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Lawrie Creating An Immediate Buzz

Lawrie had a two-home run game on Friday

Brett Lawrie is a right-handed hitting second baseman turned third baseman who was traded from the Milwaukee Brewers organization to the Toronto Blue Jays organization for starting pitcher Shaun Marcum this past December. Now with Toronto's Triple-A affiliate, the Las Vegas 51s, he has been creating some early season buzz by getting off to a strong start.

"It was a good opportunity for me to get a fresh start," Brett Lawrie said of being traded to the Blue Jays. "I had my first two seasons with Milwaukee, they were good and everything, but it was time for a change. "I'm thankful enough that I get to come back to Canada and I feel like I'm in a real home now, and I feel really welcomed." Lawrie was understandably excited to have the...

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