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Jayson Aquino | Starting Pitcher

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (22) / 11/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 170
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Blue Jays acquired LHP Jayson Aquino from the Rockies for LHP Tyler Ybarra.
Aquino was designated for assignment by the Rockies at the end of January. The 22-year-old Dominican left-hander posted a rough 5.13 ERA and 1.495 WHIP in 18 starts last season between High-A Modesto and Double-A Tulsa. He is not much of a prospect. Feb 4 - 4:53 PM

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Rockies designated LHP Jayson Aquino for assignment.

They needed to clear room on the 40-man roster following a trade with the Braves. Aquino, 22, has struggled while moving up the organizational ladder, posting a 5.13 ERA in 18 starts between High- and Double-A in 2014. He seems likely to clear waivers.
Jan 30 - 3:55 PM

Jayson Aquino has been cleared of a possible concussion after being examined at the hospital.

Aquino was hit in the head by a line drive during an intrasquad game Thursday, but he's managed to avoid a serious injury. He'll resume his normal workouts soon.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 11:07:00 AM

Rockies prospect left-hander Jayson Aquino was taken to the hospital to be evaluated for a possible concussion.

Initial reports indicated that Aquino may have been hit in the back/shoulder by a line drive during Thursday's intrasquad game, but it appears that he was hit in the head after all. The Rockies are obviously taking every precaution in this situation and will pass along an update soon.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 05:20:00 PM

Rockies prospect left-hander Jayson Aquino left Thursday's instrasquad game after he was hit in the back/shoulder by a line drive.

Scary moment. Aquino apparently managed to mostly duck out of the way, but it still got him. It doesn't seem too serious, but he was likely taken out for precautionary reasons. The Rockies should pass along an update soon.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 04:28:00 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of LHP Jayson Aquino from Class A Asheville.

Aquino, who turns 21 on Friday, posted a 4.34 ERA and 73/26 K/BB ratio in 87 innings across 14 starts and one relief appearance this year between Low-A Tri-City and Class A Asheville. He's still a while away from the big leagues, but the Rockies didn't want to risk losing him in December's Rule 5 Draft.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 02:00:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Dioner Navarro
3Josh Thole
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Matt Hague
3Daric Barton
4Jake Fox
2B1Maicer Izturis
2Ryan Goins
3Steve Tolleson
4Ramon Santiago
SS1Jose Reyes
2Jonathan Diaz
3Munenori Kawasaki
3B1Josh Donaldson
2Danny Valencia
LF1Michael Saunders
2Dayan Viciedo
3Andy Dirks
4Chris Dickerson
CF1Dalton Pompey
2Kevin Pillar
3Ezequiel Carrera
4Anthony Alford
RF1Jose Bautista
2Caleb Gindl
DH1Justin Smoak
2Chris Colabello
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1R.A. Dickey
2Mark Buehrle
3Drew Hutchison
4Marcus Stroman
5Aaron Sanchez
6Marco Estrada
7Daniel Norris
8Johan Santana
9Andrew Albers
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brett Cecil
2Aaron Loup
3Todd Redmond
4Chad Jenkins
5Ryan Tepera
6Scott Barnes
7Preston Guilmet
8Matt West
9Gregory Infante
10Jeff Francis
11Scott Copeland
12Cory Burns
13Wilton Lopez
14Greg Burke