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  1. Blue Jays stifled as Dickey knocked out earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... then surrendered a solo homer to Devon Travis , which was later followed by an RBI single by off the bat of Danny Valencia . MOMENTS THAT MATTERED Loney returns in style: Loney, who was activated earlier in the day after a right oblique strain had ...

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  2. The art of platooning: Molitor vs. Gardenhire and Arcia vs. leftiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | AaronGleeman.com

    Paul Molitor barely has his feet wet as Twins manager, but one noticeable change from Ron Gardenhire is the willingness to platoon. In his 13 seasons as manager Gardenhire essentially never platooned based on handedness, instead treating left-handed bats like Jacque Jones and Jason Kubel as everyday players despite their inability to handle left-handers and ignoring the potential value mediocre right-handed bats like Danny Valencia had as lefty mashers.

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  3. Craig's inside-the-parker fires up Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Boston Red Sox

    ... Smoak 's RBI double sparked a three-run seventh inning for the Blue Jays, before Ryan Goins homered and Danny Valencia added an RBI ground-rule double to give Toronto a 9-4 lead in the eighth. Matt Spring hit a two-run double in the bottom of the ...

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  4. Phillies Hot Take Recap: Hamels Trade Value Plummets in Embarrassing Spring DisplayRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Good Phight

    ... While facing his first batter after relieving Cole Hamels in the middle of the 4th, Aumont balked, allowing Danny Valencia to advance to second. Aumont was so out of it that he didn't even know it was a balk and air-mailed a potential pickoff throw ...

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  5. Scary moment for Blue Jays' PompeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The London Free Press

    ... a few pointers on ground balls and was gone again. The media-shy Rolen took ground balls with third baseman Danny Valencia, prospect Mitch Nay and Josh Donaldson on the same turf field where Marcus Stroman was injured. "Scott's main point was you ...

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  6. Thursday Twins Links: Brian Dozier Talks, Powerful Bats Approach, and Aaron Hicks' Mental MistakesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Twinkie Town

    Twins prospect Max Kepler stretches to try and get former Twins player Danny Valencia out at first base. - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Today's morning links bring us some fun bits, some incredibly important news, and probably things you'd call useless, but hey, this is a judgement-free zone .

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  7. 2015 MLB Spring Training: 5 Toronto Blue Jays Position Battles to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... Encarnacion becomes part of the mix at first base if Navarro is the top choice for DH. Justin Smoak and Danny Valencia are the platoon choices. Encarnacion is going to get breaks over concern of his back issues, which makes DH the preferred ...

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  8. Dayan Viciedo to join Blue Jays 1B/DH Race?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Jays Journal

    ... several options for the 1B/DH role. Of note (in varying likelihoods) are Edwin Encarnacion , Justin Smoak , Danny Valencia , Daric Barton and even Chris Colabello . Obviously, the club's preference is to have Encarnacion taking most of the reps at ...

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  9. Ex-Twins: Did Danny Valencia Really Beat The Blue Jays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Twinkie Talk

    Sep 20, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Danny Valencia hits a ground rule double to deep left allowing two runners to score and a man to advance during the third inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports Former Minnesota Twins third basemen, and one time top prospect, Danny Valencia beat the Toronto Blue Jays this past week in an arbitration case.

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  10. Baseball news and notes, Feb. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | SFGate

    ... since 2001. A day after the Miami Marlins beat pitcher Mat Latos in the first decision of the year, infielder Danny Valencia defeated Toronto on Friday and will be paid $1,675,000 rather than the Blue Jays ' offer of $1.2 million. In addition to the ...

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  11. Corey Koskie Elected To Canadian Baseball Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Twinkie Talk

    ... ns history. We miss you so much. It's been essentially a revolving door at third base since you've left. Only Danny Valencia and Trevor Plouffe have started consecutive opening days at the hot corner since your departure.

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  12. Ready & WaitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Danny Valencia says that even though he doesn't have a starting role with the Orioles, he wants to contribute in any way he can. The job: serve as a bench player on a major league roster.

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  13. Should Cheslor Jesly Cuthbert Learn Flychasing?Read the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Royals Review

    ... likely not even get a chance to be a right-handed hitting platoon partner in 2015 for Eric or Mike, since the Danny Valencia experiment should have proven that Ned Yost is not going to platoon. Omaha could hypothetically feature Cuthbert as a novice ...

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  14. Twinsights: Chris Colabello has no regrets after playing through thumb injuryRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... team last winter, now lose him for the $20,000 waiver fee. Colabello, 31, will compete with another ex-Twin, Danny Valencia, for right-handed at-bats in an expected platoon with Jays first baseman Justin Smoak. Interestingly, the Blue Jays recently ...

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  15. Twins Roster Now At 39, Goodbye Chris ColabelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Twinkie Talk

    ... claimed by the Blue Jays. Recently Liam Hendriks spent time with the organization, and former third basemen Danny Valencia is currently in the Toronto system. With Chris Colabello being removed from the Twins 40 man roster, they now have some ...

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  16. All Ex-Twins Team, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Twinkie Town

    ... but it also provides some first-class speed in community favorite Ben Revere. You're also allowed to punch Danny Valencia, whenever you want, just because of his smile. It's a fake team and I'm granting you access. No, I'm not condoning that you ...

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  17. Toronto Blue Jays acquire Liam HendriksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Call to the Pen

    ... to the July trade deadline, the Blue Jays sent Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz to the Royals for infielder Danny Valencia . Hendriks would again pitch well at Triple-A, before making six appearances with the Royals over the season's final few weeks. ...

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  18. Blue Jays re-acquire Liam Hendriks from RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | MSNBC

    Making a roster move the morning after losing the World Series, the Royals traded right-hander Liam Hendriks to the Blue Jays for minor league catcher Santiago Nessy. Hendriks pitched for Toronto briefly this season before being traded to Kansac City along with catcher Erik Kratz for infielder Danny Valencia .

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  19. Danny Valencia: Blue Jays Year in ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | Jays Journal

    Sep 3, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Danny Valencia hits a sacrifice RBI during the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Danny Valencia joined the Toronto Blue Jays just prior to the July 31st Trade Deadline in a deal that sent C Erik Kratz and SP Liam Hendriks to the Kansas City Royals.

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