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  1. Martin brings value at a big cost

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    The Toronto Blue Jays made a big splash in the free-agent market, agreeing to terms with free agent catcher Russell Martin on a five-year, $82 million contract. Most Wins Above Replacement in 2014 Primary Position: Catcher Jonathan Lucr...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  2. Top stats to know: Blue Jays win on error

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    Tom Szczerbowski/Getty ImagesJose Reyes scored the winning run after Yankees 3B Yangervis Solarte The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays played one of the more exciting games of the night at Rogers Centre. Here are the top three stats to know a...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  3. Jays power way to improbable comeback

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    AP Photo/Al BehrmanEdwin Encarnacion now has twice as many multi-HR games as any other player this season. The Toronto Blue Jays have been known for their bats this season, entering the day ranking fourth in MLB in runs per game (4.6). But even they...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  4. Encarnacion continues amazing surge

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    Edwin Encarnacion added two more home runs on Wednesday. On May 5, there might have been some doubters as to whether Edwin Encarnacion could replicate what he'd done the previous two seasons for the Toronto Blue Jays. He had two home runs in 123 at-...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  5. Pitching riches overwhelm in All-Star Game

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    Robert Deutsch/USA Today SportsIn Mariano Rivera's final All-Star Game, pitching ruled the day. Pitching, pitching and more pitching was the dominant statistical storyline in the 2013 MLB All-Star Game. This year's contest was, like last year's...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. 13-0 Scherzer induces chases and whiffs

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    A favorite opponent and a familiar result. Now Max Scherzer is a win away from matching Roger Clemens. Scherzer's 13-0 record puts him behind only three starters in the Live Ball Era: Clemens (14-0 in 1986), Dave McNally (15-0 in 1969) and Johnny ...

    Blog | July 04, 2013
  7. Key to win streak: Inside Blue Jays bullpen

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    Yes, the Toronto Blue Jays are hitting and winning, but the work of their bullpen throughout this month, and particularly during this nine-game winning streak (which got them to .500 for the first time all season), should not be overlooked. The Bl...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  8. Top stats to know: Blue Jays

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    USA TODAY SportsThe Blue Jays have plenty of new faces-- among them Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes and Mark BuehrleWith Baseball Tonight visiting Toronto Blue Jays spring training camp today, here's a look at notable "Stats to Know" about the team that was...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  9. AL East may struggle vs Dickey knuckleball

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    Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty ImagesIt appears that R.A. Dickey is headed to Toronto.According to a report, R.A. Dickey will be traded from the New York Mets to the Toronto Blue Jays if he agrees to a contract extension. Why would Dickey be...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  10. Hunter, Cabrera challenged to replicate 2012

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    Getty ImagesTorii Hunter and Melky Cabrera are headed to new teams in 2013.Throughout the offseason, we'll feature regular in-depth reviews of MLB moves. Our first look focuses on a pair of outfielders who share the common bond of trying to duplicate...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  11. Record-book sweep: Age can't slow NY vets

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    Al Bello/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter (left) got his 200th hit of the season on Wednesday, while Ichiro Suzuki (right) had seven hits in the doubleheader.Derek Jeter, Ichiro Suzuki and Andy Pettitte are a combined 116 years old. But the three New York Yan...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  12. Jeter stalks 200 on uncanny two-strike roll

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    Derek Jeter has owned left-handed pitching throughout 2012. Yankees captain Derek Jeter will try to reach another milestone in Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. He enters the contest with 199 hits, one shy of a number deemed significa...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  13. One season, one month, two cycles for Hill

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    Benny Sieu/US PresswireAaron Hill became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to hit for the cycle twice in the same season.Barry Bonds, Tony Gwynn, Willie Mays, Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb are among the great hitters who never did it even on...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  14. Lincecum goes offspeed to finish off sweep

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    US PresswireTim Lincecum tossed seven scoreless innings as the Giants completed a historic sweep of the Dodgers.The Los Angeles Dodgers now have company atop the NL West after the San Francisco Giants swept their in-state rivals to move into a tie fo...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  15. Extra Tex-message gives Yankees win

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    Brad Mills/US PresswireMark Teixeira had the game-winning hit for the Yankees in the 14th inning against the Nationals.For the first time this season, the New York Yankees failed to live up to their moniker - the Bronx Bombers - and still won a game,...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  16. Shields changes it up in Rays win

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    The Tampa Bay Rays inched closer to the top of the AL East standings with a dramatic 5-4, extra-inning walk-off win against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Rays victory coupled with the Orioles' loss earlier means Tampa Bay is just a game back in the divi...

    Blog | May 23, 2012