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Blue Jays hang on after Happ goes 8 1/3 strong

TORONTO — There has not been a lot of certainty for this Blue Jays season, but the one constant continues to be veteran left-hander J.A. Happ. Happ had yet another solid outing on Wednesday afternoon, as he limited the Braves to four runs on six hits over 8 1/3 innings in a 5-4 victory at Rogers Centre. The 35-year-old saw ...

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Solarte's big night helps Jays fend off Nationals

​Yangervis Solarte is nearing a career high in home runs — and he’s doing it from both sides of the plate. Solarte hit a pair of homers, including a two-run shot in the seventh inning, as Toronto held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 on Friday. The switch-hitting Solarte became only the ninth Blue Jay to homer from both ...

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Estrada outduels Scherzer as Jays top Nationals

Devon Travis had some experience with Max Scherzer after facing him in spring training years ago. He knew heading into Saturday’s game how deadly Scherzer’s stuff can be. And he was ready for it. Travis hit a two-run homer off the Nationals ace, backing a solid start from Marco Estrada, as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated Washington 2-0 to guarantee ...

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Blue Jays hit back-to-back homers in 8th to sweep Nationals

If Teoscar Hernandez was hurting after being hit by a pitch, he wasn’t going to let it show on the field. Hernandez took a ball off his unprotected right elbow in the fourth inning, reeling back from the plate in pain and taking his base after being examined by team trainers. He gunned down a runner at third base in ...

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Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna not expected to appear in court

A lawyer for Roberto Osuna says the Toronto Blue Jays closer will not be in court today for his first appearance to face an assault charge. Domenic Basile says he will appear on Osuna’s behalf. The 23-year-old pitcher was charged with one count of assault by Toronto police early last month. He was placed on administrative leave by Major League ...

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Estrada outduels Scherzer as Jays top Nationals

Devon Travis had some experience with Max Scherzer after facing him in spring training years ago. He knew heading into Saturday’s game how deadly Scherzer’s stuff can be. And he was ready for it. Travis hit a two-run homer off the Nationals ace, backing a solid start from Marco Estrada, as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated Washington 2-0 to guarantee ...

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Father's Day an organizational affair for Blue Jays

The father-son bond, and the role baseball can play in it, is a well-covered subject. We’ve all seen “Field of Dreams” and know the game can be handed down from one generation to another like a priceless heirloom. There have been countless sons of former big leaguers to go into the family business and also reach the big leagues. Often, ...

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Josh Donaldson still not ready to rejoin Jays

Josh Donaldson is back with his Blue Jays teammates in Toronto. He just wishes he could play a game with them. Donaldson took batting practice and fielded ground balls with his teammates at Rogers Centre ahead of Friday’s game against the Washington Nationals. He has been on the 10-day disabled list since May 29 with left calf soreness. “I would ...

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Solarte's big night helps Jays fend off Nationals

​Yangervis Solarte is nearing a career high in home runs — and he’s doing it from both sides of the plate. Solarte hit a pair of homers, including a two-run shot in the seventh inning, as Toronto held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 on Friday. The switch-hitting Solarte became only the ninth Blue Jay to homer from both ...

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