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Week 17 MLB Waiver Wire: The Stroman One

In this week’s edition of the Weekly Waiver Wire, we have a former high-school basketball star, a Blue Devil legend, a player who bats lefty but throws with his right, and a 5 time All Star. Week 17 MLB Waiver Wire – players to add: Marcus Stroman (SP,TOR,35% owned): Wow. What a game. Stroman gave up just one hit against the Red Sox and struck out 7. In his previous game, he...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former White Sox Pitcher Mark Buehrle Buys Blue Jays’ Rookies An Awesome Gift

Posted to MLB News & RumorsYou will be hard pressed to find anyone in Major League Baseball that would have something bad to say about Mark Buehrle, and the Blue Jays’ rookies are loving him right now. Buehrle decided to get the rookies fitted for some custom suits. Buehrle gathered rookies Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, Rob Rasmussen, Ryan Goins and Todd Redmond at the team...
Via Sports Mockery
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Could Learn A Thing Or Two From Buffalo Bisons

I was fortunate enough to make the short trek across the border and up the I-90 to catch a Buffalo Bisons game this past afternoon as they hosted the Washington Nationals affiliate from Syracuse.  With a plethora of outlet malls along the way Mrs. Baseball Hot Corner happily rode shot gun for the trip to Coca-Cola Field. The first pitch was slated for 1 p.m with the weather co...
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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...
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Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman/DH Edwin Encarnacion and first baseman Adam Lind could both rejoin the lineup early next week -- without needing Minor League rehab assignments. This message comes from Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos and manager John Gibbons as the two players have shown steady progress in their recoveries and the Blue Jays need their big bats.#451925466...
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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
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Colby Rasmus (OF, TOR) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Once considered a big time prospect within the Cardinals organization, Colby Rasmus had his best year in 2010 when he hit .276, with 23 HRS, 85 runs scored, 66 RBIs, and 12 steals. That’s very solid production. Unfortunately, his numbers have not come close to that since. This year […]
Via RotoBaller
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Sanchez superb in big-league debut as Blue Jays down Bosox

You almost felt bad for the Red Sox hitters. After seeing a steady diet of floating knuckleballs from R.A. Dickey — ranging in velocity from 64 to 79 m.p.h. — for six innings on Wednesday night, they had to face Aaron Sanchez, the highly touted Blue Jays pitching prospect. Sanchez, who turned 22 on Canada Day, throws his fastball 97 to 99 m.p.h. Arriving in Dickey’s wake,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Aaron Sanchez Has Arrived With The Toronto Blue Jays

Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman are part of the young core of starting pitchers the Blue Jays have The Toronto Blue Jays bullpen and team as a whole added an extremely valuable piece to the major league ball club the other day when top prospect, Aaron Sanchez was called up to pitch out of the bullpen. Sanchez made his major league debut tonight (June 23rd) and looked amazing...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Sanchez Makes Flawless Debut For Toronto Blue Jays

The long awaited Toronto Blue Jays debut of Aaron Sanchez finally came to fruition against the reigning World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Sanchez entered the-ball game in the top of the 7th inning with a one-run lead to face the meat of the Red Sox order. The former 1st rounder is regarded as a front of the rotation starter but the Jays decided to give the 22-year old his first...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Trade Deadline Expectation

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports Despite the inane thoughts of many, the trade deadline is not the offseason. Landing multiple pieces to fill the holes all over the Blue Jays roster will not happen—it just isn’t realistic in the middle of the season with so many unknowns fluttering about. Despite this, many have been arguing that the Blue Jays need to make a big splash before July...
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WATCH: Baby tries helplessly to stay awake at Blue Jays game

Your browser does not support iframes.Monday night was rough if you were a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays watching the Boston Red Sox demolish your team inside the Rogers Centre.The Red Sox pounded out 18 hits and plated 14 runs in a lopsided win over the Canadian Bluebirds. And the lack of things to cheer about for this baby was too much to handle as the poor child helplessly tried...
Via Bush League Chronicle
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Marcus Stroman: an outstanding rookie performance overlooked

In a fantasy sports community that has a tendency to over hype the new, to over inflate the value of the young, and is always on the hunt for the next big thing, an outstanding first year performance is being overlooked. I’m talking about that of Toronto Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman. Just 24% owned in Yahoo! leagues, Stroman pitched another gem for his real world club on Saturday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, Nolan Reimold

The Toronto Blue Jays fell out of first place at approximately the same time that they had many injuries to key players. Among those players are Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Nolan Reimold. All four could begin Minor League rehab assignments at some point late in the coming week. Barry Davis of SportsNet Toronto made the announcement Sunday afternoon.AA says...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Toronto in on everyone

The Toronto Blue Jays need help.  They had a very large lead in the division and were cruising to the playoffs.  But reality, along with injuries hit, and now they need help at numerous positions.  Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports:Word is the Blue Jays are in on everyone, from David Price to Hamels to Ben Zobrist and Chase Utley. “They’ve got their scouts looking...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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