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Pettitte, Soriano turn back clock in rout of Jays

Pettitte, Soriano turn back clock in rout of Jays

MLB.com Updated Aug 27, 2013
The Yankees flexed some serious right-handed muscle while celebrating a sterling effort by left-hander Andy Pettitte, slugging four home runs in a 7-1 pounding of the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.
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  • Cano day to day with bruise; X-rays negative

    Cano day to day with bruise; X-rays negative

    Yankees star second baseman Robinson Cano is day to day with a left hand bruise he sustained after a 90-mph J.A. Happ fastball struck him in the first inning of Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays in Toronto.
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  • Anthopoulos confirms Gibbons will return in '14

    Anthopoulos confirms Gibbons will return in '14

    MLB.com Aug 27, 2013
    John Gibbons is not in danger of being dismissed and will return to the Blue Jays' dugout in 2014, according to general manager Alex Anthopoulos. Gibbons has received a lot of criticism in recent weeks for the disappointing performance of his roster. Th…
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  • GM says Gibbons to return as Jays manager

    GM says Gibbons to return as Jays manager

    ESPN.com Aug 27, 2013
    John Gibbons won't pay the price for the Blue Jays' disappointing season, general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Tuesday.
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  • Video - Cano Injured; Soriano Hits 400th HR 00:37

    Cano Injured; Soriano Hits 400th HR

    Aug 27
    After Robinson Cano was hit on the hand by a pitch, Alfonso Soriano hit two home runs and drove in four RBIs to lift the Yankees to a 7-1 win over the Blue Jays.

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