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Orioles hold off Blue Jays to avoid series sweep

One night after setting a dubious record for losses, the Baltimore Orioles were ready to savour a rare win against a division rival. Rookie DJ Stewart hit his first major league home run and Baltimore used five pitchers to avoid a three-game sweep by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Wednesday night. The Orioles bounced back one night after taking ...

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'I guess we'll find out': What does the future hold for Joe Mauer?

TORONTO – Getting Joe Mauer to chase has always been an exercise in futility. Even now, with the greying Minnesota Twins icon on the precipice of an uncertain future, that hasn’t changed. Have your plans beyond 2018 crystallized, Joe? “No,” he said with a chuckle, appreciating the attempt to elicit a firm answer about his plans beyond his current contract, ...

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