Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leave
MLB.com Updated Jul 27 (yesterday)
Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte was placed on the family leave list on Wednesday before San Diego's game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. To replace Solarte, the Padres recalled infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista from Triple-A El Paso.Share Tweet
nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Pitching against the Blue Jays for the first time, Padres rookie Luis Perdomo made a big impression on Toronto slugger Edwin Encarnacion.Share TweetThe Blue Jays upgraded their lineup, and now the focus will shift squarely to the pitching staff.Share Tweet
The Padres Gave Up One Of The Dumbest Walk-Offs Of The Seasondeadspin.com Jul 26 (yesterday)The San Diego Padres lost to the Blue Jays last night in a game where Alex Dickerson hit the everliving shit out of a baseball , then lost tonight in incredibly cruel fashion. The game went to extra innings (after Russell Martin bat flipped away getting…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Just when it appeared as though the Blue Jays were down and out, their offense brought them all the way back. Toronto scored three runs in the bottom of the 12th inning, including the winning run on a wild pitch to earn a 7-6 come-from-behind victory ov…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)In an exchange of struggling veteran right-handed relievers, the Mariners acquired former closer Drew Storen and cash considerations from the Blue Jays on Tuesday in exchange for longtime setup man Joaquin Benoit.Share TweetAs part of a rebuild, San Diego sent Upton, who is in the middle of a big season, and cash to Toronto for the minor league right-hander Hansel Rodriguez.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)Aaron Sanchez pitched seven shutout innings to win his 10th consecutive decision, Kevin Pillar had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Monday night.Share Tweet
Schimpf makes long-awaited Rogers Centre debutMLB.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)During his seven years in the Blue Jays' system, Ryan Schimpf often dreamed about his Rogers Centre debut. That day finally came Monday night -- although it wasn't exactly the scenario he had envisioned. When the 28-year-old second baseman finally stepp…Share Tweet
Blue Jays activate Bautista off DLMLB.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)The biggest addition for the Blue Jays prior to the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline likely came in the form of Jose Bautista's return to the lineup on Monday night.Share Tweet
Happ Gets Career-High 13th Win, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 2-0nytimes.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)In the 99th game of the season, Toronto's J.A. Happ reached a career high in wins.Share Tweet
Blue Jays Cut Drew Storen, Recall Ryan Teperanytimes.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)Struggling relief pitcher Drew Storen had been designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays, who recalled right-hander Ryan Tepera from Triple-A Buffalo.Share Tweet
Dickey's HR issues continue in rough outingMLB.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)R.A. Dickey has made 122 starts for the Blue Jays since coming over in a trade with the New York Mets in 2012. His start on Saturday was the shortest of them all.Share TweetWith hitting coach Edgar Martinez away in Cooperstown for Ken Griffey Jr.'s induction, Nelson Cruz joked the Mariners wanted to show the coach how much he was missed.Share Tweet
Colabello to stay in Minors after suspensionMLB.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)The Blue Jays announced on Sunday that they've reinstated Chris Colabello from the restricted list and removed him off the team's 25-man roster.Share Tweet
Paxton Pitches 7 Innings, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 2-1nytimes.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)James Paxton pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in three starts, Seth Smith doubled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday night, snapping Toronto's winning streak at three…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)Russell Martin will miss two games with baseball’s latest weird injury. (Getty Images) It’s never good news when an off day leads to a new injury. Unfortunately for Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, that’s the situation he’s in after suffering a…Share Tweet
Blue Jays activate Estrada, Morales from DLMLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)Right-hander Marco Estrada was officially reinstated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, and he will start the Blue Jays' series opener against the Mariners at Rogers Centre. Left-hander Franklin Morales also was reinstated from the DL.Share Tweet
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