Michael Saunders RUMORS & NEWS

  • 30d
    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    AA says #BlueJays will re-evaluate Michael Saunders at end of month, no timeline right now for OF's return.

  • Saunders’ left knee ‘definitely getting better’

    Sportsnet "The bone bruise in Michael Saunders’ surgically repaired left knee is healing and the Toronto Blue Jays outfielder hopes to begin load-bearing exercises in about two weeks, with a rehab assignment to follow shortly thereafter. An MRI exam Monday revealed that the injury “is definitely getting..." June 24

  • Blue Jays’ Saunders out six weeks to rest knee

    Sportsnet "Michael Saunders’ visit to Dr. James Andrews earlier this week confirmed that the Toronto Blue Jays outfielder needs about six weeks of rest for his surgically repaired left knee. General manager Alex Anthopoulos revealed the shutdown period for Saunders last week in Houston and said at the..." May 20

  • 76d
    Scott MacArthur @TSNScottyMac

    Anthopoulos: Saunders estimated 4-6 weeks with knee. To see Dr. James Andrews. #BlueJays #MLB

  • Blue Jays’ Saunders to start rehab assignment

    Sportsnet "Michael Saunders is expected to start a rehab assignment with single-A Dunedin on Thursday, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Wednesday, although exactly how long the left-fielder needs is yet to be determined. The team will have up to 20 days to activate Saunders once he begins the..." April 09

  • Blue Jays’ Saunders to start rehab assignment

    Sportsnet "Michael Saunders is expected to start a rehab assignment with single-A Dunedin on Thursday, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Wednesday, although exactly how long the left-fielder needs is yet to be determined. The team will have up to 20 days to activate Saunders once he begins the..." April 08

  • Gibbons on Jays’ Saunders: ‘Kind of a miracle’

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays lost one of their top pitchers when Marcus Stroman tore his ACL Tuesday, but on a more positive note, some of their other injured players are making progress. Michael Saunders has started taking batting practice and doing agility drills in the hopes of returning for..." March 13

  • 142d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    OK, good news for #BlueJays: Michael Saunders (knee surgery) plans to take BP on field today and has a good chance to play Opening Day.

  • 155d
    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    #BlueJays say Michael Saunders tore meniscus in knee. Out to all star break

  • Blue Jays acquire outfielder Michael Saunders from Mariners for starter J.A. Happ

    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

  • 248d
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    #Rangers looking for an OF, have checked in w/ #mariners on Michael Saunders. Mild interest from Texas' end.

  • 418d
    Shannon Drayer @shannondrayer

    No structural damage for Saunders. He is very relieved. He and Smoak still day to day.

  • 418d
    Greg Johns @GregJohnsMLB

    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.

  • 446d
    Ryan Divish @RyanDivish

    Seager (flu) back in the lineup, Saunders (knee) out of the lineup . #Mariners pic.twitter.com/vASlQ9nhi3

  • 561d
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source confirms @RyanDivish report: #Mariners agree to arb-avoiding deal for $2.3 mil plus incentives with Michael Saunders.

  • Michael Saunders turning into key player at top of Mariners' lineup

    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

  • Mariners activate Michael Saunders from DL

    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

  • Michael Saunders may be headed to DL

    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