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Sleeping In and Safeguards

By Joe Tevelowitz, Guest Columnist -  Last Monday, Matt Joyce had one of those days that all of us fear. Seemingly content in the knowledge that Sunday’s afternoon match-up would be followed by a Monday evening tilt with the Toronto Blue Jays, Joyce kept it comfy on Monday.  Unfortunately, that Monday game was scheduled for 1:07 P.M., thanks to Victoria...
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Matt Joyce Will Never Be Late to a Game Again

Matt Joyce’s putrid 2015 season culminated Monday when the veteran outfielder was late arriving to the Rogers Centre for a rare day game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Though it was a simple mistake (as the first game of a four-game series usually starts in the evening), Angels manager Mike Scioscia scratched Joyce in favor of Collin Cowgill. Joyce acknowledged the error immediately...
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Matt Joyce benched, fined after forgetting Angels had day game

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was scratched from the lineup on Monday after he arrived late to the ballpark. His excuse was pretty embarrassing. On Tuesday, Joyce admitted to reporters that he thought his team’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays was a night game. First pitch was at 1:07 p.m. “It was a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Angels' Joyce felt 'terrible' about being late to the stadium on Monday

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Matt Joyce learned a lesson the hard way this week. The Angels were scheduled for a 1 p.m. EDT game in Toronto against the Blue Jays on Monday, but he assumed it was a night game. As a result, he didn't arrive at the Rogers Centre until the Halos were in the middle of their batting practice session. Needless to say, this wasn't a good development for...
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Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was benched for late arrival

TORONTO (AP) Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was scratched from the lineup for Monday afternoon's game against Toronto after arriving late to the ballpark, incorrectly thinking Los Angeles was scheduled for a night game. The game was in the daytime because if was on Victoria Day, first celebrated in 1845 in honor of Queen Victoria's birthday. Joyce, who' is batting .152 with one homer...
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Matt Joyce was scratched because he thought it was a night game

According to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times Matt Joyce was scratched from Monday’s lineup in Toronto, because he thought it was a night game. #Angels LF Matt Joyce said he was scratched Mon because he thought it was a night game in Toronto. Was a day game. — Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) May 19, 2015 Joyce told DiGiovanna, “it’s a mistake that should never...
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Ball fired back at Matt Joyce after he hits ball back into pitching machine (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. During batting practice on Thursday before the Tampa Bay Rays hosted the Houston Astros at Tropicana Field, Rays designated hitter Matt Joyce hit a million-to-one shot that probably could not be replicated even if he tried to do it again, um, a million times. While taking some swings in […] The post Ball fired back at Matt Joyce after he hits...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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