Toronto Blue Jays
Fully healthy and with a good amount of experience under his belt, Brett Lawrie is fully capable of putting a season similar to that composite line.
Even though it’s the middle of February, pitchers and catchers report for spring training on Monday and the Miami Marlins are preparing for what could be a historically bad season in 2013.
Mark Buehrle issued a parting shot at Miami Marlins’ management after his stay with the team lasted only one tumultuous season.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig shocked no one Monday when his office approved the massive fire sale trade of Miami Marlins stars to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The dust still hasn’t settled from the implosion of the Miami Marlins franchise Tuesday night, but the truth of the matter is that Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, Emilio Bonifacio, and John Buck are gone and the Marlins have to move on with what they got in return.
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for three games without pay after photos of him from Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox showed he was wearing eye-black stickers with a homophobic slur written in Spanish on them.
Mark Buehrle pitched effectively for seven innings to become the winningest pitcher in interleague play, John Buck hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
As the losses continue to pile up, the Miami Marlins appear to be reaching their wits end.
The Marlins try to avoid a season-worst seventh consecutive defeat and 16th in 18 games Sunday when they conclude a three-game set with the Toronto Blue Jays, winners of six of eight.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the ninth and Colby Rasmus had a grand slam later in the inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs, Kelly Johnson also had three RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the skidding Miami Marlins 12-5 on Friday night.