There isn't all that much out there for Blue Jay links, I guess we've all got the end of season blues.
- Robert MacLeod, in the Globe and Mail, tells us that Brett Lawrie thought about playing through the pain, Proving he is a good Canadian boy. Don Cherry says 'get up' and all that.
- John Lott lets us know that Kelly Johnson isn't watching what the Diamondbacks are doing.
- A story in the Orange County Register says that Dan Haren didn't break anything when he got hit last night:
A fluoroscan after the game was normal, indicating only a painful contusion for Haren, who must drink a lot of milk. Strong bones also helped him survive taking a line drive off his pitching arm during his first start with the Angels last season. Haren, who has never missed a start as a professional, expects to pitch Monday.
I don't know what a fluoroscan is.
- Fans, at Rogers Centre, have been on Vernon Wells:
"The whole time," Wells said, having produced a homer and double in Tuesday night's victory. "It's impressive. From the first inning to the ninth inning, it's nonstop. I've heard everything. I don't expect anything less now that I'm on another team.
Maybe fans was the wrong term.
- Want to look back at what the 'experts' thought would happen this year? More than half picked the Red Sox to win it all. I wonder if they still think so.
I had MLB radio on for a bit this morning (gotta stop doing that) and they were telling me that the Red Sox were losing because of a 'lack of character'. Don't people ever get tired of this crap. They aren't losing because of a bunch of injuries and some lousy pitching. They are losing because they are just bad people. Ok, I'll give in that I really dislike Youkilis and Paplebon but that's not why they are losing, they are losing because they are playing bad baseball.