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  • Jake the Diamond Dog steals hearts in baseball's minor leagues

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    Jake the Diamond Dog has been a fixture at minor-league games for years, touring various ballparks and bringing joy by delivering game balls, catching Frisbees and serving as "bat dog."

  • Blue Jays designate reliever Jason Grilli for assignment

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    The Toronto Blue Jays have designated veteran reliever Jason Grilli for assignment. The Jays also optioned outfielder Dwight Smith Jr., recalled right-handed pitcher Chris Smith and reinstated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera from the disabled list.

  • Red Sox manager Farrell suspended for poking umpire

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    Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has been suspended one game after poking umpire Bill Miller in the chest during an animated argument over the weekend. Major League Baseball issued the penalty Tuesday and also fined Farrell an undisclosed amount.

  • 'Quite remarkable': Roberto Osuna's anxiety disclosure could encourage others who are struggling

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    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna's disclosure that he suffers from anxiety is a positive signal that athletes feel comfortable to publicly discuss such issues. But it may still be considered a "bold" acknowledgement to make in the sports world, where the topic is still not widely discussed.

  • Who is that masked man? Meet Atlanta's The Freeze

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    When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the off-season if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion, he had no idea it was the start of something special.

  • Blue Jays broadcaster Jerry Howarth back in flight

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    About 4 ½ months after undergoing successful prostate cancer surgery, Jerry Howarth was back in the booth calling games at the start of the 2017 campaign. However, a virus in late April led to laryngitis and he was forced to miss 21 games.

  • Royals continue hot streak with win over Jays

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    Jason Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven efficient innings to lead the surging Kansas City Royals over the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Saturday.

  • Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna feeling 'a little bit lost'

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    Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna says that ongoing issues with anxiety kept him out of Friday's 5-4 loss to theKansas City Royals.

  • Blue Jays' bullpen implodes in 9th-inning, 2-out collapse to Royals

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    Whit Merrifield hit a two-run, two-out double that capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night to reach .500 for the first time since April.

  • The smashing success of Justin Smoak

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    There was no real reason to believe Justin Smoak would be a good baseball player this season. Turns out, he's Toronto's best hitter and latest successful reclamation project. So what changed for the towering first baseman?


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