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com reports. Kirk has not yet arrived at Blue Jays camp in Florida as he awaits the birth of his child. "You're getting to the point where you really have to make the best decision for the club, " Schneider said Wednesday. "Nothing yet on the baby front, so we've talked through a number of different scenarios regarding what's best for him and what's best for us. If it does get to that, then that will be part of the equation.
" Team Mexico is set to begin WBC play on March 11 in Phoenix.... See Less Blue Jays' Ricky Tiedemann: Already impressing in camp Feb 19, 2023 Tiedemann was hitting 96-97 mph with his fastball in a bullpen session Friday and drew raves from catcher Danny Jansen, Kaitlyn McGrath of The Athletic reports. "The fastball comes out hot and doesn't seem to really be straight, which is a good thing - it's got some ride, it's got some run on it, " Jansen said afterward.
The veteran right-hander doesn't seem concerned about the adjustment, however. "It's something that I will have to change, and the good thing is I have six weeks to mess with my delivery and figure out what's going to be new and comfortable to me, " Gausman said Thursday. The 32-year-old took a step back statistically in 2022 thanks in part to an elevated. 363 BABIP, but he still had a successful first season with Toronto that included a career-best 3. 9 percent walk rate and 15.
19 ERA in 100. 2 innings last season for Toronto.... See Less Blue Jays' Hyun Jin Ryu: Recovery on schedule Manager John Schneider said Thursday that Ryu's (elbow) recovery from Tommy John surgery is on schedule, Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun reports. Schneider also noted if Ryu does make it back late in the season, the veteran lefty would immediately slide into the rotation. Ryu has a goal of returning from last summer's operation in July, though that timetable might be a bit optimistic. The Blue Jays surely would be happy if they can get a healthy and effective Ryu back at any point after the All-Star break....
9 percent swinging strike rate.... See Less Blue Jays' Yusei Kikuchi: Makes encouraging delivery tweaks Feb 16, 2023 Blue Jays manager John Schneider said Thursday that Kikuchi has made encouraging adjustments to his delivery, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet. ca reports. "I love what I've seen out of Yusei so far, " said Schneider. "He's made some small tweaks with his arm path and spent a lot of time in the offseason working on it. " Kikuchi is expected to contend with Mitch White this spring for the final spot in the Jays' season-opening starting rotation. The 31-year-old left-hander struggled to a 5.
The left-hander posted a 5. 19 ERA during his disappointing first season in Toronto last year, but he did strike out 124 over 100. 2 innings and is viewed as the favorite to capture the fifth spot in the rotation to open 2023.... See More... See Less Blue Jays' Nate Pearson: Pitching coach impressed Pearson "looks really comfortable in his own skin right now" and "his stuff is outstanding, " Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker told Keegan Matheson of MLB. com on Thursday.
See Less Blue Jays' Mitch White: Recovered from shoulder injury White revealed Thursday to Keegan Matheson of MLB. com that he suffered a right shoulder impingement over the offseason, though he's currently healthy. White is thankfully over it by now and believes he can make a strong claim this spring for the No. 5 spot in the Blue Jays' rotation to open the season. Yusei Kikuchi is his primary competition for that role. The odd man out will likely wind up in long relief....