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Thursday, August 07, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie on DL with third oblique strain in two years

Brett Lawrie is back on the disabled list, this time with a left oblique strain that could force him to miss roughly a month of action with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Lawrie’s latest injury comes at a critical time for the Jays, who are battling for a playoff spot with three of their key offensive players on the disabled list.

The club announced Thursday that Lawrie was back on the DL, just two days after returning to the lineup after missing 36 games with a broken right index finger. It was not immediately known how he suffered the oblique strain, which affects a large muscle that covers the rib cage.

This is the third time in two years that Lawrie has suffered an oblique strain. He landed on the DL in spring training of 2013 (March 22) with a left oblique strain and returned to action April 16. In 2012 he missed a month with a right oblique strain.

Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: August 07, 2014 at 05:59 PM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: August 07, 2014 at 07:25 PM (#4766707)
That Danny Valencia trade is already paying off!
   2. Walt Davis Posted: August 07, 2014 at 08:13 PM (#4766727)
Luis Valbuena is available.
   3. #6bid hasn't been #6 in awhile actually Posted: August 07, 2014 at 08:14 PM (#4766728)
#### you Kirk Gibson.
   4. Greg K Posted: August 07, 2014 at 08:19 PM (#4766732)
The club announced Thursday that Lawrie was back on the DL, just two days after returning to the lineup after missing 36 games with a broken right index finger. It was not immediately known how he suffered the oblique strain, which affects a large muscle that covers the rib cage.

I'd assume it was when he rounded first on a single, awkwardly missed the bag and looked like he ruptured every muscle in his body.
   5. Greg K Posted: August 07, 2014 at 08:26 PM (#4766737)
Is there a running waiver clearing thread?

Rios apparently cleared, does he make any sense for the Jays? Including next year's buyout he's apparently owed $4.5 mil. I could see him as an option to essentially do what Reimold is doing now, except the ability to play outfield.
   6. God Posted: August 07, 2014 at 08:35 PM (#4766742)
Remember when Brett Lawrie was going to the Hall of Fame? Those were good times.
   7. Buck Coats Posted: August 07, 2014 at 09:22 PM (#4766764)
Rios apparently cleared, does he make any sense for the Jays?


Is Rios still on the same contract he was on when the Blue Jays let him go on waivers? That would've been funny if the same team waived him and then claimed him a few years later.
   8. Walt Davis Posted: August 07, 2014 at 11:18 PM (#4766830)
Yep, still on that contract. Has a $13.5 M option for next year which is probably not worth picking up but isn't unreasonable anymore.
   9. Meatwad Posted: August 08, 2014 at 01:27 AM (#4766877)
Wait that contract isnt over? Seemed like it was ages ago that the white sox claimed him.
   10. aberg Posted: August 08, 2014 at 01:33 AM (#4766881)
Dude needs to lay off the creatine.
   11. JimMusComp misses Jerry Dipoto... Posted: August 08, 2014 at 11:43 PM (#4767608)
Vernon Wells is still collecting money from HIS Toronto contract (via the Halos and Yanks, now) but that Rios deal was signed the next year, I think. So....one year left.
   12. Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim Posted: August 09, 2014 at 12:13 AM (#4767610)
What's Adam Lind's timetable? Daddy's got keeper league issues.
   13. Squash Posted: August 09, 2014 at 12:54 AM (#4767619)
Eric Karabell may have to drop him into the 4th round next year.
   14. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: August 09, 2014 at 12:57 AM (#4767621)

What's Adam Lind's timetable? Daddy's got keeper league issues.


He didn't play a rehab game recently due to back tightness, but the team reportedly expects him back sometime next week.
   15. billyshears Posted: August 09, 2014 at 01:04 AM (#4767622)
I think Eric Hinske is available.
   16. Chris Fluit Posted: August 09, 2014 at 08:15 AM (#4767640)
This is very disappointing. Lawrie is a good player but he simply can't stay in the lineup.

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