Blue Jays Injury Updates: Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus, Casey Janssen, Jose Reyes

A lot of very important updates for the Blue Jays came through this morning.  Three of these players have had their return to the team pushed back for various reasons including one fairly concerning one.  The Blue Jays wrap up a three-game series in Minnesota today with a day/night double-header.  They'll be short handed on the bench, let's get to why.Adam LindLind was...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus, Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen

The Toronto Blue Jays are 8-6 and on top of the American League East.  They've done it despite some key players with injuries that have forced backups & third stringers to play.  They continue their three-game set with the Minnesota Twins tonight with ace R.A. Dickey on the mound.  Let's go over the updates we have for all four Blue Jays currently injured.Adam LindLind...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Maicer Izturis, Colby Rasmus, J.A. Happ, Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen

The Toronto Blue Jays are off today, enjoying a well-deserved off-day in Minnesota after winning a series in Baltimore and climbing back up to a tie for first place in the division.  The Blue Jays won 11-3 yesterday despite a lot of injuries.  Let's go over all five situations.Maicer IzturisIzturis was scheduled to play second base in yesterday's game.  He was on his...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays bats come alive in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD. – After a slow start to the season, the Toronto Blue Jays offense erupted for 17 hits en route to an 11-3 road defeat of the Orioles on Sunday. “We won it with force,” said Blue Jays’ third baseman Brett Lawrie following the game. Toronto scored five of its’ runs in an impressive sixth-inning that included Lawrie’s second home run of the season and a double...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays outfielder Rasmsus leaves game with tight hamstring

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus left Sunday’s game after experiencing tightness in his hamstring. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said after the game that the injury was not serious. Gibbons does not expect this to be an issue going forward for Rasmus. On the season Rasmus is hitting .217 with three home runs and five RBI.
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Spoil Blue Jays’ Sweep

TORONTO, ON — A pinch-hit effort by Adam Lind started a rally in the ninth inning but three homeruns by the Astros were enough to defeat the Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday. Lind replaced Ryan Goins in the ninth inning and hit a double off of relief pitcher Chad Qualls, scoring Dioner Navarro and Colby Rasmus.  Then the 2009 Silver Slugger scored when Anthony Bass, replacing Qualls...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dickey tosses gem as Blue Jays shut out Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays rode a gem thrown by starting pitcher R.A. Dickey to a 4-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday afternoon at the Rogers Centre. The knuckleballer went 6 2/3 innings, giving up five hits and one walk while striking out six for his first win of the season. The victory improved the Jays’ early-season record to 3-3, while New York fell to 2-3. Toronto...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays top Tigers

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer, Colby Rasmus drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 9-4 on Saturday. Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes left the game after the third inning due to tightness in his left hamstring. Reyes said his exit was just a precaution and insisted that he is fine. Two-time American League MVP Miguel Cabrera...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #186: Colby Rasmus | OF | TOR

Just because Colby Rasmus hasn’t lived up to the potential he showed in his minor league career or his breakout 2010 season with the Cardinals doesn’t mean that he’s someone to ignore. After all, the 27-year-old outfielder has hit 22 or 23 HR in three of the last 4 years while posting a .225 ISO last year. But unfortunately Rasmus has become another one of those good power...
Via Baseball Professor
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Would Trade Colby Rasmus For Pitching

Despite adding R.A. Dickey,  Mark Buehrle and Josh Johnson last year the Toronto Blue Jays suffered a disappointing 2013 season and are in the market for starting pitching, according to Bob Elliot of the Toronto Sun. The Blue Jays are willing to trade Colby Rasmus in order to satisfy their needs and reportedly have had discussion with two teams on a deal, though nothing is imminent...
Via Baseball News Source
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays shopping Colby Rasmus for starting pitching

Bob Elliott cuts to the chase in the Toronto Sun: Colby Rasmus is on the market and has been offered to two teams by the Blue Jays for starting pitching. Toronto probably wants a good, cost-controlled starter in return for the 27-year-old Rasmus, who had an .840 OPS, 22 homers and 66 RBI in 118 games this summer. He’s a strong defensive center fielder and only expected to get...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 fluke or future - Colby Rasmus

Would you believe me if I told you that Colby Rasmus' slugging percentage was only seven points lower than McCutchen in 2013? Would you believe me if I told you that he had a more valuable season than Adam Jones? How about if I told you that he had a better defensive season than Span, Ellsbury, Blanco and McCutchen? I would not blame you if you would not have believed any of...
Via The Flagrant Fan
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays’ Colby Rasmus Is A Wild Horse

With Colby’s flowing locks and his speedy legs and quiet, laid back personality, he reminds me of a wild horse, hence the centaur image above that I Gimped. Colby Rasmus really has had a terrific season that nearly matched his 2010 breakout campaign with the Cardinals. Now a whole bunch of praise was heaped on him already over at Jays Journal so I’m not going to re-hash all of...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: The 20 longest home runs of the 2013 season

The 20 Longest MLB Home Runs of 2013 [Daily Buzz] Best part of this is comparing the HR calls. Luckily the NYY didn't have one of them. Adam Dunn CHW 08/04/13 462 0:00 Giancarlo Stanton MIA 09/18/13 463 0:18 Mike Trout LAA 05/23/13 463 0:33 Torii Hunter DET 04/13/13 463 0:49 Pablo Sandoval SF 05/21/13 464 1:12 J.D. Martinez HOU 05/15/13 464 1:30 David Wright NYM 05/03/13...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Brett Cecil, Colby Rasmus have no structural damage

The Toronto Blue Jays have received some good news about two of their most key players as they head into the offseason and begin preparing for 2014. Examinations on pitcher Brett Cecil and center fielder Colby Rasmus showed that neither player has any structural damage regarding an injury that ended his season early. Both players should be ready for Spring Training 2014. Here is...
Via MLB Injury News
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus' season is over

In an update to the news of Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus' eye injury, the Blue Jays have announced that they have disabled Rasmus for the remainder of the season. Rasmus has been placed on the DL and is done for the season. No structural damage to the bone around his left eye. #BlueJays — Gregor Chisholm (@gregorMLB) September 21, 2013's...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Rasmus struck by ball during warmup

Centre fielder Colby Rasmus left Friday’s game injured as he trotted out to centre field before the bottom of the first inning. As he was going out to centre field after the Jays had gone in order in the top of the first Rasmus was hit in the left eye by a ball thrown by right fielder Anthony Gose 150 feet away and was removed from the game. Rasmus obviously did not see the ball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Colby Rasmus leaves game after being hit by ball

Baseball players are known for strange injuries, from overexposure to tanning beds to random attacks by fans (that turned out to not really hold up) to trying to scare one’s own kids at Christmas.  On Friday, Toronto Blue Jays OF Colby Rasmus suffered an injury on the field (normal) after being hit by a ball (normal), in between innings simply running to his position (not normal...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rasmus beaned with warmup throw, leaves game

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus left Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox after he was hit in the face with a ball while jogging out to the field in the middle of the first inning. Rasmus was replaced by Kevin Pillar in the lineup. Rasmus was heading to center field when a ball came from the direction of right fielder Anthony Gose and hit him in the face...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays sit Colby Rasmus on Sunday due to 'general body soreness'

Sometimes injuries can be identified as being in very specific areas, and sometimes you have 'general body soreness'. That's what was reported as the reason for Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus sitting out of Sunday's game. Gregor Chisholm of reports that Rasmus, who was a late scratch, was just being careful not to push himself too much after recently...
Via MLB Injury News
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Rasmus solid in DL return, Blue Jays win

Colby Rasmus isn't showing any kind of rust in his return from the disabled list. Rasmus hit a two-run home run, Jeremy Jefress won for the first time in more than two years and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 4-3 on Saturday, handing the slumping Orioles their fifth loss in seven games. Rasmus erased Baltimore's 3-2 lead by hammering a Chris Tillman changeup off the...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rasmus homers as Blue Jays beat Orioles

Colby Rasmus hit a two-run home run, Jeremy Jefress won for the first time in more than two years and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 4-3 on Saturday, the slumping Orioles their fifth loss in seven games. Baltimore, which came in 2 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay in the race for the second AL wild-card berth, failed to take advantage of the rival New York Yankees' loss at Boston...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus paces himself during oblique recovery

Applying a lesson learned from past injuries, Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus is exercising great caution in his return from a left oblique injury. With his team hopelessly out of contention, Rasmus has been afforded the opportunity to heal from a historically nagging malady without setting a timeline for his recovery. No stranger to the misfortune of oblique injuries, Rasmus...
Via MLB Injury News
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus still trying to return this season

The Toronto Blue Jays may not have seen the last of Colby Rasmus this season.  The 27-year old outfielder is rehabbing his oblique injury hard with the hope that he can still return this season.  However, with minor league seasons coming to an end and the Major League season winding down, Rasmus is running out of time. Tyler Emerick of says Rasmus has been working out...
Via MLB Injury News
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus suffers rehab setback

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told reporters -- including Mike Cormack of Sportsnet -- that outfielder Colby Rasmus has suffered a minor setback during the recovery from his oblique injury. Despite the setback, Gibbons said that he still expects Rasmus to rejoin the Jays this season. #bluejays Gibbons says Rasmus suffered a 'minor setback' today with oblique...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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