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Brett Lawrie | Third Baseman

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 213
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Brett Lawrie (finger) took batting practice on the field at the Blue Jays' complex in Dunedin, Florida, on Wednesday.
Lawrie also took ground balls during his work on the field, and Jays manager John Gibbons said Lawrie may be ready to begin a rehab assignment by this weekend. It's a nice development for the infielder, who was believed to still be a few weeks away from returning. He could rejoin the club in early August after a short rehab assignment if things continue to progress. Jul 30 - 8:22 PM

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Brett Lawrie (finger) has begun hitting off a tee but has yet to face live pitching.

It's not clear when he'll be cleared for batting practice. Lawrie needs to go out on a rehab assignment before returning and the expectation is that he's still at least a couple weeks away from a return. He's been on the shelf since late June with a fractured right index finger.
Jul 28 - 9:10 PM

Brett Lawrie had the splint on his fractured right index finger removed on Friday.

Lawrie is now able to begin strengthening exercises. He's still a couple weeks away from a return but is progressing slowly but surely.
Jul 20 - 11:39 AM

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Friday that there's no timetable for Brett Lawrie's (finger) return.

Lawrie is improving, but he's not close. It was reported in late June when he fractured his right index finger that Lawrie was expected to miss 3-6 weeks. He's already past the three-week mark of that timetable.
Jul 18 - 4:48 PM

Brett Lawrie (finger) is expected to be sidelined for 3-6 weeks.

Lawrie broke his right index finger when he was hit by a pitch from Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto on Sunday. The Blue Jays will go with Juan Francisco at third base and a combination of Munenori Kawasaki and Steve Tolleson at second base during his absence.
Jun 23 - 5:24 PM

Blue Jays placed 3B Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right index finger.

Lawrie suffered the injury Sunday when he was struck by a Johnny Cueto pitch. The Blue Jays haven't yet offered up a timetable for his return. The third baseman seems certain to be sidelined through the All-Star break.
Jun 23 - 2:05 PM

An X-rays has revealed a fracture of Brett Lawrie's right index finger.

Lawrie suffered the break when he was hit by a Johnny Cueto pitch Sunday. It's not clear at this point how long the infielder will be sidelined, but obviously a trip to the disabled list is coming.
Jun 22 - 2:57 PM

Brett Lawrie left Sunday's game versus the Reds after being hit on the right hand by a pitch.

Lawrie missed a game last week after being hit on the left hand, and now he's been plunked on the other hand. He initially stayed in the game to run the bases but was removed when the Blue Jays went on defense. The club should provide an update on his status before long.
Jun 22 - 1:44 PM

Brett Lawrie (hand) went 3-for-5 with a solo homer in his return to action Friday.

Lawrie sat out Thursday's game after he was hit by a pitch on Wednesday, but it's safe to say that his hand feels fine now. The 24-year-old has already reached a new career-high with 12 home runs.
Jun 20 - 11:58 PM

Brett Lawrie is back in the Blue Jays' lineup Friday.

Lawrie sat out Thursday after having to exit Wednesday's contest when he was hit on the left hand by a pitch, but obviously he's feeling better now. The 24-year-old is batting .237/.292/.406 with 11 homers and 37 RBI across 66 games for the Jays this season.
Jun 20 - 3:49 PM

Brett Lawrie (hand) is out of Thursday's lineup against the Yankees.

Lawrie left Wednesday's game after he was hit in the left hand by a pitch, but fortunately X-rays came back negative. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Jun 19 - 3:53 PM

X-rays taken Wednesday night on the left hand of Brett Lawrie turned up negative.

Lawrie was hit by a pitch on his left hand in the fourth inning of Wednesday's game against the Yankees. He should be considered day-to-day. Steve Tolleson replaced him at the hot corner in the top of the fifth.
Jun 18 - 9:06 PM

Brett Lawrie left Wednesday's game after being hit by a pitch on his left hand in the fourth inning.

Lawrie was 0-for-1 with a run scored and a strikeout prior to his departure. He broke his left hand in 2011 at Triple-A and missed a significant chunk of time. Steve Tolleson replaced him at third base on Wednesday.
Jun 18 - 8:48 PM

Brett Lawrie hit a solo homer, walked, and scored two runs Thursday against the Tigers.

Juan Francisco and Lawrie went back-to-back in the sixth inning against Justin Verlander. Lawrie has hit safely in six straight games to pull his batting average up to .240, his highest since back on May 17. While he hasn't hit for average this year, he's already up to 10 home runs.
Jun 5 - 4:18 PM

Brett Lawrie went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Tigers.

Lawrie's three-run home run in the ninth inning seemed like excess padding, as it boosted the Jays' lead to 5-0, but proved necessary as the Tigers staged an attempt at a comeback, scoring three times in the bottom half of the inning. Lawrie's ninth blast of the season, which came off of Al Alburquerque, boosts his slash line to .239/.286/.418 along with 34 RBI.
Jun 3 - 10:04 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Dioner Navarro
2Josh Thole
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Dan Johnson
2B1Maicer Izturis
2Steve Tolleson
3Munenori Kawasaki
SS1Jose Reyes
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Juan Francisco
3Danny Valencia
LF1Melky Cabrera
CF1Colby Rasmus
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Adam Lind
2Nolan Reimold
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1R.A. Dickey
2Brandon Morrow
3Mark Buehrle
4Drew Hutchison
5J.A. Happ
6Marcus Stroman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Casey Janssen
2Aaron Loup
3Brett Cecil
4Dustin McGowan
5Todd Redmond
6Aaron Sanchez
7Chad Jenkins