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  • Blue Jays Hit 3 HRs in First Inning, Beat Orioles 6-5

    Blue Jays Hit 3 HRs in First Inning, Beat Orioles 6-5

    nytimes.com Updated 9 hours ago
    Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki each hit solo home runs in the first inning, Marco Estrada snapped a four-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Friday night.
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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 (3 days ago)
    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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  • Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more…

    Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more players?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    It should really come as no surprise that of the 25 players who were slated to go to salary arbitration this summer, none has actually sat in front of the arbitrator and 22 of them have resulted in contract resolutions. That’s pretty much the standard t…
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  • Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leave

    Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leave

    MLB.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    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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  • Blue Jays shifting attention to pitching

    Blue Jays shifting attention to pitching

    MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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 (3 days ago)
    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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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    thehockeynews.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…
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  • Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offe…

    Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offer

    yahoo.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)
    Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…
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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 (4 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 (4 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 (5 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 (6 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 (6 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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  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense 00:20

    Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense

    Mar 18
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Wolves 01:19

    Raptors Hold Off Wolves

    Mar 18
    Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.