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Calgary Sun
Jays starter Aaron Sanchez looking ahead to next year after missing most of seasonof the roster have one more post-season run in them. You can’t waste another y
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
of the roster have one more post-season run in them. You can’t waste another year of having an MVP calibre player in Josh Donaldson in the lineup (assuming he doesn’t get traded). With Marcus Stroman approaching ace status and Marco Estrada... Read more
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Calgary Sun
SIMMONS: Without Scott Rolen, Bautista and Encarnacion might never have been Jaysmatter,” John Gibbons said sarcastically Friday night. “I couldn’t disagree mor
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
matter,” John Gibbons said sarcastically Friday night. “I couldn’t disagree more.” ... In this, the year of the home run, Josh Donaldson is hitting home runs at a higher pace than any time in his personal history. He has 30 in 465 plate... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Estrada solid as Blue Jays blow away Yankeesimportant.” NO JOSHING AROUND This comment from Jays president Mark Shapiro m
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
important.” NO JOSHING AROUND This comment from Jays president Mark Shapiro may be worth remembering as the future of Josh Donaldson unfolds over the next year. In an interview with Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi, Shapiro was asked specifically about... Read more
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New York Post
Yankees are back in the playoffsone out in the third inning Gray gave up a home run to Teoscar Hernandez for th
New York Post / Posted 9 hours ago
one out in the third inning Gray gave up a home run to Teoscar Hernandez for the game’s first run. Gray walked Josh Donaldson with one out in the first and gave up a single to Justin Smoak, who started the game 2-for-23 (.087) against... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mistakes galore haunt Yankees in 8-1 loss to Blue Jaysbegan in the bottom of the first when Castro gifted a run right back to the Jay
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
began in the bottom of the first when Castro gifted a run right back to the Jays. With a runner on first and nobody out, Josh Donaldson hit a routine grounder to third, Frazier picked it and lobbed an on-the-mark throw to second that Castro... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Blue Jays' Morales has fallen for Toronto, hopes some day feeling will be mutualclub, and 80 RBI. He never makes a fuss. He loves flying under the radar, allow
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
club, and 80 RBI. He never makes a fuss. He loves flying under the radar, allowing the other big hitters on the roster — Josh Donaldson, Jose Bautista, Justin Smoak - take the blame or the credit. And according to those in the know, he’s a great... Read more
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Calgary Sun
SIMMONS: Bridge the next big hope for a great Canadian QBabove replacement statistic. His number is a minus-1.7. For Bautista, that’s d
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
above replacement statistic. His number is a minus-1.7. For Bautista, that’s down from a career-high of 8.1 in 2011. When Josh Donaldson won the AL MVP award in 2015, his WAR was 8.8. That’s better than any single Roberto Alomar season. This... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Strong Blue Jays attendance leads to complicated off-seasonon the front office to have a more successful run over this winter in patching
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
on the front office to have a more successful run over this winter in patching around a core of veterans, especially Josh Donaldson, in the last season of his current commitment to Toronto. It’s said that Jays president Mark Shapiro is a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
As playoffs near, reminders of 2014 A’s are everywherefact, the A’s were five games under .500 in August, six under in September, cli
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
fact, the A’s were five games under .500 in August, six under in September, clinching a wild card on the final day. Josh Donaldson was shipped to Toronto after the season and immediately won the MVP award. Donaldson, Cespedes and Samardzija... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Mark Shapiro Q&A, Part 1: Looking ahead to 2018 and beyondagent that helps now, but that you have to swallow hard on the back-end of the
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
agent that helps now, but that you have to swallow hard on the back-end of the contract? Because if you’re going to keep Josh Donaldson for his walk-year and then see what happens, you need to give that situation the best chance to succeed.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Vargas, Royals relievers combine for 2-hitter in KC’s 1-0 win over Torontoone out and Ryan Buchter came on to retire pinch hitter Rob Refsnyder. Joakim
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
one out and Ryan Buchter came on to retire pinch hitter Rob Refsnyder. Joakim Soria pitched the eighth. Mike Minor retired Josh Donaldson, Justin Smoak, and Jose Bautista in the ninth to earn his second career save. Bautista struck out swinging to... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Royals pitchers stifle Blue Jays in two-hit shutout winwho first save came in the Sept. 15 game that ended Cleveland’s 22-game winning
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
who first save came in the Sept. 15 game that ended Cleveland’s 22-game winning streak, retired Toronto sluggers Josh Donaldson, Justin Smoak and Jose Bautista. Bautista struck out swinging to end the sixth. It was his 160th strikeout,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Vargas and 4 relievers toss 2-hitter, Royals beat Jays 1one out and Ryan Buchter came on to retire pinch hitter Rob Refsnyder. Joakim
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
one out and Ryan Buchter came on to retire pinch hitter Rob Refsnyder. Joakim Soria pitched the eighth. Mike Minor retired Josh Donaldson, Justin Smoak, and Jose Bautista in the ninth to earn his second career save. Bautista struck out swinging to... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Blue Jays muster just two hits in shutout loss to Royalsto start a double play. Armed with a one-run lead, the Royals threatened again
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
to start a double play. Armed with a one-run lead, the Royals threatened again in the fourth as Eric Hosmer reached on a Josh Donaldson throwing error. Salvador Perez singled but was erased when Mike Moustakas hit into a double play that moved... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Blue Jays, Marco Estrada just trying to get by with new extensioncatcher. Devon Travis has, through his absence, revealed himself to be the most
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
catcher. Devon Travis has, through his absence, revealed himself to be the most important hitter in the lineup not named Josh Donaldson and he can’t truly be counted on any more than he was at this stage last season. The only thing known that... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Shapiro: Donaldson part of 2018 Blue Jays 'almost a certainty'Despite former American League MVP Josh Donaldson only having one more year on
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Despite former American League MVP Josh Donaldson only having one more year on his contract before being eligible for free agency, don’t expect him to be wearing a different uniform in 2018. While Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro wasn’t as... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
While HRs surge across MLB, Blue Jays' power numbers stagnatea Major League Baseball record for home runs in a season, it didn’t come off th
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
a Major League Baseball record for home runs in a season, it didn’t come off the bat of Toronto sluggers Jose Bautista or Josh Donaldson. Instead, it was Kansas City’s Alex Gordon who hit the 5,694th long ball of 2017, sending a deep shot off... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Estrada deal gives Blue Jays head start to challenging off-seasondown the farm like Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette and Nate Pearson manage t
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
down the farm like Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette and Nate Pearson manage to contribute. In the midst of all this is Josh Donaldson, a generational talent who is under club control through next year before he hits the open market. Locking him... Read more
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TSN
Blue Jays not part of baseball's power surgea Major League Baseball record for home runs in a season, it didn't come off th
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
a Major League Baseball record for home runs in a season, it didn't come off the bat of Toronto sluggers Jose Bautista or Josh Donaldson. Instead, it was Kansas City's Alex Gordon who hit the 5,694th long ball of 2017, sending a deep shot off... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Milestone chases lend intrigue as Blue Jays’ season winds downto certain things, you want to see them get it.” A few milestones are in the b
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
to certain things, you want to see them get it.” A few milestones are in the books already. Thanks to a late-summer surge, Josh Donaldson has reached the 30-homer plateau for the third time in as many years with the Blue Jays. And, in the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Astros clinch AL West with 7-1 win over Marinershits and five walks in six innings. Joe Biagini (3-11) gave up six runs -- four
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
hits and five walks in six innings. Joe Biagini (3-11) gave up six runs -- four earned -- and five hits in 1 1/3 innings. Josh Donaldson homered twice in the first two innings.INDIANS 3, ROYALS 2 CLEVELAND (AP) -- A day after Cleveland clinched... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Astros clinch AL West titleseven runs in the second inning and six in the fifth to erase a 5-0 second-inni
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
seven runs in the second inning and six in the fifth to erase a 5-0 second-inning deficit against Toronto. Toronto's Josh Donaldson homered in each of the first two innings to help stake starter Joe Biagini (3-11) to the early five-run lead.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
AROUND THE HORN | Sunday’s other MLB gameshits and five walks in six innings. Joe Biagini (3-11) gave up six runs — four
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
hits and five walks in six innings. Joe Biagini (3-11) gave up six runs — four earned — and five hits in 11/3 innings. Josh Donaldson homered twice in the first two innings. Rangers 4, Angels 2 ANAHEIM, CALIF. Joey Gallo hit a home run off... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
MLB roundup: Astros clinch AL West titleseven runs in the second inning and six in the fifth to erase a 5-0 second-inni
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
seven runs in the second inning and six in the fifth to erase a 5-0 second-inning deficit against Toronto. Toronto's Josh Donaldson homered in each of the first two innings to help stake starter Joe Biagini (3-11) to the early five-run lead.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Astros clinch AL West titleseven runs in the second inning and six in the fifth to erase a 5-0 second-inni
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
seven runs in the second inning and six in the fifth to erase a 5-0 second-inning deficit against Toronto. Toronto's Josh Donaldson homered in each of the first two innings to help stake starter Joe Biagini (3-11) to the early five-run lead.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
While now on-fire at the plate, Jays' Josh Donaldson having a frustrating seasonMINNEAPOLIS - It has been a September like no other for Blue Jays star third ba
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS - It has been a September like no other for Blue Jays star third baseman Josh Donaldson — and overall not one he’ll remember fondly. Sure he’s on fire at the plate, belting two more home runs on Sunday against the Twins to give him five... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Northumberland Today / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Hitting 40 home runs would mean a lot to Blue Jays' Smoaklong ball list. Getting to 42 would match the number Edwin Encarnacion swatted
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
long ball list. Getting to 42 would match the number Edwin Encarnacion swatted last season and would be one more than Josh Donaldson delivered in his 2015 MVP season. It would also be tied for the sixth most in a season by any Jay. Jose... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jays' Joe Biagini crumbles in run-heavy loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Jays' Biagini crumbles in loss to Twinsthe latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sund
Welland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
the latest Joe Biagini as starting pitcher experiment for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Target Field: Third baseman Josh Donaldson hit a pair of home runs in the first two innings and at the end of it his team still trailed the Twins... Read more
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SportingNews
Josh Donaldson, Joey Gallo hit mammoth home runsBlue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson reminded everyone why he earned the nick
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson reminded everyone why he earned the nickname "Bringer of Rain" Sunday by hitting a towering home run against the Twins. Donaldson's first-inning shot traveled a projected 481 feet. Watch it fly, and let your... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Dodgers win fourth straightAtlanta starter R.A. Dickey (9-10) his first career loss against his former tea
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Atlanta starter R.A. Dickey (9-10) his first career loss against his former team. Blue Jays 7, Twins 2 MINNEAPOLIS -- Josh Donaldson homered twice and Jose Bautista broke out of a slump with a three-hit night as Toronto beat... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lindor picks up Indiansseries with the Tigers for the first time since 2008. BLUE JAYS 7, TWINS 2 Mar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
series with the Tigers for the first time since 2008. BLUE JAYS 7, TWINS 2 Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and Toronto topped host Minnesota. Estrada (9-8) gave up two runs. NATIONAL... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
MLB: Estrada Goes 8, Donaldson Homers Twice As Jays Beat TwinsMarco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice amo
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 7 days ago
Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota's loss clinched the AL Central for the Cleveland Indians and gave... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
MLB roundup: Indians clinch AL Central titleAtlanta starter R.A. Dickey (9-10) his first career loss against his former tea
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
Atlanta starter R.A. Dickey (9-10) his first career loss against his former team. Blue Jays 7, Twins 2 MINNEAPOLIS -- Josh Donaldson homered twice and Jose Bautista broke out of a slump with a three-hit night as Toronto beat... Read more
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News 8000
Estrada goes 8, Donaldson homers twice as Jays beat TwinsMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldso
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota's loss clinched the AL Central for the Cleveland... Read more
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FOX News
Mejia pulled in 4th inning, Twins lose 7MINNEAPOLIS -- Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson h
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS -- Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota's loss clinched the AL Central for the Cleveland... Read more
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TSN
Estrada, Donaldson power Jays past TwinsMINNEAPOLIS — Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson hom
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS — Marco Estrada pitched eight efficient innings, Josh Donaldson homered twice among his four hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota's loss clinched the AL Central for the Cleveland... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Estrada in control as Jays beat the Twinsstepped in, however, opting to go with reliever Matt Dermody in the ninth. Hel
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
stepped in, however, opting to go with reliever Matt Dermody in the ninth. Helped by a pair of home runs by the red-hot Josh Donaldson, the Jays have won two in a row against the Twins, who are trying to maintain their hold on the second... Read more
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