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Rays upended by Jose Reyes, Blue Jays in 10 innings

TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Reyes singled home the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Saturday. Colby Rasmus reached on a bunt single to begin the 10th against Joel Peralta (2-4) and stole second as Munenori Kawasaki struck out for the second out. Jeff Beliveau came on to face Reyes, who grounded a single between second and third. Rasmus...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Reyes lifts Blue Jays over Rays 5-4 in 10 innings

TORONTO (AP) Jose Reyes singled home the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Saturday. Colby Rasmus reached on a bunt single to begin the 10th against Joel Peralta (2-4) and stole second as Munenori Kawasaki struck out for the second out. Jeff Beliveau came on to face Reyes, who grounded a single between second and third. Rasmus...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays upended by Jose Reyes, Blue Jays in 10 innings

TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Reyes singled home the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Saturday. Colby Rasmus reached on a bunt single to begin the 10th against Joel Peralta (2-4) and stole second as Munenori Kawasaki struck out for the second out. Jeff Beliveau came on to face Reyes, who grounded a single between second and third. Rasmus...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Eats Three Bananas Because Monkeys Never Cramp

Munenori Kawasaki eats three bananas because monkeys never cramp.
Via Gamedayr
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays beat Tigers 6-5 in 19-inning marathon

TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista's single in the 19th inning drove home the winning run as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a 5-0 deficit to win the longest game in franchise history, beating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Sunday. Munenori Kawasaki singled off Rick Porcello (13-7) to begin the 19th and advanced to third when second baseman Ian Kinsler couldn't field an errant throw...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays set franchise record, outlast Tigers in 19-inning game

  Jose Bautista's single in the 19th inning drove home the winning run as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a 5-0 deficit to win the longest game in franchise history, beating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Sunday. Munenori Kawasaki singled off Rick Porcello (13-7) to begin the 19th and advanced to third when second baseman Ian Kinsler couldn't field an errant throw from Porcello...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays beat Tigers 6-5 in 19-inning marathon

TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista's single in the 19th inning drove home the winning run as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a 5-0 deficit to win the longest game in franchise history, beating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Sunday. Munenori Kawasaki singled off Rick Porcello (13-7) to begin the 19th and advanced to third when second baseman Ian Kinsler couldn't field an errant throw...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Royals Are Really, Really In This Thing

After 116 games, the Kansas City Royals sit at 63-53. Being ten games over .500 is no longer foreign to this franchise as they finished the 2013 season at 86-76, but this is the first time in almost exactly 11 years that the Royals are in position for a playoff spot this late in the year. Last year, the Royals were in playoff contention, but only in the sense that they were close...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Munenori Kawasaki Declares His Love For David Ortiz (Video)

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki is quite the character. Kawasaki spent 11 seasons in Japan before coming to play in the States in 2012, and he’s been solid for the Jays this season, batting .272 in 33 games. But he has provided even more entertainment off the field. During Tuesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, slugger David Ortiz gave Kawasaki a bear hug as...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Remains The King Of Interviews, Dubs Himself “Little Papi” In Latest Gem

If you haven’t figured it out by now, Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki is one of our favorite MLB personalities because he manages to deliver a golden interview every time the microphone is pointed in front of him. The Japanese infielder delivered his latest gem this week when SportsNet’s Barry Davis asked him about receiving a hug from David Ortiz during a game against...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Monkey never cramps: Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki, "Monkey never cramps." Sage advice. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

“Monkey Never Cramps:” Munenori Kawasaki’s Latest Gem of An Interview

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki won’t be on hand for MLB’s All-Star festivities this week, which is too bad considering he’s certainly got one of the best personalities in all of baseball. The Japanese shortstop has plenty of fans simply because of his hilarious interviews alone and Kawasaki submitted his latest gem this past weekend in Toronto. Kawasaki joined...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Munenori Kawasaki: A Monkey Never Cramps.

Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki has been great for interviews since entering the league, and the one he gave on Friday was another gem. He ended up having to sit the game out because his hamstring cramped up on him. When asked about it after the game he explained how he usually avoids them (bananas) and why they work.@Ajeeth_CRZListen to it--funny, funny stuff.[theScore] Loading...
Via FatManWriting
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Isn’t Monkeying Around With His Cure For Cramps

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki reveals his remedy for leg cramps and what animal never suffers from the painful ailment. You can’t script this folks and yes he is saying “Cramps”. The post Munenori Kawasaki Isn’t Monkeying Around With His Cure For Cramps appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Runs A Mile To Rob Mike Trout

Toronto Blue Jays quirky second baseman Munenori Kawasaki proved he is more than just a side-show flashing the leather for an unbelievable web gem. The Japanese rock-star ran a country mile to track down a dying quail off the bat of legend in the making Mike Trout. Whether English or Japanese that catch was universally of gold glove caliber. Your browser does not support iframes...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jays, A's part of the most confusing review yet

Alright folks, let’s watch this play in Oakland and try to unwrap what happened. With the bases loaded and one out in the second inning, Anthony Gose hit a grounder to first baseman Nate Freiman. Freiman attempted a swipe tag on Munenori Kawasaki, going from first to second, and missed, according to first base umpire Vic Carapazza. Freiman then threw home to catcher Stephen Vogt...
Via The Outside Corner
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Blue Jays and Athletics were part of the most confusing review yet

Alright folks, let’s watch this play in Oakland and try to unwrap what happened. With the bases loaded and one out in the second inning, Anthony Gose hit a grounder to first baseman Nate Freiman. Freiman attempted a swipe tag on Munenori Kawasaki, going from first to second, and missed, according to first base umpire Vic Carapazza. Freiman then threw home to catcher Stephen Vogt...
Via Bloguin Best
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays option Delabar to Triple-A, recall Kawasaki

The Toronto Blue Jays have optioned right-handed relief pitcher and 2013 All-Star Steve Delabar to Triple-A Buffalo.  The cause of the move was mostly due to the fact that the club wanted to call up infielder Munenori Kawasaki without losing Adam Lind or Brett Cecil to the disabled list. Delabar’s poor performance this season was also part of the reasoning for the move, as his...
Via Sports-Glory
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Jays SS Munenori Kawasaki mastering the English language

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Munenori Kawasaki is mastering the English language. Recall from last year -- Kawasaki is Japanese.....Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays draft Jeff Hoffman, Max Pentecost

The Toronto Blue Jays made an interesting choice with their first pick, 9th overall, in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft. The Blue Jays selected 21-year-old right handed pitcher Jeff Hoffman, who had Tommy John surgery in May after suffering an elbow injury in late April.  Recovery from the surgery usually takes a full year, and Hoffman is expected ti miss the next 15 months...
Via Sports-Glory
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki gets his superheroes confused

Someone needs to give Munenori Kawasaki a refresher course on superheroes. Muni is now with the Triple-A Buffalo Bison after spending time up with the Blue Jays last year and this year, and he’s doing just what he did in Toronto — making the clubhouse a fun place with his great personality. On Thursday, his […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bisons’ Munenori Kawasaki is a nutjob and I love it (VIDEO)

via milb.com Buffalo Bisons second baseman Munenori Kawasaki is a professional funny guy.  As evidenced here and here (and elsewhere on the internet), Kawasaki loves the camera and is quite adept at performing. Tuesday was his 33rd birthday.  The Coca-Cola Field camera flashed to Kawasaki when the announcement was made and the comedian went to work. I may have missed something...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Munenori Kawasaki gets funny in bday video

Buffalo Bisons fan favorite Munenori Kawasaki was up to his old tricks after the P.A. announcer wished him a “Happy Birthday”. Not quite sure what Kawasaki was doing but it was entertaining as always. Your browser does not support iframes. The post Munenori Kawasaki Reacts To Birthday Announcement appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Buehrle the first pitcher to record 10 wins

With his win against the Kansas City Royals this afternoon, Mark Buehrle became Major League Baseball’s first 10 game winner of 2014. Buehrle, who turned 35 during spring training, is enjoying the best start to a season of his career.  His 10 wins before June 4th also ties Roger Clemens for the team record of wins by that date.  Dating back to last season, Buehrle has a win-loss...
Via Sports-Glory
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomes' errors prove costly for Indians in loss to Blue Jays

CLEVELAND -- The Indians have the worst fielding percentage in the American League. Their lone error on Friday night loomed large. With the game tied at two in the seventh and one out, Yan Gomes' throwing error on a pickoff attempt moved runners to second and third. After Jose Bautista was walked to load the bases, Edwin Encarnacion singled home the go-ahead run as the Blue Jays...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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