Minor_leaguer

Minor Leaguer

  • joined Jul 30, 2010
  • last login Jul 28, 2014
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Bluebird Banter writer. Twitter: @Minor_Leaguer

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Deck McGuire sent to Athletics for cash

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The Oakland Athletics announced that their club has sent money to the cash-strapped Blue Jays for the rights to McGuire and that the 25-year-old will be reporting to the triple-A Sacramento River...

Around the Nest Question Thread

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Fans in Toronto finally saw what Aaron Sanchez is like this week with his promotion up to the major leagues. But many of the broadcasters in the Blue Jays' minor league system have been watching...

Mark Buehrle's Veteran Presents

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Mark Buehrle gives Marcus Stroman and other young Blue Jays a gift of custom-fitted suits.

Resources in the Bluebird Banter Library

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On Monday, Sergio Santos was designated for assignment and placed on outright waivers and today, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reported that the reliever had been successfully outrighted to...

An unscientific study of JaysTalk callers' sanity

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"It's funny because it's true" -- Guy Spurrier

Friday: Esmil Rogers fired up against PawSox

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Last Friday evening at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, there was a small dust-up between the triple-A affiliates of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox that led to the emptying of both dugouts...

Welcome Back, Brett Wallace!

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The Blue Jays re-acquired former top prospect Brett Wallace from the Orioles for cash in a minor league deal after the Orioles promoted Christian Walker.

4 New Events for an MLB Skills Competition

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In the next few days, I will try to avoid talking about the major league Blue Jays as much as possible. Their recent struggles have made me want to just step away from the team a little, especially...

Jays @ Rays - GameThread #2

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Dustin McGowan coughed up a three-run home run to Sean Rodriguez in the bottom of the 7th and we have a brand new ballgame. Blue Jays 5, Rays 5. Mark Buehrle will not win game #11. The game has...

Around the Nest Question Thread

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Special guest this week: Chris King of Baseball Prospectus!

Lind out 6-8 weeks; will Dan Johnson be called up?

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Mother knows best. This is true for Adam Lind's mother, who advised her major leaguer son to get an MRI on his right foot, which has failed to heal since he fouled a ball off of it in a game...

Blue Jays' dive extends to five

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Blue Jays 2 @ Angels 5 The good part of this season was really, really good. The bad part of this season has been really, really bad. Lately it's been hard to be a Blue Jays fan, but thank you for...

Osuna starts Tuesday, Pentecost debuts tonight

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Blue Jays pitching prospect Roberto Osuna returns from Tommy John surgery tomorrow with a rehab outing for the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays.

"Closing in" on the Chase?

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The Toronto Blue Jays appear to be in negotiations with the San Diego Padres to acquire impending free agent third baseman Chase Headley. One source reports that the Blue Jays are "closing in" on a...

Gamethread #2 - Jays @ A's

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It's an uggggggggggly one. Edwin Encarnacion hurt, Adam Lind can't field, A's getting hits on bloops. GO JAYS GO...

Brett Cecil back, Anthony Gose optioned

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Reliever Brett Cecil will return to the Blue Jays roster in time for Friday's afternoon game against the Athletics as it was expected. To make space on the 25-man roster, outfielder Anthony Gose...

Ask your Blue Jays minor league questions here!

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The folks at Around The Nest don't rest, even on America Day! The weekly live podcast hosted by the Lansing Lugnuts' Jesse Goldberg-Strassler will be broadcast today at 5 pm Eastern and will...

Bisons Bites: Blue Jays injury updates

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This Canada Day edition features updates on the injuries of Brett Cecil, Kevin Pillar, and Sean Nolin.

Around The Nest Question Thread

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Another week, another Friday, another episode of Around The Nest! And as with every week, we invite you, the readers and commenters of Bluebird Banter, to submit your questions about the Blue Jays'...

Blue Jays and Walkoff Bunts

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On Tuesday night, the Toronto Blue Jays had a walkoff win over the New York Yankees on a Melky Cabrera sacrifice bunt attempt. Jose Reyes reached on a double to start the inning, and Cabrera...

Lawrie to DL, Kratz optioned, Pillar & Gose return

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Sunday's game between the Blue Jays and Reds saw Brett Lawrie and Jose Bautista leaving the game due to injury. Bautista experienced hamstring tightness and is still day-to-day until MRI results...

It was eight-nothing.

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The Blue Jays won 14-9 in Cincinnati, overcoming an early 8-0 lead by the Reds.

Around The Nest - Minor League Question Thread

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There was a lot going on this past week in the Blue Jays' minor league system. From draft pick signings to promotions to All-Star Games to debuts to injuries to a big brawl down in New Hampshire....

Welcome to the Bisons, Mike, you're fat.

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When I watch a baseball game on TV, I get very excited when I start to catch on to the various hand signals the catchers and coaches use to communicate various plays. I'm not able to elucidate the...

Lawrie hurts hand, McCann leads Yankees over Jays

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Blue Jays 3 @ Yankees 7

Baseball & the City: Kevin Kennedy and his PITCH

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Toronto may be known as a hockey town, but there are many people in the city who are deeply involved in baseball in some way. Kevin Kennedy is an entrepreneur and Blue Jays fan who created Jays...

Rasmus activated, Gose optioned... in limericks

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Colby Rasmus is coming back His hammies 'n hips were out of whack Going the other way Back down to triple-A Is the guy who hit him in the eye sac. Transactions in limerick may be absurd But A...

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