Things may be going well for the Toronto Blue Jays, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t tensions between their star player and their manager. After third baseman Josh Donaldson slammed his bat in frustration in the dugout after striking out, manager John Gibbons had a word with him, and the two had to be separated by Josh Thole and Troy Tulowitzki. As Yankee announcer Ken...
In the seventh inning with one out and none on, Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole hit a grounder up the middle, but was robbed of a hit on a fantastic defensive play in Sunday's rubber game at Kauffman Stadium.
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It’s beyond difficult to defend the performance of Josh Thole so far this year. He has one job, and has barely been doing that. Even so, talk among Jays fans of upgrading at backup catcher in the off-season was, to my mind, a waste of breath; as long as R.A. Dickey remained on the roster, so too was Thole assured of a spot as his caddy. Even with Dickey having had his typically...
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May 10, 2016
Teams find all different ways to win over the course of a 162-game season, and on Wednesday night, the Baltimore Orioles made franchise history with a wacky walk-off win.With two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, Toronto Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole mishandled a pitch. Baltimore's Caleb Joseph darted home on the passed ball to lift the Orioles to the 4-3...
It was a walk-off win on a passed ball. Blue Jays catcher Josh Thole let a 1-1 pitch to Adam Jones with the bases loaded get away from him and the Orioles posted a 4-3 walk-off win in 10 innings. Caleb Joseph scored the winning run that gives the Orioles ... Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays activated C Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list and sent C Josh Thole to Triple-A Buffalo after the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Washington Nationals. Navarro (left hamstring) last played on April 21. He batted .267 with four RBIs in eight games before suffering the injury. Thole received limited work behind starter...
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June 02, 2015 | Discuss
Chicago White Sox starting pitcher John Danks reacts after giving up a two=run double to Toronto Blue Jays’ Josh Thole during the fifth inning of American League baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) The Chicago White Sox made it seem as if the team had finally turned the corner on the season after a tough month and a half...
TORONTO (AP) The Blue Jays have placed catcher Dioner Navarro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled catcher Josh Thole from Triple-A Buffalo. The switch-hitting Navarro is batting .276 with four RBIs in eight games. The move is retroactive to April 22. Navarro suffered the injury trying to stretch a single into a double in the seventh inning of...
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April 23, 2015 | Discuss
In 2012, the primary catcher for the Mets was Josh Thole, who posted a .584 OPS that year, showing what his career track attests, that he’s nothing more than a back-up. In 2013, primary catching responsibility was taken over by John Buck who also confirmed his career status by swatting 15 homeruns, supported by a meager .652 OPS. When the Mets season begins again this evening,...
Kitty Cohen set a record Sunday in Toronto that likely will not be broken anytime soon. Cohen, a 101-year-old grandmother, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Blue Jays’ Mother’s Day matchup with the Los Angeles Angels, becoming the oldest Canadian ever to do so. During the pregame festivities, Cohen jogged to the mound, took the ball from the Blue Jays’ mascot...
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