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Marcus Stroman strikes out 8 as Blue Jays blank Orioles

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Jose Bautista and Justin Smoak both had solo home runs to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Wednesday.

Blue Jays’s struggles continue at home with loss to Orioles

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Jonathan Schoop scored twice and Kevin Gausman threw 5 1/3 shutout innings as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

Blue Jays designate reliever Jason Grilli for assignment

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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The Toronto Blue Jays have designated veteran reliever Jason Grilli for assignment. The Jays also optioned outfielder Dwight Smith Jr., recalled right-handed pitcher Chris Smith and reinstated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera from the disabled list.

Who is that masked man? Meet Atlanta’s The Freeze

Monday, June 26th, 2017
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When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the off-season if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion, he had no idea it was the start of something special.

Osuna returns to help Blue Jays finish off Royals

Sunday, June 25th, 2017
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Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Sunday.

Royals continue hot streak with win over Jays

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Jason Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven efficient innings to lead the surging Kansas City Royals over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday.

Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna feeling ‘a little bit lost’

Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna says that ongoing issues with anxiety kept him out of Friday's 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals.

Blue Jays’ bullpen implodes in 9th-inning, 2-out collapse to Royals

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night to reach .500 for the first time since April.

The smashing success of Justin Smoak

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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There was no real reason to believe Justin Smoak would be a good baseball player this season. Turns out, he's Toronto's best hitter and latest successful reclamation project. So what changed for the towering first baseman?

Stroman thumped in Texas as .500 proves elusive for Jays

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series.