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Blue Jays walk off to close in on Wild Card spot

Blue Jays walk off to close in on Wild Card spot

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 19 hours ago
The Blue Jays bolstered their own pursuit of a postseason spot, while dealing the Yankees another blow in their hunt for an American League Wild Card berth, in a walk-off 4-3 win on Sunday at Rogers Centre.
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  • Bautista's blast extends Blue Jays' WC edge

    Bautista's blast extends Blue Jays' WC edge

    MLB.com Sep 24 (yesterday)
    The Blue Jays widened their lead for the top spot in the American League Wild Card race as Jose Bautista's three-run home run in the eighth inning broke a scoreles tie in Toronto's 3-0 win over the Yankees on Saturday at Rogers Centre.
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  • Tulowitzki Has 4 RBIs as Blue Jays Rout Fading Yankees 9-0

    Tulowitzki Has 4 RBIs as Blue Jays Rout Fading Yankees 9-0

    nytimes.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Francisco Liriano and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Troy Tulowitzki had four RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the New York Yankees 9-0 on Friday to maintain a one-game lead in the AL wild card standings.
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  • Can Bryan Mitchell keep Blue Jays' bats quiet again?

    Can Bryan Mitchell keep Blue Jays' bats quiet again?

    ESPN.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Can Bryan Mitchell keep Blue Jays' bats quiet again?
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  • Blue Jays and Orioles lose critical games thanks to crushing er…

    Blue Jays and Orioles lose critical games thanks to crushing errors

    yahoo.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The atmosphere for thi…
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  • Freeman's grab highlight for unexpected heroes

    Freeman's grab highlight for unexpected heroes

    MLB.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    In a crucial game where the Mariners' big three of Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager were a combined 0-for-12 until Cano's game-winning sacrifice fly in the 12th inning, a number of lesser-known heroes stepped up to facilitate Wednesday's 2-1 w…
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  • With pressure on against Blue Jays, Felix Hernandez finally doe…

    With pressure on against Blue Jays, Felix Hernandez finally doesn't break

    ESPN.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    With pressure on against Blue Jays, Felix Hernandez finally doesn't break
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  • Jose Bautista Admires Huge Dinger With A Backwards Home Run Tro…

    Jose Bautista Admires Huge Dinger With A Backwards Home Run Trot

    deadspin.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    The AL wild card-leading Blue Jays got shut down by King Felix Hernandez this afternoon, managing just pair of hits over seven innings. Fear not. Jose Bautista has a flair for situations like these. With one out in the ninth inning, Bautista sent an Edw…
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  • Blue Jays alone atop Wild Card after 4-homer rout

    Blue Jays alone atop Wild Card after 4-homer rout

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    J.A. Happ became Toronto's first 20-game winner since 2008 on Tuesday night and delivered a blow to his former Mariners teammates' playoff chances in the process, while the Blue Jays smacked four home runs in a 10-2 runaway at Safeco Field.
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  • Western Canada has invaded Seattle

    Western Canada has invaded Seattle

    MLB.com Sep 21 (5 days ago)
    Toronto arrived in Seattle earlier this week with a league-worst 5-11 record in September and a two-game lead in the American League Wild Card race that seemed to be slipping away. In a recent series vs. the Angels, the Blue Jays were sluggish and slopp…
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  • Estrada's Gem Leads Blue Jays Past Mariners 3-2

    Estrada's Gem Leads Blue Jays Past Mariners 3-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 20 (6 days ago)
    After weeks of mostly poor performances, Marco Estrada once again flirted with a no-hitter for Toronto.
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  • Scioscia talks passing Weaver on wins list

    Scioscia talks passing Weaver on wins list

    MLB.com Sep 19 (7 days ago)
    Mike Scioscia has watched Mike Trout and Albert Pujols frequently break records, seemingly on a daily basis. But with the Angels' win over the Blue Jays on Sunday, Scioscia made some history of his own, passing former Orioles manager Earl Weaver with ca…
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  • Blue Jays chased from field by swarm of buzzy visitors

    Blue Jays chased from field by swarm of buzzy visitors

    yahoo.com Sep 19
    Sunday’s game at Angel Stadium between the Los Angeles Angels and the Toronto Blue Jays was rudely interrupted in the bottom of the third inning by a large number of uninvited guests. They stormed the field, interrupted the game, and were loud and inspi…
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  • Wild kingdom: Trout, bees overcome Jays

    Wild kingdom: Trout, bees overcome Jays

    MLB.com Sep 18
    The Blue Jays traveled to the West Coast looking to make up some ground in the American League East and take a stranglehold over the first Wild Card spot. The Angels made sure that didn't happen.
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  • Angels Drop Blue Jays Into No. 2 Wild-Card Spot With Shutout

    Angels Drop Blue Jays Into No. 2 Wild-Card Spot With Shutout

    nytimes.com Sep 18
    Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each scored twice, Alex Meyer gave up two hits in five innings for his first career win, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 on Sunday afternoon.
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  • Pujols joins elite club with 14th 30-HR season

    Pujols joins elite club with 14th 30-HR season

    MLB.com Sep 18
    The milestones just keep coming for Albert Pujols, who registered his 14th season of at least 30 homers with a solo shot in the second inning of Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.
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  • Pujols' milestone leaves Jays, O's knotted

    Pujols' milestone leaves Jays, O's knotted

    MLB.com Sep 18
    The Blue Jays had a prime opportunity to take sole possession of the first American League Wild Card spot but Ricky Nolasco and the Angels made sure that would not happen for at least one more day.
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  • Tulo, Encarnacion Slug Blue Jays to 5-0 Win Over Angels

    Tulo, Encarnacion Slug Blue Jays to 5-0 Win Over Angels

    nytimes.com Sep 17
    The Toronto Blue Jays have remained in the thick of the AL playoff race despite a dismal start to September.
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  • O's rally vs. Rays to keep heat on in races

    O's rally vs. Rays to keep heat on in races

    MLB.com Sep 16
    The Orioles mounted a late rally Friday night, scoring three times after the sixth inning in a 5-4 victory over the Rays that assures Baltimore will end the night no worse than tied with the Blue Jays for the top Wild Card spot in the American League. T…
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  • Blue Jays' Donaldson has big impact in return

    Blue Jays' Donaldson has big impact in return

    The Blue Jays' lineup desperately needed a spark, and reigning American League MVP Josh Donaldson was there to provide it. Donaldson made his return to the lineup following a three-game absence and went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two walks and a pair of …
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  • Gibbons: Estrada's back an issue all season

    Gibbons: Estrada's back an issue all season

    MLB.com Sep 16
    Blue Jays manager John Gibbons confirmed Thursday afternoon that right-hander Marco Estrada has a herniated disk in his back, but said that the report was "old news."
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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.