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Rising sons give rebuilding Blue Jays ray of light after lost season

The Toronto Blue Jays feel good about four rising sons who made big strides in 2019 and figure to become lineup fixtures moving forward. The pitching, however, remains a work in progress.
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Astros veteran Justin Verlander no-hits young Blue Jays, striking out 14

Veteran pitcher Justin Verlander no-hit the Blue Jays in Toronto for the second time in eight years on Sunday, leading the Houston Astros to a 2-0 win and series victory.
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Mike Trout slams Blue Jays with 2 home runs

Mike Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night.

'It's not time to stress': Kawhi Leonard puts talk of future with Raptors on hold

Before stepping on stage at Monday's championship rally, Toronto Raptors' star forward Kawhi Leonard said he hasn't been thinking about his NBA future. The Finals MVP is expected to decline the option on the final year of his contract and become a free agent.
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Blue Jays bats go cold in loss to Arizona

Zack Greinke got an extra day off after being slowed by a stiff neck in his last start. It paid off as he came out strong against the struggling Toronto Blue Jays.

Orioles vet Jones, Jays rookie Jansen stage unlikely reunion

Adam Jones stepped to the plate in the first inning, saw a familiar face behind the plate and gave the Toronto catcher a warm, welcoming thump.

Aaron Sanchez hopes to lead Blue Jays to playoffs after blister 'disaster' in 2017

The Blue Jays figure a healthy Aaron Sanchez can lead them back into the playoffs.
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Raptors crush struggling Knicks

Jonas Valanciunas led the way with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors thumped the struggling New York Knicks 113-88 on Thursday night at Air Canada Centre.
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Goins foils Yankees post-season party with trick and a slam

Ryan Goins hit a grand slam and Russell Martin had a two-run homer as the Toronto Blue Jays dumped the New York Yankees 8-1 on Friday night.
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Jays drop 2nd straight as Angels rally in 9th inning

Cliff Pennington drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Saturday.

Blue Jays wanted Encarnacion, but settled on Bautista

Only one of the two sluggers who helped turn the Toronto Blue Jays into a contender will still be playing ball north of the border this season. Unfortunately for the Blue Jays, it's not the one they wanted the most. Still, a healthy Jose Bautista could keep Toronto in the thick of a playoff race.
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Blue Jays running out of time waiting for offence to break out

The task facing the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday afternoon (4:08 p.m. ET) is clear: if their offence doesn't show up for Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against Cleveland at the Rogers Centre, the team will be sent home for the second straight year.

Raptors' Lowry: 'It's time. I want a ring'

Between the NBA playoffs this spring and the Rio Olympics, Raptors guards DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry received a detailed education in playoff basketball.
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Blue Jays hit 'rock bottom' after 4th straight series loss

Alex Cobb pitched solidly into the seventh inning and Corey Dickerson drove in four runs as the visiting Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 8-1 on Wednesday afternoon to hand the scuffling Blue Jays their fourth straight series loss.
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Raptors' magic season ends with Game 6 loss to Cavaliers

The Toronto Raptors' season came to end following a 113-87 Game 6 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday.