Outfielder Dewayne Wise exercised his out clause and has been released by the Marlins, tweets Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. Wise was reassigned to minor league camp yesterday, losing the big league backup outfielder job to Scott Cousins partially because of a toe injury.
Wise, 33, hit .250/.282/.393 in 118 plate appearances for the Blue Jays last year, putting up a .270/.315/.511 line for the Phillies' Triple-A club before exercising his out clause. Wise is capable of playing all three outfield positions. He joins free agent outfielders such as Ryan Church, Randy Winn, and Gabe Gross.
His UZR disagrees with the lay opinion of his defense, and he can’t hit for much. The Marlins won’t miss him – good luck, elsewhere, Mr. Wise.
Bring him back, Toronto!
Why does Toronto need him back? They have no room or need for him…
Sentimental favourite of our’s. 🙂
of your’s you mean
Nope, of our’s.
There’s a group of Blue Jays’ fans–myself included–that love the guy! 🙂
really? how did he earn that?
Only time will tell if this was truly a wise decision.
I would rather have Wise over Nix.
Wise can’t play the infield…
I would rather have Wise than Patterson though
If he can’t play the infield then let’s ask Mark Buehrle if he can play the OF, he’ll tell us Wise sure as hell can play CF
There edited to make it more clear
Are we also going to ask Mr. Buehrle if CF counts as the infield?
That was my point. If he can’t play the infield, he can play the OF.
See date: July 23rd, 2009
oh ya that catch. well aware.
I remember July 4, 2010 – Losing Brett Gardiner’s fly for an inside the park Homerun. Throwing out Teixeira at home from a A-Rod pop-up. Hitting a 3 run HR off Phil Huges and hitting a game tying single off of Mariano Rivera.