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Rays owner says shared season with Montreal is best option

The principal owner of the Rays says it's unrealistic for his team to play full time in the Tampa Bay area, and a shared season with Montreal is the best option.
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Sanchez tears fingernail early in Blue Jays' series-opening loss at Tampa

Austin Meadows homered and drove in three runs Monday afternoon in Tampa Bay's 8-3 win over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays, who lost starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez after three innings with a torn fingernail on his right middle finger.

'He's going to be a star someday': Vlad Guerrero Jr. making best of possibly delayed debut

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is not worrying about whether he will start the season with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 19-year-old is considered the top prospect entering 2019. Yet, it would not be surprising if Toronto kept the third baseman in the minor leagues for the first 15 days.
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Kucherov leads the way as Lightning double up Flames

NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Brayden Point added a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 6-3 on Tuesday night.
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Senators storm back in 3rd period to stun Lightning

Rookie Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Dzingel scored a tiebreaking goal during Ottawa's four-goal third period as the Senators rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-4 on Saturday night.
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Oilers' McDavid kept off scoresheet in loss to Lightning

Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
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Blue Jays fall to Rays in season finale

Ryan Yarbrough got his rookie-leading 16th win and the Tampa Bay Rays turned another bullpen game into their 90th victory, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Sunday.
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Lightning take control of Atlantic after frantic win over Sabres

Nikita Kucherov became the second player in the NHL to reach 100 points this season, and the Tampa Bay Lightning took a two-point lead in the Atlantic Division by beating the Buffalo Sabres 7-5 Friday night.
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Lightning manhandle Bruins to pull even atop East

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves, Braydon Coburn and Ryan Callahan both had two assists during a three-goal second period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Boston 4-0 Tuesday night to move into a tie for the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference leads with the Bruins.

Guerrero, Bichette: Bloodlines aplenty in Blue Jays farm system

The Blue Jays' starting infield Saturday was Clemens, Biggio, Bichette and Guerrero, with a Grudzielanek as the designated hitter and a Smith in left field. Talk about bloodlines for a group of Toronto prospects.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to join Yankees' camp Monday

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is set to join the New York Yankees' spring training camp on Monday.

Marcus Stroman frustrated with Blue Jays over negativity in arbitration

Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman met with Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins on Friday, a day after the 26-year old right-hander's salary arbitration loss triggered him to vent on Twitter.
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Lightning score 5 goals in win over Canucks

Nikita Kucherov stopped an 11-game goal drought, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves for his NHL-best 32nd victory, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday night.
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Golden Knights keep rolling, beat Lightning in battle of conference leaders

Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves, David Perron had a goal and an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Thursday night in a matchup of conference leaders.
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Flames ground Lightning to extend win streak to 5

Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist, Mike Smith made 33 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.