Toronto falling short early

But Munenori Kawasaki, Jose Reyes' fill-in, is giving the struggling Blue Jays a lift

Originally Published: April 26, 2013
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Munenori Kawasaki, the Toronto Blue Jays' new shortstop, is savvy enough to work a count and sure-handed enough to make all the plays at his position. His nonstop hustle, anticipation and baseball instincts help him compensate for less than eye-popping physical gifts.

And let there be no doubt: The man can bust a move.

Kawasaki, 31, generated raucous laughter recently when he unveiled some new dance steps on a team charter flight. The Blue Jays had just dropped four ...

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