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BRADENTON, Fla.—Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Jesse Litsch has been shut down by the team for six weeks according to manager John Farrell. Litsch was on a no throw regiment last week when he developed soreness in his right shoulder. “Litsch had a setback to the injection (PRP),” said Farrell of the Pinellas Park, Fla. Resident […]



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtesy of the Toronto Blue Jays TORONTO, ONTARIO Monday, July 18, 2011  The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have returned RHP JESSE LITSCH from his medical rehabilitation assignment, reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list and then optioned him to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).  LITSCH, 26, was placed on the […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE courtey of the Toronto Blue Jays TORONTO, ONTARIO Tuesday, April 19, 2011  The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have activated RHP FRANK FRANCISCO from the 15-day disabled list and optioned RHP JESSE LITSCH to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (AAA).         FRANCISCO, 31, had been placed on the 15-day disabled list back […]

Weather does not Hold Litsch Back

DUNEDIN, Fl. (RSEN)–Toronto Blue RHP Jesse Litsch stretches prior to throwing about 80-pitches on Thursday morning.  Forced inside at the Englebert Complex because of high winds and heavy rain Litsch threw what was supposed to be in a minor league game instead in the team’s batting cages.  The Jays fifth starter flew out of Tampa later Thursday to […]

Jays Top Phillies (SS) in Final Cross-town Game of the Spring 7-6

 CLEARWATER, Fl. (RSEN)–Jose Bautista went 3-4 with three doubles and two RBI as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies (SS) 7-6 in the squads final meeting of the spring.      “Not because of the results I had today,” said Bautista when ask about being anxious for the regular season to start, “But I […]

Toronto’s Opening Day Rotation and Closer Announced

DUNEDIN, Fl. (RSEN)–The son of 1982 NL CY Young winner Doug Drabek RHP Kyle Drabek, will make the trip north with the Toronto Blue Jays as their number two starter.      It wasn’t exactly the way he had wanted it because of an injury to RHP Brandon Morrow (flexor muscle right forearm)      “I feel […]

Litsch Pitches 5+ Shutout Innings vs. Minnesota

DUNEDIN, FL. (RSEN) –Pinellas Park native and right-hander Jesse Litsch twirled 5 1/3 innings of shutout ball as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 in Grapefruit League play.      Litsch, who got the win, only allowed three hits and struck out seven, at one point four in a row.      “I was throwing […]

Litsch Looks Good

LAKELAND, Fl.–(RSEN) The good news for the Toronto Blue Jays is that RHP Jesse Litsch appears healthy and back in the form of two years ago when he won 13-games in the show.      Against a pretty good Tigers lineup Litsch allowed  just one hit and struck out one over two innings in a Jays […]

Jays Drop Opener

DUNEDIN, Fla.–(RSE) The Toronto Blue Jays dropped their Grapefruit League lidlifter to the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Saturday before 3,998 fans on a perfect day for baseball.      Jays starter Brett Cecil took the loss allowing just a single tally over his two innings on the hill while the Tigers Phil Coke got the win for […]

Litsch Ready to Go

DUNEDIN, Fla.–(RSE) Toronto Blue Jays RHP Jesse Litsch throws at Florida Auto Exchange Park Sunday February 13, 2011 the day prior to the team’s first official day on Monday February 14, 2011.  Litsch, who has had arm and hip surgery over the past couple of years, appears ready to battle for the fifth spot in […]