Found August 16, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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David Ortiz says he’s as surprised as anyone with the Blue Jays’ poor performance this year. “When I saw what they put together in the offseason I was like ‘Whoa this is the competition.’ ” Of course it didn’t turn out that way as Ortiz’s first-place Red Sox sit a comfortable 15 games ahead of the last-place Jays. But Toronto at least lived up to Big Papi’s expectations over these last three games. The Jays eked out their second straight one-run victory over Boston on Thursday with Brett Lawrie once again coming through in the clutch to drive in the game-tying run with a single in the seventh inning. Mark DeRosa pinch-hitting for Adam Lind followed suit with a sacrifice fly to drive in the go-ahead run and give the Jays a 2-1 victory on the back of a hard-fought outing by Mark Buehrle. The veteran lefty battled throughout the night giving up 10 hits and allowing a runner to reach third base in all but two of his seven innings. But as he has done so well throughout his 13-year ca...
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