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Chris Smith’s long and winding road in professional baseball has finally made its way to the big leagues.
The Toronto Blue Jays announced on Tuesday that it had purchased the contract of Smith, 28, a graduate of Butler High School, giving the right-handed pitcher his first Major League call-up. 251 more words
If you even just skim through sports news, you probably heard about the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez on Sunday. He was a 24 year old pitching prodigy for the Miami Marlins whose infectious energy on and off the diamond endeared him to players and fans all over the league. 631 more words
Its gotta be pretty difficult to not feel like a huge dumbass if you’re Blue Jays bullpen pitcher Joaquin Benoit right now. Benoit (who has been having a pretty solid year out of the pen with a 2.81 ERA) is now out for the rest of the season for the Blue Jays, who are in a heated race for the AL wild card having only a one game lead over their division rival Baltimore. 250 more words