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Saturday | Jays Journal

Brett Lawrie: the Next Eric Hinske?

Let me start by saying, I love Brett Lawrie . Period. But, his injuries are piling up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Hinske, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Billy Koch, Corey Koskie, Troy Glaus, Opinion

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Bluebird Banter

Thoughts on Improving the Defence

I previously wrote that the main reason why the Blue Jays are as far out of a playoff spot as they are is runs against. I skimmed over the three basic issues and argued how they all need improvement if the team is going to go for it in 2015.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Jose Bautista, Danny Valencia, Toronto Blue Jays

Wed Sep 03, 2014

DurhamRegion.com

Missisauga's Pompey joins Jays amid - magical' year

Kayla Pompey is not a baseball fan, so she can be forgiven for not immediately grasping what her brother Dalton was telling her Monday night when he delivered the news that he was getting called up to the big leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports

Toronto Blue Jays

Lawrie will miss rest of season with oblique strain

Brett Lawrie has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2014 season because of a strained oblique muscle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Lind, John Mayberry Jr., Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Miami Herald

Reyes, Dickey lead Blue Jays over Rays 8-2

Jose Reyes hit a three-run homer, R.A. Dickey gave up two hits in seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Cecil, Chris Archer, Jeremy Hellickson, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays

CBC News

MATCHUP: Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. ET

The Toronto Blue Jays have reinstated right-handed pitcher Brandon Morrow from the disabled list and shut down injured infielder Brett Lawrie for the rest of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Brandon Morrow, Justin Verlander, Cole Hamels

KAVU

Blue Jays activate Morrow

Morrow hasn't pitched for the Blue Jays since May 2 because of a torn tendon sheath in his right index finger.

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Related Topix: Sports, Darin Mastroianni, Sean Nolin

MSNBC

Blue Jays shut down Brett Lawrie for the season

Toronto transferred infielder Brett Lawrie from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list, which means he won't be eligible to return to the active roster before the season ends.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The London Free Press

Blue Jays suffer reversal of fortune with awful August

On the morning of Aug. 1, hours after baseball's frantic trade stampede had ended without Toronto participating, the Blue Jays were 60-50 and in possession of the American League's second wild-card spot, still with their eyes upon the Baltimore Orioles who were just 1.5 games ahead of them in the AL East.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Toronto Star

Blue Jays dodge sweep in finale against Red Sox: Griffin

Forget about salvaging this season. It's over. But the Blue Jays did manage to salvage the series finale 5-2 vs. the Red Sox on Wednesday, keeping their heads above the .500 level of mediocrity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marcus Stroman, David Ortiz, Edwin Encarnacion, Junichi Tazawa

Mon Aug 25, 2014

TSN.ca

Ferguson: Third Base is the toughest route to Cooperstown

In total there are 16 men enshrined, but four of them were restricted to playing in the Negro Leagues because of the social injustice of racism and the Colour Barrier.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Manny Machado, Evan Longoria, David Wright, Adrian Beltre, Troy Glaus

The Toronto Star

Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista drives the bus when he's not under it: Griffin

In this week's Bullpen, Richard Griffin asks: Is Bautista's selfish behaviour that led to his ejection and the resulting devastating Jays loss on Sunday reason to trade him? THE ESSAY - LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM, JOSE BAUTISTA DRIVES THE JAYS BUS WHEN HE'S NOT UNDER IT If the Jays had proceeded to win Sunday's game against the Rays, there would have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Bautista, Brad Boxberger, Edwin Encarnacion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Top prospect Norris eyes potential callup

Daniel Norris continued to rip through Triple-A competition on Thursday against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, further making his case for a Major League promotion in the near future.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Bautista, Drew Hutchison, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball

The Washington Post

Smyly throws 2-hitter, Rays blank Blue Jays

Drew Smyly pitched a two-hitter and retired the final 19 batters for the first complete game of his career, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the struggling Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Drew Smyly, Evan Longoria

ABC News

Smyly Throws 2-Hitter, Rays Blank Blue Jays

Drew Smyly pitched a two-hitter and retired the final 19 batters for the first complete game of his career, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the struggling Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Drew Smyly, Evan Longoria

CBC News

Jays manager Gibbons says team can return to May-like tear

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons believes the team can play at its May level, when the baseball club posted a 21-9 and sat atop the American League East standings.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays

Bluebird Banter

Why Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion should break up

Batting Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion back-to-back seems like a good intimidation tactic, but it might not be a good baseball tactic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, Edwin Encarnacion, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Are Jays' prospects rising quicker?

The Blue Jays have been known as an organization that likes to slowly develop its prospects through the Minors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Henderson Alvarez, Baseball Players, Marcus Stroman, Drew Hutchison, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Toronto Star

Blue Jays mathematically in, but realistically out of playoff race: Griffin

It may be tough to stomach for Blue Jays fans, but this 2014 championship season is effectively over in terms of the team's playoff hopes.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Adam Lind, Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista, Colby Rasmus

Peace Arch News

White Rock Tritons hire new GM

The White Rock Tritons have a new man at the top of the organization - and he comes with some pretty impressive credentials.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

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