Blue Jays promote slugger Chris Colabello from Triple-A

TORONTO (AP) The Blue Jays have selected the contract of utilityman Chris Colabello from Buffalo and have optioned infielder Jonathan Diaz to the Triple-A team. Toronto needed another outfielder after Danny Valencia sprained an ankle when he stepped awkwardly while climbing the stairs to the clubhouse following Monday's win over the Yankees. Colabello started in left field against...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays place Jose Reyes on 15-day DL with cracked rib

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes is being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a cracked rib, according to a team announcement. The @BlueJays place SS Jose Reyes on DL with cracked left rib. Will purchase contract of SS Jonathan Diaz. — Blue Jays (@BlueJays) April 28, 2015 The club also announced it would purchase the contract of shortstop Jonathan Diaz, who will join...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Stay Positive Despite Losing Two Important Players To Injury

  SARASOTA, Fla. — The Toronto Blue Jays aren’t even halfway through spring training, and they’re already striking out with multiple injuries. Marcus Stroman, the Jays’ promising second-year starter, tore his ACL on Tuesday, putting Toronto’s rotation in a less-than ideal position in the rough-and-tumble AL East just one month before Opening Day. But the Jays faced the...
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dominican Blue Jays

TORONTO, On. — After a hitless day at the plate, Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Jonathan Diaz was approached by all-star Jose Bautista and given a chance to make history. The 29–year-old defensive specialist was handed a black sharpie pen and told to sign the April 27th lineup card — the first in Major League history to feature six Dominican born fielders on one ball club...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – Tanaka lands

Masahiro Tanaka made his MLB debut on Friday night, and despite some early struggles, the results were impressive. Tanaka allowed three runs before even getting the fifth out of the game against the Blue Jays, but after Jonathan Diaz’s two-run single, Tanaka allowed just two more baserunners over the rest of his seven inning outing – and one was erased on a double play. He finished...
Via The Outside Corner
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Reyes hurts his hamstring…again

Jose Reyes made it 10 games last season before getting hurt. This year, he made it one at-bat. Reyes led off the game for the Jays against Tampa Bay, and was robbed of a hit on a tailing liner on a diving catch by Desmond Jennings. He jogged off the field looking like everything was fine — there was no noticeable limp as he ran down the first base line — but didn’t come out...
Via The Outside Corner
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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