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Yankees game 102: Score early and often in opener

Toronto Blue Jays 4 — New York Yankees 6 The Yankees fall behind early but bounce back quickly behind Hiroki Kuroda. The Blue Jays got two singles from Jose Reyes and Melky Cabrera to put runners on the corners against Hiroki Kuroda with one out. Kuroda would fall behind slugger Jose Bautista 3-0 and left a pitch over the inside part of the plate where Bautista feasts. The Blue...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers fall 20 games under .500 with loss to Jays

TORONTO (AP) -- Another tough loss dropped the struggling Texas Rangers to a depth they hadn't sunk to in more than a decade: 20 games under .500 Melky Cabrera hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and finished with three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the slumping Rangers 9-6 on Sunday. The decisive homer came on the third pitch Cabrera saw from right-hander Neftali...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jays’ Bautista calls replay system a ‘joke’

Infuriated by the latest review challenge to go against his Toronto Blue Jays, Jose Bautista blasted baseball’s replay system as a “joke” incapable of getting calls on the field right that needs to be eliminated. The all-star slugger reached his tipping point in the eighth inning of Saturday’s 5-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics, when he doubled and Melky Cabrera was called...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Melky Cabrera Gets Robbed at the Plate During Blue Jays/Athletics Game

What is sad about this call is that it appears as if the umpire was in position to make the right call yet somehow messes this one up. I don't know if they reviewed this or not, but I can see from the play-by-play he was officially called out.@cjzero/TwitterAt least it didn't cost the Toronto the game since they lost this one to Oakland 5-1. Loading...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: MLBPA target agents involved in Biogenesis scandal

The MLB Players Association, which certifies player agents, is conducting an investigation into the role ACES agents Sam and Seth Levinson, and CAA agent Nez Balelo, might have played in the Biogenesis doping scandal, sources told ESPN.  
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Most exciting walkoffs of the week

This week, we actually had an abundance of walk off wins…we’re in the golden age now, gang. Unfortunately, there weren’t exactly many game-winning homers getting blasted into the the sky, but we’ll have to make do for now. June 23rd, White Sox vs Orioles And of course, we start with that walk off homer – Chris Davis broke the heart of the White Sox with this blast off...
Via The Outside Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftStreet Picks: Thursday, Jun 26

Yesterday’s lineup was looking promising early as Jose Reyes hit a leadoff homer and the offense put together a solid start, but then Detroit’s Martinez’s outperformed Miguel Cabrera and Rajai Davis and Hisashi Iwakuma imploded against a weak Boston lineup. Overall, we scored 50.92 points and finished 826th-of-1,650 — literally right in the middle. We won some double-ups...
Via Baseball Professor
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jays blow big lead, get by Yankees 7-6

It began as a pitcher’s duel, then evolved into a laugher but by the time this game got down to the short strokes, it had elements of a disaster in the making. It ended with a Blue Jays celebration behind the pitcher’s mound, as Jose Reyes scored from second base on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth for a 7-6 victory over the New York Yankees. All the sins that led...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays take cover as Anthony Gose lines foul towards dugout (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Several Toronto Blue Jays players found themselves taking cover as teammate Anthony Gose lined a foul ball towards the dugout in the eighth inning during Tuesday night's game against the New York Yankees.The sharp liner from Gose hit the screen in front of the dugout, but not before sending Melky Cabrera flying off his seat and onto the floor...
Via Holdout Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 75: Whitley crushed in first loss

New York Yankees 3 — Toronto Blue Jays 8 There were few bright spots in a series opener like the one in Toronto. With one out in the first inning, Melky Cabrera would hit a double deep into center field off of Yankees starter Chase Whitley, who has won his last three starts. Adam Lind would follow with a run-scoring single to right field. In the second inning, Juan Francisco, Munenori...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals turn a triple play in Toronto

TORONTO -- The St. Louis Cardinals have turned a triple play in the sixth inning of Friday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Back-to-back singles by Anthony Gose and Jose Reyes and a fielding error by third baseman Matt Carpenter on Melky Cabrera's grounder loaded the bases. Jose Bautista then hit a sharp liner to Daniel Descalso at second that nearly struck umpire Manny...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals better bring the good lumber to Toronto

The Toronto Blue Jays are riding high after another sweep of one of the AL's other top teams and could have one of their hottest hitters back in the lineup for their return home. Edwin Encarnacion's status, though, is uncertain for Friday night's opener against the scuffling St. Louis Cardinals. Toronto (37-24) has won 19 of 23 and five in a row after a three-game sweep...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Surging Blue Jays beat slumping Tigers 8-2

DETROIT (AP) -- Adam Lind doubled twice to drive in three runs and Melky Cabrera added a homer and three hits, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to an 8-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Lind's two-run double off Rick Porcello (8-3) in the sixth put Toronto ahead 3-2, and Aaron Loup got out of a bases-loaded, none-out jam in the bottom of the inning in relief...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

10 MLB players having unexpected all-star seasons

We’re still over a month away from this summer’s All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis. As the current fan balloting leaders trickle out each week, we’re typically seeing the players you’d expect at the top of the charts – you know, guys like Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, and Yadier Molina. We’re also seeing some perennial All-Starts who have played well in the season’s...
Via The Outside Corner
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Giants Deserve to be All-Stars?

It’s that time of the year again. The time when fans can go social-media crazy. The time when they can argue tirelessly with other fans over which player is more deserving. The time when teams will bribe their fan bases to vote. That’s right, it’s All-Star voting time. In 2012, Giants fans managed to piss off baseball fans all over the country when they voted in Buster Posey...
Via BaySportsNet
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: Positive Regression in Toronto

Last year, the Toronto Blue Jays were supposed to be contenders. They were crowned the winners of the off-season after acquiring Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, R.A. Dickey, and Melky Cabrera in the same winter, giving their roster a big boost on paper. On the field, though, it didn’t work. Johnson was lousy and […]
Via Fangraphs
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays thump Red Sox, all alone atop AL East

After five years wandering aimlessly in baseball’s wilderness, the Blue Jays left Fenway Park on Thursday evening in an unfamiliar position: First place, all alone, in the American League East. They had just completed a three-game sweep of the sputtering Red Sox with a 7-2 victory and, for the first time since May 23, 2009, they sit by themselves atop the division. “If we...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the Melky Cabrera rebound ‘real’? (Yes!)

I am a daily listener to ESPN’s Fantasy Focus Baseball podcast. Along with the B.S. Report, Freakonomics Radio, and good ol’ Kanye
Via On-Base Talk
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Melky Cabrera Post PED’s, Jose Bautista Post Face of MLB

The Toronto Blue Jays haven’t been chirping much this season, but they weren’t exactly making much noise in the offseason either. What’s going on up there? Let’s take a look. When the sun set on the 2013 MLB season, we all went to sleep, hibernating in hopes of making the offseason fly by. That seemed to be the same scenario for the Toronto Blue Jays as well. The team is...
Via Sportsnaut
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Melky Cabrera, Brett Lawrie, Casey Janssen

The Toronto Blue Jays have started falling towards where a lot of pundits had them before the season began, last place in the East.  They're still a game ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays but the Jays have now lost two in a row and six of their last seven.  And now the injuries are starting to happen.  They'll look to avoid getting swept by the Kansas City Royals tonight when...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals go for first three-game sweep of the Blue Jays since '93

Once riding a 4-0 record and the best ERA in baseball, Toronto's Mark Buehrle hopes to recapture the formula that led to his outstanding start after an ugly performance in his last outing. The Blue Jays may need another gem from the veteran following an injury to their leading hitter. With Melky Cabrera's status uncertain, Buehrle will try to prevent the Kansas City Royals...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays blast way to 9-3 win over Orioles

TORONTO, On. — Three-run home runs by Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera in the eighth inning led the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday. Lawrie blasted a 1-1 pitch from O’s reliever Evan Meek into deep centre field scoring Juan Francisco and Colby Rasmus, breaking a 3-3 deadlock to give the Blue Jays a 6-3 late lead. Cabrera’s home run came later...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cabrera gets 4 hits, Blue Jays edge Indians 3-2

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Melky Cabrera had four hits and scored Toronto's go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Edwin Encarnacion's single, and the Blue Jays held on for a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. The Blue Jays trailed 2-1 in the seventh before Munenori Kawasaki hit an RBI single off reliever Marc Rzepczynski (0-1) and Encarnacion delivered against Cody...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Second Chances: Justin Smoak and Melky Cabrera

In 2012, the Boston Red Sox finished at the bottom of the AL East standings. Entering the 2013 season the Toronto Blue Jays were the team to beat.  After a busy offseason and a flurry of trades bringing in new players to bolster their existing core of Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion, things were looking good.  Of course, the Red Sox won the World Series and the Jays never...
Via The Sports Post
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Melky Cabrera continues hot start to season

TORONTO, Ont. – After having offseason surgery to remove a benign tumor in his back, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera is thankful for the opportunities he is being given. And he is taking advantage. Cabrera has a nine-game hit-streak to start the season including home runs in each of his first four games. “The opportunity that Gibby has given me to play every day now...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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