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Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leave

Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leave

MLB.com Updated Jul 27 (yesterday)
Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte was placed on the family leave list on Wednesday before San Diego's game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. To replace Solarte, the Padres recalled infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista from Triple-A El Paso.
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  • Padres Hit 3 HRs to Extend Streak, Beat Blue Jays 8-4

    Padres Hit 3 HRs to Extend Streak, Beat Blue Jays 8-4

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Pitching against the Blue Jays for the first time, Padres rookie Luis Perdomo made a big impression on Toronto slugger Edwin Encarnacion.
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  • Blue Jays shifting attention to pitching

    Blue Jays shifting attention to pitching

    MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Blue Jays upgraded their lineup, and now the focus will shift squarely to the pitching staff.
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  • The Padres Gave Up One Of The Dumbest Walk-Offs Of The Season

    The Padres Gave Up One Of The Dumbest Walk-Offs Of The Season

    deadspin.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    The San Diego Padres lost to the Blue Jays last night in a game where Alex Dickerson hit the everliving shit out of a baseball , then lost tonight in incredibly cruel fashion. The game went to extra innings (after Russell Martin bat flipped away getting…
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  • Great Wild North: Travis takes off, stuns SD!

    Great Wild North: Travis takes off, stuns SD!

    MLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Just when it appeared as though the Blue Jays were down and out, their offense brought them all the way back. Toronto scored three runs in the bottom of the 12th inning, including the winning run on a wild pitch to earn a 7-6 come-from-behind victory ov…
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  • Mariners land Storen from Jays for Benoit

    Mariners land Storen from Jays for Benoit

    MLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    In an exchange of struggling veteran right-handed relievers, the Mariners acquired former closer Drew Storen and cash considerations from the Blue Jays on Tuesday in exchange for longtime setup man Joaquin Benoit.
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  • Padres Trade Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Blue Jays

    Padres Trade Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Blue Jays

    nytimes.com yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    As part of a rebuild, San Diego sent Upton, who is in the middle of a big season, and cash to Toronto for the minor league right-hander Hansel Rodriguez.
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  • Sanchez Wins 10th Straight as Blue Jays Beat Padres 4-2

    Sanchez Wins 10th Straight as Blue Jays Beat Padres 4-2

    nytimes.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    Aaron Sanchez pitched seven shutout innings to win his 10th consecutive decision, Kevin Pillar had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Monday night.
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  • Schimpf makes long-awaited Rogers Centre debut

    Schimpf makes long-awaited Rogers Centre debut

    MLB.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    During his seven years in the Blue Jays' system, Ryan Schimpf often dreamed about his Rogers Centre debut. That day finally came Monday night -- although it wasn't exactly the scenario he had envisioned. When the 28-year-old second baseman finally stepp…
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  • Blue Jays activate Bautista off DL

    Blue Jays activate Bautista off DL

    MLB.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    The biggest addition for the Blue Jays prior to the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline likely came in the form of Jose Bautista's return to the lineup on Monday night.
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  • Happ Gets Career-High 13th Win, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 2-0

    Happ Gets Career-High 13th Win, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 2-0

    nytimes.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    In the 99th game of the season, Toronto's J.A. Happ reached a career high in wins.
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  • Blue Jays Cut Drew Storen, Recall Ryan Tepera

    Blue Jays Cut Drew Storen, Recall Ryan Tepera

    nytimes.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    Struggling relief pitcher Drew Storen had been designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays, who recalled right-hander Ryan Tepera from Triple-A Buffalo.
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  • Dickey's HR issues continue in rough outing

    Dickey's HR issues continue in rough outing

    MLB.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    R.A. Dickey has made 122 starts for the Blue Jays since coming over in a trade with the New York Mets in 2012. His start on Saturday was the shortest of them all.
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  • Mariners go on Cruz control vs. Blue Jays

    Mariners go on Cruz control vs. Blue Jays

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    With hitting coach Edgar Martinez away in Cooperstown for Ken Griffey Jr.'s induction, Nelson Cruz joked the Mariners wanted to show the coach how much he was missed.
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  • Colabello to stay in Minors after suspension

    Colabello to stay in Minors after suspension

    MLB.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)
    The Blue Jays announced on Sunday that they've reinstated Chris Colabello from the restricted list and removed him off the team's 25-man roster.
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  • Paxton Pitches 7 Innings, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 2-1

    Paxton Pitches 7 Innings, Mariners Beat Blue Jays 2-1

    nytimes.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    James Paxton pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in three starts, Seth Smith doubled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday night, snapping Toronto's winning streak at three…
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  • Russell Martin falls, tweaks knee after relaxing too long in sa…

    Russell Martin falls, tweaks knee after relaxing too long in sauna

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Russell Martin will miss two games with baseball’s latest weird injury. (Getty Images) It’s never good news when an off day leads to a new injury. Unfortunately for Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, that’s the situation he’s in after suffering a…
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  • Blue Jays activate Estrada, Morales from DL

    Blue Jays activate Estrada, Morales from DL

    MLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Right-hander Marco Estrada was officially reinstated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, and he will start the Blue Jays' series opener against the Mariners at Rogers Centre. Left-hander Franklin Morales also was reinstated from the DL.
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  • Video - Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut 00:46

    Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut

    Mar 17
    Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Marcus Stroman Injury Devastating Blow For Blue Jays 02:06

    Marcus Stroman Injury Devastating Blow For Blue Jays

    Mar 10
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Marcus Stroman's season-ending torn ACL.
  • Video - Blue Jays: High Expectations In 2015 01:07

    Blue Jays: High Expectations In 2015

    Feb 25
    The Blue Jays have the talent on paper to win the AL East, but whether all the pieces can come together is the biggest question in Toronto.
  • Video - Josh Donaldson To Earn $4.3M 02:59

    Josh Donaldson To Earn $4.3M

    Feb 13
    Jerry Crasnick discusses why Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was awarded $4.3 million in arbitration instead of the $5.75 million he had been seeking.