Blue Jays activate Johnson, demote Lind, rest Glaus Print
Written by Admin   
Friday, 06 July 2007 13:30
MLB Headline News

 TORONTO (AP)-The Toronto Blue Jays activated outfielder Reed Johnson from the 60-day disabled list before Friday's game against Cleveland and optioned outfielder Adam Lind to Triple-A Syracuse.
Johnson has been sidelined since April 12 after undergoing surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back.
The 30-year-od Johnson set career highs in seven offensive categories last season, including average (.319) and home runs (12).
``He's going to give us a boost,'' Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. ``He always has.''
Toronto's projected leadoff hitter at the start of the season, Johnson batted in the two hole Friday, behind center fielder Vernon Wells. Wells is batting .341 with six homers in 10 games batting leadoff.
The 23-year-old Lind batted .230 with eight home runs and 30 RBIs in 73 games while Johnson was injured.
``He did a nice job for us,'' Gibbons said. ``Right now he needs to go down and play some more.''
Third baseman Troy Glaus, who left Wednesday's game after fouling a ball off his left foot, will not play this weekend, the Blue Jays said. Glaus, who has missed time this season with heel and hamstring soreness, will get seven consecutive days off if he rests through the all-star break.
``The doc said a week off should do him wonders,'' Gibbons said.
John McDonald and Howie Clark will split time at third base in Glaus' absence.
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 960 Milwaukee Brewers 95%
#2 918 Tampa Bay Rays 91%
#3 919 Oakland Athletics 91%
#4 908 Atlanta Braves 74%
#5 901 St Louis Cardinals 73%
#6 928 Seattle Mariners 69%
#7 930 Houston Astros 69%
#8 924 Kansas City Royals 64%
#9 906 Cincinnati Reds 63%
#10 910 Milwaukee Brewers 59%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 5/1
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 11/2
DETROIT TIGERS 11/2
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 9/1
LOS ANGELES ANGELS 9/1
WASHINGTON NATIONALS 10/1
ST LOUIS CARDINALS 12/1
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 16/1
MILWAUKEE BREWERS 16/1
NEW YORK YANKEES 18/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com