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Steve Pearce | Outfielder | #28

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (34) / 4/13/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: South Carolina
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 8 (0) / PIT
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Steve Pearce (knee) went hitless in three at-bats in his return to the lineup Saturday.
Pearce missed a few games with a bruised knee. He was pinch-hit for in the ninth inning Saturday rather than getting his fourth at-bat, as Kendrys Morales struck out. Jun 25 - 8:10 AM

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Steve Pearce (knee) is out of the Blue Jays' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon.

Pearce suffered a right knee contusion on Wednesday night, though X-rays turned up negative and he should be fine after a day or two of rest. Dwight Smith Jr. is starting in left field and batting eighth for Toronto on Thursday against the Rangers.
Jun 22 - 11:06 AM

Steve Pearce left Wednesday's game against the Rangers due to a right knee contusion.

Pearce underwent X-rays, which returned negative. The Blue Jays have deemed him day-to-day.
Jun 21 - 10:46 PM

Steve Pearce homered and walked in his return from the disabled list Friday.

He took Jose Quintana deep for his fifth homer in 85 at-bats.
Jun 16 - 11:27 PM

Blue Jays activated OF Steve Pearce from the 10-day disabled list.

Pearce is starting in left field and batting eighth Friday night against the White Sox after missing a month with a calf strain. The 34-year-old had a weak .205/.256/.373 slash line over his first 27 games this season with Toronto.
Jun 16 - 3:34 PM

Steve Pearce (calf) went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts Tuesday night with Triple-A Buffalo.

It was the first hit in 19 rehab at-bats for Pearce, but probably the most important development from the evening was that he was able to play eight innings defensively in left field. Pearce, out since May 15 due to a calf strain, is on track to return to the Blue Jays' active roster this weekend -- possibly as soon as Friday.
Jun 14 - 8:48 AM

Steve Pearce (calf) is expected to return to the Blue Jays this weekend.

Pearce moved his rehab assignment Tuesday from Double-A New Hampshire to Triple-A Buffalo. The 34-year-old has been on the disabled list since May 15 because of a right calf strain.
Jun 13 - 4:25 PM

Steve Pearce (calf) will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Double-A New Hampshire.

Pearce will start at DH and bat third for the Fisher Cats. He should be able to return to the Blue Jays' active roster early next week after missing close to a month with a right calf strain.
Jun 8 - 3:32 PM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Steve Pearce (calf) is at least another 2-3 weeks away.

Pearce was sent to the Blue Jays' spring training complex earlier this month but apparently isn't doing much in the way of baseball activity at the moment. He landed on the disabled list May 15 with a right calf strain. Don't expect to see him back before mid-June.
May 30 - 4:31 PM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Tuesday that Steve Pearce (calf) will travel to Florida in the next day or so to begin his rehab process.

Pearce was placed on the disabled list Monday due to a right calf strain. Fortunately for the Blue Jays, it doesn't sound like he's facing a lengthy absence.
May 16 - 1:36 PM

Blue Jays placed OF/1B Steve Pearce on the 10-day disabled list with a right calf strain.

Pearce suffered the injury during Sunday's game against the Mariners. It's unclear how much time he'll need to miss. Leonel Campos will return from the minors to replace him on the active roster, as the Blue Jays are content to go with a short bench.
May 15 - 3:40 PM

Steve Pearce was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Mariners with right calf tightness.

Pearce had doubled in his lone at-bat before departing on Sunday and is now hitting .205/.256/.373 on the season. He'll head for a precautionary MRI, after which the Jays should have an update on a timetable for his return.
May 14 - 4:42 PM

Steve Pearce exited Sunday's game versus the Mariners with an apparent leg injury.

Pearce looked to tweak something as he legged out a double and then limped back to the dugout. The Blue Jays should have an update on his status shortly.
May 14 - 1:56 PM

Steve Pearce hit a three-run home run in Thursday's win over the Mariners.

Pearce capped a five-run fifth inning with his three-run shot against Mariners starter Chase De Jong. It was his only hit in four at-bats on the night. That's been a theme for Pearce this season, as he's got four homers but just 15 hits in 78 at-bats. That's good for a .192/.247/.359 line through his first 25 games as a Blue Jay.
May 11 - 10:28 PM

Steve Pearce drilled a three-run homer in Wednesday's loss to the Yankees.

Things started well for the Blue Jays as they scored six times in the first two frames but that was all she wrote and the Yankees pulled out the victory in the late innings. Pearce hit the bomb off starter CC Sabathia in the first inning. It has been a rough season for Pearce so far as he is batting just .230/.277/.393 with three homers and six RBI. He does have a good track record however so there is hope he could turn things around soon.
May 3 - 11:56 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Luke Maile
1B1Justin Smoak
2B1Devon Travis
2Ryan Goins
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Darwin Barney
3B1Josh Donaldson
2Chris Coghlan
LF1Steve Pearce
2Ezequiel Carrera
3Dwight Smith Jr.
CF1Kevin Pillar
2Dalton Pompey
3Anthony Alford
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Francisco Liriano
6Joe Biagini
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Jason Grilli
3Joe Smith
4J.P. Howell
5Aaron Loup
6Ryan Tepera
7Danny Barnes
8Jeff Beliveau
9Bo Schultz
10Glenn Sparkman
11Leonel Campos