So here's some stuff that you may know or not.
While not everyone's cup of tea, it's nice to see someone who is well known in the blogging community get a gig at one of the MSM sites. Jenn Smith will be contributing to The Sporting News Baseball.
Bob Uecker calling Goins grand slam.Some personal news: I will soon be contributing to @SN_Baseball. I'm very excited to have this opportunity!— Jenn Smith (@Baseball_Jenn) May 25, 2017
Might be our last chance to hear Bob Uecker call a Ryan Goins grand slam, so I decided to capture it. pic.twitter.com/d3eQC02wkj— James G (@james_in_to) May 24, 2017
As you must know by now, Anthony Alford injured his hamate bone and will require surgery. I wasn't sure why surgery was required but Stoeten wrote a piece, That included a blurb from the Marlins blog, FishStripes, that explains how they treated Stanton with the same injury. Learn something new everyday.
For those of you keeping track of the injury congo line.
Worth mentioning is a bizzaro world that TWO batters get injured swinging the stick. Alford breaking his hamate bone on a foul ball and Ceciliani separating his shoulder hitting a dinger.
Tulo and Donaldson are expected back this weekend. But before he leaves Tulo was seen putting on a hitting clinic for the baby Jays.
Some good news via BNS at Sportsnet.Learn from the best! Tulo put on a hitting clinic for Dunedin batters after BP this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/u54YLkytDY— Dunedin Blue Jays (@DunedinBlueJays) May 23, 2017
The local 9 are home for the next ten games, starting on Friday, facing Texas, Cinci and closing out with the Yankees.
And some food for thought as Texas pulls into town.
Some light Wednesday night reading:— Isaac (@IB_BlueJays) May 25, 2017
Sam Dyson: 12.56 ERA in 14.1 innings pitched.
Rougned Odor: .202/.255/.350, 56 wRC+ in 196 PA.