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Jeter begins final homestand with HR in win

Jeter begins final homestand with HR in win

ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated 9 hours ago
Derek Jeter began his final homestand for the New York Yankees with one more stroll around the bases, hitting a home run Thursday night in a 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
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  • Yanks walk off on error to gain in Wild Card

    Yanks walk off on error to gain in Wild Card

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Chase Headley hit a grounder that rolled under first baseman Adam Lind's glove in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring Antoan Richardson from third base to give the Yankees a 3-2 walk-off victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium…
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  • As Maple Leafs open camp, assistant Spott brushes off disagreem…

    As Maple Leafs open camp, assistant Spott brushes off disagreement with Kessel

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com 19 hours ago
    TORONTO - Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott handled controversy about a disagreement with Phil Kessel by saying his comments about the star winger not wanting to follow a new play were "light-hearted." After the Toronto Star reported Sp...
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  • Marcus Stroman suspended six games for throwing near Caleb Jose…

    Marcus Stroman suspended six games for throwing near Caleb Joseph's head

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Sep 17 (yesterday)
    Your browser does not support iframes. It turns out Major League Baseball just needed a little more time to punish rookie right-hander Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays. The league announced Wednesday afternoon it was suspending Stroman for six ga…
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  • 10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were re…

    10 RFAs who missed training camp and how their disputes were resolved

    thehockeynews.com Sep 17 (yesterday)
    Ryan Johansen’s contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets are…contentious. Yesterday started with Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen drawing a line in the sand by insinuating the start of training camp as a cut off point. Later on, team preside…
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  • O's end East title drought with rout of Jays

    O's end East title drought with rout of Jays

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 16 (2 days ago)
    The Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday.
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  • Anthopoulos not tipping hand on Gibbons' status

    Anthopoulos not tipping hand on Gibbons' status

    MLB.com Sep 16 (3 days ago)
    Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is notorious for keeping internal matters close to the vest. And even when it comes to manager John Gibbons, Anthopoulos is doing the same.
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  • Tanaka tentatively slated to start on Sunday

    Tanaka tentatively slated to start on Sunday

    MLB.com Sep 16 (3 days ago)
    Yankees manager Joe Girardi says right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is tentatively scheduled to start on Sunday against the Blue Jays.
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  • Canadian amateur stars set for Tournament 12

    Canadian amateur stars set for Tournament 12

    MLB.com Sep 16 (3 days ago)
    The top youth baseball talent from Canada will call Rogers Centre home for the next week. Tournament 12, an amateur baseball showcase featuring 160 of the best First-Year Player Draft-eligible players nationwide, kicked off Tuesday at the Blue Jays' hom…
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  • Chen wins 16th as O's reduce magic number to one

    Chen wins 16th as O's reduce magic number to one

    MLB.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    Wei-Yin Chen fanned six in 5 2/3 innings and Adam Jones had three hits to lead the Orioles to a 5-2 win over the Blue Jays on Monday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Is this Marc-Andre Fleury’s last season in Pitts…

    Rumor Roundup: Is this Marc-Andre Fleury’s last season in Pittsburgh?

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (4 days ago)
    Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury enters this season facing an uncertain future. He’s an unrestricted free agent in July, and new Penguins GM Jim Rutherford didn’t believe this summer was the right time to discuss a contract extension. Fl…
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  • Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (4 days ago)
    Five of the the 14 teams that missed the NHL playoffs in 2012-13 (Colorado, Dallas, Columbus, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) qualified for a playoff berth last season. Here are five teams on the outside looking in during the 2014 playoffs that – in this wr…
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (4 days ago)
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Escobar Riles Up Crowd, Rays Beat Blue Jays in 10

    Escobar Riles Up Crowd, Rays Beat Blue Jays in 10

    nytimes.com Sep 14 (5 days ago)
    Yunel Escobar riled up the crowd with an exaggerated display after a home run in the eighth inning and Sean Rodriguez hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday.
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  • Leiweke: remark about Leafs with 'terrible' character was gener…

    Leiweke: remark about Leafs with 'terrible' character was general response

    NHL.com Sep 14 (5 days ago)
    TORONTO - Tim Leiweke says a comment he made about players within the Toronto Maple Leafs organization having "terrible" character was not aimed at a specific player. Speaking to students at Ryerson University, the outgoing president and CEO ...
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  • Lind's big swing helps Toronto keep WC in sight

    Lind's big swing helps Toronto keep WC in sight

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 13 (6 days ago)
    Adam Lind broke out of a deep homer slump in a major way on Saturday afternoon to help the Blue Jays past the Rays. Lind smacked his first homer since late June in the seventh, and Edwin Encarnacion followed with one of his own on the next pitch as Toro…
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  • O's plan to give Ubaldo Tuesday's spot start

    O's plan to give Ubaldo Tuesday's spot start

    MLB.com Sep 13 (6 days ago)
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez threw a simulated game between the two games of Friday's doubleheader at Oriole Park at Camden Yards and will start for the O's against the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
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  • Video - Yankees Walk Off For Second Straight Win 01:04

    Yankees Walk Off For Second Straight Win

    Sep 18
    Derek Jeter homered at Yankee Stadium for the first time this season and the Yankees walked off on an error to defeat the Blue Jays 3-2.
  • Video - ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings 07:09

    ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings

    Sep 18
    ESPN The Magazine's Peter Keating breaks down the 2014 Ultimate Team Standings.
  • Video - Orioles Fly By Blue Jays 00:32

    Orioles Fly By Blue Jays

    Sep 17
    Steve Pearce hit two home runs in the Orioles' 6-1 win over the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Orioles Win, Clinch AL East Title 01:25

    Orioles Win, Clinch AL East Title

    Sep 16
    The Orioles beat the Blue Jays 8-2 to clinch their first AL East title since 1997.

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