#BlueJays say Michael Saunders tore meniscus in knee. Out to all star break
Hardball Talk "Jayson Stark of ESPN.com has the breaking news … This feels like a steal for Toronto. Happ posted a decent 4.22 ERA in 158 innings this past season for the Jays, but he’s nothing more than a fourth or fifth starter and he’ll be a free agent next winter. Saunders, meanwhile, boasts a 111 OPS+..." December 03
No structural damage for Saunders. He is very relieved. He and Smoak still day to day.
Justin Smoak, bothered by sore quad, out of lineup for 2nd time in past 3 games, with Bloomquist at 1B. Saunders also out w/sore shoulder.
Seattle Times "Felix Hernandez's pitching and Jesus Montero's slugging were the big-ticket items in Wednesday's 2-1 Mariners victory. But manager Eric Wedge reserved special praise for the energy of Michael Saunders, who didn't get any hits but was right in the middle of the action all day. The Mariners'..." May 09
Tacoma News Tribune "The Seattle Mariners activated outfielder Michael Saunders from the 15-day disabled list on Monday and optioned outfielder Carlos Peguero to Triple-A Tacoma. Saunders had been on the DL since April 11 due to a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder, but is expected to bat leadoff for Monday's..." April 29
Seattle Times "Here’s the latest on Michael Saunders, who sprained the AC joint of his right shoulder crashing into the wall in the first inning: He still has to be re-examined by team doctor Edward Khalfayan, but manager Eric Wedge confirmed he’ll miss time. “It’s a matter of how much time,” Wedge said. “It..." April 11