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Jays edge Yanks; AL East lead shrinks to ½ game

Jays edge Yanks; AL East lead shrinks to ½ game

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 29, 2012
The Blue Jays don't have much to play for, except for the role of spoilers. Toronto pulled out a 3-2 win over New York to cut the Yankees' division lead to a ½ game over the Orioles.
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  • Despite losing DH, Girardi pulls Nunez for D

    Despite losing DH, Girardi pulls Nunez for D

    MLB.com Sep 29, 2012
    The Yankees removed Eduardo Nunez in the sixth inning of Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays, surrendering their designated hitter and sparking concern that the backup infielder had suffered an injury. Not so, said manager Joe Girardi, who noted after …
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  • AL East lead cut as Yanks lose grip in Toronto

    AL East lead cut as Yanks lose grip in Toronto

    MLB.com Sep 29, 2012
    Adeiny Hechavarria launched a run-scoring double off Joba Chamberlain for the go-ahead hit as the Blue Jays again embraced their role as September spoilers, sending the Yankees to a costly 3-2 defeat on Saturday at Rogers Centre.
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  • Romero exits final start with left knee injury

    Romero exits final start with left knee injury

    MLB.com Sep 29, 2012
    Blue Jays left-hander Ricky Romero was forced to exit Saturday afternoon's start against the Yankees -- his final outing of the season -- prematurely with left knee discomfort.
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  • Farrell considers Encarnacion MVP contender

    Farrell considers Encarnacion MVP contender

    MLB.com Sep 29, 2012
    Toward the end of a career year at the plate, Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion should find his name toward the top of the American League Most Valuable Player ballot, according to manager John Farrell.
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  • X-rays negative, Yanks' Cano (hand) in lineup

    X-rays negative, Yanks' Cano (hand) in lineup

    The Yankees dodged a potentially disastrous bullet today when X-rays of Robinson Cano's left hand came back negative after he was hit by a pitch in Friday night's game against the Blue Jays.
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