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Edwin Encarnacion hit a key two-run double, spot starter Esmil Rogers struck out six in four innings and the Blue Jays' bullpen continued to impress in a 6-1 victory over the Rangers on Friday night at Rogers Centre.
Blue Jays promote Thole, LaRoche from MinorsUpdated Jun 7 Share TweetThe Blue Jays promoted catcher Josh Thole and infielder Andy LaRoche from Triple-A Buffalo on Friday, opening up a 40-man roster spot for LaRoche by designating veteran catcher Henry Blanco for assignment.Source: MLB.com
Chien-Ming Wang to pitch for Blue Jays on Tuesday after Yankees grant releaseUpdated Jun 7 Share TweetNot more than 10 minutes after the New York Yankees granted right-hander Chien-Ming Wang his release, he was said to be in the rotation of the Toronto Blue Jays and starting their game Tuesday night.Reporter Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger was…Source: yahoo.com
Blue Jays Power Past RangersJun 7Melky Cabrera and Edwin Encarnacion drove in two runs each to lead the Blue Jays past the Rangers 6-1.
Don Banks: Smith and Co. ready to step up for departed Boldin in BaltimoreJun 7OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Of all the roster defections and body blows the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens suffered after the giddiness of their celebration died down, none has the potential to leave a bigger void than the surprising loss of veteran rece…