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The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, retroactive to June 12, and recalled infielder Yan Gomes from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow had to be helped off the field after he was struck on the lower right leg by Wilson Betemit's line drive in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game against Baltimore.
Previewing the American League.
The Toronto Blue Jays have assembled a team with the potential to become a division champion this year _ just about anywhere else except in the American League East.
San Francisco Giants executive Bobby Evans says the team and ace Tim Lincecum have reached verbal agreement on a two-year contract worth about $40 million.
Brandon Morrow finished the season on a strong note and joined an elite group of Toronto Blue Jays' pitchers from the past.
Justin Verlander won his 12th straight start, pitching three-hit ball over eight innings to become the first pitcher in nine years to reach 24 wins and lead the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers over the Oakland Athletics 3-0 Sunday.
Toronto right-hander Brandon Morrow will start the regular season on the disabled list because of inflammation in his forearm.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
The numbers on the specially marked balls for Alex Rodriguez's at-bats must be getting up there _ perhaps, uhm, close to say 600.
"It's something I was always looking to, especially this last game, I knew I needed four," said Morrow, who started the day with 196 strikeouts. "That kind of led to some of the walks early on in the game. I settled myself down and I ended up getting it and a few more. It was a good day."
"I kept talking about finishing strong," he said. "These last three outings, it's great to get two wins and three quality starts to finish the year."