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Giants Playoff Hopes Fading Fast

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Perhaps there was a hangover from a stinging loss the previous night, or maybe the Cardinals’ heralded pitching prospect is on the verge of stardom. 664 more words

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Update on Alex's Baseball Career

On June 11th our nephew Alex was drafted by the Texas Rangers baseball team.  His first assignment was to the Spokane Indians and their Short Season starting on June 17. 116 more words

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Martin helps Blue Jays beat Rays 5-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Russell Martin hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays overcome a poor start by 17-game winner J.A. 237 more words

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Ninth-inning Blue Jays rally falls short against Rays

ST. PETERSBURG — Even on his very best days, Marco Estrada walks a fine line between success and failure.

He works with a repertoire of pitches that would seem to have no place in a major-league rotation, yet his ability to fool hitters with an 88-mph fastball, a cutter at 85, a curveball and a changeup of mystical quality puts him in an elite class of pitchers. 594 more words

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Upton's inside-the-park homer leads Blue Jays to 8-7 win over Twins

TORONTO — Melvin Upton Jr. hit a two-run inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to an 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday afternoon. 620 more words

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Former Cy Young winner Eric Gagne signs with the Ottawa Champions

At one time the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, Eric Gagne has signed with the Ottawa Champions.

The Mascouche, QC, native will start the final game of the season on Sept. 231 more words

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Encarnacion, Osuna lead Blue Jays over Indians 6-5

CLEVELAND — Edwin Encarnacion homered, Roberto Osuna bounced back from a nightmarish outing to record the save and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on Saturday night. 308 more words

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