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Blue Jays’ Roberto Osuna has put himself back together: DiManno

Toronto’s young closer new and improved since Tommy John three years ago. Oh, and there’s that fake fingernail as well.
Via Toronto Star
11 days ago

Roberto Osuna on His “New” Slider

This post was written by our friend and colleague Rian Watt, who is the Editor in Chief at BP Wrigleyville. You can find him on Twitter here, or read more BP Wrigleyville posts here.  Late last Saturday afternoon, I was standing in the corner of the visiting dugout at Fenway Park, trying to work out what to ask Roberto Osuna about. I knew what I wanted to ask him about—Jackie...
Via BP Toronto
15 days ago

Toronto Blue Jays: Roberto Osuna is dominating

Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has been lights out so far this season. Osuna was rewarded the closing duty over the newly acquired Drew Storen before the season began. Jays manager John Gibbons has clearly made the right decision in choosing Osuna over Storen. Roberto Osuna is entering play today with a 1.23 ERA and .73 WHIP over 22 innings. Osuna has also converted 11 of...
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: When can we start making the Osuna-Rivera comparison?

Blue Jays radio voice Joe Siddall joins Blair and Brunt to discuss Roberto Osuna, who's not quite Mariano Rivera yet, but he's the best story on the team that we continually take for granted.
Via SportsNetCanada
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bringing in Osuna helped set up Smoak heroics

Justin Smoak was the hero, but the win was set up well before the tying marker by the Blue Jays bringing in Roberto Osuna when they did, as Gregg Zaun explains.
Via SportsNetCanada
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

A young Blue Jays fan sent Roberto Osuna the cutest autograph request

Roberto Osuna is only 21 years old, but he is quickly becoming a fan favorite for the Toronto Blue Jays. That can make it tough on prospective autograph seekers considering everyone wants Osuna's attention now, but cute kids sometimes find a way to stand out.It seems one adorable child could be in luck. Osuna retweeted a video from this young fan politely asking for Osuna's autograph...
Via Fox Sports
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Fantasy News: Osuna picks up save, Stroman strong and Opening Day postponements

Happy Opening Day Part 2 - When Nature Calls! Congratulations to the Yankees, Astros, Indians and Red Sox for stepping out of the box against early-April winter weather conditions. The squads now wait for Opening Day Part III - Dundee in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Here's some MLB and fantasy baseball news and notes around the American League East: Toronto Blue Jays Incumbent 21-year...
Via Fox Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Roberto Osuna, the best unknown in baseball

Roberto Osuna signed with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011 as a 16-year-old international free agent out of Mexico. In 2013, Osuna underwent Tommy John Surgery. He made a full recovery and was invited to Spring Training prior to the 2015 season. He made a name for himself there, and was awarded a spot in the bullpen coming out of camp for the Blue Jays. He made his debut against the...
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Roberto Osuna and the Aging Curve for Young Relievers

Way back in April, the Blue Jays turned some heads when they filled out their bullpen with a couple of 20-year-old A-Ballers: Miguel Castro and Roberto Osuna. Few doubted that these young arms had closer-type stuff, but they also lacked any experience against big league hitting. There wasn’t much of precedent for pitchers making that type of jump, making it darn near impossible...
Via Fangraphs
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: The rise of rookie closer Roberto Osuna

With the Toronto Blue Jays finally surpassing the New York Yankees for first place in the American League East division Wednesday night, it’s worth examining a key piece behind their recent success. Besides the big names that were already prevalent at the season’s start, as well as those arriving at the trade deadline, a name recently ringing many Toronto fans’ ears is the...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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