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WATCH: Blue Jays' Casey Janssen catches foul ball in cap

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen caught a foul ball with his cap, and made it look easy, in the bullpen during Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay.The fly ball by Rays batter Wil Myers was hit into the Blue Jays bullpen in foul territory near left field. Janssen stood up from his spot on the bench and made a great catch, and probably saved some fans in the...
Via Holdout Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Casey Janssen grabs foul ball with cap

During the sixth inning of Thursday’s Blue Jays-Rays game at Tropicana Field, Toronto closer Casey Janssen snagged a foul line drive off the bat of Wil Myers. Then, he gave the ball to a fan in the crowd – aw, how sweet. Janssen would save the game in the tenth after Colby Rasmus gave the Jays a 1-0 lead in the top half of the inning.
Via Bloguin Best
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Blue Jays Afford To Keep Handing Ball To Casey Janssen?

The Toronto Blue Jays are desperate for wins with each passing day as they slip further out of contention in the American League wild-card race. Manager John Gibbons needs to field the best possible lineup from here on out in an attempt to win games. Unfortunately for Gibbons his proven reliable closer Casey Janssen has been anything but since the All-Star break and begs the question...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting hard to trust Casey Janssen closing games for Blue Jays

The latest Blue Jays dilemma: What to do with Casey Janssen? After balancing the brilliant and fortunate win Saturday with the heartbreaking defeat of Friday night, manager John Gibbons has a determination to make. With the magnitude of every game growing, how long a leash do you give the Jays veteran closer? The numbers are rather startling. Before the all-star break, Janssen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Casey Janssen, Brett Lawrie

The Toronto Blue Jays are on fire, having won five in a row.  They just swept a four-game, home & home series from the Philadelphia Phillies despite their bullpen still struggling and their (now former) RBI leader on the bench for the past two and a half games.  They kick off a four-game series the Los Angeles Angels tonight but first let's get to an update on both injured...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 09, 2014  |  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
April 08, 2014  |  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

Janssen and Blue Jays avoid arbitration

Right-hander Casey Janssen and the Toronto Blue Jays have avoided salary arbitration, agreeing on a $5.9 million, two-year contract. Janssen gets $2 million this year and $2.9 million in 2013. Monday's agreement includes a $4 million team option for 2014. A hearing had been scheduled for Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla. Janssen was 6-0 with a 2.26 ERA and two saves in 55 relief...
Via Fox Sports
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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