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What Does Danny Valencia Bring To The Toronto Blue Jays?

Danny Valencia and his career .333 batting average against left handers is an excellent pickup by the Blue Jays The Toronto Blue Jays have made a trade! The Blue Jays have acquired third basemen Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals. Valencia has been with the Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, and until today, the Royals. In exchange for Valencia, the Blue Jays sent catcher Erik...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Nolan Reimold activated

The Toronto Blue Jays have activated outfielder Nolan Reimold from the 15-day disabled list and will use him as a DH against left-handed pitching for the next few days says Barry Davis of SportsNet. To make room on the roster, the Blue Jays designated pitcher Esmil Rogers for assignment. Nolan Reimold has been activated off DL and has joined the team in NY. Rogers appears to be...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – the Blue Jays aren’t going down easily

Left for dead following an 11-23 stretch going into the All-Star Break, the Toronto Blue Jays have come out of the Break on fire. The Jays are 7-3 in their ten games in the second half, taking two out of three from the Rangers, three out of four from the reeling Red Sox, and two out of three at Yankee Stadium. Unfortunately for them, the Orioles have also played well, going 6-4 since...
Via The Outside Corner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays finally lift Bronx curse with victory over Yankees

It took 18 attempts spread over two calendar years but the Blue Jays finally won a game at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. With Drew Hutchison pitching his best game in more than three weeks, the Jays snapped a 2-2 tie in the seventh on a Dan Johnson infield single, then broke it open in the ninth on Johnson’s first home run of the season to win 6-4. The last time Toronto had won...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion suffers setback

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion suffered a setback in his rehab from a quad injury Monday, according to Scott MacArthur of TSN:Trouble: Gibbons says Encarnacion suffered a setback with his quad while taking swings. No timetable. #BlueJays #MLB— Scott MacArthur (@TSNScottyMac) July 26, 2014 #451925914 / gettyimages.comEncarnacion has been out since July 5 after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto interested in Rockies' Brandon Barnes

The Toronto Blue Jays fell to the New York Yankees on Friday by the score of 6-4. The loss dropped the Blue Jays to 54-50, four games behind the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. For the Blue Jays to compete down the stretch with the Yankees and the Orioles in the division, they will need help with the staff that is 24th in the league in ERA. The Blue Jays are also...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 17 MLB Waiver Wire: The Stroman One

In this week’s edition of the Weekly Waiver Wire, we have a former high-school basketball star, a Blue Devil legend, a player who bats lefty but throws with his right, and a 5 time All Star. Week 17 MLB Waiver Wire – players to add: Marcus Stroman (SP,TOR,35% owned): Wow. What a game. Stroman gave up just one hit against the Red Sox and struck out 7. In his previous game, he...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former White Sox Pitcher Mark Buehrle Buys Blue Jays’ Rookies An Awesome Gift

Posted to MLB News & RumorsYou will be hard pressed to find anyone in Major League Baseball that would have something bad to say about Mark Buehrle, and the Blue Jays’ rookies are loving him right now. Buehrle decided to get the rookies fitted for some custom suits. Buehrle gathered rookies Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, Rob Rasmussen, Ryan Goins and Todd Redmond at the team...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Could Learn A Thing Or Two From Buffalo Bisons

I was fortunate enough to make the short trek across the border and up the I-90 to catch a Buffalo Bisons game this past afternoon as they hosted the Washington Nationals affiliate from Syracuse.  With a plethora of outlet malls along the way Mrs. Baseball Hot Corner happily rode shot gun for the trip to Coca-Cola Field. The first pitch was slated for 1 p.m with the weather co...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Munenori Kawasaki Declares His Love For David Ortiz (Video)

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki is quite the character. Kawasaki spent 11 seasons in Japan before coming to play in the States in 2012, and he’s been solid for the Jays this season, batting .272 in 33 games. But he has provided even more entertainment off the field. During Tuesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, slugger David Ortiz gave Kawasaki a bear hug as...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman/DH Edwin Encarnacion and first baseman Adam Lind could both rejoin the lineup early next week -- without needing Minor League rehab assignments. This message comes from Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos and manager John Gibbons as the two players have shown steady progress in their recoveries and the Blue Jays need their big bats.#451925466...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Rasmus (OF, TOR) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Once considered a big time prospect within the Cardinals organization, Colby Rasmus had his best year in 2010 when he hit .276, with 23 HRS, 85 runs scored, 66 RBIs, and 12 steals. That’s very solid production. Unfortunately, his numbers have not come close to that since. This year […]
Via RotoBaller
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Sanchez Makes Flawless Debut For Toronto Blue Jays

The long awaited Toronto Blue Jays debut of Aaron Sanchez finally came to fruition against the reigning World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Sanchez entered the-ball game in the top of the 7th inning with a one-run lead to face the meat of the Red Sox order. The former 1st rounder is regarded as a front of the rotation starter but the Jays decided to give the 22-year old his first...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Trade Deadline Expectation

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports Despite the inane thoughts of many, the trade deadline is not the offseason. Landing multiple pieces to fill the holes all over the Blue Jays roster will not happen—it just isn’t realistic in the middle of the season with so many unknowns fluttering about. Despite this, many have been arguing that the Blue Jays need to make a big splash before July...
Via The Sideline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto in on everyone

The Toronto Blue Jays need help.  They had a very large lead in the division and were cruising to the playoffs.  But reality, along with injuries hit, and now they need help at numerous positions.  Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports:Word is the Blue Jays are in on everyone, from David Price to Hamels to Ben Zobrist and Chase Utley. “They’ve got their scouts looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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