Last night was a nice leisurely win for the Blue Jays, The kind of win that doesn't come around these parts often enough this year. You know what goes well with a win? Some links.
Background story on viral Jays star Kawasaki - Sportsnet.ca
"Munenori Kawasaki has won over Blue Jays fans with his quirky on-field antics and -- more recently -- his timely hits. Here’s a detailed look at where the Japanese shortstop came from."
Nolan, Talley Rock Cats 12-3 | New Hampshire Fisher Cats News
"Kevin Nolan belted a two-run homer and Jon Talley knocked a grand slam to lead the Fisher Cats past the New Britain Rock Cats, 12-3, on Monday afternoon."
Romero has another rough outing in triple-A - Sportsnet.ca
"Ricky Romero had another rough outing for the Buffalo Bisons as the left-hander was lit up in less than one inning of work on Monday."
Atlanta Braves at Toronto Blue Jays - May 27, 2013 | MLB.com TOR Recap
Chisholm's recap from Gameday.
Brett Lawrie Will Play Tonight, But What Are The Jays Playing For? | Drunk Jays Fans | Blogs | theScore.com
Some high grade depressing realism from Stoeten at DJF.
Lawrie: Not everyone has to like me - Sportsnet.ca
"Brett Lawrie apologized for his outburst on Sunday, but is the Blue Jays’ sprinting, diving, free-swinging Red Bull advertisement ready to apologize for being Brett Lawrie?"
AL EAST LINKS
Orioles GIFs of the Week - Camden Chat
"There were some unexpected contributions on the GIF front this week, particularly from one lesser-known Oriole."
Yankees' prospect dilemma: too many catchers - Pinstriped Bible
"The Yankees have a plethora of catching prospects, but they don't really have a way of moving any of them up the system." Classic first world problem.
Rays 10, Marlins 6: Kelly Johnson Powers Tampa Bay Past Miami - DRaysBay
"With two three-run home runs on the day, Kelly Johnson set or tied all sorts of career and Rays-franchise records" For those with a maniacal urge to read about how well kelly johnson is doing.
THE REST OF THE BASEBALL UNIVERSE LINKS
Chicago Cubs: Perfecting the art of not-walking - SBNation.com
"The Cubs, a team with a long history of hacking, are at it again."
"One more shot at mocking the draft. Gray goes off 1st." Austin Meadows to the Jays, unsurprisingly.
"Taking a look at some of the latest injury news around MLB."
Whenever the Blue Jays frustrate you, just remember the Royals.
NON-BASEBALL LINK OF THE DAY
Roaches evolving to evade traps, scientists say | Weird | News | Toronto Sun
"A strain of cockroaches in Europe has evolved to outsmart the sugar traps used to kill them, researchers have discovered."