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Blue Jays Injury Updates: Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus, Casey Janssen, Jose Reyes

A lot of very important updates for the Blue Jays came through this morning.  Three of these players have had their return to the team pushed back for various reasons including one fairly concerning one.  The Blue Jays wrap up a three-game series in Minnesota today with a day/night double-header.  They'll be short handed on the bench, let's get to why.Adam LindLind was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays are on a roll

The Toronto Blue Jays won another series this past weekend, taking two out of three games against the Baltimore Orioles. The Jays shut out the Orioles in the first game 2-0.  After having a poor start in his first outing of the season, Dustin McGowan bounced back against Baltimore.  McGowan pitched 6.1 innings, giving up five hits, no earned runs, a walk, and struck out two batters...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Blue Jays are Movin’ and Shakin’

On Sunday, Maicer Izturis took a fall heading up the steps in the dugout at Oriole Park and claims he heard his knee “pop”. Izturis, who had been having a pretty decent season thus far, has now been placed on the disabled list after it was later revealed  that we will undergo surgery on his left knee to correct an LCL tear, putting him out for the rest of the 2014 season.That...
Via The MLB Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Munenori Kawasaki Is Back And Has Mastered English….Sorta

He’s back, the Toronto Blue Jays recalled Munenori Kawasaki from Triple “A” Buffalo to fill in for the injured Maicer Izturis. Kawasaki not only contributed with the bat in his return but he once again provided a golden interview that is sure to make you chuckle. Kawasaki speaks about his improved English and his infant son who he assures is a “Canuck”. This guy is a beauty...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Twins-Blue Jays postponed, doubleheader set for Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS -- Wednesday's game between the Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays at Target Field has been postponed due to weather. The two teams will play a split day-night doubleheader on Thursday, with the first game beginning at 12:10 p.m. and the second set for a 6:10 p.m. start. Snow fell in the Twin Cities during the day on Wednesday, and projected temperatures for the...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kawasaki Getting His English Down

((HT: Sportsnet))Munenori Kawasaki came over to play for the Blue Jays and became an instant favorite...It came down to his passion and his wanting to make himself a part of the Blue Jays family...He's back for another year and his English is improving
Via Online Sports Guys
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays’ Adam Lind could be headed to disabled list

Blue Jays designated hitter Adam Lind left Tuesday’s game with lower-back tightness. Although manager John Gibbons said he was merely “day-to-day,” Lind was not looking or talking like a player who would be on the field any time soon. The 30-year-old was in obvious discomfort after the game, walking gingerly and struggling to tie his shoes as he changed into street clothes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus, Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen

The Toronto Blue Jays are 8-6 and on top of the American League East.  They've done it despite some key players with injuries that have forced backups & third stringers to play.  They continue their three-game set with the Minnesota Twins tonight with ace R.A. Dickey on the mound.  Let's go over the updates we have for all four Blue Jays currently injured.Adam LindLind...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays'€™ Maicer Izturis out 4 to 6 months after tripping on dugout steps

Blue Jays'€™ Maicer Izturis out 4 to 6 months after tripping on dugout steps.
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Bautista, Lawrie lift Blue Jays over Twins 9-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.
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Blue Jays' blasts help hand Twins 9-3 defeat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night. Edwin Encarnacion had two hits and an RBI, and Aaron Loup (1-0) won in relief of starter Brandon Morrow, who lasted 3 2-3 innings on a 35-degree night at Target Field. The Blue Jays led 5-2...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.P. Arencibia nearly tumbles into camera well chasing foul ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers catcher J.P. Arencibia nearly tumbled into a camera well while trying to catch a foul popup during Monday night's game against Seattle.It happened in the top of the sixth with one out and two men on as Mariners batter Dustin Ackley popped up a 3-1 pitch into foul territory. Arencibia appeared to make the catch, but the ball...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Infielder Expected To Miss 4-6 Months After Tripping On Dugout Steps

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Maicer Izturis will likely be sidelined four to six months after falling down the dugout steps in Baltimore prior to Sunday’s game against the Orioles. #BlueJays infielder Maicer Izturis expected to miss 4-6 months with ligament tear in knee. Will get second opinion before surgery set.— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) April 14, 2014 The 33-year-old told reporters...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dioner Navarro Solidifies the Toronto Blue Jays Catching

Dioner Navarro joined the Toronto Blue Jays this season with the intention of winning games. Navarro quickly understood the devastating season the Jays had in 2013 and stated in an interview that his sole purpose was to win and so far, he’s proven just that. The Jays are currently in a 3-way tie for first place in the AL East and I can’t help but wonder how Navarro has contributed...
Via The MLB Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATED: Blue Jays Injury Updates: Maicer Izturis out 4-6 months, Rasmus, Happ, Reyes, Janssen

The Toronto Blue Jays are off today, enjoying a well-deserved off-day in Minnesota after winning a series in Baltimore and climbing back up to a tie for first place in the division.  The Blue Jays won 11-3 yesterday despite a lot of injuries.  Let's go over all five situations.Maicer IzturisIzturis was scheduled to play second base in yesterday's game.  He was on his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles ball girl makes great fielding play, too bad the ball was fair (video)

While this Baltimore Orioles ball girl did in fact make a great play fielding a ball during Sunday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, she unfortunately has to be docked  some style points due to the fact that the ball was, you know, in play. Make that all the style points, actually. The young lady […] The post Orioles ball girl makes great fielding play, too bad the ball...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Maicer Izturis, Colby Rasmus, J.A. Happ, Jose Reyes, Casey Janssen

The Toronto Blue Jays are off today, enjoying a well-deserved off-day in Minnesota after winning a series in Baltimore and climbing back up to a tie for first place in the division.  The Blue Jays won 11-3 yesterday despite a lot of injuries.  Let's go over all five situations.Maicer IzturisIzturis was scheduled to play second base in yesterday's game.  He was on his...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Buehrle, bats power Blue Jays past Orioles

Long bombs bursting in air. Slumps turned inside out. Breathtaking defensive plays in the field. “We won it with force,” boasted Brett Lawrie, who did indeed have much to swagger about for the part he played in an 11-3 trouncing of the Orioles. And look here, an absurdly miniscule 0.86 ERA for Mark Buehrle, the slop-ball pitcher who’s now 3-0 just barely two weeks into the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Skeeters sign MLB veteran Ryan Langerhans

Welcome to the latest edition of the Indy Ball Weekly Perspective Ryan Langerhans is returning to the Sugar Land Skeeters for the second time, according to a press release by the Sugar Land Skeeters. After spending part of 2013 with the Toronto Blue Jays' minor league affiliate, Buffalo Bisons, he appeared in 47 games for the Skeeters batting .287. In 150 at-bats Langerhans...
Via The GM's Perspective
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays bats come alive in Baltimore

BALTIMORE, MD. – After a slow start to the season, the Toronto Blue Jays offense erupted for 17 hits en route to an 11-3 road defeat of the Orioles on Sunday. “We won it with force,” said Blue Jays’ third baseman Brett Lawrie following the game. Toronto scored five of its’ runs in an impressive sixth-inning that included Lawrie’s second home run of the season and a double...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Orioles ballgirl fields fair ball

getty images On Sunday a anxious ballgirl fielded a ball, only to find out that umpires had ruled it fair. The play left Orioles announcer Gary Throne proclaiming what everyone else was thinking,   ”Oh no. The ball girl played it.” Your browser does not support iframes. Toronto’s Edwin Encarnacion, who hit the ball down the third-base line, advanced to second on what was...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles ball girl makes great play....on fair ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Baltimore Orioles ball girl made a great play to field a ground ball in foul territory during Sunday's game against Toronto which will unfortunately be overshadowed by the fact that the ball was fair.It happened in the fourth inning with a Blue Jays runner on first base as Edwin Encarnacion hit the ball that curved sharply down the line...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Adam Jones records 1,000th hit

After an RBI ground out in the first inning, Adam Jones was still sitting at 999 hits. In the bottom of the third, Jones hit number 1,000 in a very unconventional manner against Mark Buehrle and the Blue Jays. Jones dribbled a grounder to new shortstop Jonathan Diaz, who had replaced Ryan Goins, who had replaced Maicer Izturis at second, who left the game because of a knee sprain...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Orioles ball girl's embarrassing mishap

Photo: www.bleacherreport.com In today’s game versus the Toronto Blue Jays at Camden Yards, an Orioles ball girl mistakenly fielded a live hit by Edwin Encarnacion.  As the Orioles announcers say, it was actually a pretty nice catch, just not actually a foul ball unfortunately.  Encarnacion was given a ground rule double on the hit, moving Adam Lind to third and saving the Orioles...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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