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Ellsbury hurts ankle, hopes to play Saturday

Ellsbury hurts ankle, hopes to play Saturday

ESPN.com Updated 8 hours ago
New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury injured his left ankle on a slide into home plate during the team's 6-3 win against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
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  • Ellsbury, Headley guide Yankees past Jays

    Ellsbury, Headley guide Yankees past Jays

    ESPN.com MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Ellsbury, Headley power Yankees past Blue Jays 6-3
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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 12 hours 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 (yesterday)
    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 (yesterday)
    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 (yesterday)
    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 (2 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 (3 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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  • Randy Carlyle accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, inadvertently prove…

    Randy Carlyle accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, inadvertently proves he's not a cyborg

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    .@Jgardiner272 and @43_Kadri help Randy Carlyle complete the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. Video to come! #TMLTalk pic.twitter.com/dyT0NKI8Gh— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) August 25, 2014 Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle takes a lot heat for being a…
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  • MLB denies Rays 'replay' protest

    MLB denies Rays 'replay' protest

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Manager Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays appeared to have a sound case when they filed a protest saying umpire Bob Davidson incorrectly allowed the Toronto Blue Jays to use a replay challenge Sunday. The Blue Jays…
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  • Who won the Phil Kessel to Toronto trade…five years later?

    Who won the Phil Kessel to Toronto trade…five years later?

    thehockeynews.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    For a guy who doesn’t say much, Phil Kessel is the source of significant noise. Ever since he begged out of Boston and was dealt to Toronto for a trio of high draft picks, fans and media on both sides of the equation have been debating the merits of the…
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  • Watch Amir Johnson Work On His Post Game With Olajuwon & Al…

    Watch Amir Johnson Work On His Post Game With Olajuwon & Al Jefferson

    dimemag.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    There aren’t many 6-9 power forwards like Amir Johnson, who can hit at better than 30 percent from beyond the arc. Amir added the three-point range last year, but this offseason, he looks to be working on his low-post moves under the dual tutelage of Ha…
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  • Cespedes stars in 10th as Red Sox end skid

    Cespedes stars in 10th as Red Sox end skid

    ESPN.com nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    Yoenis Cespedes singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox survived a ninth-inning collapse to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Monday night, snapping their losing streak at eight games.
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  • Blue Jays manager admonishes Jose Bautista for ejection

    Blue Jays manager admonishes Jose Bautista for ejection

    yahoo.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has acknowledged that he has issues arguing about balls and strikes with umpires. Bautista also has said that he's "trying to get better" at not letting his emotion…
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  • What We Learned: Preparing for Toronto Maple Leafs civil war

    What We Learned: Preparing for Toronto Maple Leafs civil war

    yahoo.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.) All the changes m…
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  • The top 10 players to watch in the Champions League

    The top 10 players to watch in the Champions League

    thehockeynews.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    If you can’t wait for the NHL season to start, maybe turn your attention to Europe, where the Champions League is off and running. The super-sized tournament for club teams features squads from all over the continent and it’s more than just a place to f…
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  • Longoria Gets Winning Hit, Rays Beat Blue Jays 2-1

    Longoria Gets Winning Hit, Rays Beat Blue Jays 2-1

    nytimes.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    Evan Longoria singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.
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  • Jays option Drabek to clear spot for Santos

    Jays option Drabek to clear spot for Santos

    ESPN.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    The Blue Jays optioned right-hander Kyle Drabek to Triple-A Buffalo Sunday to clear a roster spot for right-hander Sergio Santos.
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  • 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.
  • Video - Red Sox Win In Extras 01:00

    Red Sox Win In Extras

    Aug 25
    Yoenis Cespedes' RBI single in the top of the 10th lifted the Red Sox past the Blue Jays 4-3.

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