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BRETT CECIL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brett Cecil, Brandon Morrow

Looking to upgrade their pitching, the Toronto Blue Jays could soon have two important players return from injury. Barry Davis of Sportsnet.Ca reports that reliever Brett Cecil will head to Triple-A Buffalo on Monday before rejoining Toronto at the start of a critical four-game series against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday. Meanwhile, starting pitcher Brandon Morrow is making...
Via MLB Injury News
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays recall Delabar as Cecil hits DL

When the Toronto Blue Jays optioned Steve Delabar to triple-A on Tuesday, everyone involved agreed that the right-hander would return to the big leagues eventually. Little did they know, he wouldn’t even pitch in a minor league game before re-joining the team. The Blue Jays officially recalled Delabar from the minors Thursday, placing left-hander Brett Cecil on the disabled list...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Place Brett Cecil on 15 Day DL, Recall Steve Delabar

Last Friday, left-handed relief pitcher, Brett Cecil exited last Friday’s game in the eighth inning against Baltimore with groin tightness, according to RotoWorld.com. Cecil understandingly wanted to avoid being placed on the disabled list, but the 15 day trip was inevitable with similar injuries in the past. In 32 games this season the 27 year-old has accumulated a 0-3 record...
Via Sportsnaut
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Updates: Brett Cecil, Sergio Santos, Colby Rasmus

Toronto Blue Jays reliever Brett Cecil was forced out of Friday's win over the Baltimore Orioles after apparently suffering a groin strain. MLB.com's David Wilson reports that Cecil limped off the field after throwing a third pitch to Chris Davis. The left-hander told Wilson that it didn't seem as bad as a similar injury that required a DL stint in 2011:"This one...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays LHP Cecil builds off All-Star season

Brett Cecil walked into spring training last year with his career in limbo. The Toronto left-hander seemed far removed from his breakout season of 2010, when he posted a team-high 15 wins despite not making the 25-man roster out of camp. Instead, he was fresh off two years of disappointment. He'd bounced back and forth between the Blue Jays and Triple-A, going a combined 6...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays reliever Brett Cecil done for season with elbow problem

The Toronto Blue Jays don't seem to be taking any chances with their players of late, as reliever Brett Cecil became the third player this month to get officially shut down for the season. Cecil's elbow is the cause, although as MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm found, the exact nature of the injury is not clear. After experiencing pain in the elbow, the left-hander was expecting...
Via MLB Injury News
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Brett Cecil has lost that All-Star lustre

The Toronto Blue Jays 11-game win streak seems like a lifetime ago. So does Brett Cecil's All-Star calibre performances. Cecil has seen a resurgence this year since being relegated to the bullpen, despite leading the team with 15 wins as a starter in 2010. Three years ago is a lifetime in the baseball world. According to FanGraphs, his velocity nearly dipped below 88mph, and...
Via The GM's Perspective
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays’ Brett Cecil: New Level of Domination

Brett Cecil has been simply dominant this season for the Blue Jays When Toronto Blue Jays left hander Brett Cecil made his major league debut in 2009, he was a young, under the radar promising starter. He would go on to start in 17 ball games for the Blue Jays in 2009 and finish with a winning record of 7-4, despite a underwhelming 5.30 ERA. Cecil started 2010 in AAA but was...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cecil Responding

MANCHESTER, NH - Brett Cecil has put together quite a string of starts for Double-A New Hampshire since returning from his groin injury, notably his contribution to a team no-hitter against Portland last week. Whether he will stay consistent remains to be seen, but it is no secret in the Fisher Cats clubhouse that Cecil’s demotion has lit a fire under him.
Via bluejays.scout.com
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Brett Cecil’s Descent?

We spend a lot of our time at FanGraphs focusing on players who have bright futures ahead of them — or campaigning to have a blocked player finally get a chance in the major leagues. This makes sense, since it’s human nature to look for the positives and see the future with optimism. Unfortunately, life doesn’t always turn out that way for ballplayers. Many of them flame out...
Via Fangraphs
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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