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Blue Jays bring up P Sanchez

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of pitcher Aaron Sanchez from Triple-A Buffalo amidst a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday.Sanchez, who is the 18th ranked top prospect by MLB.com, has gone 0-3 in eight games (six starts) with a 4.19 earned run average this season for the Bisons.The 22-year-old was selected in the first round of the 2010 MLB Amateur...

Blue Jays DFA reliever Santos

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays have designated struggling pitcher Sergio Santos for assignment, the team announced Monday.Santos was rocked for 18 runs (17 earned) and 24 hits in 19 2/3 innings over 24 relief appearances for Toronto this season. The right-hander also was plagued by control problems, issuing 17 walks in those 24 games.The Blue Jays acquired Santos from the...

Blue Jays claim Mills off waivers

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pitcher Brad Mills has been claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Oakland Athletics, the A's announced Thursday.Mills, who was designated for assignment by Oakland on July 7 following the acquisitions of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs, went 1-1 with a 4.41 ERA in three starts for the A's.The 29-year-old will return to the Toronto...

Blue Jays place Lind on DL with broken foot

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays placed first baseman/designated hitter Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list with a right foot fracture.The injury was originally sustained when Lind fouled a ball off his foot during a series in Baltimore on June 14. He was initially diagnosed with a bone bruise and attempted to play through the pain before eventually undergoing an...

Blue Jays place OF Gillespie on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Toronto Blue Jays placed outfielder Cole Gillespie on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with an abdominal strain.Gillespie appeared in one game with the Blue Jays after being claimed off waivers from Seattle last week. He aggravated an injury suffered with the Mariners while hitting in the cage on Monday.The Blue Jays recalled catcher Erik Kratz from Triple-...

Bautista, Tulowitzki pick HR Derby teams

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes will defend his Home Run Derby crown.Cespedes, who beat Washington's Bryce Harper in last year's final, was one of three players picked Tuesday by American League derby captain Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays.Bautista also selected Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, who is...

Encarnacion hits DL; Seager to fill in at ASG

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 2 months 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), 2 years 2 months 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 years 3 months 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 years 3 months 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...