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Encarnacion hits three homers, drives in nine runs in Blue Jays' rout of Tigers

TORONTO — Fans threw hats from all levels of Rogers Centre, and some even reached the field. There was no more Canadian way to celebrate a home-run hat trick by Edwin Encarnacion. 403 more words

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Pitcher Eric Gagné starts for first time in six years

TROIS-RIVIÈRES — Eric Gagné allowed one run on two hits in his first start in six years as the Trois-Riviéres Aigles beat the Quebec Capitales 5-3 in Cam-Am League action on Friday night. 141 more words

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David Denson Becomes First Openly Gay Player On MLB-Affiliated Team

It’s good to see more and more guys coming out in what is traditionally seen as a “macho” sportou. Personally I don’t care for baseball, but I know there are hundreds of thousands of fans the world over. 71 more words

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Blue Jays bats go quiet against Yankees' Tanaka in second straight loss

TORONTO — Pitching held up its end of the bargain, but the Toronto Blue Jays’ powerhouse lineup found an opposing starter it couldn’t knock around. 309 more words

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Ryan Metzler taking advantage of starting spot with Vancouver Canadians

The promotion of Lane Thomas has helped lead to more at-bats for Ryan Metzler with the Vancouver Canadians, and Metzler is taking advantage.
Thomas, a second baseman, played his last game with Vancouver last Friday before being moved up a level to the Single A Lansing Lugnuts. 193 more words

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Montreal this morning: Rain, rain, won't go away

There’s no escaping it. The wet weather will be with us all day long.

According to Environment Canada, showers will wreak havoc throughout the day with anywhere… 316 more words

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