Toronto’s Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion hit back-to-back homers on back to back pitches in the seventh, and that allowed the Blue Jays to beat the Rays, 6-3 on Saturday. 352 more words
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Nathan Karns threw seven shutout innings in his Rays debut, and Ryan Hanigan homered for the only run on Friday, as Tampa Bay edged Toronto by a 1-0 score. 253 more words
As expected, Baseball America has chosen Cubs prospect Kris Bryant as minor league player of the year.
Bryant, who was selected second overall in last year’s draft out of the University of San Diego, hit .325 with a 1.098 OPS and minor league-leading 43 homers in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A at age 22. 119 more words
Yunel Escobar scored the winning run in the ninth on a Nick Hundley passed ball, as the Rays beat the Orioles on Saturday for a second straight game, 3-2. 435 more words