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Astros, Blue Jays Make 10-Player Swap

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Published: Jul 20, 2012, 11:02 am EDT

These are the sorts of things that used to happen in the 1950s, when teams routinely made multiple-player deals in order to turn around sagging fortunes, or just make some news. This one's for sagging fortunes, it would appear. The Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays made a 10-player deal Friday; Toronto's the team that's been seeking help for its...

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Jul 20, 2012, 11:02 am

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2012 Home-Run Derby: Robinson Cano Gets Bronx Cheer In Kansas City

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Published: Jul 10, 2012, 9:45 am EDT

Cano, the AL captain, passed over the Royals' Billy Butler for his Home Run Derby team. He heard about this from Kansas City fans Monday night -- loud and clear. KANSAS CITY -- Robinson Cano, captaining the American League Home Run Derby team, chose Prince Fielder, Jose Bautista and Mark Trumbo to be his teammates. He did not choose the...

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Jul 10, 2012, 9:45 am

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Blue Jays Scramble To Replace 3 Injured Starters

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Published: Jun 18, 2012, 3:55 pm EDT

Most teams couldn't withstand the loss of three-fifths of their starting rotation in a week, but the Blue Jays did so by sweeping the Phillies. How can they continue to win going forward? The Toronto Blue Jays have had an amazing streak of bad injury luck the last few days, with three starting pitchers (Kyle Drabek, Brandon Morrow and Drew...

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Jun 18, 2012, 3:55 pm

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Blue Jays' Kyle Drabek Leaves Game With Injury

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Published: Jun 13, 2012, 2:20 pm EDT

The Toronto Blue Jays are having a rough time with injuries this month. Brandon Morrow just went on the disabled list and is out "indefinitely". During Wednesday afternoon's game against the Nationals in Toronto, they might have lost yet another member of their rotation: Something clearly wrong w/ Kyle Drabek's arm or shoulder as he released that pitch. He's out...

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Jun 13, 2012, 2:20 pm

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Vladimir Guerrero Released By Jays, Still Wants To Play

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Published: Jun 12, 2012, 12:53 pm EDT

It appears that we now have the Vladimir Guerrero saga straightened out. Here’s further confirmation from his agent that he’s not retiring: vladdy’s agent bean stringfellow: "He has no intention of retiring.’’ — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) June 12, 2012 And, Mr. Stringfellow explains further: stringfellow: jays chose not to call him up & agreed to grant him his release. so...

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Jun 12, 2012, 12:53 pm

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Vladimir Guerrero Not Retiring, Says His Agent

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Published: Jun 12, 2012, 11:23 am EDT

Earlier reports Tuesday said that former Expo, Angel and Oriole Vladimir Guerrero was going to give up on his comeback attempt for the Toronto Blue Jays, for whom he has been playing at Triple-A Las Vegas. However, Guerrero’s agent says those reports are untrue: Vlad’s agent, Bean Stringfellow, on talk of Vlad retiring: “Nothing further from the truth. He is...

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Jun 12, 2012, 11:23 am

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Vladimir Guerrero Reportedly Retiring From Baseball

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Published: Jun 12, 2012, 10:45 am EDT

One month ago, on May 10, Vladimir Guerrero signed a minor-league deal with the Toronto Blue Jays. After getting in shape, Vlad played 11 minor-league games in the Jays’ system, hitting .313/.320/.625 in 50 at-bats with four home runs. Ready to go, right? Major-league bound? Not so, apparently: It appears as though the rumours are true. Apparently Vladimir Guerrero has...

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Jun 12, 2012, 10:45 am

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Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie Live-Tweets Toronto Mall Shooting

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Published: Jun 3, 2012, 12:12 pm EDT

On Saturday, there was a shooting at Toronto's biggest downtown mall, the Eaton Centre, that left one person dead and seven wounded. One of the first witnesses on the scene was Blue Jays third baseman and native Canadian Brett Lawrie, who is credited with breaking the news on Twitter. He was in the area not long after Saturday's Blue Jays/Red...

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Jun 3, 2012, 12:12 pm

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Vladimir Guerrero Beginning Play In Games, Could Join Blue Jays Next Month

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Published: May 27, 2012, 11:00 am EDT

About two weeks ago, Vladimir Guerrero signed a minor-league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. At 37, it took him that long to get into playing shape, but now he’s going to play in actual games. Mark Zwolinski: The veteran slugger was set to join the Class-A Dunedin Blue Jays of the Florida State League on Sunday, his first league...

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May 27, 2012, 11:00 am

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Brett Lawrie Drops Appeal; Four-Game Suspension Starts Thursday Night

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Published: May 17, 2012, 2:16 pm EDT

Brett Lawrie was given a four-game suspension by MLB for his helmet-throwing tantrum during Tuesday night’s Blue Jays game against the Rays. As is common for these types of things, there was an appeal planned. However, that’s changed: Brett Lawrie drops the appeal of his 4-game suspension. Will miss tonight’s game and the Mets series as he serves his time....

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