Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.244
 
Career Avg.
.264
Name  Brett Lawrie
Born  1/18/1990
Height  5-11
Weight  200
Number  13
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/23/2014 2:22:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays second baseman Brett Lawrie (.244, 12 HR, 38 RBI) broke his right index finger Sunday against Cincinnati and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: He got hit by a pitch in the second inning and didn't come back out for the third. Lawrie Steve Tolleson or Munenori Kawasaki should see regular at bats while Lawrie is sidelined.
 
6/22/2014 4:07:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays second baseman Brett Lawrie broke his right index finger Sunday against Cincinnati. SOURCE: Gregor Chisholm, MLB.com
Insight: He got hit by a pitch in the second inning and didn't come back out for the third. Lawrie (.244, 12 HR, 38 RBI) is almost certainly headed to the disabled list. Munenori Kawasaki (.194, 0 HR, 1 RBI) could see regular at bats while Lawrie is sidelined.
 
6/20/2014 5:28:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie (hand) is in the lineup Friday against the Reds.
Insight: Lawrie was hit by a pitch in the left hand during Wednesday's game and later exited with swelling. He didn't start Thursday but is ready to go. Lawrie batting just .237, but does have 11 home runs and 37 RBI.
 
6/20/2014 10:47:00 AM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie (hand) did not play Thursday and is questionable for Friday's game against Cincinnati.
Insight: Lawrie is batting just .237, but does have 11 home runs and 37 RBI. He was hit by a pitch in the left hand during Wednesday's game and later exited with swelling. His X-rays were negative and he's considered day-to-day.
 
6/19/2014 5:02:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie (hand) is out of the lineup Thursday.
Insight: Lawrie was hit by a pitch in the left hand during Wednesday's game and later exited with swelling. His X-rays were negative and he's day-to-day. Lawrie is batting just .237, but does have 11 home runs and 37 RBI.
 
6/19/2014 11:31:00 AM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie's X-rays came back negative, but he's still listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the NY Yankees
Insight: Lawrie was hit by a pitch in the left hand during Wednesday's game and later exited with swelling. He's batting just .237, but does have 11 home runs and 37 RBI.
 
6/18/2014 9:16:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie's X-rays came back negative, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
Insight: Lawrie was hit by a pitch in the left hand during Wednesday's game and later exited with swelling. He's lucky to have avoided a fracture.
 
6/18/2014 8:55:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie left Wednesday's game after being hit by a pitch in his left hand.
Insight: Lawrie came around to score later in the inning and stayed in to play defense in the bottom of the fourth, but he was replaced by Steve Tolleson in the bottom of the fifth. Lawrie was in noticeable pain and will be lucky if he avoided a fracture.
 
6/5/2014 8:35:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie hit his 10th homer of the season Thursday at Detroit.
Insight: Lawrie, Juan Francisco and Melky Cabrera all reached 10 home runs in Thursday's game, joining Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista as Blue Jays with double-digit homers this season. Toronto leads the majors in home runs.
 
6/3/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie hit a three-run homer off Al Alburquerque in the ninth inning Tuesday against the Tigers.
Insight: Lawrie (9 HR, 34 RBI) is still hitting just .239 this season, but he's on pace for 25 home runs and 93 RBI.
 
5/21/2014 1:23:00 PM
Description: Toronto 3B Brett Lawrie hasn't had much luck against Boston starter Clay Buchholz.
Insight: He's 3-for-22 against him with no homers or RBI. Lawrie has been much better this month (.300 AVG in 50 May at bats) but this isn't a good matchup for him.
 
5/12/2014 11:38:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays Brett Lawrie (hamstring) is probable for Monday's game against the LA Angels.
Insight: Lawrie left last Monday's game with a hamstring injury and hasn't played since. He's batting .229 but has six homers and 21 RBI this season. He's expected to play a lot of second base upon his return to allow Juan Francisco to start at the hot corner.
 
5/10/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Friday that third baseman Brett Lawrie (hamstring) is "not going on the DL," but he is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Lawrie left Monday's game with a hamstring injury and hasn't played since. He's batting .229 but has six homers and 21 RBI this season.
 
5/9/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Friday that third baseman Brett Lawrie (hamstring) is "not going on the DL." SOURCE: Shi Davidi, sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Lawrie left Monday's game with a hamstring injury. He's batting .229 but has six homers and 21 RBI this season. He's expected to play Saturday or Sunday.
 
5/8/2014 12:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie (hamstring) is expected to return Saturday, according to sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Lawrie left Monday's game with a hamstring injury. He has six homers and 21 RBI this season but is batting .229.
 
5/7/2014 4:05:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie (hamstring) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Phillies.
Insight: Lawrie left Monday's game with a hamstring injury and didn't play Tuesday. He has six homers and 21 RBI this season but is batting .229.
 
5/5/2014 8:35:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie had to leave Monday's game in the fourth inning because of a tight hamstring. SOURCE: Gregor Chisholm, MLB.com
Insight: He was 0-for-2 with a strikeout before exiting. Juan Francisco (.286, 3 HR, 7 RBI) will play the rest of the game at third base.
 
4/27/2014 6:02:00 PM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie launched his sixth home run of the season Sunday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Lawrie is on pace to bat .179 but with 39 home runs and 130 RBI.
 
4/27/2014 10:46:00 AM
Description: Toronto third baseman Brett Lawrie has not been sharp against Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester.
Insight: Lawrie is hitting .160 in 25 career at bats versus Lester, which is only five points lower than his season average. At least Lawrie has hit for power this season (5 HR, 18 RBI). Last year, he only had 11 HR in 107 games.
 
4/26/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie is 2-for-19 (.105) against Boston starter Clay Buchholz.
Insight: Lawrie is batting an ugly .151 this season, but the third baseman does have five home runs and 18 RBI. This is certainly a matchup to be avoided.