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Jays McGowan's Results Affected By Diabetes

((HT: Sportsnet))The Toronto Blue Jays Dustin McGowan is a Type 1 diabetic...To date, he's not going as deep into his starts for the team as he would like. But, in analyzing it, McGowan thinks he needs to improve his conditioning in between starts. In addition, he thinks that (maybe) he'll start wearing an insulin pump in games to keep his levels from getting out of control...
Via Online Sports Guys
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays are on a roll

The Toronto Blue Jays won another series this past weekend, taking two out of three games against the Baltimore Orioles. The Jays shut out the Orioles in the first game 2-0.  After having a poor start in his first outing of the season, Dustin McGowan bounced back against Baltimore.  McGowan pitched 6.1 innings, giving up five hits, no earned runs, a walk, and struck out two batters...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

McGowan throws scoreless outing in Blue Jays win over Orioles

Dustin McGowan has conquered a few obstacles in his career. Eight trips to the disabled list. Three surgeries. Countless trips to the doctor. Magazines he read in 2011 had reflective stories on the same people and subjects he read about in 2004 waiting for his appointments. He was rehabbing at the Bobby Mattick Training Facility in Dunedin more often than he was inside the Blue...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Dustin McGowan earns first win since 2008

The Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles featured a story-line of perseverance and determination, as pitcher Dustin McGowan entered the win column for the first time since 2008. That isn’t a typo folks, the tall right-hander has been riddled with an assortment of injuries decimating his career for the past five years. The fact that McGowan is still pitching...
Via Players View
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Dustin McGowan closes in on starter spot

If it was a horse race, they’d be holding an inquiry. Rounding the final turn and heading into the stretch, Dustin McGowan has come from way off the pace to take the lead in the race for the rotation at 100-1 odds. Those that would have bet on McGowan at the start of spring training are few, but right now, he is the even-money favourite to land the final rotation spot. While...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin McGowan has not started throwing during rehab process

Toronto Blue Jays' pitcher Dustin McGowan, who injured his oblique on July 29th against the Oakland As' and was put on the DL August 1, has yet to begin a throwing program during his rehab. As reported by Evan Peaslee of,  manager John Gibbons said that although McGowan has yet to throw, he was "close" to throwing.  The problem with the sensitivity...
Via MLB Injury News
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Dustin McGowan figure for Blue Jays?

It’s fair to say that Dustin McGowan is due a bit of good fortune but it remains to be seen as to whether the 31-year old can break back into the Toronto Blue Jays’ pitching rotation this season. The former first-round pick is back from his latest injury setback and he has started pitching again in the hope of earning a chance for the Jays this season as long reliever. Neck and...
Via Cuzoogle
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

McGowan has shoulder problem, will be shut down

Toronto Blue Jays starter Dustin McGowan has experienced shoulder pain while rehabilitating a foot injury and will be shut down for two weeks. Blue Jays manager John Farrell said Thursday that the 30-year-old right-hander experienced some soreness in his shoulder during long tossing. McGowan underwent an MRI and has consulted with orthopedist Dr. James Andrews. Farrell said the...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays, RHP McGowan agree to three-year deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-hander Dustin McGowan to a three-year, $4.1 million contract. The deal adds an extra two years onto the deal McGowan originally signed in December. He will earn $600,000 in salary this season and $1.5 million in each of the next two seasons. The Blue Jays also hold a $4 million option for 2015. McGowan had not played since 2008 because of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

McGowan, Blue Jays agree to $4.1M, 3-year contract

Right-hander Dustin McGowan and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a $4.1 million, three-year contract that adds an additional two seasons and $3.5 million to the deal he reached in December. Under the deal announced Monday, McGowan keeps the $600,000 salary for this year from his previous contract, and salaries of $1.5 million annually are added for 2013 and 2014. Toronto has...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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