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Blue Jays unleash power to grab finale from Yanks

Blue Jays unleash power to grab finale from Yanks

MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated Aug 31 (yesterday)
Melky Cabrera, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion each homered, while Munenori Kawasaki drove in the go-ahead run during the Blue Jays' 4-3 victory over the Yankees on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre.
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  • Phils ship Mayberry to Jays for minor leaguer

    Phils ship Mayberry to Jays for minor leaguer

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Philadelphia Phillies traded ailing outfielder John Mayberry Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday for minor-league third baseman Gustavo Pierre.
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  • O's clinch series, increase East lead behind big bats

    O's clinch series, increase East lead behind big bats

    MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    J.J. Hardy crushed a grand slam that highlighted a seven-run sixth inning as the Orioles downed Minnesota, 12-8, in front of 40,905 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sunday that, paired with the Yankees' 4-3 loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto, gave them a…
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  • Getting to Know: Ian Turnbull

    Getting to Know: Ian Turnbull

    thehockeynews.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Status: NHL defenseman from 1973-83 with Toronto, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles. DOB: Dec. 22, 1953 In: Montreal Residence: Los Angeles First Hockey Memory: ”Getting my first hockey stick at age five, started skating at three.” Hockey Inspirations: “Bobby …
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  • Hutchison the star as Blue Jays one-hit Yanks

    Hutchison the star as Blue Jays one-hit Yanks

    MLB.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Drew Hutchison tossed seven stellar innings of one-hit ball, while Jose Bautista homered for the fourth consecutive game in the Blue Jays' 2-0 victory over the Yankees on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre. Aaron Sanchez worked the final two innings wi…
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  • Puck Daddy's Most Disappointing Summer Series: Toronto Maple Le…

    Puck Daddy's Most Disappointing Summer Series: Toronto Maple Leafs Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Yankees 6, Blue Jays 3: Yankees, Still Uncertain on Tanaka and …

    Yankees 6, Blue Jays 3: Yankees, Still Uncertain on Tanaka and Playoffs, Dispatch Blue Jays

    nytimes.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    After the Yankees learned that Masahiro Tanaka had what he described as general arm soreness, they beat Toronto with a strong offensive performance and another effective start by Chris Capuano.
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  • D-backs claim Reimold off waivers from Jays

    D-backs claim Reimold off waivers from Jays

    MLB.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed outfielder Nolan Reimold off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays, as announced by D-backs general manager Kevin Towers. A corresponding move will be made prior to Friday's game.
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  • Coaches and GMs under the gun like never before

    Coaches and GMs under the gun like never before

    thehockeynews.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    Around this time of year when we all get antsy for hockey to get going, one of the most popular topics of conversation centers around which coach will be the first to get fired. Randy Carlyle and Paul MacLean look to be the early frontrunners in that de…
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  • Will any GM ever have a summer like Lou Lamoriello did in 1991?

    Will any GM ever have a summer like Lou Lamoriello did in 1991?

    thehockeynews.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    If Scott Gomez and/or Tomas Kaberle make the New Jersey Devils this season and contribute in a meaningful way, GM Lou Lamoriello will be able to claim another feather for a cap that is already bursting with plumage. The veterans are reclamation projects…
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  • Valencia Homers as Blue Jays Beat Red Sox 5-2

    Valencia Homers as Blue Jays Beat Red Sox 5-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Wednesday night.
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  • Struggling Santos designated for assignment

    Struggling Santos designated for assignment

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Sergio Santos' season took yet another unfortunate turn on Wednesday afternoon when he was designated for assignment for the second time this year.
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  • Video - Blue Jays Come Back Against Yankees 01:05

    Blue Jays Come Back Against Yankees

    Aug 31
    The Blue Jays came back from a three-run deficit to beat the Yankees 4-3.
  • Video - Ellsbury, Yankees Sink Blue Jays 00:53

    Ellsbury, Yankees Sink Blue Jays

    Aug 29
    Jacoby Ellsbury's two-run home run helped the Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Valencia's Homer Carries Blue Jays 00:50

    Valencia's Homer Carries Blue Jays

    Aug 27
    Danny Valencia hit a three-run home run in the Blue Jays' 5-2 win over the Red Sox.
  • Video - Boston's Big 11th Inning Leads To Win 01:09

    Boston's Big 11th Inning Leads To Win

    Aug 26
    The Red Sox scored seven runs in the 11th inning, including Mike Napoli's 16th home run of the season, to beat the Blue Jays 11-7.

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