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Ahead in June, Blue Jays stumble rest of the way

TORONTO (AP) Since general manager Alex Anthopoulos engineered a major roster overhaul before the 2013 season, the Blue Jays have gone 0 for 2 in chasing a playoff berth. Expect some changes before Toronto tries again in 2015. Before the Blue Jays wrapped up their season Sunday, Anthopoulos said he's ''pretty excited'' about what lies ahead this offseason. Especially...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Toronto Blue Jays

It wasn’t supposed to be this way for the Toronto Blue Jays. After a depressing 2013, the Jays played like they were shot out of a cannon to start the 2014 season. Their season peaked on June 6th, when Toronto was 38-24, six games clear of the Yankees in the AL East. It was all downhill from there – Toronto scuffled their way to a 42-53 mark after that, better than just four...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: It’s Your Move Sandy

The other night Gary Cohen mentioned that the Mets currently have the highest winning percentage across their minor league affiliates in all of professional baseball. At some point the hope is it will all translate to the major league level, however, those of us who’ve studied this game for any length of time know that championship teams don’t come pre-assembled off a minor league...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays plan to extend qualifying offer to Melky, hope to keep him

Melky Cabrera can double his salary if he desires. The Blue Jays have decided to extend him a qualifying offer, which is expected to be in the range of $15 million to $16 million this winter. That would almost precisely double his salary, as Cabrera signed a $16 million, two-year deal with Toronto two winters ago. Word from someone familiar with the Blue Jays' thinking is that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fascinating Free Agency of Melky Cabrera

Melky Cabrera‘s season ended on Friday with a broken finger. Normally, “team headed for 22nd straight year out of the playoffs loses second-best outfielder for the final three weeks” isn’t much of a story, but this situation is a little different. Cabrera is about to be a free agent in what looks to be a terrible […]
Via Fangraphs
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Melky Cabrera hopes to return to Toronto

Melky Cabrera has been a player that has stayed somewhat behind the scenes so to speak even with a 50-game suspension in 2012 for violating MLB's PED rules with the San Francisco Giants. Now with the Toronto Blue Jays, Cabrera says, as reported by the Associated Press via the National Post, that he wants to stay with the team [Blue Jays] that gave him a second chance.#454557750...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Mets Kick The Tires On Melky Cabrera?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a big blow to their wild card hopes when they learned that outfielder Melky Cabrera will need season-ending surgery for the broken pinky finger he suffered on Friday. Cabrera, who turned 30 in August, was having himself a solid season, batting .301/.351/.458 with 35 doubles, 16 home runs, 81 runs scored and 73 RBI. He posted a 125 OPS+ and 3.2 WAR...
Via Mets Merized Online
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera wants to play for the Blue Jays in 2015

Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera suffered a broken pinkie finger last night diving back into first base. He’ll undergo season-ending surgery, which understandably has the 10-year veteran thinking about next season. The Jays can extend a $14.1 million qualifying offer to Cabrera, and if he rejects, he can become a free agent. It sounds like Cabrera is already leaning towards...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Out For Season With Broken Finger (GIF)

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera will be out for the remainder of the season. Cabrera will be out after injuring his pinkie during the third inning of the game against the Boston Red Sox. While sliding into first during a successful pick off attempt by Christian Vazquez, Cabrera jammed his finger. The team tweeted that Carbera will undergo a season ending surgery next...
Via Geeks and Cleats
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Melky Cabrera out for season

Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera's season has come to an end. The Blue Jays announced that Cabrera has fractured his right pinky, and he will have surgery to repair the damage. There is no time frame yet as to how long it will take for him to recover or if it will affect his readiness for Spring Training 2015.Melky Cabrera has suffered a right pinky finger fracture...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays lose Cabrera to season-ending broken finger

  Melky Cabrera will undergo season-ending surgery next week after fracturing his right pinkie finger Friday night. The Toronto Blue Jays' left fielder appeared to be injured when he went back into first base in the third inning in an unsuccessful attempt to avoid being picked off by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez. Cabrera remained in the game until he led off the...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera suffers season-ending broken finger

BOSTON (AP) Melky Cabrera will undergo season-ending surgery next week after fracturing his right pinkie finger Friday night. The Toronto Blue Jays' left fielder appeared to be injured when he went back into first base in the third inning in an unsuccessful attempt to avoid being picked off by Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez. Cabrera remained in the game until he led...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Large, shirtless man thoroughly enjoyed himself at Dodgers game (PHOTO)

There's lounging, and then there's the display of relaxation one fan put on at Wednesday's Los Angeles Dodgers-Washington Nationals game. Cameras at Dodger Stadium spotted one man, shirtless, with his shorts hiked up and seemingly an entire section of bleachers to himself, oblivious to everything else in the world. For the sake of this guy's health, we hope his sunbathing...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 9/4/14

Good afternoon! I had to sleep in a little bit after that enormous preview yesterday. Melky Cabrera was frightened by thunder. The game was indoors. This is older, but still the shot of the US Open. I was looking at this post, because maps (NFL related, this time) and I clicked through to this: What if conferences were only aligned by geography? SCOREBOARD MLB Minnesota 11, Chicago...
Via The Rhino and Compass
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Freaks Out Over Thunder Clap In Tampa Bay (Video)

Quick, someone find Melky Cabrera’s thunder buddy. The Toronto Blue Jays outfielder thought he was save from the elements Wendesday night under the domed roof of Tampa Bay’s Tropicana Field. Well, the roof kept the rain off the field, but it couldn’t muffle one particularly loud thunder clap. Your browser does not support iframes. Perhaps shaken by his brush with Mother Nature...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

A Clap Of Thunder Made Melky Cabrera Nearly Soil Himself (In A Dome!)

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Via Next Impulse Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Melky Cabrera Get Scared by Thunder

Third inning of last night's game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays, Melky Cabrera came to the plate when...BOOM!Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Gets Scared By Some Thunder (Video)

Melky Cabrera seems to be afraid of thunder. Blue Jays OF Melky Cabrera jumped after thunder sounds outside of the dome at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. [Bleacher Report] The post Melky Cabrera Gets Scared By Some Thunder (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Melky Cabrera Is Terrified Of Lightning

Your browser does not support iframes. Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera is clearly not one for thunder storms. Watch as Cabrera gets startled by a crack while up to bat during Wednesday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The post Video: Melky Cabrera Is Terrified Of Lightning appeared first on Diehardsport.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder at Tropicana Field scares the hell out of Melky Cabrera

During Wednesday night’s Blue Jays-Rays game at Tropicana Field, we saw something we don’t see too often at a domed stadium – a rain delay. Prior to the delay, a clap of thunder scared the bejeezus out of Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera. Yeah, I think I could watch that a time or two. As for the delay itself, it wasn’t technically a rain delay – it was caused by a block...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Melky Cabrera freaks over sound of thunder

During Wednesday night’s Blue Jays-Rays game at Tropicana Field, we saw something we don’t see too often at a domed stadium – a rain delay. Prior to the delay, a clap of thunder scared the bejeezus out of Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera. Yeah, I think I could watch that a time or two. As for the delay itself, it wasn’t technically a rain delay – it was caused by a block...
Via The Outside Corner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Gets Scared **** By Some Thunder

Even though he is safe and sound in a dome
Via Beer Mug Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Rasmus, Enigma

The Toronto Blue Jays season is a two-part story. What began as a pleasant surprise quickly descended into a lucid, waking nightmare. Two Blue Jays’ outfielders heading into free agency embody each of those characteristics. While Melky Cabrera is putting together a brilliant platform season before heading to free-agency, Colby Rasmus seems to have spent all […]
Via Fangraphs
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays rally to beat White Sox 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) Melky Cabrera's two-run double in the seventh inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night. The Blue Jays, who snapped a four-game losing streak, scored three runs in the seventh to retake the lead after the White Sox tied it with three runs in the sixth. Avisail Garcia went 2 for 4 with a double for the White...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera Is Proving That 2012 Was No Fluke

Melky Cabrera’s 2012 season was phenomenal and then he was slapped with a 50 game suspension for PEDs. He’s since been a bit of a black sheep, but he’s doing what he can in 2014 to keep Toronto in the mix. Our friends at numberFire.com have taken a look at Cabrera’s 2014 season and why […] The post Melky Cabrera Is Proving That 2012 Was No Fluke appeared first on PDFantasySports.
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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