Adam Lind RUMORS & NEWS

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    Blue Jays-Official @BlueJays

    The @BlueJays place 1B ADAM LIND on the 15-day DL with right foot fracture. 1B DAN JOHNSON has been recalled from @BuffaloBisons

  • Adam Lind has broken foot, will miss 6-8 weeks

    CBSSports.com "Blue Jays first baseman/designated hitter Adam Lind got some bad news Wednesday, as he has a broken right foot and is facing a six-to-eight week absence, reporters were told after a Toronto loss to the Angels (via Shi Davidi and Scott MacArthur). Lind, 30, didn't play Tuesday or Wednesday with..." July 09

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    Shi Davidi @ShiDavidi

    #BlueJays activate Adam Lind from DL, option RHP Chad Jenkins to triple-A Buffalo.

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    John Lott @LottOnBaseball

    #BlueJays DL Lind, activate Reyes, call up Juan Francisco from Buffalo, return Kawasaki to Buffalo. Francisco hitting .341/11RBI/11G @ AAA.

  • Blue Jays’ Adam Lind could be headed to disabled list

    Toronto Star "Blue Jays designated hitter Adam Lind left Tuesday’s game with lower-back tightness. Although manager John Gibbons said he was merely “day-to-day,” Lind was not looking or talking like a player who would be on the field any time soon. The 30-year-old was in obvious discomfort after the game,..." April 16

  • Pirates Discussing Logan Morrison, Adam Lind

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Pirates are discussing first base upgrades and the names of Logan Morrison and Adam Lind have come up recently, reports Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (Twitter link). Pittsburgh was first connected to Lind last week. Those reports also connected the Buccos to James Loney, but Morosi..." December 09

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Clubs that have talked to #Pirates believe James Loney emerging as their top choice at 1B. Heard they've also asked on Adam Lind & Moreland

  • Jays pick up three options, decline Kawasaki’s

    Sportsnet.ca "The Toronto Blue Jays have exercised the 2014 contract options on Casey Janssen, Adam Lind and Mark DeRosa while declining the option on Munenori Kawasaki, multiple sources told sportsnet.ca Thursday. Lind will earn $7 million, Janssen $4 million and DeRosa $750,000. Kawasaki would have earned..." October 31

  • Blue Jays Adam Lind is a hit ... so far

    Toronto Sun "The subject was Adam Lind — and John Gibbons, the Blue Jays manager, had just been asked if he was staying out of Lind’s head this spring when Lind, himself, wandered by. “Hey Adam,” said Gibbons, “Have I tried to give you any advice this camp?” “Ahhhhh, we’re going to take it easy on those..." March 07

  • Blue Jays' Lind in search of his swing

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind is hoping the voices in his head have disappeared. Well, not all the voices but at least the extraneous ones, the ones that make hitting a baseball flung at 95-m.p.h. even more difficult than it already is. Ever since the early part of the 2011 season, Lind has been betwixt and..." February 17

  • Adam Lind: A Mostly Disappointing History

    Bluebird Banter ""I'm pretty sure I'll be in the big leagues come opening day, but I have no idea where that'll be." Adam Lind spoke those words, along with a bunch of others, in an interview with The Herald Bulletin last week. While I don't think too much time should be wasted worrying about his future with..." October 18

  • Lind has lots left: Farrell

    Toronto Sun "It has been a tough season for Blue Jays DH/1B Adam Lind. Due to a demotion to the minors and injuries, Lind was participating in just his 92nd game with the Jays on Tuesday. He came into the game hitting .256 (81-for-316) with 11 home runs and 45 RBIs. Manager John Farrell, though, was full of..." October 03

  • Adam Lind nearly back in the swing of things

    Toronto Sun "If the Toronto Blue Jays happen to be looking for a poster child to represent the misery that is their 2012 season, they could easily settle on Adam Lind. The first baseman/designated hitter has gone through a season where he couldn't hit his weight, was demoted, placed on waivers and left open..." September 07

  • Adam Lind could rejoin Blue Jays' lineup next week

    CBC Sports "The Toronto Blue Jays are on track for some lineup reinforcements, even if they don't make a move ahead of the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline. Right-fielder Jose Bautista reportedly will be in the lineup Thursday for AA New Hampshire and join the Blue Jays in Baltimore in time for Friday's..." August 23

  • Blue Jays place Adam Lind on DL

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind made the trip to the disabled list but not to the West Coast with his teammates. For the second time in as many seasons, a bad back has put Lind on the DL and you have to wonder what the future holds for 29-year-old first baseman/designated hitter. Lind is under contract for next..." July 31

  • Toronto Blue Jays 1B/DH Adam Lind placed on DL with back strain

    Sporting News "The Toronto Blue Jays have placed first baseman-designated hitter Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list with a strained back, retroactive to July 26, the National Post reported. Lind, who missed three consecutive games over the weekend against the Tigers because of the back problem, had..." July 30

  • Lind's back could bring Cooper back

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind wasn't in the Blue Jays lineup again Sunday, missing his third straight game due to back tightness. "If his back is the same there's a good chance we could be looking at a roster change," manager John Farrell told reporters. "We can't go much longer with only two healthy bench..." July 30

  • Lind jolts Jays to win over Royals

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind is back. He arrived from exile, otherwise known as triple-A Las Vegas, on June 25. He homered twice in his fourth game back and hit a three-run homer Tuesday night giving the Jays a 6-3 win over the Kansas City Royals before 15,516 fans at the Rogers Centre. And Wednesday night..." July 04

  • Lind will face some lefties

    Toronto Sun "Though Adam Lind wasn't in the starting lineup Monday as the Blue Jays faced Boston Red Sox lefthander Felix Doubront, Jays manager John Farrell insists that Lind will still get to face some lefties after his sojourn at triple-A Las Vegas. "He will, and whether that's inside of a given game..." June 26

  • Jays recall Adam Lind

    TheScore.com "Following today's 9-0 speedball drubbing at the hands of Mark Buerhle and the Marlins of Miami, the Toronto Blue Jays recalled first baseman Adam Lind from Triple A Las Vegas, while activating Ben Francisco and demoting Mike McCoy and David Cooper back to the Minor Leagues. Sergio Santos has been..." June 24

  • Lind in no shape to return

    Toronto Sun "Remember Adam Lind? The former Blue Jays 1B/DH had a big day Sunday with triple-A Las Vegas as he went 4-for-5 with two doubles. Lind was dispatched to Vegas on May 17 to clear his mind and work on his swing. On June 1, GM Alex Anthopoulos said that due to his great performance with the 51s..." June 12

  • Lind and Hill were supposed to be the Jays' future. What happened?

    Toronto Sun "In June of 2010 the Blue Jays made an interleague trip to Denver and San Diego. We arranged to sit down with two struggling hitters. It took three days of negiotiations to set up the interview where Aaron Hill would analyze and discuss Adam Lind's swing. And Lind would tell us what was..." June 03

  • Blue Jays remove Adam Lind from their 40-man roster

    Toronto Star "The Blue Jays removed first baseman Adam Lind from their 40-man roster as part of yet another series of roster moves by the team. Lind, who was sent down to the Jays' Las Vegas affiliate earlier this month to work on his hitting, was outrighted to the Triple-A roster on Thursday, a move that..." May 31

  • Adam Lind off to hot start with Blue Jays' Vegas affiliate

    Toronto Star "Adam Lind has some hot hands in Vegas, but not because he's found a lucky streak at the card table. The first baseman, demoted to Triple-A after struggling with the Blue Jays, was batting .500 after three games with the Las Vegas 51s. Long before each of those games, Lind walked to the..." May 24

  • Jays demote struggling Lind

    Toronto Sun "The Toronto Blue Jays' patience for Adam Lind to snap out of his hitting slump finally ran out Thursday as the 28-year-old first baseman was optioned to Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League. His roster spot with Toronto will be filled by Yan Gomes, who would become the first Brazilian-born..." May 17

  • Lind pays Price for bad start

    Toronto Sun "At the moment, Blue Jays manager John Farrell's focus is on getting Adam Lind's bat jump-started, but he indicated Tuesday that the overall team production is the most important part of the big picture. The two pursuits may be running counter to each other. Lind was out of the Blue Jays..." May 16

  • Lind returns to cleanup role

    Toronto Sun "Dropped from the cleanup spot last week in Oakland, Adam Lind was back in the No. 4 spot Monday because of his track record against Tampa Bay righthander Jeff Niemann. Going into Monday's game, Lind was 13-for-28 (.464) with 3 HR, 9 RBI, an on-base percentage of .531 and a slugging percentage..." May 15

  • Bautista, Lind and bullpen in rut

    Toronto Sun "The Blue Jays are nine games into their season of hope and not a whole lot has gone the way the sage pundits scripted. The rotation, especially the back half, was supposed to be the great weak underbelly of whatever the season would produce but to this point, said rotation has been its..." April 17

  • Jays' Lind's got his back up

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind didn't mince his words. "It sucks," the Blue Jays first baseman said Wednesday morning following a bout of lower back pain Tuesday evening that led to him being scratched from the game against the Yankees. The problem surfaced in batting practice. Back issues are never welcomed and..." March 29

  • Griffin: Blue Jays clobber Rays to avoid sweep

    Toronto Star "The last time Don Wakamatsu could claim victory as a major-league manager, the next day he was fired by the Mariners, Aug. 9, 2010. That was then. The Jays' current bench coach is happily removed from that unpleasantness, clearly able to savour the 7-3 win over the Rays on Monday, his first..." August 30

  • Jays eyeing Tuesday for Lind's return to lineup

    Toronto Star "Jays cleanup hitter Adam Lind missed Sunday's game with an injury on his right wrist, but the club hopes that with an off-day Monday, their first baseman will have recovered in time for Tuesday's home series against Kansas City. "He took swings in the cage, soft toss (batting practice) and he's..." August 22

  • Lind powers Blue Jays past Angels

    Toronto Sun "In an effort to snap his team out of their current doldrums, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell had three of his main cogs take the day off. Sitting on the bench for the Saturday matinee against the Los Angeles Angels and not having to face right-hander Jered Weaver — lucky them — were Jose..." August 14

  • Jays' Lind to get a little vacation

    Toronto Star "Adam Lind is getting a little break. With an off-day coming on Monday, the Jays plan to give their first baseman Sunday off as well, providing him with a much-needed break. Jays manager John Farrell said his first basemen will likely benefit from the minivacation. "He's been going at it..." July 31

  • Lind worries disappear

    Toronto Sun "One of the urgent off-season issues for the Jays last winter involved how well Adam Lind would adapt to playing first base on a regular basis. It was an especially thorny issue because the few games he had played there down the stretch in 2010 were ... well, not pretty. Now, nearly five months..." July 26

  • Lind homers for fourth consecutive game as Jays nip Reds 3-2

    Toronto Star "The Jays were outplayed by the Reds through the first six innings Friday night at the Great American Ballpark, but still found a way to win. In the seventh, trailing by a run, the Jays used a combination of lightning and thunder from Cory Patterson, a hit-by-pitch and a steal, from Jose..." June 18

  • Adam Lind's homer saves day for Jays

    The Globe and Mail "It was an often laborious three hour and 47 minute affair that featured 11 pitchers, some boneheaded plays, and a huge walk-off home run by Adam Lind that won it for the Toronto Blue Jays in 12 innings. For Toronto manager John Farrell, who had to parade a total of five relievers into the game..." June 15

  • Lind's homer allows Jays to walk off with a win

    Toronto Sun "Maybe if Kyle Drabek could channel a little more Carlos Villanueva and a little less Nuke LaLoosh, he wouldn't be heading to Las Vegas to sort things out. While Drabek was winging his way to Nevada Tuesday, unheralded Villanueva was delivering the kind of solid, unruffled performance the Jays..." June 15

  • Lind denies K.C. stare

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind said he wasn't staring into the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday after Jose Bautista was walked intentionally and Lind responded with a grand slam. "I wouldn't do that, maybe you get a little insulted or use it as motivation when they walk someone to get to you," Lind said. "But no way..." June 11

  • Lind's sweet swing leads Jays over Royals

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind's swing is so sweet these days that diabetics should be banned from watching it. In his past four games after returning this past Saturday from a prolonged stint on the disabled list, Lind has crashed four home runs including a grand slam to centre field Wednesday against the reeling..." June 09

  • Lind has Bautista's back

    Toronto Sun "When the Blue Jays played in Baltimore on the weekend, the Orioles paid Jose Bautista the ultimate compliment: They didn't give him anything to hit. The Jays slugger was just 1-for-9 in the series and also was walked five times — once intentionally. Bautista was so hot there for a while that you..." June 07

  • Lind back with a bang

    Toronto Sun "Well, that didn't take long. It turned out that one game was all that Adam Lind needed to find his stroke. Out of the Blue Jays lineup since forced to come out of a May 7 game because of lower back pain, Lind returned from his first stint on the disabled list on Saturday and was 0-for-3 with..." June 06

  • Lind clubs pair of homers as Jays down Orioles 7-4

    Toronto Star "If the overall power the Jays displayed this weekend in Baltimore remains consistent, they could be a "team to beat" — despite the injury setback to young hopeful Brett Lawrie. "When this team starts swinging the bats the way we're capable, we'll be a team to beat," first baseman Adam Lind said..." June 06

  • Adam Lind could return later this week

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind tripled, singled, walked and struck out in four extended spring training at-bats Monday, taking another step toward a return to the Blue Jay lineup. Sidelined for 22 days by a sore lower back, Lind is working toward rejoining the Jays for their next road trip to Baltimore and Kansas..." May 31

  • Lind progressing, yet to appear in rehab game

    MLB.com "The Blue Jays are optimistic that Adam Lind will be able to return to the club's lineup by the end of next week. Lind hasn't played since May 7 because of tightness in his lower back. He is currently rehabbing at the club's Minor League complex in Florida, but has yet to appear in a game. The..." May 28

  • Jays' McDonald, Encarnacion and Lind out for Friday game

    Toronto Star "The Blue Jays injury list this season has been a constantly updated affair, with multiple players coming and going, and Friday night was no different. Toronto manager John Farrell said infielder John McDonald is listed as day to day with a hamstring problem while third baseman-DH Edwin..." May 28

  • Blue Jays cautious with Lind's rehab

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind is slowly moving toward a return to the Blue Jays, as he tries to overcome lower back soreness. "(Sunday) he took 50 swings and ran in the pool for an additional 20 minutes," said manager John Farrell. Baseball activities will continue to increase. Everything points to him getting..." May 24

  • Lind to be out longer than expected

    MLB.com "First baseman Adam Lind is expected to miss at least 10 more days because of the injury to his lower back. Lind was tentatively scheduled to return from the 15-day disabled list on Monday, but his rehab will take longer than expected. The 27-year-old hasn't played since May 7 after being..." May 20

  • Jays' Lind goes on DL

    Toronto Sun "Following their victory Monday, the Blue Jays decided to bite the bullet and placed 1B Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 8. Lind hasn't played since May 7, when he left the game in the sixth inning with lower back pain. Replacing Lind on the roster will be OF Eric Thames,..." May 17

  • Adam Lind to sit out opener against the Tigers

    Toronto Sun "Adam Lind, who has missed the past seven games because of pain in his lower back, had been told he will not play in Monday night's opening game in Detroit also. The news came as a surprise to Lind who went through a series of drills and test during Sunday's game, passed them all and felt no..." May 16

  • Back healing, Lind could return to lineup Friday

    MLB.com "Adam Lind continues to progress through rehabilitation for his lower back injury and could be back in the lineup as soon as Friday. The 27-year-old has missed the Blue Jays' last three games with the ailment after leaving Saturday's game against the Tigers in the seventh inning. Lind has..." May 12