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Jays Roster Adjustments

The Blue Jays make more moves: Pitcher Brandon Morrow and first baseman Dan Johnson has been reinstated from disabled list. Recalled from the  Buffalo Bison of the International League (AAA): 2B Ryan Goins, outfielder Anthony Gose, righty Kendall Graveman and lefties Sean Nolin and Daniel Norris Contracts picked up by Buffalo: Outfielders Dalton Pompey and […]

Mayberry Jr. to the Jays

John Mayberry Jr. slides into home this spring (Eddie Michels / RSEN photo)

The Blue Jays have acquired John Mayberry Jr.  from the Philles  for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre. Mayberry has hit .213 in 63 games this season with seven doubles, six home runs and 21 RBI in 122 at bats.  Has been on the disabled list since July 21 with left wrist inflammation and has appeared in nine games with the […]

Dunedin Jay-Stars

DUNEDIN, Fl.--The Upper Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays stacked the Florida State Leagues post season All Star squad for 2014.  Heading up the honorees is manager Omar Malave (L) who guided the squad to the FSL Northern Division Crown first half crown.  Closer Arik Sikula (second from left), RHP Taylor Cole (third from left) and outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. (R).  All three of the players were named to the FSL mid season all star game. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Morrow Rehab

Brandon Morrow (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays RHP Brandon Morrow (torn tendon shield right index finger) made his first rehab outing for Class-A Dunedin on Wednesday August 27, 2014 against Daytona.  On the 60-day DL Morrow pitched the sixth inning in relief striking out one on 14-pitches, 11 for strikes with a consistent 96-97 fastball.  Morrow faced four […]

Osuna goes Long, K’s 7

Roberto Osuna went 4 1/3 innings allowing three runs on five hits while walking none and striking out seven on 72-pitches.  His longest outing of the season with Class-A Dunedin. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

*************************In other news, we heard Brandon Morrow is throwing in relief tomorrow night……………………………….

Osuna Outing is Best

ROBERT OSUNA (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays prospect Roberto Osuna had his best outing since returning from “Tommy John Surgery” which he had last July 23, 2013.      Pitching for the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays Osuna went four shutout innings allowing three hits while striking out five and hitting a batter.  He threw 66-pitches, 40 for strikes.      Against one Lakeland […]

Little Leiter

Mark Leiter (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Clearwater Threshers RHP Mark Leiter, son of former major league hurler, also named Mark, and nephew of another former major league and Blue Jays hurler Al Leiter took the mound last night against the Dunedin Blue Jays.  Of those in attendance that know both the father and uncle they collectively stated the younger pitcher looked […]

TJ Surgery for Wagner

Neil Wagner (Eddie Michels photo)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Pitching for the GCL Blue Jays RHP Neil Wagner (elbow) cut his first rehab assignment short after just one pitch to the second batter he faced.  Wagner allowed a solo homer to the GCL Astros hitter in the top of the sixth.   Wagner is having Tommy John surgery on August 19th performed  Dr. James Andrews.

Lawrie back with Toronto

The Toronto Blue Jays have returned infielder Brett Lawrie from his medical rehabilitation assignment in Dunedin of the Florida State League (A) and have activated him from the 15-day disabled list.  Lawire will fill the roster spot of Steve Tolleson who has been placed on the paternity list. Lawrie  appeared in three games with Dunedin batting .400 (4-10) while rehabbing from […]

Lawrie, Gillespie and Osuna First Rehab starts in Dunedin

(EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–Toronto Blue Jays 2B/3B Brett Lawrie (broken right index finger) played in his first rehab start for Class-A Dunedin on Friday August 1, 2014.  Lawrie went 1-3 with a walk and two strike outs while scoring two runs.  He played errorless ball at second.  As to how long he will be in Dunedin Lawrie said […]