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Red Sox Make Final Cuts of 2014 Spring Training

With Opening Day 2014 looming on Monday, the Boston Red Sox made their final cuts of spring training, getting the roster down to 25 players. Here’s the release: Prior to today’s game against the Twins, the Boston Red Sox made the following roster moves: Left-handed pitcher Tommy Layne, right-handed pitcher Brayan Villarreal, outfielder Corey Brown, and infielder Mike McCoy were...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Release Pitcher Francisco Cordero

Boston Red Sox executive vice president/general manager Ben Cherington announced a number of roster moves on Friday. The Red Sox released right-handed pitcher Francisco Cordero and reassigned left-handed pitcher Tommy Layne, right-handed pitcher Brayan Villarreal, outfielder Corey Brown, and infielder Mike McCoy to minor league camp. Following the moves, the Red Sox now have 25 players...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Two Players to Minor League Deals

The really big offseason moves haven't come to fruition yet, but the Red Sox are busy making some minor (pun intended) adjustments. After all, it's the little things that can make a big difference, right? The Red Sox signed two players to minor league deals, which include invites to big camp Spring Training: Mike McCoy and Tommy Layne. McCoy is a 32-year-old utility...
Via Fenway Refugees
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Two Player to Minor League Deals

The really big offseason moves haven't come to fruition yet, but the Red Sox are busy making some minor (pun intended) adjustments. After all, it's the little things that can make a big difference, right? The Red Sox signed two players to minor league deals, which include invites to big camp Spring Training: Mike McCoy and Tommy Layne. McCoy is a 32-year-old utility...
Via Fenway Refugees
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox sign McCoy & Layne to MiLB deals

The Boston Red Sox have finally made their first signings of the offseason and no it’s not the big ones you might be thinking. On Friday, the team signed former Toronto Blue Jays utility infielder/outfielder Mike McCoy and San Diego Padres left-handed reliever Tommy Layne to minor league contracts for the 2014 season with invites to spring training. McCoy, who spent all of the...
Via CLNS Radio
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays outfielders Ryan Langerhans and Mike McCoy collide (Video)

The first scary collision of the major league baseball season occurred in a spring training game Saturday when Toronto Blue Jays outfielders Mike McCoy and Ryan Langerhans collided while chasing down a fly ball in right-center field. Langerhans came down with the ball and managed to hold on to it, but both players went down and took their time getting up. McCoy took the worst...
Via Holdout Sports
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest - happy Red Sox day!

We've now entered week three of our six week preview series, and this week will be focusing on the AL East. Today, we're heading into Red Sox day, chock-full of pieces focusing on the most disappointing team of the 2012 season, a team that has reloaded with veterans for 2013. On Friday, we concluded our NL East preview week with Nationals day. Here's your recap. ...
Via The Outside Corner
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike McCoy and Ryan Langerhans had a terrifying collision in the outfield

There was a very scary moment in Lakeland today during the Blue Jays-Tigers game. In the bottom of the seventh inning, Jeff Kobernus of the Tigers hit a fly ball to right center field. Right fielder Ryan Langerhans camped under the ball preparing to make the catch, but center fielder Mike McCoy barreled in from his position in center and smashed into Langerhans. Amazingly, Langerhans...
Via The Outside Corner
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees lose game, and lose Teixeira for one to two weeks

NEW YORK -- On a night full of home runs, an errant throw and a heads-up baserunning play gave the Toronto Blue Jays a surprising extra-inning win over the New York Yankees. More important for the Yankees, they lost first baseman Mark Teixeira for at least a week, he said after their 8-7 loss in 11 innings. Teixeira sustained a Grade 1 strain of his left calf, an MRI revealed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays 8, Yankees 7 (11)

NEW YORK -- On a night full of home runs, an errant throw and a heads-up base running play gave the Toronto Blue Jays a surprising extra-inning win over the New York Yankees. Mike McCoy gained two bases on Derek Lowe's errant pickoff throw in the 11th inning, then dashed home on a slow roller to third base to give Toronto a 8-7 win Monday night at Yankee Stadium. Colby Rasmus...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss
CATCH A TIGER

Austin Jackson saves the game for Detroit

Austin Jackson of the Detroit Tigers is one of the best fielders in baseball, yet he doesn't get talked about all the much for making extraordinary catches. Well in Thursday's Tigers-Blue Jays matinee, Jackson made one. In the tenth inning of a 2-2 game and Mike McCoy on second base, Toronto rookie Anthony Gose hit a sinking line drive to the right center field gap. Jackson...
Via The Outside Corner
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Minor League Players - Middle Infield

We started this series by looking at catchers and first basemen, today it's the middle infielders who we review.  Because of the interchangability of shortstops and second basemen we will look at them together making it a double position look.  Las VegasThere could be a battle for playing time in AAA. The Jays had an excess of middle infielders, even before they added Omar...
Via Batter's Box
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

KJ Chats With Sportsnet Radio

Blue Jays second baseman Kelly Johnson shared a few thoughts on not only baseball but the NFL playoffs on Sportsnet 590 The Fan Friday afternoon. Kelly Johnson looks like he's lining up to a kick a field goal with Mike McCoy serving as the holder September 11.The audio to the interview is right here.  His football-related thoughts...even though he's a big Montana fan and...
Via Batter's Box
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Photos - Jays Vs O's 9-11

Today's POTD looks at a series finale between the Blue Jays and Orioles at the Dome September 11.After reaching on an error at first, Mike McCoy slides into third base on an Eric Thames single to center in the first inning.
Via Batter's Box
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Buehrle W?

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Mark Buehrle throws to Toronto Blue Jays leadoff hitter Mike McCoy during the first inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Chicago, Illinois, September 27, 2011. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)   It's not even December yet, but Mike Rizzo is already making housecalls -- reportedly making a...
Via Nationals Enquirer
November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

10 Photos - Angels/Jays Extras

Today's POTD are leftover photos from the Angels-Jays series in late September. Angels catcher Jeff Mathis in right field prior to action September 21 at the Dome. Angels shortstop Erick Aybar.Aybar and right fielder Torii Hunter. Angels designated hitter Bobby Abreu.Blue Jays lefty Luis Perez.Perez waits for the ball after stepping off the mound.Shawn Camp warms up while the...
Via Batter's Box
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

10 Photos - The Ultimate Finale

Today's POTD looks back at the final home game of 2011 for the Toronto Blue Jays against the Los Angeles Angels September 22.Angels catcher Bobby Wilson gets ready to go to work in the bullpen. Angels starter Ervin Santana was looking to improve on his 6-4 lifetime record against the Blue Jays that included three complete game efforts. Santana allowed five hits and five walks...
Via Batter's Box
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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