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Higashioka’s pair of home runs carry Yankees past Blue Jays

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Kyle Higashioka homered twice to support Gerrit Cole, leading the New York Yankees to a 3-1 win over Toronto Monday night in Dunedin, Florida.

Jays kick offence into overdrive to blowout Angels

Saturday, April 10th, 2021
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A seven-run second inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays a big lead early and they cruised to a 15-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night in Dunedin, Fla.

Hometown pitcher Joe Musgrove tosses 1st no-hitter in San Diego Padres history

Friday, April 9th, 2021
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San Diego Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove pitched the first no-hitter in the history of his hometown team, allowing only one baserunner in a 3-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

MLB officially moves July 13 all-star game to Denver’s Coors Field

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Major League Baseball on Tuesday officially announced the all-star game will be held July 13 at Coors Field in Denver after pulling the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to extensive changes to Georgia's voting laws.

Guerrero Jr., Grichuk’s home runs power Jays to series win over Yankees

Sunday, April 4th, 2021
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk homered off Domingo German in the Yankee right-hander's return from a domestic violence ban, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat New York 3-1 Sunday to win a season-opening series against their AL East rival.

MLB moving 2021 all-star game out of Atlanta in response to voting restrictions

Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Major League Baseball moved the 2021 all-star game from Atlanta's Truist Park, a response Friday to Georgia enacting a new law last month restricting voting rights.

Vanderbilt’s Jack Leiter follows no-no with 7 more hitless innings

Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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With regular season on horizon, Blue Jays name Hyun Jin Ryu opening day starter

Friday, March 26th, 2021
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Manager Charlie Montoyo announced Hyun Jin Ryu as the Blue Jays opening day starter following a spring training game on Friday.

Projected Blue Jays closer Kirby Yates likely done for season with elbow injury

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Kirby Yates is expected to miss the entire season due to a right elbow injury. General manager Ross Atkins says Yates is most likely headed for Tommy John surgery. The 33-year-old reliever was recently diagnosed with a flexor-pronator strain.

Blue Jays’ projected closer Kirby Yates out multiple weeks with strained arm

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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The Toronto Blue Jays have lost another pitcher to injury as Kirby Yates has been diagnosed with a flexor-pronator strain in his right arm and is expected to miss multiple weeks. Fellow pitchers Nate Pearson and Thomas Hatch are also sidelined.