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Chris Sale falls short of strikeout record, but makes quick wor…

Chris Sale falls short of strikeout record, but makes quick work of Blue Jays

yahoo.com nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 8 hours ago
Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Chris Sale was four strikeouts shy of history Mo…
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  • Sale named AL All-Star, goes the distance

    Sale named AL All-Star, goes the distance

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    A Major League record of nine straight games with double-digit strikeouts eluded All-Star left-hander Chris Sale during a 4-2 White Sox victory over the Blue Jays on Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
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  • Joseph reportedly agrees to deal with Raptors

    Joseph reportedly agrees to deal with Raptors

    nba.com ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    Guard Cory Joseph has agreed to a contract with the Toronto Raptors.
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  • Is Phil Kessel sad to be leaving Toronto?

    Is Phil Kessel sad to be leaving Toronto?

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    Five days ago, Phil Kessel became a Pittsburgh Penguin in a trade that brought Kasperi Kapanen, Scott Harrington, Nick Spaling and a first-round selection back to the Toronto Maple Leafs. But even though it’s been nearly a week, it appears the trade sti…
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  • Toronto Maple Leafs sign centre Shawn Matthias to one-year cont…

    Toronto Maple Leafs sign centre Shawn Matthias to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 6 (yesterday)
    TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs signed centre Shawn Matthias to a one-year contract Monday. The 27-year-old native of Mississauga, Ont., had 18 goals and nine assists in 78 games last season with the Vancouver Canucks. Matthias was draft...
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  • Maple Leafs ink Shawn Matthias to one-year, $2.3 million deal

    Maple Leafs ink Shawn Matthias to one-year, $2.3 million deal

    thehockeynews.com Jul 6 (yesterday)
    Following his career year, Shawn Matthias didn’t cash in quite as big as Matt Beleskey, but the 27-year-old winger did earn a healthy raise Monday, signing a one-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, worth a reported $2.3 million. Matthias earned $1.8…
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  • Roundup: Toronto Blows Past Detroit as Verlander’s Troubles Gro…

    Roundup: Toronto Blows Past Detroit as Verlander’s Troubles Grow

    nytimes.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Justin Verlander remained winless in four starts since his return from the disabled list, allowing seven runs on Sunday as his E.R.A. ballooned to 6.75 during the Tigers’ 10-5 loss to the Blue Jays.
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  • Donaldson Tops All-Star Voting as Blue Jay Fans Step Up

    Donaldson Tops All-Star Voting as Blue Jay Fans Step Up

    nytimes.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson set a voting record in earning selection as a starter for the Major League Baseball All-Star game.
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  • Maple Leafs sign Nazem Kadri to one-year, $4.1 million contract

    Maple Leafs sign Nazem Kadri to one-year, $4.1 million contract

    thehockeynews.com Jul 5 (yesterday)
    For Nazem Kadri, the 2015-16 season could be the biggest of his career. If nothing else, the pressure to perform will certainly be there. Sunday afternoon, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced they have signed the 24-year-old center to a one-year, $4.1 mil…
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  • Avila makes terrific grab in 1st start at first

    Avila makes terrific grab in 1st start at first

    MLB.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Alex Avila didn't expect much from himself at first base in the Tigers' 8-3 win over the Blue Jays. It only took until the fourth inning on Saturday to prove himself wrong, as he made a spectacular catch on Russell Martin's popup.
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  • Miguel Cabrera makes first career trip to DL with strained left…

    Miguel Cabrera makes first career trip to DL with strained left calf

    yahoo.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    For the first time in his 13-year career, Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is headed to the disabled list. Cabrera was forced from Friday night's 8-6 win against the Toronto Blue Jays with a grade-three strain of his left calf, which is expec…
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  • Miggy on DL with calf strain, to miss 6 weeks

    Miggy on DL with calf strain, to miss 6 weeks

    MLB.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    For the first time in his career, Miguel Cabrera is headed to the disabled list. The American League's hitting leader and two-time Most Valuable Player Award winner went on the 15-day DL on Saturday morning with a left calf strain sustained on the basep…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk con…

    Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk, Lecavalier and Bozak trade talk continues

    thehockeynews.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    The Kevin Shattenkirk trade speculation that surfaced during the recent NHL draft gained momentum during the opening day of free agency. Jeremy P. Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the defenseman’s agent denied claims his client was bein…
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  • Anibal Sanchez dominates Blue Jays, but Tigers lose Miguel Cabr…

    Anibal Sanchez dominates Blue Jays, but Tigers lose Miguel Cabrera to injury

    yahoo.com Jul 4 (3 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez nearl…
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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.

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