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TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays are certainly relishing their role as playoff spoilers. The Jays got seven shutout innings from Brandon Morrow, and Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia homered as Toronto took the first game of a four-game series with the AL East-leading New York Yankees 6-0 Thursday. It was welcome news for the idle Baltimore Orioles, who moved within a single game of the Yankees in the battle for the division title. Earlier in the week, the Jays helped out the Yankees by splitting a four-game series with Baltimore. "A solid outing on his part," Jays manager John Farrell said of Morrow's performance. "The use of all four pitches tonight enabled him to take advantage of the velocity that he did have. But I think more important was the overall mix of pitches rather than just pure velocity." Lawrie got things started for Toronto with his 10th homer of the season, a two-run shot in the third. Edwin Encarnacion drove in two more runs in the ...
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Blue Jays rookie pitcher Chad Jenkins made just his second career start on Friday, but he made highlight reels everywhere for his improbable catch. He caught a Curtis Granderson line drive to end the top of the first, but the force of the ball was so strong it knocked off his glove, which he later caught.
Take note of this play, because it's not something you see very...
Brandon Morrow and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, pitching the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-0 victory over New York on Thursday night that trimmed the Yankees' tight lead in the AL East.
Edwin Encarnacion had three hits and three RBI for Toronto. Brett Lawrie hit a two-run homer and J.P. Arencibia added a solo shot as the Blue Jays handed an assist to idle Baltimore, shaving...
Chad Jenkins of the Toronto Blue Jays makes a catch….of his glove…to record the out on the Yankees’ Curtis Granderson.
TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays are certainly relishing their role as playoff spoilers. The Jays (69-87) got seven shutout innings from Brandon Morrow (9-7) and got home runs by Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia as they took the first game of a four-game series with the AL East-leading New York Yankees 6-0 Thursday. It was welcome news for the idle Baltimore Orioles, who moved...
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Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was met with boos during his first home game back from a suspension due to an anti-gay slur on his eye black.
When the lineups were announced, Escobar was met with a few boos, but many more fans booed during Escobar's first at-bat in the first inning.
The Jays suspended Escobar for three games after he wrote a slur on his eye-black...
The New York Yankees had an opportunity to extend their AL East lead to two games last night at the Rogers Centre, but instead they didn’t just lose they got shutout by the Blue Jays 6-0.
Toronto Skydome (Rogers Centre), NY Yankees vs. Blue Jays (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Now other than being embarrassed about not scoring a single run, the Yankees are practically handing the...