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  • Yankees sweep Twins to advance to ALCS

    Gleyber Torres

    Gleyber Torres got New York going with a second-inning home run, scored on each of his two doubles and made a pair of sparkling defensive plays, fueling the Yankees to a 5-1 victory over Minnesota on Monday night to finish yet another sweep of the Twins and advance to the AL Championship Series.

  • Top Blue Jays prospect Nate Pearson hopes work ethic leads to shot in majors


    It's not his six-foot six-inch frame that makes pitcher Nate Pearson stand out, but rather the effort the Toronto Blue Jays' top prospect is putting in during a routine pre-game drill. "Seeing my success because of the work fuels me," he says.

  • Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman says he'll use lost arbitration case as fuel

    Marcus Stroman

    Cleveland's Trevor Bauer, Houston's Collin McHugh and Tampa Bay's Jake Odorizzi won their salary arbitration cases Thursday, and Toronto's Marcus Stroman and Minnesota's Kyle Gibson lost.

  • Justin Smoak helped set MLB record with home run


    Justin Smoak's opposite-field drive dropped over the left-field wall in Toronto on Friday, and an eye-popping record had been set: Batters reached a home run mark for a month, shattering the syringe-fueled high of the Steroids Era.

  • MLB commish not worried drugs fuelling home run highs

    Home Run Derby Baseball

    With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

  • Jeff Samardzija's gem vs. Blue Jays fuels trade rumours


    Chicago White Sox pitcher Jeff Samardzija tossed a complete-game, four-hit shutout against the Blue Jays on Thursday with GM Alex Anthopoulos in attendance. Toronto, in need of a starter, has been linked to trade rumours involving Samardzija for some time.

  • Blue Jays face sputtering A's in Oakland

    Blue Jays

    The Oakland Athletics are on the verge of another four-game skid fuelled by a lack of offence as they welcome the Toronto Blue Jays for the first of four meetings Thursday night in Oakland (9:05 p.m. ET).

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