind was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen to start rehab assignments on Monday

Jose Reyes (hamstring) and Casey Janssen (back) will report to Dunedin, Fla as they’ll begin their rehab assignments on Monday, according to John Lott of the National Post.Via National Post: “Reyes will probably start playing in a game on Monday,” Gibbons said. “Casey, I’m not sure what the plan is yet for him, but it’s probably Monday or Tuesday.”Jose Reyes, who...
Via The MLB Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATED: Blue Jays Injury Updates: Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen sent on rehab stints

The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a great start at 6-5 and tied atop the American League East with the Tampa Bay Rays.  They've done it without closer Casey Janssen and their most dynamic player, Jose Reyes.  Both players are integral to any success the Blue Jays could have this season.  Shi Davidi of has an update on both of those players.Jose ReyesReyes started...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays updates on Casey Janssen & Jose Reyes

The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a typical Blue Jays start, going 3-4 through their first week of games with the Rays & Yankees.  They kick off a three game set at home tonight against the Houston Astros.  The Jays have been without their closer, Casey Janssen, since the end of Spring Training & without their starting shortstop, Jose Reyes, since his first at-bat of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Casey Janssen (muscle strain, left side) played long-toss

After being placed on the 15-day disabled list as reported by our very own NatsLady of SportsInjuryAlert, Blue Jays’ Casey Janssenplayed long-loss today and “it went well,” according to John Lott of the National Post.Photo: Casey Janssen (muscle strain, left side) played long-toss and said “it went well.” #BlueJays— John Lott (@LottOnBaseball...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Casey Janssen (abdominal strain) on 15-day DL

A lot of teams are putting players on the DL as they trim their rosters to 25 players by this afternoon's deadline, and here comes another, closer Casey Janssen of the Toronto Blue Jays  According to GM Alex Anthropoulos ("AA" in this tweet),AA: Janssen “felt something grab” on 10th warmup pitch Friday night in MTL, thought he could pitch through it. MRI showed...
Via MLB Injury News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen on DL with lower back strain

Bad news for the Blue Jays bullpen, as closer Casey Janssen will open the 2014 regular season on the disabled list with a lower back/abdominal strain (source: Mike Wilner via Twitter). The Jays made the move retroactive to March 29 and called up catcher Erik Kratz to take Janssen's spot on the active roster. Janssen underwent shoulder surgery last November and had been limited...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Casey Janssen: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

Earlier this morning on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, one of the current broadcasters (and former Major Leaguer) Dirk Hayhurst pleaded his case about one of the more successful Blue Jays bullpen hurlers: Casey Janssen. It’s no secret, especially to those who follow the Jays, that Hayhurst has always spoken his mind and does not have any problem with stirring the pot over players who...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays reliever Janssen has shoulder surgery

Toronto Blue Jays right-handed reliever Casey Janssen has had surgery on his throwing shoulder and is expected to be ready for spring training. The team said Tuesday that Janssen had the procedure Friday in Los Angeles to repair lingering joint soreness. The 31-year-old had the small portion of the end of his clavicle shaved down to relieve the discomfort. Janssen was thrust into...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Q&A: Casey Janssen on Saves & the Save Rule

Casey Janssen doesn’t have a problem with the save rule, nor does he have much trouble earning saves. The Toronto Blue Jays right-hander racked up 22 of them after being the handed the closer’s role in May. The 31-year-old former set-up man appeared in 62 games overall, logging a 2.54 ERA and 0.864 WHIP while walking just 1.6 batters per nine innings. He talked about his successful...
Via Fangraphs
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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