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Happ's injury overshadows win over Rays

Happ's injury overshadows win over Rays

MLB.com yahoo.com deadspin.com ESPN.com Updated May 7, 2013
Maicer Izturis hit a go-ahead solo homer during the top of the ninth inning to give the Blue Jays a 6-4 victory over the Rays in a game that was marred by a scary situation involving left-hander J.A. Happ, who was struck in the head by a line drive.
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  • Encarnacion ejected after dispute with umpire

    Encarnacion ejected after dispute with umpire

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion was ejected during the ninth inning of Tuesday night's game versus the Rays following a dispute with home-plate umpire Marty Foster.
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  • Maddon ejected after arguing call at the plate

    Maddon ejected after arguing call at the plate

    MLB.com May 7, 2013
    Joe Maddon has been ejected from Tuesday night's game against the Blue Jays. The ejection came after home-plate umpire Marty Foster called out Sean Rodriguez, who was trying to score from third base on a bunt.
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  • The Dodgers and Blue Jays: From baseball’s offseason darlings t…

    The Dodgers and Blue Jays: From baseball’s offseason darlings to cellar dwellers

    yahoo.com May 7, 2013
    If you sat down with a notepad and pen the day before the baseball season started and tried to guess which teams would be in last place five weeks into the season, would you put the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays on the list? Sure, you'd writ…
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  • Once again, expensive free agents are failing to meet expectati…

    Once again, expensive free agents are failing to meet expectations

    CNNSI.com May 7, 2013
    As another expensive crop of free-agents fails to meet expectations with their new teams, it's clear free-agency is more like a used-car lot than ever before, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • The Juice: J.P. Arencibia’s home run in ninth completes Toronto…

    The Juice: J.P. Arencibia’s home run in ninth completes Toronto Blue Jays eight-run comeback

    yahoo.com May 7, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Everything evens out in the end, J.P. Arencibia says, as long as you keep workin…
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  • Video - Happ Hit By Line Drive, Taken To Hospital 00:33

    Happ Hit By Line Drive, Taken To Hospital

    May 7
    Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was responsive after being hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Desmond Jennings and carted off the field on Tuesday.

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    May 7
    PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
  • Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    May 7
    The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett to have surgery, agent says

    May 7
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
  • 2013 NBA draft -- Anthony Bennett undergoes shoulder surgery for SLAP tear

    May 8
    UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder on Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.