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When Unwritten Rules Don’t Apply

Photo is courtesy of Getty Images/http://bleacherreport.com/ Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   As a baseball fan, you find yourself hating players for simple reasons. Sometimes it’s because of the team they play for while other times it’s because the sports world will never...
Via In The Neutral Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis Acts Like He’s Five, Accuses Baseball Player Of Trying To Raise His Batting Average

The Texas Rangers are in the middle of a bit of a rough patch — they’re 39-59 and are in last place in the AL West. Yup, they’re worse than the Houston Astros. On Saturday, frustrations seemed to boil over for Colby Lewis. Facing Colby Rasmus at the plate, the Rangers were playing in a shift, meaning most of the left side of the infield was open for Rasmus. Seeing this, Rasmus...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers' starting pitcher Colby Lewis officially the biggest idiot in baseball

Texas Rangers' starting pitcher Colby Lewis has a problem with Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus. Emphasis ours:Lewis, the Rangers' starting pitcher, exchanged words with Rasmus during the fifth inning of Texas' 4-1 loss Saturday. The right-hander was irked when Rasmus laid down a two-out bunt single with the Blue Jays up 2-0 and the Rangers playing the shift.Your browser...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Pitcher Colby Lewis Not Happy With Colby Rasmus’ Bunt (Video)

It was the battle of Colby vs. Colby. Texas Rangers’ starter Colby Lewis was visibly angry when Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus laid a bunt down in the fifth inning of Saturday’s game at the Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays were already up 2-0 and there were two outs in the fifth inning when Rasmus laid down a bunt against the shift and reached safely with a single. Your...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis is here to inform us that baseball has more unwritten rules

Already familiar with baseball’s assorted unwritten rules? Apparently, we all need to update our handbooks, according to Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis. During the fifth inning of Saturday’s Rangers-Blue Jays game, with Toronto holding a 2-0 lead, Lewis had a major problem with Colby Rasmus laying down a bunt to get a base hit. With two outs in the inning, Texas was playing a shift...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis is here to inform us that baseball has more unwritten rules

Already familiar with baseball’s assorted unwritten rules? Apparently, we all need to update our handbooks, according to Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis. During the fifth inning of Saturday’s Rangers-Blue Jays game, with Toronto holding a 2-0 lead, Lewis had a major problem with Colby Rasmus laying down a bunt to get a base hit. With two outs in the inning, Texas was playing a shift...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis takes exception with Rasmus' bunt

Colby Lewis thinks Colby Rasmus could use a lesson on proper baseball etiquette. The Rangers' starter exchanged words with the Blue Jays' center fielder during the fifth inning of Texas' 4-1 loss, and Lewis voiced his displeasure to reporters in a postgame scrum over what he deemed was a selfish act. Rasmus, who singled and later scored off Lewis in the fourth, laid...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Pitcher Colby Lewis Writing His Own Rules

In the land of the ridiculous, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis was fuming following their 4-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. The struggling starter became irate when Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus laid down a bunt with two outs and his team up 2-0.  Lewis had this to say about the play (via MLB.com). I told [Rasmus] I didn’t appreciate it,” Lewis said...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis takes unwritten rules to next level with possibly dumbest complaint ever

Colby Lewis has seriously taken the unwritten rules of baseball to a level you probably didn’t realize they could go. Be warned: you may struggle to comprehend his complaint. Lewis’ Texas Rangers were down 2-0 to the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday when Toronto outfielder Colby Rasmus bunted for a hit with two outs in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis rips Colby Rasmus for seemingly no reason

You’d think a 34-year-old pitcher in the middle of his ninth Major League season would know basic baseball by now, but apparently that’s not the case. Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis took exception to Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus bunting for a hit in the 5th inning of their game Saturday. Lewis told MLB.com, “I told […] The post Colby Lewis Needs to Learn the Game of Baseball...
Via Outside Analysis
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Some Second Half Thoughts: Kicking Tires On Rasmus

A couple of things have been on my mind recently as we get set to open the second half of the season. No preamble. Here they are: Free Agent Target? As expected, the crop of free agents after the 2014 season is miserable, but there is one guy who intrigues me. Should platoon options over the second half not work out for the long haul in left field, I’d kick the tires on Colby...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols’ home run washes over Angels’ miscues in win over Blue Jays

Albert Pujols’ 512th career home run was a clunky one. Over Colby Rasmus’ glove, off the top of the center-field fence, over the wall. Clunk, clunk. It was also a godsend. The Angels and Toronto Blue Jays had been throwing the ball around haphazardly in a game that ultimately lasted 3 hours and 47 minutes. A total of 12 pitchers made an appearance. Four unearned runs scored...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Colby Rasmus, Jose Bautista, Brett Cecil

Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus sat out of Thursday's loss to the Oakland A's with a wrist issue, according to Barry Davis of Sportsnet. Rasmus apparently hurt his right wrist when colliding with the outfield wall during Wednesday's game:Rasmus tweaked his wrist hitting the wall yesterday. Not serious, but Gibbons having him rest today. #bluejays— Barry...
Via MLB Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays do not believe Colby Rasmus’ wrist injury is serious

getty images Colby Rasmus is sitting out Thursday’s game after colliding with the wall on Wednesday and injuring his wrist. The Toronto Blue Jays do not believe that Rasmus’ wrist injury is serious but will give the outfielder some time to heal nonetheless. Ramsus could be back in the lineup for the Blue Jays as soon as Friday. Rasmus tweaked his wrist hitting the wall yesterday...
Via Tireball.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers give up pair of homers, lose 4-1 to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista and Colby Rasmus hit solo home runs, Drew Hutchison struck out a career-high 10 to snap a two-start losing streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Tuesday. The Blue Jays ended a three-game losing streak, one shy of their season high, and won for the third time in 14 meetings with Milwaukee. The Brewers had their four-game road...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Rasmus begins rehab assignment in Buffalo

While Blue Jays fans were abuzz on Thursday with the news that top pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez had been promoted to Triple-A Buffalo, another addition to the Bisons’ roster is likely to have ramifications for the Jays much sooner. Centre fielder Colby Rasmus, who has been out the last month with a strained hamstring, began his rehab assignment with the Bisons in Toledo on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Colby Rasmus, Sergio Santos

The Toronto Blue Jays have forged with full force into first place in the American League East, and they will soon get even stronger. MLB.com's Jamie Ross reports that center fielder Colby Rasmus and reliever Sergio Santos will both begin Minor League rehab assignments this week and join the Blue Jays within the next few days. #173078000 / gettyimages.comRoss says that Rasmus...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jays should deal Colby Rasmus

It’s become a bit of a running joke. Before every game, a horde of reporters make their way into the office of Blue Jays manager John Gibbons and ask him about the status of injured outfielder Colby Rasmus, who has been out since May 13 with a right hamstring injury. Up until Thursday afternoon at Comerica Park in Detroit, Gibbons would laugh and pretend that he had no idea how...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays: Colby Rasmus nearing rehab assignment

getty images The hamstring of Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus is getting better to the point that he could being appearing in minor league rehab games next week. Rasmus, 27, has been out since the middle of May when he suffered a strained right hamstring. Ideally he would return after just a few minor league games. Colby Rasmus took BP in Florida yesterday and Gibbons says...
Via Tireball.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion, Colby Rasmus, Sergio Santos

The Toronto Blue Jays are the hottest team in baseball right now, winning 13 of 15 and opening a 4.5 game lead in the A.L. East. They have done it with power but without slugger Colby Rasmus and closer Sergio Santos. Both are mending, and now the Blue Jays will keep an eye on first baseman Edwin Encarnacion. Here are the latest updates on all three players via SportsNet Baseball...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Big bats, low prices

One of the best ways to help a fantasy team’s offense is by use of the long ball. Not only will it provide a team help in the home run category or give a team points, it will also add RBIs, runs, and improve a team’s slugging percentage as well as OPS. It’s pretty clear that no matter the league format and settings, home runs are the best thing that can happen to a fantasy...
Via isportsweb.com
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays place Colby Rasmus (hamstring) on DL, call up Anthony Gose

The Toronto Blue Jays (21-21) have placed center fielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day DL with tightness in his right hamstring, reports Jamie Ross of MLB.com. Rasmus left Monday night's game early and was bothered by hamstring issues in April. Rasmus is hitting .222/.266/.489 with nine homers, 19 RBI and 47 strikeouts. The team recalled outfielder Anthony Gose from Triple...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus (hamstring) exits game

Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus left Monday night's 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels with tightness in his right hamstring, reports Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com. Manager John Gibbons suggested that Rasmus, who was bothered by hamstring issues in April, could need a DL stint. Rasmus is hitting .222/.266/.489 with nine homers, 19 RBI and a league-leading 47 strikeouts...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Outfield Waiver Wire Pickups: Week 7

Managing a fantasy team is an injury-enduring, stat-chasing battle for bragging rights that can be overwhelming at times. Help is on the way with five outfield sleepers to add off the waiver wire or watch that will keep your team in contention.   Colby Rasmus – (OF – TOR) – 74% Owned BALLER MOVE – [...]
Via RotoBaller
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals fall to Blue Jays 7-3 to miss out on series sweep

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mark Buehrle pitched into the seventh inning, Juan Francisco and Colby Rasmus each went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Thursday night to avoid a series sweep. Francisco and Rasmus each drove in a pair of runs for Toronto, as did Anthony Gose, who was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo to start in place of injured outfielder Melky Cabrera...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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