Kevin Pillar has lost his spot as an everyday leadoff man as the Blue Jays look to shake up a struggling lineup.
Blue Jays left fielder Steve Pearce was removed from Wednesday night’s game against the Rangers shortly after crashing into the left-field wall at Globe Life Park. Pearce suffered a bruised right knee, but X-rays were negative and he is day to day.
The Blue Jays’ list of injured players got even longer after right-hander Leonel Campos had to leave Tuesday night’s 6-1 loss against the Rangers because of a strained left groin. He will be re-evaluated Wednesday.
The Blue Jays’ road to .500 will continue for at least a couple of more days. Toronto dropped to 0-8 when trying to reach the .500 mark and the club has been outscored, 62-20, in those games. The latest one took place Tuesday night in a 6-1 loss to the Rangers.
The Blue Jays have yet another injury to deal with after it was announced that right-handed reliever Joe Smith was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday with inflammation in his right shoulder.
The Blue Jays announced on Monday night that they have officially signed 24 of their 41 selections from this year’s MLB Draft, including Kacy Clemens, the son of former Toronto right-hander Roger Clemens.
The Blue Jays are remaining optimistic that right-hander Aaron Sanchez will be able to return before the All-Star break.
The Blue Jays scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to stun the Rangers, 7-6, taking the first of a four-game series between the rivals on Monday night at Globe Life Park.
Toronto’s dominance over rival Texas continued on Monday night with a dramatic come-from-behind, 7-6 victory. The Blue Jays scored two in the ninth to steal a victory away from the Rangers just like they seem to have done on a regular basis over the past three years.
One of the best rivalries in baseball will be revisited on Monday night when the Rangers and Blue Jays open a four-game series at Globe Life Park.
The Blue Jays’ offense can be feast or famine at times. On Sunday afternoon, it was an all-you-can-eat buffet.
J.A. Happ made his second consecutive quality start in the Blue Jays’ 7-3 victory over the White Sox on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre. The lefty allowed three runs on eight hits with nine strikeouts and no walks as Toronto avoided a three-game sweep.