Junior Lake Among Red Sox’s 2017 Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees

Six fresh faces will join the Boston Red Sox’s new-look roster in February. The Red Sox on Tuesday added six non-roster invitees to their 2017 spring training team: infielder Matt Dominguez, outfielder Junior Lake, catchers Dan Butler and Jake DePew, and pitchers Edgar Olmos and Marcus Walden. The most notable names on the list are Dominguez and Lake, both of whom saw major league...
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jays place Jose Bautista on 15-day disabled list

The Toronto Blue Jays will be without one of their best power hitters for at least 15 days. For the second time in 2016, Jose Bautista has been placed on the disabled list. Jose Bautista has been placed on the 15-day DL with a left knee sprain. OF Junior Lake has contract selected from @BuffaloBisons — Blue Jays (@BlueJays) August 10, 2016 This is certainly bad news for all...
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August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Junior Lake Amazingly Makes Contact Twice On Same Swing, Gets Base Hit

One of the best things about baseball is that every game can produce a bizarre moment that defies logic, and Junior Lake’s base hit Sunday certainly falls into that category. The Toronto Blue Jays outfielder came to bat in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics and delivered a single up the middle that looked perfectly normal at first glance. But a slow-motion replay revealed...
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Junior Lake ‘Hushes’ Marlins Dugout After Homer; Benches Clear (Video)

Junior Lake’s youthful antics didn’t go over well with the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. The Chicago Cubs already trailed the Marlins by six runs in the sixth inning when the 25-year-old outfielder launched a two-run homer to cut the deficit to four. Lake started his home run trot with a sizable bat flip, and as he rounded third base, he directed a hushing motion toward...
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior Lake causes benches to clear with taunt

By Gordon Dixon During the sixth inning of Wednesday's game between the Cubs and Marlins, tempers flared and benches cleared following a home run by Junior Lake. Lake launched a home run to left field off of Marlins pitcher Dan Haren and took a moment to admire it. A bat flip followed as Lake made his way to first base. Then, after rounding third base, Lake put his finger to...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Junior Lake edition

We are just about a year removed from the Major League debut of Junior Lake, and with the way he took the league by storm, no one would have imagined his name would be in trade rumors this July. The goal of this season for Lake was for the front office of the Chicago Cubs to try and figure out if Lake was going to be part of the core moving forward. Lake finished last season very...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior Lake slams head into metal door at Wrigley

A scary situation that could have been ended up much, much worse occurred during Thursday’s Chicago Cubs-Washington Nationals game at Wrigley Field when Junior Lake crashed head-first into a metal door located in the right-center outfield wall at the historic ballpark. Lake was chasing down a fly ball shot in the gap off the bat […] The post Junior Lake’s head slams into metal...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs fan amped up after catch HR ball

Junior Lake had a two homer day on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley in the Cubs’ 5-2 win over the Marlins. After Lake smoked his second homer of the day to left center field, the Cubs fan who caught the ball was juuuust a little pumped up about it. Seriously, look at this guy – taunting the Marlins outfielders, flexing, veins bulging out of his neck…take it down a notch, buddy...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Junior Lake Wears Wrong Uniform Against Pirates, Realizes Mistake (GIF)

It took only until the third game of the year for the North Siders to pull a total Cubs move. During Thursday’s series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates, starting left fielder Junior Lake took the field at PNC Park wearing the wrong uniform top. Lake sported the Cubs’ regular road grey jersey with “CHICAGO” across the chest while his teammates had the new, alternate road...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Ryan Theriot retires

Ryan Theriot is coming to St. Louis. Ryan Theriot had winning in his blood, and was a proven winner on many teams. He won two College World Series rings and two MLB World Series crowns. He helped the Cubs to two postseason appearances and today Ryan “The Riot” Theriot has called it quits after eight seasons in the Major Leagues. He played with four MLB teams including the Chicago...
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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