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Somehow Blue Jays clinch AL East 6 games ahead of the Yankees

The Blue Jays clinch the AL East division title after LaTroy Hawkins fans Baltimore Oriole Ryan Flaherty for the final out of the game.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

What This Postseason Could Mean To LaTroy Hawkins

During the 6th inning of tonight’s Toronto Blue Jays-New York Yankees game, I saw LaTroy Hawkins warming up in the bullpen. In a 21-year career, Hawkins has pitched 1465.0 innings, primarily as an arm out of the bullpen, with a 75-94 record and 4.32 ERA. He’s never been a lights-out closer, nor a fearsome starter. He’s had an effective, yet widely average career, with perseverance...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Buehrle, Hawkins give Blue Jays rookies teddy bears to carry around

Ah September. The rosters have expanded. Every game has playoff implications. And rookies get initiated into the big leagues. For the Toronto Blue Jays, their rookie initiation is a bit different than the traditional "rookie dress up day" while traveling. Apparently, veterans Mark Buehrle and LaTroy Hawkins have created Build-A-Bears for Kevin Pillar, Ryan Goins and Marcus Stroman...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

“LaTroy Hawkins is So Old…”

If you’re following LaTroy Hawkins on Twitter, surely you’ve noticed that it has started to resemble a “Match Game” transcript more than his regular feed. And playing the role of Gene Rayburn, it would seem, Hawkins’ Toronto Blue Jays teammate…David Price. Haha everyone please send @LaTroyHawkins32 some old jokes! The ones thus far are very comical! — David Price ...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

LaTroy Hawkins makes history in first save with Blue Jays

LaTroy Hawkins has earned his first save with his newest team, making history in the process.The Toronto Blue Jays are his 11th organization in his 21-year career and with Wednesday's save over the Minnesota Twins, he just became the 13th player all-time to record a save against all 30 teams.In notching this save, he also created a unique note for the Blue Jays:Hawkins has racked...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

With heads firmly planted in the sand, Colorado Rockies make no moves at trade deadline

The Rockies should have dealt LaTroy Hawkins."If it is broken beyond repair, don't fix it."Those were the words of Dan Fellman, producer of seemingly every show on Mile High Sports Radio, on Thursday afternoon when talking about the Colorado Rockies lack of a move at the trade deadline in a season going down the toilet.On their way to what could become their first-ever 100 loss season...
Via Rockies Review
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Will LaTroy Hawkins be a Colorado Rockie in 24 Hours?

Twenty-four hours. A lot can happen in twenty-four hours. Just ask Jack Bauer. For the Colorado Rockies, a lot needs to happen in the next twenty-four hours. Rumors are swirling around Troy Tulowitzki, like they always seem to. So too are talks regarding closer LaTroy Hawkins. Even Brett Anderson has caught the attention of interested parties. Look at this way, Colorado’s got the...
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies hand closer's job to 41-year-old Hawkins

The Colorado Rockies' new closer is an old familiar face. On the first day of spring training Monday, 41-year-old LaTroy Hawkins was given the job by manager Walt Weiss. Hawkins was a member of the Rockies in 2007 when they lost to Boston in the World Series. He saved 13 games last season for the New York Mets. With fond memories of his earlier one-year stint with the Rockies...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Mets were right to let LaTroy Hawkins leave

Last year when the Mets signed veterans Marlon Byrd and LaTroy Hawkins, the collective reaction from the fanbase was a giant yawn. Then those two players went out and had nice seasons. Now fans are upset because the Mets let both Byrd and Hawkins sign elsewhere, seemingly without even making a financial offer to bring them back in 2014. It seems strange given the recent history...
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawkins Signs $2.25 Million Deal With Rockies, “Blew Away” Mets Offer

The Rockies have agreed to terms with veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins on a one-year, $2.25 million deal, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The contract includes a $2.25MM option for 2015 with a $250K buyout and will be official once Hawkins passes a physical on Thursday. Hawkins will close games for Colorado who get themselves a steal. As for the Mets, the Daily News reports...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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