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Encarnacion hits DL; Seager to fill in at ASG

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 days 13 hours ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The timing of Edwin Encarnacion's injury freed up a spot on the American League All-Star roster, and Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager was named as his replacement on Monday.Encarnacion was selected as a reserve to the AL squad after hitting a whopping 26 home runs with 70 RBI this season, but the Blue Jays first baseman was placed on the disabled list Monday with a right...

Jays ink pair of first-rounders

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 2 days ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays signed their two first-round draft picks Wednesday, inking pitcher Jeff Hoffman and catcher Max Pentecost.Terms of the deals were not released.Hoffman was in the mix to be the No. 1 overall selection, but underwent Tommy John surgery this spring. The right-hander was 3-3 with a 2.94 ERA in 10 starts for East Carolina this season, including...

Jays' Lawrie headed to DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 4 days ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays have placed infielder Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right index finger.Lawrie was hit on the hand by Cincinnati pitcher Johnny Cueto in the second inning of Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Reds. He exited the game and x-rays later showed a fracture in the finger.The 24-year-old has hit .244 with a career-high 12 home runs...

Bautista, Tulowitzki to captain HR Derby teams

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 4 days ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies will captain the American League and National League teams for this year's All-Star Home Run Derby, to be held July 14 at Target Field in Minneapolis.Bautista is the current leader in All-Star balloting and will participate in his third Home Run Derby. Tulowitzki, the NL leading...

Jays' Bautista, Lawrie exit early against Reds

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 5 days ago
Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista and second baseman Brett Lawrie both exited Sunday's rubber match against the Cincinnati Reds with apparent injuries.Bautista laid down a sacrifice bunt in the third inning and reached on an error by Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto. Bautista came up lame after hitting first, limping and grasping at the back of his knee in...

Blue Jays' Cecil lands on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brett Cecil was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday.Cecil left last Friday's start against the Orioles after experiencing tightness in his left groin and attempted to pitch on Wednesday against the Yankees, but walked in a run and served up a three-run triple to Brian McCann before departing. He has been diagnosed with a left...

Blue Jays activate Rasmus

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 2 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays activated outfielder Colby Rasmus from the 15-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game against the New York Yankees.To make room on the roster, the Blue Jays optioned outfielder Anthony Gose to Triple-A Buffalo.Rasmus had been sidelined since May 12 with a right hamstring injury. He hit .222 with nine home runs and 19 RBI in 37 games before...

AL Matchup -- Toronto at New York Yankees

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
AL Matchup -- Toronto at New York YankeesToronto Blue Jays (41-30) at New York Yankees (35-33)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Tuesday, June 17th, 7:05 p.m.Game Two: Wednesday, June 18th, 7:05 p.m.Game Three: Thursday, June 19th, 7:05 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: New York 2-1 (2-1 at Tor; 0-0 at NY)2013: New York 14-5 (4-5 at Tor; 10-0 at NY)2012: New York 11-7 (4-5 at Tor; 7-2 at NY)2011...

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Toronto

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Masahiro Tanaka struck out 10 over six innings to become the majors' first 11-game winner this season, while the New York Yankees continued their home dominance of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 3-1 victory that opened a key three-game series.Tanaka (11-1) shook off a solo homer by Jose Reyes on the game's first pitch to shut down the Blue Jays over the remainder of...

Toronto Blue Jays (41-30) at New York Yankees (35-33), 7:05 p.m. (ET)

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Masahiro Tanaka goes after win No. 11 on Tuesday when the New York Yankees begin a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.Tanaka has certainly lived up to the hype this season, going 10-1 with an American League-best 2.02 ERA. The Japanese right-hander went the distance to win his fourth straight start on Wednesday in Seattle, as he held the Mariners...