TORONTO – Shortly after 11 oclock on Saturday morning, Brett Lawrie wandered into manager John Gibbons office for a brief conversation. Adidas Devils Jerseys . There were two topics: the status of Lawries injured right hamstring and where he would play when he returns to the lineup. Gibbons confirmed Lawrie will sometimes play second base. “Hes got no problem with it,” said Gibbons. “He basically said, hey, whatever the boys need. I mean, hes here to win. Thats the name of the game and like I said, I think it makes us better.” Lawrie was less enthused but reiterated what he has said before and what Gibbons offered on Saturday morning. “Just doing it for the team,” said Lawrie. The differences between second base and third base are many. The footwork is different. The timing is different – third base is called the “hot corner” for a reason. Lawrie has history at second base, having played the position in Milwaukees minor league system. Part of his hesitation for making the switch is grounded in the pride he takes in how hard hes worked to become a gold glove calibre third baseman, doing so almost entirely at the major league level. “I worked my butt off to get where Im at,” Lawrie told TSN.ca on Friday. “Im not saying its not going to help the team. Im here to do what it is to help the team but I worked my butt off to be that good at third base and continue to do what Im doing. I work every day over there. Still continuing to get my work in and second base, it is what it is, man, its not what Im here to do. I worked my butt off to do what I do out there.” Lawrie has appeared in four games at second base this season. He started at second six times last year. His limited time there doesnt make him feel more comfortable. “Not necessarily,” said Lawrie. “You got to have comfort to do it a bunch of times in a row and Ive only done it for a couple of games but you need a few games under your belt to make it comfortable.” Out of action since leaving in the fourth inning of Monday nights game in Philadelphia, Lawrie is nearing a return. Its been a daily process, as each day Lawrie has been intensifying the demands on his hamstring. “He came out and ran and felt pretty good today,” said Gibbons. “What were going to do is were going to make him do it one more day and if all is well hell be ready to go on Monday. So I would expect to see him on Monday.” If Lawrie plays on Monday night in the series finale against the Angels, expect to see him at third. Los Angeles is scheduled to start left-hander C.J. Wilson. Juan Francisco is a left-handed batter. The realignment is aimed at keeping Francisco in the lineup against right-handers, against whom he has greater success. “Weve been watching him ever since he got here,” said Gibbons. “Hes a pretty good player. Hes off to a great start. I dont think wed be doing our job if we just decided to sit him and not take advantage of what hes doing.” Put together Reyes, Cabrera, Bautista, Encarnacion, Lind, Navarro, Francisco, Lawrie and Rasmus and its a potent, long lineup one through nine. If someone is struggling, the next guy can pick him up. If the Blue Jays can keep everyone healthy for a period of time, it would give Gibbons a bona fide American League East lineup. “A good whatever division lineup,” said Gibbons. Adidas Mike Cammalleri Jersey . Alina Fodorova of Ukraine took third place. Broersen based her gold-medal performance on great high jumping, and finished with 4,830 points, while Theisen-Eaton, from Humboldt, Sask., set a national record of 4,768. Adidas Jamie Langenbrunner Jersey .C. — Colin Kaepernick raced into the end zone, then pretended to rip open his shirt with both hands imitating Cam Newtons Superman touchdown celebration.MEXICO CITY – Christina Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nine years, beating Shanshan Feng in a playoff after losing a five-stroke lead.Kim won with a tap-in par on the par-4 18th on the second extra hole at Club de Golf Mexico.This is the greatest win in my life, without a doubt, Kim said.The 30-year-old American celebrated with an exuberant dance and jumped up and down on the green. Kim hugged caddie T.J. Jones, boyfriend Duncan French and friend Michelle Wie, with Wie wiping away tears after embracing the winner. French is Wies caddie.I cant put into words how Im feeling right now. Kim said. Im still riding so many emotions. It feels surreal. I cant explain. Im so overwhelmed right now. Im so proud and honoured to be a champion for such an incredible tournament.Kim won for the first time since the Tournament of Champions in November 2005, ending a 221-tournament victory drought. She also won the 2004 Longs Drug Challenge.She jumped up and she was really happy, Feng said. I felt the same thing. I was really happy for her because shes a good player, good person.Feng, from China, drove left on the second playoff hole, with her ball settling too close to a tree truck for her to do anything but chip sideways into the fairway. With Kim already pin high 20 feet right of the hole, Feng hit her 9-iron approach to 25 feet — also to the right. Her par putt slid by the right edge, and Kim two-putted for the emotional victory.Feng had a birdie putt to win on No. 18 on the first playoff hole, but left her 15-footer inches short and left.. Adidas P. A. Parenteau Jersey. Kim then made a 5-foot par putt to extend the playoff.Kim bogeyed the final hole of regulation — running a 3-footer past the left edge — for a 1-under 71 that left her tied with Feng at 15-under 273.My brain just didnt work right there, Kim said.Feng shot 66.I thought other than Christina, the rest of us were competing for second place, Feng said. I never thought I could catch up. … I had a really solid run.After bogeying Nos. 14 and 15 to fall into a tie, Kim rebounded with birdies on Nos. 16 and 17 to take a one-stroke lead.I was just thinking that there were still chances for me to make birdie, Kim said. All the last four days I was thinking, What would Lorena do? She would gather herself. She would know that she has the ability to make more birdies and just play her best. And whatever happens, happens.Feng played the four par 5s in 5 under, making an eagle on No. 2 and birdies on Nos. 6, 11 and 17, and chipped in for birdie on the par-4 15th. She won the LPGA Malaysia last month.She shot 6 under. She played lights out, Kim said. It was a very easy round to watch her play. She just made it look so easy while I was bumbling around with the trees.Top-ranked Inbee Park was third at 11 under after a 68. Brittany Lincicome and So Yeon Ryu followed at 9 under. Lincicome had a 69, and Ryu shot 71.Lexi Thompson, the winner last year at Guadalajara Country Club, holed out from 129 yards for a double eagle on No. 2. She finished with a 73, also making two double bogeys, five bogeys and five birdies, to tie for 15th in the 36-player field at 3 under. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

TORONTO – Shortly after 11 oclock on Saturday morning, Brett Lawrie wandered into manager John Gibbons office for a brief conversation. Adidas Devils Jerseys . There were two topics: the status of Lawries injured right hamstring and where he would play when he returns to the lineup. Gibbons confirmed Lawrie will sometimes play second base. “Hes got no problem with it,” said Gibbons. “He basically said, hey, whatever the boys need. I mean, hes here to win. Thats the name of the game and like I said, I think it makes us better.” Lawrie was less enthused but reiterated what he has said before and what Gibbons offered on Saturday morning. “Just doing it for the team,” said Lawrie. The differences between second base and third base are many. The footwork is different. The timing is different – third base is called the “hot corner” for a reason. Lawrie has history at second base, having played the position in Milwaukees minor league system. Part of his hesitation for making the switch is grounded in the pride he takes in how hard hes worked to become a gold glove calibre third baseman, doing so almost entirely at the major league level. “I worked my butt off to get where Im at,” Lawrie told TSN.ca on Friday. “Im not saying its not going to help the team. Im here to do what it is to help the team but I worked my butt off to be that good at third base and continue to do what Im doing. I work every day over there. Still continuing to get my work in and second base, it is what it is, man, its not what Im here to do. I worked my butt off to do what I do out there.” Lawrie has appeared in four games at second base this season. He started at second six times last year. His limited time there doesnt make him feel more comfortable. “Not necessarily,” said Lawrie. “You got to have comfort to do it a bunch of times in a row and Ive only done it for a couple of games but you need a few games under your belt to make it comfortable.” Out of action since leaving in the fourth inning of Monday nights game in Philadelphia, Lawrie is nearing a return. Its been a daily process, as each day Lawrie has been intensifying the demands on his hamstring. “He came out and ran and felt pretty good today,” said Gibbons. “What were going to do is were going to make him do it one more day and if all is well hell be ready to go on Monday. So I would expect to see him on Monday.” If Lawrie plays on Monday night in the series finale against the Angels, expect to see him at third. Los Angeles is scheduled to start left-hander C.J. Wilson. Juan Francisco is a left-handed batter. The realignment is aimed at keeping Francisco in the lineup against right-handers, against whom he has greater success. “Weve been watching him ever since he got here,” said Gibbons. “Hes a pretty good player. Hes off to a great start. I dont think wed be doing our job if we just decided to sit him and not take advantage of what hes doing.” Put together Reyes, Cabrera, Bautista, Encarnacion, Lind, Navarro, Francisco, Lawrie and Rasmus and its a potent, long lineup one through nine. If someone is struggling, the next guy can pick him up. If the Blue Jays can keep everyone healthy for a period of time, it would give Gibbons a bona fide American League East lineup. “A good whatever division lineup,” said Gibbons. Adidas Mike Cammalleri Jersey . Alina Fodorova of Ukraine took third place. Broersen based her gold-medal performance on great high jumping, and finished with 4,830 points, while Theisen-Eaton, from Humboldt, Sask., set a national record of 4,768. Adidas Jamie Langenbrunner Jersey .C. — Colin Kaepernick raced into the end zone, then pretended to rip open his shirt with both hands imitating Cam Newtons Superman touchdown celebration.MEXICO CITY – Christina Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nine years, beating Shanshan Feng in a playoff after losing a five-stroke lead.Kim won with a tap-in par on the par-4 18th on the second extra hole at Club de Golf Mexico.This is the greatest win in my life, without a doubt, Kim said.The 30-year-old American celebrated with an exuberant dance and jumped up and down on the green. Kim hugged caddie T.J. Jones, boyfriend Duncan French and friend Michelle Wie, with Wie wiping away tears after embracing the winner. French is Wies caddie.I cant put into words how Im feeling right now. Kim said. Im still riding so many emotions. It feels surreal. I cant explain. Im so overwhelmed right now. Im so proud and honoured to be a champion for such an incredible tournament.Kim won for the first time since the Tournament of Champions in November 2005, ending a 221-tournament victory drought. She also won the 2004 Longs Drug Challenge.She jumped up and she was really happy, Feng said. I felt the same thing. I was really happy for her because shes a good player, good person.Feng, from China, drove left on the second playoff hole, with her ball settling too close to a tree truck for her to do anything but chip sideways into the fairway. With Kim already pin high 20 feet right of the hole, Feng hit her 9-iron approach to 25 feet — also to the right. Her par putt slid by the right edge, and Kim two-putted for the emotional victory.Feng had a birdie putt to win on No. 18 on the first playoff hole, but left her 15-footer inches short and left.. Adidas P. A. Parenteau Jersey. Kim then made a 5-foot par putt to extend the playoff.Kim bogeyed the final hole of regulation — running a 3-footer past the left edge — for a 1-under 71 that left her tied with Feng at 15-under 273.My brain just didnt work right there, Kim said.Feng shot 66.I thought other than Christina, the rest of us were competing for second place, Feng said. I never thought I could catch up. … I had a really solid run.After bogeying Nos. 14 and 15 to fall into a tie, Kim rebounded with birdies on Nos. 16 and 17 to take a one-stroke lead.I was just thinking that there were still chances for me to make birdie, Kim said. All the last four days I was thinking, What would Lorena do? She would gather herself. She would know that she has the ability to make more birdies and just play her best. And whatever happens, happens.Feng played the four par 5s in 5 under, making an eagle on No. 2 and birdies on Nos. 6, 11 and 17, and chipped in for birdie on the par-4 15th. She won the LPGA Malaysia last month.She shot 6 under. She played lights out, Kim said. It was a very easy round to watch her play. She just made it look so easy while I was bumbling around with the trees.Top-ranked Inbee Park was third at 11 under after a 68. Brittany Lincicome and So Yeon Ryu followed at 9 under. Lincicome had a 69, and Ryu shot 71.Lexi Thompson, the winner last year at Guadalajara Country Club, holed out from 129 yards for a double eagle on No. 2. She finished with a 73, also making two double bogeys, five bogeys and five birdies, to tie for 15th in the 36-player field at 3 under. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

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