April 21, 2013
Did you know that onomeister is a hardcore Toronto Blue Jay fan? So many games in a year to watch, so little time to watch them all. This game against the arch-rivals New York Yankees was a good one. Jays were down by 2 and had a breakout 6th inning rally started by Canadian sensation Brett Lawrie to score 4 runs , which in the end decided the game. Jays are finally showing some explosive offensive effort after going 8W-11L so far.
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July 31, 2012
The strangest celebration dance I’ve seen yet by Yunel Escobar and Brett Lawrie after the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tigers. These celebrations are getting outrageous and embarrassing! This one looks like a flamingo-ballet pose… *shakes head in shame*
Toronto Blue Jays Yunel Escobar (L) and teammate Brett Lawrie (R) celebrate beating the Detroit Tigers at the end of the ninth inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto July 28, 2012.
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July 7, 2012
“Gimme an L!” says Canadian Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays, while jumping for this baseball that is just out of his reach. Luv his facial expression!
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie leaps for a line drive against the Chicago White Sox in the fifth inning of their MLB baseball game in Chicago July 6, 2012.
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June 30, 2012
“Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s a big feminine hug, Adam Lind. So hit more homers, maybe.” – Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays.
Adam Lind has had a rough 2012. He was demoted to the Minor Leagues in May after only hitting .186 at the time, even with six years experience in the big leagues. Also, he was put on waivers (a shock, as any team interested in him could have picked him up). But after a month of reworking his swing and strength conditioning, he’s back, and in his second game back, he hits two home runs! Welcome back, Adam Lind!
Toronto Blue Jays Brett Lawrie gives a hug to teammate Adam Lind who contributed two home runs in his team’s win over the Los Angeles Angels in their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto June 29, 2012.
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June 23, 2012
Look at this amazingly swan-like swing of Canadian Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays, when he hit a home run, one of six in a game that every run counted as they finally won 10-9 against the Brewers. It was just the 10th time ever in Blue Jays history the team combined to hit six or more home runs, and Toronto’s 100 homers this season rank them second in the Majors behind only the Yankees.
Toronto Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie hits a two-run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the third inning of their MLB baseball Inter League game in Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 19, 2012.
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June 13, 2012
Brett Lawrie smacks his 5th home run of the year and celebrates with Kelly Johnson.
Lawrie said he was expecting Livan Hernandez to throw an offspeed pitch and he got a slow 66-mph curveball. “I knew it wasn’t going to be [a fastball],” Lawrie said. “It was going to be offspeed or something to try and get me out front, and I just caught it on a good part of the bat.”
Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays is congratulated by Kelly Johnson after scoring a 5th inning run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 10, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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June 11, 2012
I love photos like this. You rarely see sports photos of celebrations and camaraderie in the dugout. Jose Bautista just hit a home-run and is doing his special hand-shake celebration with Brett Lawrie. “Uh, how do I do this handshake?” says Lawrie.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates with Brett Lawrie after hitting a sixth inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 9, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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