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1 min ago | Toronto Blue Jays

Redmond named Blue Jays' nominee for Clemente Award

Right-hander Todd Redmond is the Blue Jays' nominee for this year's Roberto Clemente Award which honors the Major League Baseball player who best represents the game through positive contributions on and off the field. Each club nominates one team member in an effort to pay tribute to Clemente's achievements and character by recognizing current players who truly understand the value of helping others.

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4 hrs ago | Toronto Blue Jays

Braves break ground on new SunTrust Park

The Braves broke ground on their new stadium in Cobb County, Ga., on Tuesday in a gala ceremony presided over by Terry McGuirk, the chairman of the team. McGuirk announced that the new stadium will be named Gov. Nathan Deal was in attendance, as were Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Hank Aaron and a host of other local dignitaries.

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8 hrs ago | Bluebird Banter

Who's Up, Who's Down On the Blue Jays: Batters

Thus far in September, the Jays are 8-5. The bats have picked things up from the awful August, hitting .273/.327/.435 and scoring 5.5 run per game.

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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Blue Jays stand in way of Orioles clinching AL East

Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchison is 3-0 with a 1.13 earned-run average in six career starts against the Orioles. Winning the American League East has been an almost foregone conclusion for weeks now for the Baltimore Orioles, but a title 17 years in the making would still make for a very memorable night at Camden Yards.

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14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Orioles observations on pitch at Caleb Joseph's head, Ubaldo Jimenez, more

I have come to accept the whole "throw at a guy" concept in baseball to protect your own. It's just one of those things.

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18 hrs ago | Bluebird Banter

A look at the days ahead for the Wild Card contenders

The Blue Jays head into Baltimore today to take on the division leading Orioles , which will be a key series for Toronto if it wants to stay in the Wild Card race. Sitting at 77-71 on the season and four games back of the Royals for the second Wild Card, it's looking like the Blue Jays will have to win at the very least 12 of their last 14 games to have a chance to get their first playoff berth in 21 years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Chris Sale, James Shields, John Danks, Colby Rasmus, Major League Baseball

23 hrs ago | Toronto Blue Jays

Roberto Alomar opens Tournament 12

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Baseball Capsules

The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night. Baltimore can clinch the division crown with a win over Toronto on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Ryan Flaherty

Toronto Blue Jays

deGrom K's first eight to tie MLB record

Jacob deGrom 's improbable rookie season continued on Monday, when he tied Major League baseball's modern-day record by striking out each of the first eight batters he faced. DeGrom, who came into the night averaging a shade fewer than a strikeout per inning, opened the game with whiffs of Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich and second baseman Donovan Solano .

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Jays Journal

Blue Jays' Nation Of Domination?

Sep 8, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman celebrates the win with Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle at the end of a game against the Chicago Cubs at Rogers Centre. The Toronto Blue Jays won 8-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Marcus Stroman, Baseball Players, Drew Hutchison, Adam Lind, Edwin Encarnacion

BleacherReport

Toronto Blue Jays: Why the Team Should Look to Trade Jose Reyes

When the Toronto Blue Jays acquired Jose Reyes , per the National Post - among others - in a 12-player trade from the Miami Marlins in November of 2012, expectations for the team were sky-high. - and Mark Buehrle, Reyes was supposed to help transform an ailing Jays organization that had drawn just over 25,000 fans a game in 2012 Nearly two years later, it's highly unlikely the Jays will see any postseason action since the blockbuster trade with Miami.

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Jays Journal

Series Preview: Can the Blue Jays Clip the Orioles?

Sep 14, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind is congratulated by right fielder Jose Bautista and short stop Jose Reyes after hitting a three run home run against Tampa Bay Rays in the eighth inning at Rogers Centre. Tampa Bay won 6-5.

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The Miami Herald

Toronto Blue Jays

Baltimore comes into the contest with a magic number of three to clinch their first division crown since 1997 and should it take two of three from the Blue Jays it would clinch the crown in front of its fans for the first time since 1969. The Orioles stand a great chance at trimming the number even further on Monday behind lefty Wei-Yin Chen, who has won eight of his last nine decisions and is 15-4 with a 3.59 ERA.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Toronto Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles try to move one step closer to their first American League East title in 17 years on Monday when they open a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays at Camden Yards. Baltimore comes into the contest with a magic number of three to clinch their first division crown since 1997 and should it take two of three from the Blue Jays it would clinch the crown in front of its fans for the first time since 1969.

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Jays Journal

Blue Jays 2014 R. Howard Webster Award Predictions

Mar 3, 2014; Fort Myers, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Sean Nolin warms up in the bullpen during the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports With the minor league season behind us and the Major League season drawing to a close, I thought it would be a good time to make my R. Howard Webster award predictions.

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Bluebird Banter

Weekend Links Decides To Show Up, Sept 14, 2014

The weekend links guy had a long miserable August of his own matching in some ways the Jays August. Finally shows up to post some links as the season winds down.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Toronto Blue Jays

Kershaw first to 19 wins; Dodgers add to lead

's clutch two-run homer in the sixth inning secured the series rubber game that restored the Dodgers' National League West lead to three games and trimmed the magic number for clinching the division to 11. "We got the crowd out of these last two games, and that's the key to having success at AT&T Park," said Kemp. "We put runs up, they kind of hush up.

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Kinsler's go-ahead blast lifts Tigers to sweep

His first home run of September came at an ideal time, as, for the second straight day, his club was trailing the Indians by one run. The two-run blast gave Detroit a 6-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park, bailing out "You don't see many guys reach those bushes out there," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.

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GantDaily.com

Sean Rodriguez lifts Rays past Jays in series finale

Sean Rodriguez hit a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to carry the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in the rubbermatch of a three-game series Sunday at Rogers Centre. After pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. forced extra frames with a solo shot, the Rays opened the 10th with a walk by Yunel Escobar and a single by Logan Forsythe.

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CBC News

Jays tab Rays-killer Mark Buehrle to try for series win

Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle, pictured here, is swapping rotation spots with Marcus Stroman and will pitch Sunday's series finale against visiting Tampa Bay. The move gives Buehrle another look at the Rays after going 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA in his first five meetings this season, all Toronto victories.

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