Your Toronto Blue Jays news and notes for Friday, September 01st including but not limited to Marcus Stroman dance moves, Champagne in Dunedin and post-game beer with the coaches.
First Wave Of Call-Ups On Their Way
The Toronto Blue Jays announced the first round of September call-ups summoned to the big club as rosters officially expand today. Richard Urena, Michael Saunders, Luke Maile, Carlos Ramirez and Teoscar Hernandez are the first five to get the nod.
Interestingly Ramirez is the lone hurler of the bunch as the reliever has yet to allow a run all season long between New Hampshire and Buffalo.
Stroman Breaks Out Dance Moves
Marcus Stroman unleashed some new dance moves for his pal Mike Stud’s new hip hop video. The hurler can be seen cutting a rug sporting a Willie Beamen Miami Sharks jersey from the movie “Any Given Sunday”. Keep being you kid, what a beauty.
Leiper Discusses Post-Game Beverages
Speaking of beauties, Blue Jays first base coach Tim Leiper sits down with Team Canada alumni Tim Smith to discuss all things baseball. Leiper touches on the coaching staffs post-game beverage preference and how they ensure they are all on the same page when the opportunity to quench their thirst presents itself.
Dunedin Blue Jays Celebrate Clinching Playoff Berth
The Dunedin Blue Jays punched their ticket to the postseason last night as the baby Jays finished second in the Florida State North League. The squad was led by the dynamic duo of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette for the second half of the season pacing their jump from 4th to 2nd place in the standings.
The young lads celebrated on the field with some bubbly after some timely advice from their manager John Schneider.
Smoak Still Nursing Calf Injury
More from Toronto Blue Jays News
- Blue Jays: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. open to a long-term contract
- Blue Jays: Snapping cold streaks at the right time
- Who Should the Blue Jays Extend First: Guerrero, Bichette or Manoah?
- Blue Jays now hold the top Wild Card spot, and yes that’s a good thing
- Blue Jays may have the tools to use a Bullpen Day
Slugger Justin Smoak missed his second straight contest as the first baseman is dealing with a sore calf muscle. Smoak is considered day to day and should not require a DL stint especially seeing the rosters have officially expanded.
That officially concludes another edition of the Morning Brew, stay tuned tonight as Joe Biagini climbs the bump opposite Kevin Gausman as the Jays try to play spoiler on the Orioles postseason aspirations.