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Marco Estrada’s Successful 2015

Marco Estrada has been the most consistent Blue Jays starter all season long. Back on November 1st, 2014 the Milwaukee Brewers and the Toronto Blue Jays made a one for one trade. It was need for need. The Brewers needed a 1st basemen and they got Adam Lind. The Blue Jays needed starting rotation depth and they got Marco Estrada. Lind has had a good season for the Brewers at a...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
52 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion homers for third straight at-bat

TORONTO (AP) Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion connected in the first inning against Detroit, homering for the third straight at-bat. Encarnacion hit three home runs and matched a Blue Jays record with nine RBIs in Saturday's 15-1 win over the Tigers. Sunday's solo drive extended Encarnacion's hitting streak to 25 games, the longest in the majors since a 28-game run by Colorado...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.130: Tigers at Blue Jays

Well, yesterday’s game was about as ugly as it gets. Edwin Encarnacion had 3 home runs and 9 RBI, which is about a month’s work for Victor Martinez. Which is not to say today couldn’t be just as bad: last outing Aflredo Simon dispelled the mirage he created when he through a 1-hit shutout, and was banged around for 8 runs in 4 innings. The Blue Jays may be having a big plate...
Via Tigers Weblog
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthopoulos’ Brilliant Moves Make Blue Jays Solid Contender

I ran into a window cleaner, exchanged hellos, struck up a conversation and he asked me if I was into baseball. “Very much,’’ I told him. “This guy Alex Anthopoulos is a genius, isn’t he?’’ the guy said as he took advantage of my answer. “Sure is,’’ I said. “He could probably take over as president or prime minister in his ancestral country of Greece.’...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

With World-Class Offense, Toronto Blue Jays Are Most Exciting Team In Baseball

If you've seen the Toronto Blue Jays play this season, you know that something special is happening north of the border. In an era dominated by elite hurlers and low scoring pitching duels, the Jays are doing their very best to prove that the best defense is a good offense.This past winter, the Blue Jays set out to improve their club with a statement move. They did so by trading...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Edwin Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, Blue Jays fans salute 'hat trick' (Video)

Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and knocked in a whopping 9 RBI in Saturday's 15-1 blowout win over Detroit. Since Toronto is a hockey town, the fans saluted Encarnacion by throwing their hats onto the field after he hit his third home run in the seventh inning to complete the "hat trick". Man, it sure looks like fun to be a Blue Jays fan...
Via Holdout Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: August 29th

If You Only Read One Thing… Edwin Encarnacion had arguably the best night of any fantasy baseball player all season long. He finished the game going 3/5 with three home runs and NINE runs batted in. He also scored four runs himself. The nine runs batted in tied a franchise record and gave him a total of 90 on the year. He has also extended his hitting streak to 24 games, which...
Via The Fantasy Fix
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jays fans celebrate 3 HR game with 'hat trick'

Canadians have found a way to make America’s pastime all their own. The streaking Blue Jays have rejuvenated the Toronto’s baseball scene as of late, and their 13-1 drubbing of the Detroit Tigers earlier today caused quite the unique celebration.  When Edwin Encarnacion, who finished the game with nine RBIs, hit a grand slam for his third home run of the day, our neighbors...
Via The Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Encarnacion's encore, Eovaldi brings heat

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Sunday: ---- EDWIN'S ENCORE Edwin Encarnacion will try to lead the AL East-leading Blue Jays to their eighth win in nine games, a day after he homered three times and tied a team record with nine RBIs. He has a 24-game hitting streak that's the longest in the majors this season, along with 29 home runs. He's aiming for his fourth...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits 3 homers, Jays crush Tigers

It was another offensive outburst from the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre against the Detroit Tigers. For the second consecutive Saturday, the Jays put up 15 runs in a single game. The big story in the game was Toronto designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion, who hit three home runs. The first came in the first when he hit a three-run shot into the left field bleachers...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

The Toronto Blue Jays are an offensive machine, and the latest display of their power was provided by designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion. He blasted three home runs and tallied nine RBI in a 15-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday afternoon. Encarnacion’s first homer, a three-run shot to left field, extended his hit streak to 24 games. It’s the longest hit streak for...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits three HRs, nine RBIs as Blue Jays rout Tigers

TORONTO (AP) -- Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs as the high-scoring Blue Jays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 Saturday. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games, the longest in the majors this season, with a three-run homer off Buck Farmer (0-3) in the first inning. Encarnacion hit a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits three HRs, nine RBIs as Blue Jays rout Tigers

TORONTO (AP) -- Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs as the high-scoring Blue Jays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 Saturday. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games, the longest in the majors this season, with a three-run homer off Buck Farmer (0-3) in the first inning. Encarnacion hit a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, has 9 RBI as Blue Jays rout Tigers

  Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIas the AL East-leading Blue Rays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 on Saturday. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games, the longest in the majors this season, with a three-run homer off Buck Farmer (0-3) in the first inning. He hit a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth, then connected...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, 9 RBIs as Blue Jays rout Tigers

TORONTO (AP) Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs as the AL East-leading Blue Rays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 Saturday. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games, the longest in the majors this season, with a three-run homer off Buck Farmer (0-3) in the first inning. He hit a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth, then...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Encarnacion hits 3 HRs against Tigers

TORONTO (AP) Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam in the seventh inning for his third home run of the game in Saturday's contest against Detroit. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games with a three-run blast off Buck Farmer in the first, drilled a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth, then connected off Alex Wilson in the seventh. Encarnacion has tied a Blue Jays...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Encarnacion extends hitting streak to 24 games with HR

  Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has extended his career-long hitting streak to 24 games with a three-run homer in the first inning against Detroit. Encarnacion's streak is the longest in the majors since Colorado's Nolan Arenado had a 28-game run in 2014. Encarnacion connected against right-hander Buck Farmer for his 27th homer, giving Toronto a 3-0 lead on Saturday. The designated...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion extends hitting streak to 24 games

TORONTO (AP) Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has extended his career-long hitting streak to 24 games with a three-run homer in the first inning against Detroit. Encarnacion's streak is the longest in the majors since Colorado's Nolan Arenado had a 28-game run in 2014. Encarnacion connected against right-hander Buck Farmer for his 27th homer, giving Toronto a 3-0 lead on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tulo trade pieces continue to perform

With the Troy Tulowitzki trade now a month old, the three pitchers the Rockies received in the trade continue to perform well in the minors. While it is too early to make any concrete judgment, right now it seems as if the Colorado Rockies and the Toronto Blue Jays both got what they wanted in this mega trade. Jeff Hoffman has received a lot of the spotlight, and rightfully so,...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.129: Tigers at Blue Jays

Today Buck Farmer takes his turn at trying to keep the Blue Jays in the yard. This lineup is truly potent, as opposed to the “potent” Tigers offense that Rod Allen is always talking about. The Tigers have leadoff hitters who can’t get on base and a cleanup hitter who can’t hit in runs, but hey, other than that they are fine. When David Price made his last start fort the Tigers...
Via Tigers Weblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays hit three HRs in 5-3 win over Tigers

TORONTO (AP) -- Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit back-to-back homers, Jose Bautista also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday night. Ian Kinsler and Anthony Gose homered for the slumping Tigers, who have lost seven of eight. R.A. Dickey (9-10) pitched 6 2/3 innings to win his sixth straight decision...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs in 5-3 win over Tigers

TORONTO (AP) Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit back-to-back home runs, Jose Bautista also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday night. Ian Kinsler and Anthony Gose homered for the slumping Tigers, who have lost seven of eight. R.A. Dickey (9-10) pitched 6 2/3 innings to win his sixth straight decision...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays hit three HRs in 5-3 win over Tigers

TORONTO (AP) -- Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit back-to-back homers, Jose Bautista also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Friday night. Ian Kinsler and Anthony Gose homered for the slumping Tigers, who have lost seven of eight. R.A. Dickey (9-10) pitched 6 2/3 innings to win his sixth straight decision...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers opens series in Toronto with Boyd facing his former team

The Toronto Blue Jays failed to pad their AL East lead when their prolific offense couldn't keep rolling in the finale of a road trip. The Blue Jays will try for a better showing when they return home to face one of their former pitchers in Friday night's series opener against the Detroit Tigers (6 p.m. pregame, 7:07 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit). Toronto (71-56) totaled 54...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers opens series in Toronto with Boyd facing his former team

The Toronto Blue Jays failed to pad their AL East lead when their prolific offense couldn't keep rolling in the finale of a road trip. The Blue Jays will try for a better showing when they return home to face one of their former pitchers in Friday night's series opener against the Detroit Tigers (6 p.m. pregame, 7:07 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit). Toronto (71-56) totaled 54...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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