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Blue Jays use Little League home run to steal game from Twins

Blue Jays use Little League home run to steal game from Twins

yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 17 hours ago
With all due respect to the U.S. champions from Maine-Endwell Little League and international champions from Seoul, South Korea, there’s only one baseball term that describes the decisive play in Saturday’s Blue Jays-Twins game: Little League home run. …
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  • Upton, Blue Jays Overcome 5-Run Deficit, Twins' Skid Hits 9

    Upton, Blue Jays Overcome 5-Run Deficit, Twins' Skid Hits 9

    nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    Even in Little League, Melvin Upton Jr. couldn't remember circling the bases quite this way.
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  • Mauer (quads) feeling better, returns to lineup

    Mauer (quads) feeling better, returns to lineup

    MLB.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Twins first baseman Joe Mauer returned to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, batting second and playing first base.
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Toronto Maple Leafs

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Toronto Maple Leafs

    yahoo.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Sweden’s Lehner withdraws from World Cup to heal ankle, Enroth …

    Sweden’s Lehner withdraws from World Cup to heal ankle, Enroth takes his place

    thehockeynews.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Robin Lehner was only able to suit up for one-quarter of the Sabres’ games in his first season as presumptive starting netminder for the club. But in an attempt to avoid that in his second campaign, Lehner is making sure he takes his time to heal the an…
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  • Pujols Reaches 100 RBIs for 13th Time, Angels Beat Jays 6-3

    Pujols Reaches 100 RBIs for 13th Time, Angels Beat Jays 6-3

    nytimes.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark for the 13th time, the fifth player in history to achieve the feat, Mike Trout had three hits and drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Thursday night.
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  • Blue Jays Assistant Offers The Hottest Advanced Stats Take Of A…

    Blue Jays Assistant Offers The Hottest Advanced Stats Take Of All

    deadspin.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Are you seated? Are you prepared to hear the rawest, truest sabermetrics take of all time from Blue Jays scout Steve Springer?Read more...
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  • Pujols passes Big Mac with 584th HR

    Pujols passes Big Mac with 584th HR

    MLB.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    Albert Pujols moved past Mark McGwire and into sole possession of 10th on the all-time home run leaders list after going yard in the first inning off Marco Estrada for his 584th career home run during Wednesday's 8-2 win over the Blue Jays.
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  • Pujols' milestone, Shoemaker key rout of Jays

    Pujols' milestone, Shoemaker key rout of Jays

    MLB.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each homered as the Angels scored early and often to back six scoreless innings from Matt Shoemaker during an 8-2 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.
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  • Bautista activated from DL, leading off for Toronto

    Bautista activated from DL, leading off for Toronto

    MLB.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    Jose Bautista made his return to the Blue Jays' starting lineup on Thursday night after missing the previous 15 days with a twisted left knee.
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  • Relive Kobe Bryant’s Incredible 81-Point Performance Against Th…

    Relive Kobe Bryant’s Incredible 81-Point Performance Against The Raptors

    dimemag.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    Today is officially Kobe Bryant Day in the city of Los Angeles. Why? August 24th is 8/24, which happen to be the two numbers he wore in his Lakers career. It’s also one day after Bryant’s 38th birthday. What better time to revisit his finest individual …
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  • Martin Has 3 Hits, Blue Jays Beat Slumping Angels 7-2

    Martin Has 3 Hits, Blue Jays Beat Slumping Angels 7-2

    nytimes.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    Russell Martin had three hits and two RBIs, R.A. Dickey pitched 6 2/3 innings for his first home win since July 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Tuesday night.
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  • The Raptors Have Unveiled New ‘Huskies’ And ‘Chinese New Year’ …

    The Raptors Have Unveiled New ‘Huskies’ And ‘Chinese New Year’ Jerseys

    dimemag.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    Raptors to don Huskies & Chinese New Year uniforms in 2016-17. #WeTheNorth More: — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 23, 2016 The Toronto Raptors have been around for just over 20 years, but that hardly summarizes the history of Canadian basketball.…
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  • Edwin Encarnacion's agent calls STD lawsuit 'meritless'

    Edwin Encarnacion's agent calls STD lawsuit 'meritless'

    yahoo.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    Edwin Encarnacion (Getty Images) Toronto Blue Jays first basemen Edwin Encarnacion is embroiled in a stunning lawsuit that alleges, among other things, that he knowingly gave a woman two STDs. Encarnacion himself won’t be commenting on the suit, but he …
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  • Toronto Maple Leafs invite Brandon Prust to camp on tryout

    Toronto Maple Leafs invite Brandon Prust to camp on tryout

    yahoo.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Earlier in the offseason former Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust said he would “take a job anywhere.” That place appears to be the Toronto Maple Leafs. General manager Lou Lamoriello said he decided to invite…
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  • Maple Leafs find their backup goalie in Jhonas Enroth

    Maple Leafs find their backup goalie in Jhonas Enroth

    yahoo.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images It was a busy Monday for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who after promoting Mark Hunter from Director of Player Personnel to Assistant General Manager finally signed a backup goaltender for Frederik Andersen. After spending …
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  • A week has changed everything for the Orioles

    A week has changed everything for the Orioles

    yahoo.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    A week ago, things were looking pretty good for the Baltimore Orioles. They were second in the AL East with a 66-51 record, just 0.5 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays. They had the best home record in the AL (39-17), and they had a chance to put more s…
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  • Blue Jays relying on pitching, not slugging

    Blue Jays relying on pitching, not slugging

    MLB.com Aug 22 (7 days ago)
    When you think of the Blue Jays, you often think of them outslugging opponents. But they have quietly had the AL's best pitching staff this season.
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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.