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Blue Jays: Jose Bautista's 2010 breakout season was one to rememberHow did Jose Bautista go from replacement-level player to having one of the best seasons in Toronto Blue Jays history?

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Game #56 Preview: Tanaka vs RayMasahiro Tanaka looks to cap his renaissance season, currently sitting with a 3-2 record and a 3.27 ERA, his lowest mark in 5 years.

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Despite another blowout beating to Yankees, Blue Jays closer to playoffsThe playoff preparations are well under way. Now it's just a matter of the Blue Jays taking care of the business of getting there.

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Toronto Blue Jays announce their postseason player poolThe Toronto Blue Jays officially announced their 40-man postseason player pool and it does not include outfielder Derek Fisher.

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Blue Jays: Have we seen the last of Derek Fisher?The Blue Jays released their 40-man player pool for the post-season, and while several other injured players were included, Derek Fisher was not.

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Toronto Blue Jays: If the playoff roster were up to meAssuming the Blue Jays can hang on to their post-season spot, which players should fill out the 26-man roster for the first round of the playoffs?

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Jays host Yanks again, try to creep closer to playoffsThe visiting New York Yankees can clinch the season series with the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night as the teams play the third of a four-game series in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Tough outing against Gerrit Cole outlines strugglesStruggling to get anything going against the Gerrit Cole, the Toronto Blue Jays offence will need to figure out how to hit against elite pitching.

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Cole has sharp playoff prep as Yankees rout Blue Jays 12-1 New York Buffalo Yankees HomerGerrit Cole limited Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays.

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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays continue this penultimate regular-season series Wednesday at Buffalo's Sahlen Field, Toronto's 2020 home.

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The Blue Jays and Skimming the Playoff PoolSee this is happier, right? The Blue Jays announced their selections for their 2020 Playoff Pool and A.J. Andrews does the best she can with the talent on offer to build a team that can put a scare into the top seeds of the American League.

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The Blue Jays and A Bold Take on FontLast time I make that pun. I swear. Least it should be. A.J. Andrews kicks off a Tuesday night doubleheader with a melange of topics from the day she missed and the game today.

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Sept. 22: Yankees Strike BackBen Wagner, Mike Wilner, Andy McNamara and George Rusic break down the Jays' 12-1 loss to the Yankees.

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Rough night for the Blue Jays: 12 Yankee runs and Gerrit Cole on the moneyThe game was delayed in the eighth inning when the Yankees brought in Tyler Lyons, whose contract was selected from the alternate training site earlier Tuesday.

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Yankees vs. Blue JaysGet a preview of the New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays baseball game.

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Yankees stop Blue Jays in their tracks with resounding victoryGerrit Cole limited Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

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Jays lose to YankeesYankees 12 Blue Jays 1 That was a lot less fun than yesterday's game. Tanner Roark had moments where he looked very good.

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Free Alejandro Kirk. The Blue Jays need the surprising rookie's bat in the lineup every gameKirk, who had never played above class-A before joining the Jays, earned the opportunity for increased playing time after picking up seven hits in his first 16 career at-bats, including a homer and a double.

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Yankees put another blowout beating on the Blue Jays to stall playoff pursuitBUFFALO — The playoff preparations are well under way. Now it's just a matter of the Blue Jays taking care of the business of getting there.

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GameThread Game #55: Yankees at Blue JaysThe Jays could ensure a series split today, but it'll be a tough task up against Gerrit Cole.

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Alejandro the Great is more than catching on with terrific start to his Blue Jays careerBUFFALO — He is listed at 5-foot-8 and 265 pounds and both of those measurements may be skewed to the flattering side for catcher Alejandro Kirk.

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Orioles vs Blue Jays Betting Matchup and Odds Sep 25, 2020Get stats, odds, trends, line movement, analysis, injuries, and more.

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Tonight's lineupTravis Shaw is out of the lineup today because of back spasms. Alejandro Kirk is in today's lineup.

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MLB DFS Picks and Analysis 9/22: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue JaysThe MLB DFS picks, MLB DFS cheat sheet, and MLB DFS projections for DraftKings and FanDuel in the RotoGrinders MLB Grind Down will give you an in-depth analysis of the upcoming MLB schedule for Tuesday, September 22.

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Toronto Blue Jays Set Sights on Playoffs  Blue Jays from AwayThe 2020 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is now available! Visit our Handbook home page for more information!

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Yankees rout Blue Jays 12-1 as Cole prepare for playoffs with sharp outingGerrit Cole limited the Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

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Toronto Blue Jays will attempt to solve roster dilemmas as regular season winds downImprobable but not impossible is a good way to describe the clubs chances of getting out of the first round of baseballs expanded postseason, Scott Mitchell writes.

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The more Alejandro Kirk, the betterAlejandro Kirk has hit the ground running at the Major League level.

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Toronto Blue Jays reportedly set for low position in MLB's 2021 draftBased on a report from ESPN's Jeff Passan, the Toronto Blue Jays can expect to pick low in the first round of the 2021 MLB draft.

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Fun Fergie Facts: He went at least 7 innings in 81% of starts from 1967-72With this drought by Blue Jays’ starters on my mind, I was inspired to look at what percentage of games Jenkins pitched into the seventh inning in during his career peak, which I consider to be his six consecutive 20-win seasons with the Chicago Cubs from 1967 to 1972.

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Blue Jays: Danny Jansen may be in tough for playing time soonThe evolution of Blue Jays rookie Alejandro Kirk may not bode well for Danny Jansen's playing time as the postseason draws near.

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Blue Jays mailbag: Alejandro Kirk's bat throws roster a curve. And trade Vlad? Well, no one's untouchableThe playoffs are days away, but there is still some business that needs to be taken care of before they begin.

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Ken Giles is having Tommy John surgeryI imagine that somebody will take a flyer on Giles. We've seen many times in the past a team sign a guy to a cheap, two-year deal as they work through Tommy John with the hope that they bounce back.

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Even without clinching, Blue Jays have transitioned into playoff bubble modeBUFFALO — There is still enough business to take place on the diamond here at Sahlen Field before the Blue Jays can go all in on their post-season plans.

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Yankees vs. Blue Jays: How to watch, game thread, TV channelThe Yankees' ace can right the ship in this rematch of his prior outing.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Alejandro Kirk shows us all we need to seeHe may be a 21-year old rookie, but Toronto Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk put on a hitting display against the New York Yankees making him worthy of a few more starts.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Tuesday lineups; Travis Shaw a late scratchNew York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks, left, and right fielder Aaron Judge, right, look at a ball hit by Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. during the second inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Sept.

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Game #55 Preview: Cole vs RoarkGerrit Cole will make his final start of the year before getting ready for game 1 of the playoffs, seemingly likely to be against the Twins, although that isn't set yet.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Ken Giles has reached the end of the roadThe embattled closer of the Toronto Blue Jays will go under the knife for Tommy John surgery, most likely ending Ken Giles' time north of the border.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Ken Giles injury is a career-breakerToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will require Tommy John surgery, and that's not exactly good news for the hard-throwing reliever.

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Blue Jays: Nate Pearson could help fill Giles' shoes for nowKen Giles has been lost for the year to Tommy John surgery, but another hard-throwing righty may be healthy in time to help fill his shoes.

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Blue Jays Shouldn't Give Up On Derek FisherAfter Fisher's recent struggles, many fans are calling for the Blue Jays to DFA him. That would be a mistake.

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Blue Jays: A healthy Shoemaker should be in the playoff rotationThe Blue Jays look like they will to qualify for the post-season, and thankfully Matt Shoemaker is healthy and could be an option to make a playoff start.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles needs Tommy John surgery, likely will miss entire 2021 seasonBlue Jays closer Ken Giles will soon undergo Tommy John surgery, manager Charlie Montoyo told reporters on Monday.

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Rick Zamperin: Barring a disaster, Blue Jays are going to the MLB playoffsEntering their game against the New York Yankees Tuesday night in Buffalo, the Toronto Blue Jays' magic number to clinch the American League's second wild-card playoff spot is three.

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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays play Game 2 of a four-game series Tuesday at Toronto's temporary 2020 home, Sahlen Field in Buffalo.

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Blue Jays thump Yankees in series opener. Rookie Alejandro Kirk imitates Johnny BenchThe 21-year-old Jays catcher, who was in class-A last year, pounds out four hits, two for extra bases.

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Sept. 21: Kirk, Blue Jays Knock Off YankeesBen Wagner and Mike Wilner break down the 11-5 Blue Jays win over the Yankees.

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Rookie Alejandro Kirk has HR, four hits, Toronto Blue Jays beat New York YankeesRookie Alejandro Kirk became the first catcher 21 or younger since Johnny Bench with at least four hits that included two for extra bases, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 11-5 Monday night to drop New York 1 1/2 games behind Minnesota for home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryKen Giles confirmed on Monday that he will be undergoing Tommy John surgery. The 30-year-old Toronto Blue Jays closer was placed on the injured list again last week with a right-flexor strain after appearing only twice in his return from injury that sidelined him for most of the season.

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Jays thump YankeesYankees 5 Blue Jays 11 It is so much more fun playing the Yankees in Buffalo than playing them in Yankees Stadium.

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Blue Jays bats boom to get them on the right end of a blowout with the Bronx BombersBUFFALO — On a six-day trip through Philadelphia and the Bronx the past week, the Blue Jays seemingly were treating the magic number for playoff participation...

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The Blue Jays don't have enough starting pitching for the playoffs without Matt Shoemaker. His return start was a good signShoemaker's increased responsibilities have less to do with his own recovery from a right shoulder injury and more to do with the Jays' lack of viable alternatives — at a time when their bullpen has become a shell of its former self, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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That sure wasn't baseball……Craig Borden hosts the gang this week as we discuss the horrible week that was in Blue Jays baseball.

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Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, likely causing him to miss all of 2021 and impacting the deal he will receive as a free agent this offseason.

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GameThread Game #54: Yankees at Blue JaysThe Blue Jays are welcoming hosting the Yankees for a four game series. I'm extremely thankful these four are happening in Buffalo and not Yankee Stadium.

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Yankees vs Blue Jays Betting Matchup and Odds Sep 24, 2020Get stats, odds, trends, line movement, analysis, injuries, and more.

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Toronto Blue Jays reinstate RHP Matt Shoemaker from injured listThe Toronto Blue Jays have activated RHP Matt Shoemaker from the 10-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Monday against the New York Yankees.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery before hitting free agency. He might be back — if the price is rightJays manager Charlie Montoyo on Giles: "I love the guy. When he was on the mound, when he was healthy, he was one of the best relievers in baseball."

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The Blue Jays don't have enough starting pitching for the playoffs without Matt Shoemaker. His first game back was a good signShoemaker's increased responsibilities have less to do with his own recovery from a right shoulder injury and more to do with the Jays' lack of viable alternatives — at a time when their bullpen has become a shell of its former self, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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Ken Giles to have Tommy JohnThis shortened season has been very rough on pitchers. When pitchers head to spring training in early February in the future, I won't be wondering why.

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Monday Bantering: Shoemaker to start today, and other stuffBits and pieces: Remember Daniel Vogelbach? We gave him 5 PA and set him free.

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Kelly Gruber1990 Score A two-time all-star, Gruber played for 10 years, all but one of them for the Toronto Blue Jays, from 1984-1994.

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Blue Jays: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in PhiladelphiaThe Blue Jays went into Philadelphia for a four-game set and were able to salvage the final game of the series.

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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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New York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays: Lineups, how to watch, TV channelNew York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays: Michael King vs. Matt Shoemaker.

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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Monday lineupsThe New York Yankees head north to Buffalo to take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a four-game series beginning Monday night.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery before hitting free agency. He might be back — if the price is rightJays manager Charlie Montoyo on Giles: "I love the guy. When he was on the mound, when he was healthy, he was one of the best relievers in baseball."

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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees begin an important four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Monday at Sahlen Field in Buffalo.

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Game #54 Preview: King vs ShoemakerThe Jays have seen him twice so far this year, his last two appearances. The first was just a 2 out portion of an inning a couple weeks ago, then again last week when he went 2 innings.

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Yankees vs Blue Jays 09/21/20 a€“ Odds and MLB Betting TrendsBy OddsShark  Sponsored Post The recency effect might override the Toronto Blue Jays strong home-field trend against the New York Yankees.

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Blue Jays: What do they need to do to make the playoffs now?The Blue Jays have seven games left in their regular season schedule, and are tied for 7th in the AL.

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Blue Jays: Should Vladimir Guerrero Jr. play defence anymore this year?Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has struggled with the transition to first base this season, and now that Blue Jays are close to the playoffs, he should put his glove away for the rest of the year.

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Blue Jays: It's time to drop Randal Grichuk in the batting orderDespite the fact that he's been struggling, the Blue Jays have stuck with Randal Grichuk hitting high in the order, and it's time for that to change.

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New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Series PreviewThe Yankees will look for a redux of their most recent series against Toronto.

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Toronto Blue Jays end losing streak but doubts remainThe Toronto Blue Jays might be back on the winning track, but the critics will continue to find reasons to doubt their ability to succeed.

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Blue Jays Injury Updates: Shoemaker, Pearson, Romano and moreA look at some pertinent injury updates regarding Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Matt Shoemaker, Nate Pearson, Jordan Romano, and first baseman Rowdy Tellez.

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MLB Yankees vs Blue Jays Box ScoreAaron Hicks had three RBIs with a triple and a single, right-hander Gerrit Cole struck out seven in seven innings, and the visiting New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 12-1 on Tuesday night in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Tom Burns on Justin Verlander, Mike Trout as amateursThe process used to start with a letter. When Tom Burns began scouting 30 years ago, his seasons would begin with handwritten notes mailed to local coaches asking them to recommend players he might want to take a look at.

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Yankees to take on Blue Jays on the roadThe Blue Jays are 17-16 against the rest of their division. Toronto has hit 76 home runs this season, eighth in the American League.

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The Blue Jays and Kinda Failing at PitchingSeriously. The computer is supposed to be on its way. This will be over soon.

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The Blue Jays and Failing at HittingIt's been a long week. Even the computers are committing errors. A.J. Andrews fights through the poor audio to regain contact with the Blue Jays fandom after a week that felt so very long and so very horrible.

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Phillies fail to sweep Blue Jays; Harper has stiff backHarper left Philadelphia's 6-3 loss Sunday to the Toronto Blue Jays with lower back stiffness, and any absence of the slugging right fielder could sap the Phillies' bid for their first playoff berth since 2011.

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The Blue Jays can breathe a bit easier after beating the Phillies. But here come the Yankees againAfter six gloomy losses, the Jays saw some daylight even before Sunday's win, with Matt Shoemaker set to return for the series opener against the Bronx Bombers and Nate Pearson not far away.

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Matt Shoemaker will apparently start for the Blue Jays on MondayIt looks like the Blue Jays will get a much-needed boost to their starting rotation this week.

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Walker pitches in, Jays get timely hitting to beat Phillies and end six-game losing streakCharlie Montoyo might have wanted to pull his mask up over his eyes in the seventh inning on Sunday in Philadelphia.

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Toronto Blue Jays RHP Matt Shoemaker to return Monday vs. New York YankeesMatt Shoemaker will make his return to the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays Monday in the team's series opener against the New York Yankees.

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With post-season looming, Blue Jays need to sharpen up their baseball basicsBUFFALO — Many a wise baseball manager has subscribed to the theory.

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Blue Jays stop six-game losing skid with win in PhiladelphiaSix stellar innings from starting pitcher Taijuan Walker, followed by a two-run blast from Teoscar Hernandez, helped the Jays halt a six-game losing streak before this week's four-game stand against the New York Yankees.

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Blue Jays finally stop bleeding, double up on Phillies to snap losing skidThe Toronto Blue Jays finally stopped the bleeding Sunday with a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Sept. 20: Blue Jays Avoid the Sweep in PhillyBen Wagner and Kevin Barker break down the Toronto Blue Jays' 6-3 win in their final game of their series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Jays end losing streak, beat PhilliesBlue Jays 6 Phillies 3 The win brings the Jays magic number down to 5.

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The losing streak is finally overThat was huge. Mired a six-game skid with a four-game series with the Yankees right around the corner, this was a game the Blue Jays absolutely needed to win.

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Blue Jays help Giants by beating PhilliesTeoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and Taijuan Walker pitched six sharp innings as the Blue Jays snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Phillies in Philadelphia on Sunday.

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New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, Preview, and OddsWill the Yankees build off last week's battering of the Blue Jays when the teams open a four-game series on Monday night?

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Blue Jays Pitching Updates: Shoemaker, Pearson, RomanoAfter a rough three-game sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays have lost six in a row and fallen into the final qualifying wild card spot in the American League.

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Blue Jays vs. PhilliesGet a recap of the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Philadelphia Phillies baseball game.

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GameThread Game #53: Please WinSo it is up to Taijuan Walker to throw a shutout and somehow manage to bat and hit a home run so we could possibly, maybe, finally, win one.

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Phillies fail to sweep Blue Jays; Harper has stiff backAP) — The Phillies could hit the road for their playoff push without Bryce Harper in the lineup.

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Game #53 Preview: Walker vs MedinaThe Blue Jays wrap up their 4 game series in Philadelphia this afternoon, looking not only to prevent the 4 game sweep at the hand of the Phillies, but also prevent the 7 game road sweep, on this final road trip of the 2020 season.

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Blue Jays stop six-game losing skid with 6-3 win over PhilliesTaijuan Walker throws six stellar innings, Teoscar Hernandez hits key two-run blast.

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Blue Jays break out of skid by downing PhilliesTeoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer, Jonathan Davis had a two-run double and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays ended a six-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday afternoon.

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Happy Birthday Ken GilesKen Giles turns 30 today. When the Blue Jays picked up Giles in the Roberto Osuna trade, he came with his own baggage.

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Phillies fail to sweep Blue Jays; Harper has stiff backTeoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and Taijuan Walker tossed six sharp innings to help the Toronto Blue Jays snap...

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Teoscar Hernandez homers, Taijuan Walker Ks eight as Toronto Blue Jays snap six-game skidThe Toronto Blue Jays finally stopped the bleeding Sunday with a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Phillies lose home finale to Blue Jays, Bryce Harper injuredThe star right fielder left the game before the eighth inning after pointing to his hip when he got back to the dugout after striking out with the bases loaded.

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Blue Jays hoping for bullpen help for postseason raceAfter a rough three-game sweep at the hands of the Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays have lost six in a row and fallen into the final qualifying wild card spot in the American League.

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Blue Jays' Matt Shoemaker: Closing in on returnPitching coach Pete Walker said Shoemaker is stretched out to 60 pitches and is "pretty much ready to go," Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Velasquez, McCutchen lead Phillies past slumping Blue JaysPHILADELPHIA — Vince Velasquez pitched six strong innings, Andrew McCutchen hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Saturday night.

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Blue Jays struggle in loss to Phillies as pitching problems continueThe loss leaves Toronto's magic number — the mix of wins and next-closest-rival losses needed to clinch a playoff spot — at seven.

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Sept. 19: Blue Jays Slump Continues with Sixth Straight LossBen Wagner and Kevin Barker break down tonight's 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies and their six-game losing streak.

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Pitching problems continue as Blue Jays lose to Phillies, extending skid to 6 gamesThe Toronto Blue Jays losing streak reached six games Saturday with a 3-1 decision to the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Jays lose sixth in a row, will they ever win again?Blue Jays 1 Philles 2 Things that drive Tom crazy. After 3 innings, Phillies starter Vince Velasquez had thrown 69 pitches.

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Jays' pop-gun offence wastes strong Ryu start as losing streak hits season-high sixCharlie Montoyo gathered his troops on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia.

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The Blue Jays didn't get the message from Montoyo. That losing skid is now a no-fun six gamesThe Jays have crashed back down to Earth because baseball reality bites. Easy to forget, however, as Charlie Montoyo pointed out in his pre-game sermon, that.500 had been a lofty goal when the season launched for this rapidly maturing outfit, Rosie DiManno writes.

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The Blue Jays' bats didn't show up for Hyun Jin Ryu dayThe losing streak has now reached six games. The Blue Jays are back at.500 for the first time since August 25th.

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Dylan Moore continues breakout 2020The Mariners had their moments on Sunday at Petco Park, but in the end, it was the Padres throwing the party, as San Diego clinched a postseason berth with a 7-4 victory in 11 innings.

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With playoffs looming Blue Jays are hoping there is more relief in sightBUFFALO — The search for relief was wide-ranging and getting serious by the time the Blue Jays showed up to face the Phillies on Saturday afternoon.

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GameThread Game #52: Blue Jays at PhilliesHi Blue Jays. Please win. A win today would keep the Jays over.500, so that would be good.

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Velasquez, McCutchen lead Phillies past slumping Blue JaysPHILADELPHIA — Vince Velasquez pitched six strong innings, Andrew McCutchen hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Saturday night.

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Toronto Blue Jays lose 3-1 to Philadelphia PhilliesDespite five innings of South Korean ace Hyun Jin Ryu's best efforts, bullpen problems and a shortage of offence kneecapped Toronto's best efforts Saturday in a 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Game #52 Preview: Ryu vs VelasquezOverall on the season, Ryu is 4-1 with a 3.00 ERA over 54 innings. He has struck out an impressive 60 batters, against just 14 walks, and those 14 walks represent a higher rate than what Ryu has done previously in his career, so a continual improvement on that front is definitely a possibility.

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Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheaderAP) — Bryce Harper was clutch — again. Harper hit a tying, two-run double and scored the go-ahead run on an error following Alec Bohm's infield single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rally to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 Friday night and earn their first doubleheader sweep in eight years.

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Checking in on the "race" for the eighth seedThe Blue Jays are doing everything in their power to turn what should be a slam-dunk playoff berth into a late-season race to the finish.

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Gamethread 9/19: Blue Jays at PhilliesLast night was a big night for the Phillies. Winning both ends of the doubleheader was an absolute must since the team had fallen below.500 and were on the verge of falling out of the playoff race.

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It Ain't Over for Blue JaysThe Toronto Blue Jays Were Bombed Into Submission in The Bronx. But This is definitely NOT the Time to Surrender.

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Blue Jays being handed a playoff spot by the competitionThe Blue Jays have been downright awful lately, but thankfully their closest competition for a Wild Card spot hasn't been much better.

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Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheaderHarper hit a tying, two-run double and scored the go-ahead run on an error following Alec Bohm's infield single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rally to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 Friday night and earn their first doubleheader sweep in eight years.

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FIDDLER'S FACTS: Morell Chevies, Tignish Aces and the Toronto Blue JaysThe Kings County Baseball League championship series ended Wednesday night across the Hillsborough Bridge as Morells Troy Coffin tossed a 5-0 shutout.

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Blue Jays: Roark hasnu2019t pitched well enough to complain about inningsu00a0He has been a workhorse over his career, but Tanner Roark's performance this season doesn't give him much of leg to stand on in his battle to pitch deeper into games.

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Blue Jays: Montoyo's handling of the pitching staff is catching up to himThe Blue Jays blew another game on Friday, and after watching a tired bullpen struggle this week, how much is due to the management of the pitching staff?

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Toronto Blue Jays: Evaluating the postseason pitching planWith the Toronto Blue Jays holding down a playoff spot in late September, we take a look at their starting rotation and who could factor in come October.

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MLB Blue Jays vs Phillies Box ScoreTB - Cavan Biggio 1, Bo Bichette 5, Teoscar Hernandez 5, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 3, Jonathan Davis 2.

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Blue Jays' Robbie Ray: Struggles against PhilliesRay took the loss in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the Phillies, coughing up five runs on five hits and four walks over 4.1 innings as the Blue Jays fell 7-0.

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Sept. 18: Blue Jays Implode Late, Lose Second Half of DoubleheaderBen Wagner and Kevin Barker recap the Toronto Blue Jays' 8-7 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Jays blow two leads, lose fifth in a rowBlue Jays 7 Phillies 8 We had a 3-run lead and a 2-run lead and we managed to give both leads back.

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The Blue Jays lose both games of the doubleheaderIt looked like the Jays were ready to kick the door down and run away with the game in the fourth inning when they scored five runs to go up by a score of 5-2, but the Phillies answered back immediately when their third-string catcher, a guy who literally hadn't hit a single home run in his entire professional career, smashed a game-tying,...

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Phillies sweep Jays in double dipSwept aside by the Yankees in a historical three-game homerfest, the Blue Jays were swept by the Phillies on Friday night in a double-dip disaster.

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Sept. 18: Blue Jays Shut Out in First Half of DoubleheaderRoger Lajoie is joined by Daily Hive Toronto's lead baseball writer Ian Hunter to break down the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies in the first of a doubleheader.

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Hyun Jin Ryu looks like ace in loss to PhilliesRiding a five-game losing streak in which they were outclassed, not just outscored, the Blue Jays needed their ace on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park.

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Eflin fans nine, Harper homers, Phillies blank Blue JaysToronto has lost four in a row but entered with a 4 1/2-game lead over Seattle for the final wild card in the AL.

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GameThread Game #51: Blue Jays at PhilliesA fresh thread for a fresh start. Let's hope the Jays have better luck in this game.

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Jays lose first game of double-headerPhillies 7 Blue Jays 0 The losing continues. Bob Rae had an interesting day. He gave up a run in the first, but it really should be on the umpire.

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Toronto Blue Jays shut out by Philadelphia Phillies for fourth straight lossZach Eflin struck out nine in a four-hitter, Bryce Harper hit another homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday.

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The Blue Jays are big winners in an MLB playoff format that needs to changeThere are playoff teams and then there are 2020 playoff teams. The Jays fall into the second category because, as positive as this season has been, it's blatantly obvious they have a lot of work to do before they can hang with upper-echelon rivals, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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Share this Story: Reeling Blue Jays drop another lopsided game, this time to PhilliesThe evening began with the Blue Jays affixed with the dreaded magic number.

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GameThread Game #50: Blue Jays at Phillies Gm 1Patrick Murphy has been called up as the 29th man, so we will have another player making their major league debut today!

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Mitchell: Healthy Teoscar Hernandezs bat key to Toronto Blue Jays' hopesToronto outfielder trying to rediscover his groove at the plate after returning early from an oblique strain, Scott Mitchell writes.

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Blue Jays: New acquisitions hold key to successful postseasonThe trade deadline acquisitions hold the key to a successful postseason run for the Toronto Blue Jays in light of some of their recent struggles.

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Eflin shuts out Blue Jays as Phillies cruise in Game 1 of doubleheaderZach Eflin struck out nine in a four-hitter, Bryce Harper hit another homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Friday.

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Eflin pitches Phillies past Blue Jays in DH openerBryce Harper hit a two-run homer to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the host Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday.

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Phillies blank Blue Jays 7-0 in first game of doubleheaderPhiladelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, right, rounds the bases past Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Travis Shaw after hitting a two-run home run off pitcher Robbie Ray during the fifth inning of the first baseball game in a doubleheader, Friday, Sept.

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Blue Jays shut out in Game 1 of Phillies doubleheaderThe Blue Jays have lost four consecutive games, dropping their record to 26-24. Despite the loss, Toronto still owns the eighth seed in the Wild Card race and has a four-game lead ahead of the Mariners.

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Blue Jays vs Phillies 09/18/20 a€“ Odds and MLB Betting TrendsBy OddsShark  Sponsored Post Being cautious about the Toronto Blue Jays and their beleaguered pitching staff is understandable, but some trends might point toward a bounceback....

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Armed and unsteady, Blue Jays looking for pitching solutions as postseason nearsGiven what we've already seen from the resilient Blue Jays, it wouldn't be a surprise if they swat aside the stench of blowout...

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Blue Jays: Just plain ugly in the BronxThe Blue Jays finished off a three game set with the New York Yankees which looked more like the Toronto pitchers were giving the Yankees a home run derby.

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Blue Jays: One of the best free agent signings since 2015The Toronto Blue Jays signed Lourdes Gurriel Jr. in 2016, and his 7 years, $22 million dollar contract may be an absolute steal for the organization.

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ATW Episode 183: Ryu and Who?In this episode, Greg and Josh discuss the shaky rotation behind Hyun-jin Ryu and who is likely to be in the mix for a potential postseason series, as well as how the new postseason rules affect that decision should the Jays reach the ALDS.

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Games #50 and 51 Preview: Ray/Stripling vs EflinRobbie Ray is currently scheduled to be the starter for the first one. Ray seems to actually fighting for a chance to make a playoff start for the Blue Jays, having pitched relatively well in his short time here.

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Blue Jays: Best way to deal with Masahiro Tanaka may be to sign himMasahiro Tanaka has been a tough match-up for the Blue Jays for many years, and the best way to stop him may be to sign him this off-season when he becomes a free agent.

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Blue Jays get a rude awakening in New York, and a valuable lessonThe Blue Jays were riding high a few days ago, but the Yankees gave them a rude awakening in New York, and hopefully taught them a few valuable lessons.

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Series Recap: Yankees bludgeon Blue Jays in series sweepBRONX, N.Y. — This is what we expected down the stretch from the New York Yankees.

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Game 1: Philadelphia Phillies at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsPreviewing Fridays Philadelphia Phillies at Toronto Blue Jays sports betting odds and lines for Game 1, with MLB betting picks, tips and best bets.

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Yankees smack six homers, hold off Blue JaysSept. 18 - The New York Yankees set a Major League Baseball record with 19 home runs in a three-game span with a six-homer outing in their latest win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

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Yankees 10, Blue Jays 7: Best fourth inning everThe Yankees hit five home runs in one inning to complete the sweep against Toronto.

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Sept 17: Yankees Bash Their Way To Emphatic Series Sweep Over JaysMike Wilner, Ben Wagner, Brent Gunning and Sho Alli break down the Jays 10-7 loss to the New York Yankees.

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Yankees bludgeon Blue Jays for MLB-record 19 home runs in three-game sweepThree pitches, three swings, three home runs, one series sweep as those Damn Yankees systematically swept aside the Blue Jays with a 10-7 victory on Thursday.

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Yanks hit five home runs in inning, top Toronto for eight-game streakNew York set a major league record for most home runs in a three-game span with 19 and became the first team with six or more home runs in three straight games.

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Struggling Jays Still Positioned WellAfter some ugly losses, defensive woes and injuries, the Blue Jays certainly have their issues.

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Jays lose third in a row to YankeesBlue Jays 7 Yankees 10 Well, game three end up a lot closer than the first two games.

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New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee StadiumToronto Blue Jays pitcher Chase Anderson walks to the dug out after being pulled from the game in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, September 17, 2020 in New York City.

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The Blue Jays' glovework is impossible to defend. Every metric tells a sad tale — and not just in the outfieldThe Jays' core will always be known for their bats before their gloves, but they have to find a way to at least limit the damage or they won't go far, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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GameThread Game #49: Blue Jays at YankeesThe Jays are looking to prevent the sweep, sending Julian Merryweather out as an opener to oppose Masahiro Tanaka.

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Yankees vs. Blue JaysThe bats got it going early. Ted Williams The right-handed Ichiro Jesus Christ himself DJ LeMahieu led things off with a right field solo knock in the first.

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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Philadelphia Phillies, Game 1 Prediction, Preview, and OddsWill the Blue Jays earn the win as the road team in their own part as they play the nightcap of a doubleheader on Friday night?

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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Toronto Blue Jays. Game 1 Prediction, Preview, and OddsWill Bryce Harper and the Phillies find a way to power their way past the Blue Jays in the opening game of a doubleheader Friday afternoon?

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Homer-happy New York Yankees complete dominant sweep of Toronto Blue JaysThe Yankees' offensive explosion continued against the Blue Jays, as they homered five times in one inning to complete their sweep of Toronto.

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Today's Blue Jays lineup: Teoscar's backToday's Blue Jays lineup: Today's Lineups BLUE JAYS YANKEES Cavan Biggio - 3B DJ LeMahieu - 2B Bo Bichette - SS Luke Voit - 1B Randal Grichuk - CF Aaron Hicks - CF T...

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New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Lineups, how to watchThe Yankees look to sweep Toronto after two crushing offensive showings.

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Breakout slugger Teoscar Hernandez returns to Toronto Blue Jays lineupOutfielder Teoscar Hernandez is back in the Toronto Blue Jays lineup after missing almost two weeks due to an oblique strain.

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Teo Baby: Breakout slugger Hernandez a welcome addition for Blue JaysTeoscar Hernandez was enjoying a breakout season when he suffered an oblique strain earlier this month.

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Julian Merryweather to be opener tonightJulian Merryweather will be the opener tonight for the Blue Jays. Merryweather has opened for us twice.

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We might have seen the last of Ken Giles in a Blue Jays uniformThere's only a week and a half left in the season, so there's a pretty good chance we don't see Giles again in 2020, unless the team goes on a deep playoff run and he re-joins the team in October.

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Reacts: Most feel there should be a bubble for the MLB PlayoffsWelcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Blue Jays fans, and fans across the country.

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Blue Jays: Tanner Roark does not belong on postseason rosterIf the Toronto Blue Jays earn a postseason berth, it may go without saying that pitcher Tanner Roark does not belong on the postseason roster.

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Happy Birthday Casey JanssenCasey Janssen turns 39 today. Casey was a favorite of mine and a favorite of the site.

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Teo Baby: Breakout slugger Hernandez a welcome addition for Blue JaysTeoscar Hernandez was enjoying a breakout season when he suffered an oblique strain earlier this month.

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Was it all a mirage for Randal Grichuk?Randal Grichuk started this abbreviated season hot. The first 11 games he was hitting.289 with a.372 on-base percentage. Great numbers no doubt, but the question remained, as it did for a lot of the Blue Jays where is the power?

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Teo Baby: Breakout slugger Hernandez a welcome addition for Blue JaysTeoscar Hernandez was enjoying a breakout season when he suffered an oblique strain earlier this month.

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Game #49 Preview: Anderson vs TanakaThe Blue Jays wrap up their series in the Bronx, looking to salvage at least a little bit of dignity against the Yankees after losing the first 2 games by a combined scored of 33-8.

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Teo Baby: Breakout slugger Hernandez a welcome addition for Blue JaysTeoscar Hernandez was enjoying a breakout season when he suffered an oblique strain earlier this month.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Thursday lineupsChase Anderson will start for the Blue Jays, while Masahiro Tanaka will go for the Yankees.

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Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees go for a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays as the AL East rivals play the finale of their Yankee Stadium midweek series Thursday at 7:05 p.m.

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Blue Jays: An argument to still re-sign Ken Giles this winterThings have gone from bad to worse for Ken Giles as he hits the injured list yet again, but that doesn't mean the Blue Jays should dismiss the idea of re-signing him this winter.

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Blue Jays: Hope is not all lost, playoff chances still looking goodThe Blue Jays have lost their grip on second place in the AL East, but they're still in an enviable spot when it comes to the Wild Card picture.

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Tumbling Toronto, Fisher's Flubs, Expanded Playoffs to Stay and Final Stretch Expectations with Kaitlyn McGrathThe Jays are a playoff team in the same way playoff teams are lifeless scarecrows constantly being pecked, soaked, beaten and being forced to watch actual good teams play baseball while trying to keep a smile.

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Yankees Extend Winning Streak and Clinch Series Over Blue JaysYankees win seven straight the third catcher in franchise history with a 3 HR game, joining Mike Stanley and Bill Dickey.

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The Blue Jays and the Wrath of HigashiokaWhat can you do? What can you bloody do? Following another game that the Blue Jays were out of by the third inning, A.J. Andrews tries to find the silver lining, but it's hard.

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The view from left fieldWhat a bunch of homers! Yankees slug seven more in second rout of Jays in as many nights Author of the article:Frank ZicarelliPublishing date:Sep 17, Updated 2 hours ago • 4 minute read Kyle Higashioka, left, of the New York Yankees celebrates with Tyler Wade after Higashioka hit a two-run home run during the third&.

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Sept 16: Yankees Blast Blue Jays For Second Straight NightMike Wilner, Ben Wagner, Josh Goldberg, George Rusic and Kevin Barker break down the Jays latest big loss at the hands of the New York Yankees.

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Higashioka Blasts 3 Homers, Cole In Postseason Form As Yankees Slam Blue Jays Again a€” CBS New YorkThe Yankees hit a season-best seven homers in another Bronx air show, thumping the Toronto Blue Jays 13-2 on Blasts 3 Homers, Cole In Postseason Form As Yankees Slam Blue Jays Again — CBS New York NEW YORK — Kyle Higashioka hit a career-high three home runs, DJ LeMahieu connected twice and the resurgent New&.

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Higashioka belts 3 home runs as resurgent Yankees trounce Blue JaysKyle Higashioka hit a career-high three home runs, DJ LeMahieu connected twice and the New York Yankees hit a season-best seven homers in another Bronx air show, thumping the Toronto Blue Jays 13-2 on Wednesday night.

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Higashioka hits three of Yanks' seven home runs in win over Blue JaysLuke Voit lofted a three-run drive for his major league-leading 19th homer and Clint Frazier added a solo shot as the Yankees won their seventh straight game following a 5-15 slide.

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Higashioka Blasts 3 Homers, Cole In Postseason Form As Yankees Slam Blue Jays AgainKyle Higashioka hit a career-high three home runs, DJ LeMahieu connected twice and the resurgent New York Yankees hit a season-best seven homers in another Bronx air show, thumping the Toronto Blue Jays 13-2 on Wednesday night.

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Blue Jays lose big againBlue Jays 2 Yankees 13 We held them to a couple of touchdowns today. Progress of sorts.

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What a bunch of homers! Yankees slug seven more in second rout of Jays in as many nightsSix home runs one night, seven the next as the Blue Jays once again showed they are not in the same ball park as the surging New York Yankees.

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MLB should have a mercy rule, whenever the losing manager wants. The Blue Jays could have used itWatching position players such as Blue Jays infielder Santiago Espinal pitch in a blowout might be fun at first, but the entertainment value wears off fast, there's an injury risk, and baseball has already tinkered with other traditions, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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Teoscar Hernandez is back, Derek Fisher is "injured"Teoscar Hernandez has been activated from the 10-day Injured List and hell be available off the bench tonight in New York.

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LONGLEY: Life in Buffalo bubble may boost Blue Jays' playoff fortunesBUFFALO — Pity the Tim Hortons not far from the Blue Jays' downtown hotel, their home away from home for the 2020 baseball season.

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GameThread Game #48: Blue Jays at YankeesThe Jays will be looking to even up the series, sending checks notes* Tanner Roark up against checks notes* Gerrit Cole.

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The Blue Jays career of closer Ken Giles might be over, but Teoscar Hernandez is good to goGiles is eligible for free agency at the end of the year. At one point, he likely would have been considered for a qualifying offer, which last year was valued at $18.7 million , but that seems unlikely after hitting the IL with a similar elbow injury in 2019 and then missing almost all of 2020.

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Jays roster moves: Hernandez activatedThe Blue Jays made a handful of roster moves before tonight's game:. Teoscar Hernandez has been activated from the IL.

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Blue Jays Place Ken Giles On IL, Activate Teoscar HernandezBlue Jays reliever Ken Giles has returned to the 10-day injured list with a right forearm strain, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet reports.

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Higashioka hits 3 of Yanks' 7 HRs in 13-2 romp vs Blue JaysNEW YORK — Kyle Higashioka was as surprised as anyone. "It's just kind of crazy how baseball works sometimes," the career.169 hitter said.

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What a bunch of homers! Yankees slug seven more in second rout of Jays in as many nightsSix home runs one night, seven the next as the Blue Jays once again showed they are not in the same ball park as the surging New York Yankees.

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Higashioka hits 3 of Yanks' 7 HRs in 13-2 romp vs Blue JaysHigashioka slugged a career-high three home runs, DJ LeMahieu connected twice and resurgent New York hit a season-best seven homers in another Bronx air show, thumping the Toronto Blue Jays 13-2 on Wednesday night.

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SILAGYI: I'm going to miss the Buffalo Blue JaysIt is at the risk of sounding deluded, misguided, and overall, a bit silly, that I write the following: I am going to miss the Buffalo Blue Jays.

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Blue Jays 2021 Spring Training ScheduleMLB has released the 2021 spring schedule, without even the suggestion that it might not happen.

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Blue Jays vs. YankeesGet a recap of the Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees baseball game.

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What to do about the Derek Fisher ExperimentIts been a little over a year since the Blue Jays acquired Derek Fisher and the results have been& pretty ugly.

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Poll time: Do you like the idea of keeping the expanded playoffs beyond this year?The thing that everyone is talking about on Twitter is Rob Manfred's comments that this year's expanded playoff system will continue after this year.

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Blue Jays: Derek Fisher should never step foot in the outfield againFollowing last night's embarrassing performance, it is safe to say that Derek Fisher should never set foot in the Blue Jays outfield again.

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Yanks blow out Blue Jays 20-6, move into 2nd in AL EastThe Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention.

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Blue Jays' Taijuan Walker Finding Success With Re-Worked Pitch MixTaijuan Walker's excellent start with the Blue Jays is thanks in part to a rejiggered pitch mix, featuring a reduced fastball rate and an influx of his slower-but-steadier cutter.

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Blue Jays' Ken Giles: Back on injured listGiles was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a right forearm injury, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Wednesday lineups; Aaron Judge batting secondTanner Roark will start for the Blue Jays, while Gerrit Cole will go for the Yankees.

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Game #48 Preview: Roark vs ColeThe Blue Jays suffered their second massive loss in less than a week last night, but will once again try to bounce back in the next game, this time against the Yankees.

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Reds acquire reliever Justin Miller in a trade with the Blue JaysThe Cincinnati Reds announced late on Tuesday night, just after the win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, that they had acquired right-handed reliever Justin Miller from the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Blue Jays: Is it time to implement a mercy rule in baseball?The Blue Jays have been on the receiving end of two beatings over the last week, so much so that this old-school fan is questioning if baseball needs a mercy rule.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Time to end Derek Fisher experimentAfter a Derek Fisher blunder led to an embarrassing blowout loss for the Toronto Blue Jays, it's time to give a more deserving player the opportunity to play.

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Blue Jays acquire International cap space in minor trade with RedsThe Toronto Blue Jays shipped pitcher Justin Miller to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for some additional International cap space.

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Blue Jays vs Yankees picks and predictions for September 17MLB picks and predictions for betting the Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees. Heres where value is in MLB odds at Yankee Stadium for September 17.

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The Blue Jays and Another New York NukingAgain. By a New York team. Again. While the pitching staff deserves its share of the blame for allowing the Yankees batters to tee off in a 20-6 shellacking, the fan base had one man in specific to focus their lightning-bolt hate on tonight.

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Sept 15: Yankees Beat Down The Jays In The BronxLuke Voit and DJ LeMahieu both drove in 5 runs to power the Yankees to a 20-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays in their series opening game.

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The follies of Blue Jays outfielder Derek Fisher open the floodgates in Yankees' routNEW YORK-Luke Voit and Aaron Hicks homered to key a seven-run second inning that was made possible when Blue Jays right fielder Derek Fisher misplayed a pair of fly balls, and the New York Yankees moved past Toronto into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to six games.

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Mistakes and bad pitching add up to a big loss for the JaysBlue Jays 6 Yankees 20 The line is that it only counts as one loss.

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Yanks blow out Blue Jay 20-6, move into 2nd place in AL EastNEW YORK — Luke Voit and Aaron Hicks homered to key a seven-run second-inning burst made possible when right fielder Derek Fisher misplayed a pair of flyballs, and the New York Yankees rocketed past the Toronto Blue Jays into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to six.

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New York Yankees blow out Toronto Blue Jays 20-6, move into 2nd place in AL EastLuke Voit and Aaron Hicks homered to key a seven-run second-inning burst made possible when right fielder Derek Fisher misplayed a pair of flyballs, and the New York Yankees rocketed past the Toronto Blue Jays into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to six.

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Reds Acquire Justin Miller From Blue JaysThe Reds have acquired right-handed reliever Justin Miller from the Blue Jays for an undisclosed amount of international spending space, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports.

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Derek Fisher's disaster in the outfield leads the Blue Jays to an implosion in New YorkWell, that isnt how you want to start an important September series at Yankee Stadium.

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Bronx Bombers flex muscles in demolition of JaysHeavily hyped, eagerly anticipated, playing in the Big Apple and coming off a much-needed day off, the stage was set for the Blue Jays to prove themselves to...

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Blue Jays playoff pitching concernsWith Tuesday's announcement of the 2020 postseason schedule, the Blue Jays now know that the only built-in off-days in the playoffs will occur in the World Series.

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Blue Jays could be at a disadvantage with tight post-season scheduleCompressed schedule is likely to favour teams with deep starting rotations. The bullpen has been Toronto's strength.

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Yanks blow out Blue Jays 20-6, move into 2nd in AL EastNEW YORK — The Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention.

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GameThread Game #47: Blue Jays at YankeesThe Jays are in the Bronx for another series against the Evil Empire. They have their work cut out for them as they're up against three tough pitchers.

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Yankees blow out Blue Jays, move into second place in AL EastLuke Voit and Aaron Hicks homered to key a seven-run second-inning burst made possible when right fielder Derek Fisher misplayed two flyballs, and the Yankees rocketed past Toronto into second place in the AL East with a 20-6 blowout in New York on Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to six.

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