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  1. Josh Johnson out with triceps tightness

    Apr 26, 2013, 9:34 AM EDT

    Josh Johnson

    Guys, you’re not gonna believe this, but Josh Johnson is hurt: More bad news for #bluejays. Aaron Laffey will start tonight in place of Josh Johnson, who has right triceps tightness. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) April 26, 2013   Nothing new for Johnson, of course. When he’s healthy he can be dominant, but since becoming…

  2. Blue Jays claim Aaron Laffey off waivers from Mets

    Apr 23, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT

    New York Mets v Colorado Rockies - Game Two

    You’ll be shocked to know that the Blue Jays have claimed a player off waivers. This time it’s left-hander Aaron Laffey, who was designated for assignment by the Mets last week and pitched for the Blue Jays last season before they dropped him from the 40-man roster. Laffey had a 4.56 ERA in 100 innings…

  3. Shaun Marcum throws four no-hit innings in extended spring training game

    Apr 18, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT

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    Shaun Marcum has yet to make his season debut due to nerve inflammation in his neck, but he’s inching closer to joining the Mets’ rotation. According to Marc Carig of New York Newsday, Marcum tossed no-hit innings this afternoon in an extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The veteran right-hander threw a…

  4. Shaun Marcum scratched from simulated game, won’t make scheduled debut on Sunday

    Apr 2, 2013, 8:21 PM EDT

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    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Mets right-hander Shaun Marcum was unable to throw a scheduled simulated game on Tuesday in Port St. Lucie, Florida because of lingering pain in his neck. Which means that he won’t be able to make his scheduled regular-season debut on Sunday vs. the Marlins. Aaron Laffey is expected…

  5. Shaun Marcum given injection for shoulder impingement

    Mar 20, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT

    marcum getty wide

    From beat writer Mike Puma of the New York Post comes word that Mets right-hander Shaun Marcum has been diagnosed with a shoulder impingement and was administered a cortisone injection on Tuesday in Manhattan to fight the symptoms. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told Puma Wednesday that the shot was “largely precautionary” and that Marcum has not been…

  6. Mets sign Aaron Laffey to minor league contract

    Dec 27, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v New York Yankees

    Aaron Laffey, who spent last season with the Blue Jays, has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Mets. Laffey has pitched for four different teams in the past three seasons, splitting time between the bullpen and rotation, and the 27-year-old left-hander has a 4.38 career ERA in 474 innings. That includes a 4.56 ERA…

  7. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 26, 2012, 6:11 AM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves

    Braves 4, Marlins 3: The Braves clinch a playoff berth on a Freddie Freeman walkoff jack. It only guarantees them a slot in the one-game gimmicky thing next Friday, but that beats the hell out of last September. The only thing that would have made this better is if Heath Bell, as the the Marlins…

  8. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 27, 2012, 6:15 AM EDT

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    Reds 4, Brewers 3: Bronson Arroyo had a no-hitter through seven and then ended up with a no-decision. Guess that happens when you ask a starter who usually throws less than seven innings a start to go eight, eh?  Still a nice game until that eighth, and a win for the Redlegs. Giants 2, Dodgers…

  9. Drew Hutchison avoids surgery on elbow, shut down for 4-6 weeks

    Jun 22, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT

    Drew Hutchison Getty

    Here’s some good news for the injury-riddled Blue Jays. According to Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star, Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said this afternoon that Drew Hutchison will not require Tommy John surgery. Hutchison was recently diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, but he will be shut down…

  10. Blue Jays sign left-hander Aaron Laffey to a split contract

    Dec 31, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v New York Yankees

    After reportedly inking veteran reliever Darren Oliver to a one-year contract with a club option for 2013, the Blue Jays have added another left-hander to the fold. According to MLB Trade Rumors, the Blue Jays have signed Aaron Laffey to a split contract. Laffey was non-tendered by the Royals earlier this month and actually turned…

  11. Tracking the non-tenders: Joe Saunders, Luke Scott, Hong-Chih Kuo

    Dec 13, 2011, 12:54 AM EDT

    Luke Scott

    Here’s the official list of players non-tendered prior to the Monday midnight deadline: American League Baltimore: OF/DH Luke Scott, LHP Jo-Jo Reyes, RHP Willie Eyre Scott went from hitting .284/.368/.535 during an excellent 2010 season to .220/.301/.402 in 209 at-bats during a 2011 season shortened by shoulder surgery. The Orioles could re-sign him for significantly less…

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