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Yankees defeat Blue Jays in rain-shortened 7-inning affair

Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Giancarlo Stanton added an impressive opposite-field blast and the New York Yankees rallied for a rain-shortened 7-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

Bob Elliott’s Baseball: ’92-93 Blue Jays are worth remembering

Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Stories abound of the players and coaches who brought back-to-back World Series championships to Toronto in the 1990s.

Jays lose long-delayed game against Royals, split series

Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.

Jose Bautista’s bench barrage sets RBI record in Mets’ 24-4 victory

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Jose Bautista tied a major league record by collecting seven RBI off the bench for the New York Mets, becoming the first major leaguer to reach that total in a game off the bench since John Mayberry on June 26, 1978.

Curtis Granderson’s grand slam propels Jays past Royals

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night.

Pillar homers in 8th to lift Jays over Royals

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Kevin Pillar hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Tuesday night.

Jays fall to Royals despite solid debut from prospect Jansen

Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Ryan O'Hearn homered and drove in a career-high three runs, Brad Keller threw seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night to spoil Sean Reid-Foley's major league debut.

Top Jays prospects Jansen, Reid-Foley to make MLB debuts Monday

Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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The Toronto Blue Jays will feature two fresh faces in their lineup when they take on the Royals in Kansas City on Monday.

Blue Jays down Rays to avoid 3-game sweep

Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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Kevin Pillar had a double and scored the go-ahead run as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Sunday to avoid a three-game series sweep. The win is just the second in seven games for the Blue Jays (53-64) while the Rays (60-58) saw their three-game win streak come to an end.

‘Super’ Vlad Jr. smacks dinger in 4th straight triple-A game

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. continues to feast on minor-league pitching. The top prospect in baseball hit a home run for the fourth consecutive game for the Buffalo Bisons — the Toronto Blue Jays' triple-A affiliate — Saturday in a 6-3 loss against the Toledo Mud Hens.