Lawrie, Gillespie and Osuna First Rehab starts in Dunedin

By on August 3, 2014

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 prior to the game, “I’m not to sure.”  

(EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Lawrie grimaces coming off the field Friday as he holds his fingers (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Brett Lawrie in the Dunedin dugout discussing his leather tool of the trade. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Brett Lawrie in the Dunedin dugout discussing his leather tool of the trade. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Cole Gillespie (oblique strain) went 1-5 with a double and two RBI during his first rehab start with Class-A Dunedin.  "Don't know how long," was Gillespie's response when ask how long he would be with Dunedin, "If I do good then it won't be long."  Gillespie went 2-6 in two previous rehab starts with the GCL Blue Jays on Wednesday and Thursday. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Cole Gillespie (oblique strain) went 1-5 with a double and two RBI during his first rehab start with Class-A Dunedin. “Don’t know how long,” was Gillespie’s response when ask how long he would be with Dunedin, “If I do good then it won’t be long.” Gillespie went 2-6 in two previous rehab starts with the GCL Blue Jays on Wednesday and Thursday. (EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, Fl.--RHP prospect Roberto Osuna allowed three runs in his first start for Class-A Dunedin just a year and six days after "Tommy John Surgery."      Signed as a free agent in 2011 out of Sinaloa, Mx. Osuna used his fastball that topped out at 96 MPH to allow four hits, walk one and struck out five over  3 1/3 innings throwing 54-pitches.      "No, no problems," said the 19-year old afterwards, "I'll pitch next Wednesday (8-6-14) in Lakeland."      As Osuna left the field for the clubhouse the Dunedin bullpen in mass greeted him saying, "Welcome Back." (Eddie Michels photo)

RHP prospect Roberto Osuna allowed three runs in his first start for Class-A Dunedin just a year and six days after “Tommy John Surgery.”
Signed as a free agent in 2011 out of Sinaloa, Mx. Osuna used his fastball that topped out at 96 MPH to allow four hits, walk one and struck out five over 3 1/3 innings throwing 54-pitches.
“No, no problems,” said the 19-year old afterwards, “I’ll pitch next Wednesday (8-6-14) in Lakeland.”
As Osuna left the field for the clubhouse the Dunedin bullpen in mass greeted him saying, “Welcome Back.” (Eddie Michels photo)

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