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  1. Would you like the Jays to pick up Sean Rodriguez?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Bluebird Banter

    ... times too, just like Johnny Mac was for us, just no emergency presented itself). On a team that has used Munenori Kawasaki in the utility role, the last couple of seasons, there Sean would be an upgrade. On the downside, I'm doubtful he will fall to ...

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  2. Should the Blue Jays hang on to Dioner Navarro?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Call to the Pen

    Sep 24, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Munenori Kawasaki reacts with catcher Dioner Navarro after catching the Seattle Mariners Dustin Ackley during the first inning at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Peter Llewellyn-USA TODAY Sports Earlier in week the Toronto Blue Jays signed catcher Russell Martin to a five year contract worth $82 million.

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  3. 2015 Blue Jays Shortstop SituationRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Bluebird Banter

    ... of shortstop prospects in the lower minors but none will be a major league factor next year. My customary Munenori Kawasaki plug: He could be brought back for the infield back up position. It doesn't seem likely though. I can't see AA offering him a ...

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  4. Stephen Drew and the Blue Jays: BBB Staff Free Agent PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Bluebird Banter

    ... the complete collapse that was 2013. We can hope for the best, but counting on much of anything is folly. Munenori Kawasaki may prefer to go back to Japan, and he doesn't hit enough to even be a platoon option. Steve Tolleson could be the weak side ...

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  5. Tigers acquire OF Gose from Blue Jays for prospectRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Washington Times

    ... and 52 RBIs in 100 games with Double-A Erie. He was the Tigers' minor league player of the year in 2013. Munenori Kawasaki (.258 average) and Ryan Goins (.188) made the most starts at second base for the Blue Jays last season. The Tigers traded ...

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  6. Morning Brew: Blue Jays Rumors FlyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Jays Journal

    ... whoever wants to deal". Giddyup! This could be a fun winter. Fans may also be disappointed to hear that Munenori Kawasaki may not return. Davidi says he is leaning toward returning to Japan, but could be convinced to stay for a major league ...

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  7. The Season that Was: Munenori KawasakiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Bluebird Banter

    In 2013 we found out that Munenori Kawasaki was a) great fun to have around and b) not really a great player, but see a. Muni was a breath of fresh air in a season that really really needed it.

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  8. Free Agent Profile: Is Asdrubal Cabrera a Fit for the Blue Jays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Jays Journal

    ... and discussed it to death: Second base was the albatross of the infield in 2014. Ryan Goins couldn't hit, Munenori Kawasaki is best suited as a utility infielder, Steve Tolleson is a bench player at best, Maicer Izturis was injured all season and ...

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  9. Toronto Blue Jays to return to Montreal for two pre-season games in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Brandon Sun

    Toronto Blue Jays' Ricardo Nanita is congratulated by teammates after hitting a single scoring Munenori Kawasaki to beat the New York Mets 5-4 in the ninth inning Friday, March 28, 2014 in Montreal. The Blue Jays will face the Cincinnati Reds in a pair of pre-season games April 3-4 at Olympic Stadium.

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  10. The Season that Was: Juan FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Bluebird Banter

    ... 109 RBI in 298 games. He also had 259 strikeouts in 709 at bats. April 18 Maicer Izturis went on the DL, Munenori Kawasaki was sent down to the Buffalo, Jose Reyes was activated off the DL and Juan Francisco was called up from Buffalo. Year Age G AB ...

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  11. Singular focus propels Hawks to Japan Series crownRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Japan Times

    ... 2011 Japan Series title - which saw the departure of the team's top three starters and shortstop Munenori Kawasaki - the Hawks' core members should remain mostly intact this time. So the pressure to win now will be there from the start for whomever ...

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  12. Recent history repeated itself with Blue Jays' infieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... contact, and his overall inability to hit at the big league level cost him the role by the end of April. Munenori Kawasaki eventually took over and performed well with the bat for awhile, but he's best served in a utility role. Second base was a ...

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  13. Blue Jays Roster MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Toronto Blue Jays

    The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have outrighted INF MUNENORI KAWASAKI, 1B DAN JOHNSON and C GEORGE KOTTARAS to Buffalo of the International League . Johnson and Kottaras have both elected free agency.

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  14. Munenori Kawasaki: Toronto Blue Jays 2014 Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Jays Journal

    Aug 10, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki pretends to play a guitar before a game against the Detroit Tigers at Rogers Centre. The Toronto Blue Jays won 6-5.

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  15. Ryan Goins: Blue Jays Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Jays Journal

    ... at second base. I say given because the alternatives were fairly repulsive (sorry Maicer Izturis , Munenori Kawasaki , Steve Tolleson and company). 2014 looked promising for the 26 year old. He even had journalists and other experts marching to the ...

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  16. Blue Jays Roster MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Toronto Blue Jays

    The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have outrighted INF MUNENORI KAWASAKI, 1B DAN JOHNSON and C GEORGE KOTTARAS to Buffalo of the International League . Johnson and Kottaras have both elected free agency.

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  17. Beeston supports general managerRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... of the playoff picture in September. Also Friday, the Blue Jays announced they have outrighted infielder Munenori Kawasaki, first baseman Dan Johnson and catcher George Kottaras to triple-A Buffalo. Johnson and Kottaras have both elected free ...

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  18. 2015 Jays Offence- My TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Bluebird Banter

    ... 2B and 3B at once. One of these positions should likely be upgraded when Danny Valencia , Ryan Goins and Munenori Kawasaki are the best options. I do not see the Jays committing to Lawrie at 2B for the longterm at this point, making Chase Headley an ...

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  19. Beeston says Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos will return next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    ... no plans to leave the organization. Also Friday, the Blue Jays announced they have outrighted infielder Munenori Kawasaki, first baseman Dan Johnson and catcher George Kottaras to triple-A Buffalo. Johnson and Kottaras, a Toronto native, have both ...

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  20. Blue Jays Outright George KottarasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Bluebird Banter

    The Blue Jays have sent out a press release, saying that they have outrighted Munenori Kawasaki , Dan Johnson and George Kottaras to Buffalo. I was kind of hoping they would keep Kottaras an let him battle Thole for the back up catchers and Dickey caddy in spring training next year.

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