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No. 1 prospect Norris, eight others joining Blue Jays

The Blue Jays made a series of moves to expand their roster on Tuesday, recalling the club's No. 1 prospect -- lefty Daniel Norris -- from Triple-A Buffalo and reinstating first baseman Dan Johnson and right-hander Brandon Morrow from the disabled list. In addition to those three moves, the team recalled second baseman Ryan Goins, outfielder Anthony Gose, right-hander Kendall...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays activate RHP Morrow from DL

  The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Brandon Morrow and first baseman Dan Johnson from the disabled list. The team also announced before Tuesday night's game at Tampa Bay that infielder Brett Lawrie was transferred from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. Morrow had been sidelined because of an injured right finger since early May, while Johnson missed a month with...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays activated Morrow from DL

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Brandon Morrow and first baseman Dan Johnson from the disabled list. The team also announced before Tuesday night's game at Tampa Bay that infielder Brett Lawrie was transferred from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. Morrow had been sidelined because of an injured right finger since early May, while Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Dan Johnson placed on DL

The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Houston Astros on Thursday by the score of 6-5. The win improved the Blue Jays record to 60-50, second in the American League East. The offense which is third in the Major Leagues in runs scored, overcame a shaky outing by starter Drew Hutchison, who allowed four runs on six hits in three innings. The Blue Jays were without Dan Johnson due to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 104: Yankees lose series on close contest

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Toronto Blue Jays 5 — New York Yankees 4 The Yankees fall in a close game to finish off a 10-game homestand. For the finale of a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays, Shane Greene got the call to try and continue his strong debut season in the big leagues. After an infield single by Jose Reyes, Melky Cabrera hit a double to right field that put...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
July 27, 2014  |  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
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 103: Lefties cannot cut it in loss

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Toronto Blue Jays 6 — New York Yankees 4 A pair of lefty relievers and some sloppy defense proves costly in today’s game. Making his Yankees debut, Chris Capuano got the call for the start. After getting the first two outs in the first inning, Jose Bautista was hit by a pitch. Dioner Navarro and Steve Tolleson would reach base to load them...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Expedia’s New Ad Featuring Red Sox Rookie Brock Holt

Boston Red Sox rookie Brock Holt made a ridiculous jumping catch Monday night against Toronto Blue Jays 1st baseman, Dan Johnson. OK, so this isn’t an actual Expedia advertisement, yet, but it should be. Along with Jackie Bradley Jr. making a diving catch in front of the JetBlue sign, the Red Sox rookies are proving themselves to be quite marketable to companies with customers...
Via The Awesome Boston
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Says “Screw You, Gravity!”

As we speak, or type, the Red Sox are kicking the tar out of the Toronto Blue Jays. But in an evening of amazing highlights, none may loom larger than this phenomenal catch made by Brock Holt on a Dan Johnson fly ball in the bottom of the fifth. Remember, this is a guy who is relatively new to playing the outfield, and here he is, scampering up the wall like he owns the motherf#...
Via Surviving Grady
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Johnson is back in the big leagues with the Blue Jays

Dan Johnson, perpetually bouncing back and forth from Triple-A to the majors, is now in the big leagues again with the Blue Jays. Toronto placed Adam Lind on the disabled list with a broken foot and called up Johnson, the 34-year-old first baseman/journeyman/Rays hero who was hitting .248 with 17 homers, more walks (79) than strikeouts (69), and an .873 OPS in 94 games at Triple-A.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Top AAA Hitters

George Springer continues to be the power hitter the Houston Astros were waiting to see, but his average sits at just .245.  Gregory Polanco is hitting .288, but just 3 XBH for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Oscar Taveras was called up by the St. Louis Cardinals for the 2nd time, and Jon Singleton is hitting under .200.  Those are your top prospects who have made it to the Big Leagues...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Verlander solid in spring debut

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball for four innings in his spring debut for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, a 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Verlander's spring routine has been postponed by his recovery from core-muscle repair surgery on Jan. 9, and his first scheduled start was rained out last Thursday. The former MVP and Cy Young Award...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Notes: Toronto signs Dan Johnson to Minor League deal

American League East pitchers beware, The Toronto Blue Jays have inked first baseman Dan Johnson to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The 34-year old veteran spent the majority of 2013 playing at the Triple-A level in the New York Yankees organization, save for brief three game cameo with the Baltimore Orioles in September. #BlueJays announce signing of Dan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays sign veteran Dan Johnson to minor league deal

getty imagesnson The Toronto Blue Jays have signed Dan Johnson. Johnson, 34, has signed a minor league deal with the Blue Jays which includes an invitation to Spring Training. The only action Johnson saw at the big league level last season came with the Baltimore Orioles and amounted to three games and five at-bats. Johnson compiled a .250/.378/.439 line over 138 games at the Triple...
Via Tireball.com
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Michael Morse From Seattle Mariners

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired outfielder/DH Michael Morse from the Seattle Mariners. In exchange, the Mariners will receive minor-league outfield prospect  Morse had one of the worst seasons of his career and did not develop into the player the club hoped it was getting in that three-way trade that brought to Seattle from Washington. Morse, age 31, is batting .226/.283...
Via Baseball News Source
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Johnson released by Yankees, Rays fans celebrate

getty images The Tampa Bay Rays have appeared in the post season three times with Dan Johnson on the roster. They have never made the post season without him. On Thursday the New York Yankees released Johnson from a minor league contract at the request of the 34-year-old after it was decided that he would not make the September roster. Johnson hit .254/.379/.447 with 21 home runs...
Via Tireball.com
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Offense Non-Existent as The Herd Swept at Home

Chein Ming Wang had another solid outing despite the loss Saturday evening (The Buffalo News) Buffalo, NY - Two games, and two homeruns by Dan Johnson.  It wasn’t the expected storyline of Saturday night’s doubleheader at Coca-Cola Field, but the Railriders of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre have no complaints.  They Yankees’ Triple-A club took both games from the Bisons on a warm...
Via Queen City Sports
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Offense Non-Existent as The Herd Swept at Home

Chein Ming Wang had another solid outing despite the loss Saturday evening (The Buffalo News) Buffalo, NY - Two games, and two homeruns by Dan Johnson.  It wasn’t the expected storyline of Saturday night’s doubleheader at Coca-Cola Field, but the Railriders of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre have no complaints.  They Yankees’ Triple-A club took both games from the Bisons on a warm...
Via Queen City Sports
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Offense Non-Existent as The Herd Swept at Home

Chein Ming Wang had another solid outing despite the loss Saturday evening (The Buffalo News) Buffalo, NY - Two games, and two homeruns by Dan Johnson.  It wasn’t the expected storyline of Saturday night’s doubleheader at Coca-Cola Field, but the Railriders of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre have no complaints.  They Yankees’ Triple-A club took both games from the Bisons on a warm...
Via Queen City Sports
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Minors Wrap-Up: Thunder Blast Four Home Runs in Victory

Neil Medchill led Trenton’s offense on Thursday with a home run and 4 RBIs (RandomBaseballStuff.com) Triple-A: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Final Score: Pawtucket 8, SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 4 WP: Wilson (1-0) LP: Miller (0-1) 3B David Adams         2-5, 2B, BB 2B Corban Joseph        2-5, R, BB 1B Dan Johnson          1-4, R, 2B CF Melky Mesa    ...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Spring Training Game 22: Split Squad shutout at night

New York Yankees 0 — Atlanta Braves 4   The second of two games today ended the same way the day game did, a 4-0 shutout to the Atlanta Braves.   The Yankees offense was held to just three hits in tonight’s game. Eduardo Nunez, Matt Diaz, and Dan Johnson managed to succeed in getting the hits. Outfielders competing for a spot on the Opening Day Roster, Ben Francisco and Melky...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

A Season To Forget That Hasn’t Started Yet: The New York Yankees

When you think of the Yankees, you imagine a championship contender full of talent and potential to be great. Well, 2013 is about to rain on those hopes and dreams because New York is looking at a worst-case scenario. via latino.foxnews.com The beginning of the storm started right after the 2012 playoffs ended when the Detroit Tigers blind-sided New York and completely shut down...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees: Dan Johnson starting at first base are you kidding me

Dan Johnson is best known as the ‘hero’ from infamous Wild Card Wednesday, as he hit the tying home run to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Mark Teixeira (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Yankees to get into the 2011 playoffs. But that is about it, as Johnson is kind of like a David Tyree of baseball. The Yankees signed Johnson to a minor league deal during the off-season, obviously...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Injury loves company

The latest New York Yankees casualty is first baseman Mark Teixeira, who will be out 8-10 weeks with a strained right wrist. Mark Teixeira to miss 8-10 weeks with strained wrist tendon wp.me/p1rXvG-8Xqk — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) March 6, 2013 Wrist injuries are tricky to begin with, but hitters need their full optimal wrist mechanics in order to be successful so healing fully...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game 10 Lineup: 3/3/13

Thanks to Lohud  for the lineup – Yankees facing a lot of the Red Sox regulars today. YANKEES (2-7) Brett Gardner LF Eduardo Nunez SS Jayson Nix 2B Juan Rivera DH Dan Johnson 1B Melky Mesa CF Zoilo Almonte RF Corban Joseph 3B Bobby Wilson C RHP Adam Warren (0-0, 0.00) RED SOX (5-4) Jacoby Ellsbury CF Dustin Pedroia 2B Stephen Drew SS Mike Napoli 1B Daniel Nava LF Will Middlebrooks...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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