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Jays option Drabek, Jenkins, Nolin to Buffalo

The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned pitchers Kyle Drabek, Chad Jenkins and Sean Nolin to triple-A Buffalo. Drabek, 26, gave up eight runs on 10 hits in eight innings this spring for an earned-run average of 9.00 in four outings. "He’s not going to make the team," manager John Gibbons said Sunday. "He needs to go down there and get his work in." The right...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays bring up pitchers Jenkins, Wang

Pitchers Chad Jenkins and Chien-Ming Wang are back with the Toronto Blue Jays. Jenkins was recalled from Double-A New Hampshire, and Wang's contract was selected from Triple-A Buffalo in time for him to start Saturday night at Houston. Toronto transferred infielder Maicer Izturis, out with a sprained left ankle, to the 60-day disabled list. The right-handed Jenkins has a 1...
Via Fox Sports
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Recall Chad Jenkins, Disable Rajai Davis

The Toronto Blue Jays have recalled right-handed pitcher Chad Jenkins from Double-A New Hampshire to serve as pitching depth for the parent roster. To make room for him, the Blue Jays had to place outfielder Rajai Davis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique. Davis is expected to miss a few weeks. The post Toronto Blue Jays Recall Chad Jenkins, Disable Rajai Davis...
Via FF Locker Room
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Positional Rankings: Relievers

I'll open this brief post with the caveat which always applies when considering future major league relievers - a lot of them are minor league starters. One need look no further than Chad Jenkins. His odds of being a productive long term major league pitcher are substantially higher in the bullpen than in the rotation. Among those who've already appeared on the starter lists...
Via The Southpaw
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Chad Jenkins catches ball and...glove?

You can file this video under "bloopers gone good" as Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Chad Jenkins found a rather creative way to capture a line drive.It happened in the first inning of Friday's New York Yankees/Toronto Blue Jays game as New York outfielder Curtis Granderson lined a shot back at Jenkins on the mound.As Jenkins took a stab at the ball, Chad lost his glove...
Via Laugh At Sports
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays pitcher Chad Jenkins catches line drive, then glove (Video)

Blue Jays rookie pitcher Chad Jenkins made just his second career start on Friday, but he made highlight reels everywhere for his improbable catch. He caught a Curtis Granderson line drive to end the top of the first, but the force of the ball was so strong it knocked off his glove, which he later caught. Take note of this play, because it's not something you see very...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Chad Jenkins makes juggling catch after line drive knocks his glove off (Video)

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Chad Jenkins had his glove knocked off his hand by a line drive from New York Yankees batter Curtis Granderson during Friday night's game at the Rogers Centre, but still made the out as he caught his own glove while the ball stayed in the pocket. It happened in the top of the first inning as Granderson hit the 1-1 pitch straight back to Jenkins...
Via Holdout Sports
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Crazy Catch by Blue Jays Pitcher Chad Jenkins

Chad Jenkins of the Toronto Blue Jays makes a catch….of his glove…to record the out on the Yankees’ Curtis Granderson.
Via The Sports Headquarters
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pitcher catches liner, then catches glove

The great thing about baseball is that you see things you have never seen before all the time even though the game has been played since forever. Today's example is brought to us by Blue Jays pitcher Chad Jenkins whose cat-like reflexes allowed him to catch a scorching comebacker only to have it knock his glove off only to then catch his glove as it flew through the air with...
Via The Outside Corner
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Villanueva leaves team, Jenkins recalled

Right-hander Carlos Villanueva has left the Toronto Blue Jays for personal reasons, and right-hander Jesse Chavez was optioned to Triple-A. Villanueva will not make his scheduled start against Tampa Bay on Tuesday. Left-hander J.A. Happ, inserted into the rotation following Friday night's game in Oakland, will be moved into Villanueva's spot for now. Villanueva (6-1, 3...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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