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Toronto Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie on the mend; 'crazy' to trade Marcus Stroman, manager says

BOSTON – Brett Lawrie may be ready to start a minor-league rehab assignment by this weekend, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons says.

A post on Twitter from Lawrie on Wednesday suggested he was having a very good day at the ballpark in Dunedin, Fla. 512 more words


Blue Jays acquire Danny Valencia from Royals for Erik Kratz and Liam Hendriks

It’s not a big deal, but the Blue Jays and Royals have pulled off a trade this evening which will send infielder Danny Valencia to Toronto and catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Liam Hendriks to Kansas City. 124 more words

Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Lind might skip rehab games, manager says

TORONTO – Aaron Sanchez was stepping into the clubhouse shower in Allentown, Pa., when someone told him to grab a towel and go see his manager. 831 more words


Blue Jays, Giants "taking their best shot" at Chase Utley

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe drops the following blurb in his weekly Sunday notes column

Chase Utley, 2B, Phillies — Right now it doesn’t appear that Utley is going anywhere because he can invoke his 10-5 rights and it looks as if he wants to remain in Philadelphia.

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Report: Blue Jays have "checked on" free agent Alfonso Soriano

In search of offense amid the injuries to Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Brett Lawrie, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Blue Jays have “checked on” free agent Alfonso Soriano. 121 more words

Blue Jays all-star Jose Bautista has earned the right to criticize MLB’s inept replay system

By Michael Hobson

He is Major League Baseball’s all star vote winner, for the second time, and is the captain of the American League team in the home run derby so when Jose Bautista speaks he should be heard. 1,959 more words

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Miracle League baseball project reaches Top 10 of Kraft Celebration Tour

Bryce Desrochers, who was born with cerebral palsy, is determined to play baseball just like any other kid.

The 11-year-old has become the inspiration behind a $1-million campaign to build an accessible baseball diamond and playground at the Notre-Dame-des-Champs Park near Navan and Mer Bleue Road in Orléans — one of the first in the national capital region. 619 more words

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