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Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion undergoes precautionary MRI

The Toronto Blue Jays dropped to 77-76 on the season following a 5-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Friday night. With just nine games remaining in the season, the Blue Jays are six and a half games back in the wild card race. On the injury front, Edwin Encarnacion underwent a precautionary MRI on his back. His back appeared to be fine during the game, as launched a two-run home...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Lind, Edwin Encarnacion power Blue Jays past Rays

Adam Lind has spent a lot of time this season celebrating other people’s home runs. Most often, it’s been Jose Bautista or Edwin Encarnacion getting all the love in the dugout after another baseball leaves the yard. On Saturday, Lind found himself on the receiving end. With nearly three months separating him from his previous home run, Lind had almost forgotten the routine...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays homer their way past Rays 7-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Dioner Navarro and Edwin Encarnacion each hit two-run home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays rolled to their fourth straight win with a 7-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wedesnday night. Adam Lind had four straight hits and scored twice for the Jays, who have won a road series against the Rays for the first time in more than seven years. Marcus Stroman...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays hit 3 homers, rally to beat Yankees 4-3

TORONTO (AP) Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Melky Cabrera each hit a solo homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 Sunday. Derek Jeter had a chance to tie it for the Yankees in the ninth inning. With the sellout crowd of 45,678 on its feet, Jeter popped up with a runner on third for the final out in his last regular-season...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Young fan gives foul ball to another young fan, good feelings ensue

Just when the unraveling tale about USC cornerback Josh Shaw's heroic balcony-jumping rescue of his drowning nephew dented your willingness to believe in good things, there's this. Behold, below, a video showing young Red Sox and Blue Jays fans furiously searching for an Edwin Encarnacion foul ball that landed in the stands alongside right field. The Jays fan, I'll guess...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays activate Encarnacion from disabled list

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have activated slugger Edwin Encarnacion from the 15-day disabled list and sent outfielder Anthony Gose to the minors. The Blue Jays made the moves before Friday night's game at the Chicago White Sox. Encarnacion missed more than a month because of a strained right quadriceps muscle. The first baseman and designated hitter just completed a...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion activated, will play Friday

The Toronto Blue Jays have activated first baseman Edwin Encarnacion from the 15-day disabled list and will have him in the lineup on Friday, reports Sportsnet.ca: #492484359 / gettyimages.comEncarnacion has been out since July 5 after he strained his right quad running to first base. He only played four games in a rehab assignment earlier this week and might not be fully recovered...
Via MLB Injury News
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jays to option Gose, activate Encarnacion

With Edwin Encarnacion making his much anticipated return to the Toronto Blue Jays’ roster today versus the Chicago White Sox, industry sources tell Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi that the club will option outfielder Anthony Gose to triple-A Buffalo. In an interview this morning on Sportsnet 590 The Fan, Alex Anthopoulos confirmed that Encarnacion would in fact be in the lineup tonight...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Power surge: Jays' Encarnacion returns

Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion, who has been out since July 5 due to a strained quad, is scheduled to come off the DL in time to play tonight against the White Sox. Despite the six-week absence, Encarnacion still ranks seventh in the majors with 26 home runs, and his .591 slugging percentage stands behind only Troy Tulowitzki and Jose Abreu. The man once known as "E5" for...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays slugger Encarnacion to join Bisons on injury rehab

Some big news out of the Blue Jays' pregame media briefing tonight in Seattle as Toronto first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion is leaving his injury rehab work at Class A Dunedin and coming to Buffalo to play for the Bisons, starting Tuesday night against Norfolk. (Of course, that's weather permitting since the forecast here for Tuesday is pretty terrible). ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays flirting with AL Wild Card Spot

August has arrived and baseball fans are witnessing an extremely rare event in today’s modern sports world. The Toronto Blue Jays have a chance at making the playoffs. Yes you read that correctly. The Jays are currently six games behind the first place Orioles in the AL East, but are only one and a half games behind the Royals for the second AL wild card berth. The problem with...
Via TopSportsReport
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays waiting for reinforcements

After failing to complete a trade on deadline day, the Toronto Blue Jays made it clear that they are content with the group of players they have. The Jays did get first/third baseman Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals for a pair of minor league players in the days leading up to July 31, but that move was made solely for the purpose of filling vacancies left by injuries to...
Via Sports-Glory
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

The Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind are still both far away from returning from the disabled list, but Lind has started to show enough progress in his recovery from a fractured right foot that he could begin a Minor League rehab assignment soon. Encarnacion, though, suffered a minor setback last week while trying to return from a quad strain. Neither player...
Via MLB Injury News
August 03, 2014  |  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
July 26, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, Nolan Reimold

The Toronto Blue Jays fell out of first place at approximately the same time that they had many injuries to key players. Among those players are Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Nolan Reimold. All four could begin Minor League rehab assignments at some point late in the coming week. Barry Davis of SportsNet Toronto made the announcement Sunday afternoon.AA says...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

With Encarnacion Injured Who Can Help Fill The Void For The Blue Jays?

Absolute disaster has struck and fear has become a reality for the Toronto Blue Jays as their superstar slugger Edwin Encarnacion suffered an injury to his quadriceps on Sunday afternoon while playing in Oakland. Although it was originally thought that he could possibly miss the remainder of the season, the news on Monday morning was much better for the Jays and Double E. It is a...
Via TopSportsReport
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

RCL Update, Week 15: You Can Take My E5, But You’ll Never Take Away… Ugh, Yeah, Nevermind, You Win

Note: If you play fantasy football, our rankings are being released as we speak. Well, not really as we speak, as I’m typing. But you get the point. Not really the point of a spear, this isn’t Game of Thrones. But you get the idea. Unless it’s running. Okay, I’m just going to stop now. After witnessing the death of Edwin Encarnacion's hamstring this past weekend, my...
Via Razzball
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion officially placed on DL

The Toronto Blue Jays officially placed Edwin Encarnacion on the DL on Monday as a result of the right quad strain he suffered on Saturday night. The team's official Twitter account announced the news, along with the activation of recently-acquired outfielder Nolan Reimold:The @BlueJays place 1B EDWIN ENCARNACION on 15-DL with a right quadriceps strain. OF NOLAN REIMOLD will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis not ready to return, Edwin Encarnacion placed on DL

getty images Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not ready to return to the lineup as he deals with a bulging thoracic disc in his back. Gattis has been out of the lineup since the end of last monthand it appears he will need additional time away once his 15-day stay on the disabled list is over. In 63 games before going on the DL Gattis compiled a .290/.342/.558 line with 16 home...
Via Tireball.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Place Edwin Encarnacion On 15-Day Disabled List With Quad Strain

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have put All-Star first baseman Edwin Encarnacion on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right quadriceps. The Blue Jays made the move before Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels and they activated outfielder Nolan Reimold. Encarnacion ranks among the major league leaders with 26 home runs and 70 RBIs. He was picked Sunday...
Via NESN.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays place All-Star Edwin Encarnacion on 15-day DL

No surprise here, Edwin Encarnacion has been placed on the 15-day DL with a right quadriceps strain. Please get well quick Edwin. He seems to think the 15 days will be enough, I'm guessing 3 to 4 weeks but it is just a guess Taking his place on the roster is Nolan Reimold. I hope you brought some bats with you Nolan, because the batch the Jays took to California are defective...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Most exciting walkoffs of the week

This week, we’ve got some extra inning walk offs, a walk off grand slam, and yes, some walk offs that were self-inflicted by the losing team. June 30th, Athletics vs Tigers A walk off grand slam? That’s awesome. Good on you, Rajai Davis. He could have just put one in the gap or the corner to tie the game, but he wanted the full monty. July 1st, Diamondbacks vs Pirates When...
Via The Outside Corner
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays discussing trade for Padres’ Chase Headley

The Toronto Blue Jays, in the wide open AL East, may be looking to add some offensive reinforcements after two recent critical injuries. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports that the Blue Jays are having “on going” talks with the San Diego Padres that are centered around third baseman Chase Headley. Talks between Padres, Blue Jays on Chase Headley remain ongoing, source says. Toronto’s...
Via Sports-Glory
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion expects to miss two weeks

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion expects to miss two weeks with his strained right quadriceps says Gregor Chisholm, Blue Jays beat writer for MLB.com, Sunday evening. A Sunday-morning MRI revealed a Grade 2 strain.Encarnacion has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 strain of his right quad muscle. #BlueJays— Gregor Chisholm (@gregorMLB) July 6, 2014The injury occurred...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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