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2016 Schedule
73-56, 1st in AL East
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How does Dickey rank in pitching tools?

Is R.A. Dickey still baseball's best knuckleballer? Keith Law breaks it down. Ranking pitching tools (Insider)

Blue Jays take lead on horrific Twins miscue (0:50)

Lineup: Blue Jays (72-56) vs. Twins (49-79)

  • 1. Jose Bautista, DH (R)
  • 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B (R)
  • 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B (R)
  • 4. Troy Tulowitzki, SS (R)
  • 5. Michael Saunders, RF (L)
  • 6. Kevin Pillar, CF (R)
  • 7. Melvin Upton Jr., LF (R)
  • 8. Devon Travis, 2B (R)
  • 9. Josh Thole, C (L)
  • SP: Marcus Stroman, RHP
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Friday's longest home runs

Adrian Beltre's 445-foot home run was his longest in three years and also the longest of the day. Mark Teixeira, Russell Martin, Yonder Alonso and Rickie Weeks round out the list of long balls.

Donaldson's two-run shot puts Jays up 5-1 (0:20)
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Jays reacquire Navarro in trade with White Sox

Catcher Dioner Navarro, who spent two seasons in Toronto before joining the White Sox as a free agent in December, is heading back to the Blue Jays via a trade Friday.

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Thursday's longest home runs

Josh Donaldson's 29th home run of the season on Thursday traveled 456 feet for the longest of the day. Jayson Werth, James McCann, Adrian Beltre and Robinson Cano round out the list of long balls.

Trout gets Angels rolling with two of his four RBIs (0:22)
Donaldson obliterates baseball in massive home run (0:29)
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How do Blue Jays rank in intangibles?

Melvin Upton Jr. is fast, but how does he fare in terms of baserunning skill? And where do R.A. Dickey and Francisco Liriano rank in inducing soft contact? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)

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Any Blue Jays among MLB's top defenders?

Whether it's Russell Martin's glove behind the plate, Troy Tulowitzki's arm in the infield or Kevin Pillar's theatrics in the outfield, the Jays have several standout defenders on their roster. Does Keith Law rank any of them No. 1 at what they do? Best fielding/throwing tools (Insider)

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Tuesday starters key to AL East?

The Blue Jays, Red Sox and Orioles all won, so the O's remain two games behind the Jays and Sox in the division. R.A. Dickey, capable of getting on a roll at any moment, had an encouraging outing. He held the Angels to two runs in 6 2/3 innings. Five things we learned Tuesday

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Russell Martin keeps raking

Martin went 3-for-3 with two RBIs for the Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The 33-year-old has 14 hits and has knocked in 10 runs over his last seven games. It's the first time in his career that Martin has had that many hits and RBIs over a seven-game span, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Saunders sends one out in a hurry

Michael Saunders' homer off Angels reliever A.J. Achter on Tuesday was a screaming liner, traveling 412 feet at 114.5 mph off the bat. That's the fastest of Saunders' career, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Inside Heat: Kennedy On Potential Jays' Concerns

Buster Olney talks to Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star about the Blue Jays' potential interest in Joey Votto, concerns for the club down the stretch and more.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24922nd
On Base Percentage.3289th
Slugging Percentage.4367th
Earned Run Average3.795th
Quality Starts783rd

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