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Reacts: Most don't want the expand playoffs next yearWelcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Blue Jays fans, and fans across the country.

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Jays starting pitchers for first roundThe Blue Jays announced their starting rotation for the first round of playoffs. Game one: Matt Shoemaker Game two: Hyun Jin Ryu Game three: Taijuan Walker I'd guess the plan is to follow Shoemaker...

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Monday Bantering: Playoff StuffThe season we didn't think would happen, made it to the finish line. I'll admit I had trouble finding things to write about this season.

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The Blue Jays are back in the playoffs — ask a question in our live chat at 12 p.m. on TuesdayStar baseball columnist Gregor Chisholm and Blue Jays beat writer Laura Armstrong will join us for a live chat to answer your questions and discuss the MLB playoffs.

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Finding Hope in a Daunting YearIn a year filled with fear, insanity and hopelessness, the 2020 Toronto Blue Jays have provided me with one glimmer of hope.

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Players To Buy In Dynasty Baseball Right NowWhether it’s because they haven’t performed as advertised, or their underlying skills lend you to believe they can continue a high level of production, these are some value names to target sooner rather than later.

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The Wreck of the Tampa Bay Rays?Young Kirk was the pride of the Mexican side Coming up from the farm in Dunedin As short ballplayers go, he was bigger than most With quick hands, a keen eye though not seasoned Concluding some terms with divisional firms They left fully loaded for Rays-land And later that week when "play ball" rang Could it be the Trop's ghosts they were feelin'?

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Blue Jays Outright Wilmer FontBlue Jays right-hander Wilmer Font went unclaimed on waivers and remains in the club's postseason player pool.

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Blueprint for Beating the Tampa Bay RaysIts official the Blue Jays will play Tampa Bay in the Wild Card round. Tampa Bay was the class of the American League in this shortened season.

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Toronto Blue Jays: The 2019 Roster  Where are they now?The Toronto Blue Jays used a lot of players in 2019. This article compiles all the players who left the Blue Jays after the 2019 season.

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Blue Jays: A successful season, and it's all gravy from hereThe regular season is over and the Blue Jays have made the playoffs. Regardless of what happens from here, 2020 has been a success for the Jays.

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Blue Jays: Results are in, and the Jays' outfield was quite goodFor all the talk last winter about the need to upgrade the outfield, but the Blue Jays' starting trio had quite the year and may have put that idea to rest.

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Blue Jays fans: R-yu Satisfied?The Toronto Blue Jays have qualified for the 2020 post-season, but is that enough to be content with?

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Toronto Blue Jays: 3 keys to beating Tampa Bay RaysThe Toronto Blue Jays now know their first-round playoff opponent and it presents a favourable matchup against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Rick Zamperin: Ryu should start opener of Blue Jays-Rays wild card seriesThe Toronto Blue Jays went 4-6 versus Tampa Bay this year, including a 3-4 record at Tropicana Field.

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Blue Jays' Wilmer Font: Clears waiversThe Blue Jays outrighted Font to their alternate training site Sunday.

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Why to watch Blue Jays vs. RaysThe 1 vs. 8 series in the American League playoffs brings a ton of energy with it, as the Blue Jays travel to Tampa Bay to face the Rays.

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Rays will face Blue Jays in first round of playoffsToronto loses to Baltimore on Sunday to be No. 8 seed; Tampa Bay beats Philadelphia 5-0 to finish 40-20.

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Mlb Toronto Blue Jays Vs Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies runner Choo Freeman looks to the ball after running into Toronoto Blue Jays third baseman Troy Glaus in the second inning at Coors Field in Denver May 21, 2006.

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The Blue Jays and Chasing Playoff Success?They can totally do this! Maybe. Now that the Blue Jays know they are battling the Rays in the playoffs, A.J. Andrews talks about the changes the Blue Jays need to make to their playoff roster to adjust.

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The Blue Jays and Shunning YamaguchiThe regular season is done! Did y'all think we would get here? A.J. Andrews reflects on the end of the regular season and how the Blue Jays totally fulfilled her expectations for the campaign.

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Blue Jays and Rays begin Wild Card Series at 5 pm Eastern on TuesdayThe Blue Jays will begin their participation in the 2020 Major League Baseball Postseason this coming Tuesday at 5 pm Eastern as they face the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Home away from home turned out to be a Blue Jays advantageBUFFALO — Depending on the length of the stride and the directness of the route, the distance from the Blue Jays Canalside hotel to the players entrance at...

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The Jays wanted the Rays. Now their playoff road runs through the best team in the American LeagueThe Rays, a nightmare for opposing hitters, are the clear favourites in this series and few people outside of Canada will be expecting the Jays to come out on top — but in a best-of-three series anything can happen, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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Blue Jays blow chance at higher seed with loss to Orioles in regular season finaleThe Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday afternoon in a final tune-up ahead of their first post-season appearance in four years.

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Jays lose to Orioles, setting up first-round date with RaysBUFFALO — Given all that has unfolded in 2020, it may seem like decades ago that the Blue Jays left the Tampa area in March mere days after baseball and so...

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Tampa Bay Rays Set To Take On Toronto Blue Jays In MLB PlayoffsThe Tampa Bay Rays will host the first round series with the Toronto Blue Jays starting Tuesday.

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Blue Jays drop 7-5 decision to Orioles in final tune-up ahead of playoffsFeeling healthy, confident and ready for the next challenge, the Toronto Blue Jays capped their regular season Sunday by tuning up for their first playoff appearance in four years.

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Jays lose last game of seasonOrioles 6 Blue Jays 4 Bring on the Rays.. Jonathan Davis, playing right field, made what I'm sure was the best catch of the season for any Blue Jays player, and might have been the best catch of...

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Blue Jays lose to Orioles in final tune-up ahead of playoffsThe loss means Toronto will be seeded eighth in the American League and take on the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays in a best-of-three wild-card series starting Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

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The Blue Jays will face the Rays when the MLB playoffs start TuesdayToronto and Tampa Bay have played each other 10 times this season. Tampa Bay holds a 6-4 edge, outscoring Toronto 48-44 over that span.

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Vladdy is heating up at the plate. What's he doing differently?Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is heating up at just the right time for the Blue Jays.

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GameThread Game #60: Last game of the regular seasonHow many of you thought we would get to 60 games this season? Liars.. I don't see a ‘Kate' GameThread, so putting this up quick.

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Game #60 Preview: Akin vs RoarkWelcome to the final game of this unprecedented 2020 season, where the Blue Jays are playing to find out if they jump up to the 5th seed, and the Orioles are looking to see if they fall down as far as the 3rd overall pick next June.

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Toronto Blue Jays' Jordan Romano throws live bullpen sessionToronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Jordan Romano threw a live bullpen session Sunday, facing Rowdy Tellez, who is making his way back from a knee injury.

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Blue Jays: How Sunday's results determine the seedingWe know the Blue Jays will be in the playoffs next week, but until Sunday's schedule has concluded, we won't know where they'll be seeded.

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The Blue Jays regular season wraps, and what a short, strange, sweet trip it wasAll teams had challenges this campaign, which was postponed and then abbreviated by COVID-19, but none to the extent of the Blue Jays.

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Blue Jays drop 7-5 decision to Orioles in final tune-up ahead of playoffsBUFFALO, United States — Feeling healthy, confident and ready for the next challenge, the Toronto Blue Jays capped their regular season Sunday by tuning up for their first playoff appearance in four years.

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Happy Birthday Jon RauchAnd Len Matuszek, Jason Phillips, Jason Phillips and Matt Shoemaker.

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. heats up ahead of postseasonVladimir Guerrero Jr. looks like he's ready for his turn to carry Toronto's lineup, and his timing couldn't be better.

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Jays lose finale to Orioles 7-5, will face Rays in playoffs AP Tampa Bay Jonathan Davis run BuffaloThe Toronto Blue Jays are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the postseason after losing to the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 in their regular season finale.

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Blue Jays lose to Orioles in final tune-up ahead of playoffsThe loss means Toronto will be seeded eighth in the American League and take on the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays in a best-of-three wild-card series starting Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

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Early Look At The Blue Jays' 2021 RotationThe Toronto Blue Jays have several interesting options to put together their 2021 rotation. Which one should they pursue?

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Teoscar Hernandez Has Another Breakout in HimIt’s incredibly difficult to choose the best story from a Blue Jays regular season that has surpassed every expectation and has ended in a playoff berth.

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Toronto Blue Jays receive mixed injury news ahead of playoffsAs the Toronto Blue Jays prepare for their first postseason action since 2016, they received contrasting news regarding Rowdy Tellez and Jordan Romano.

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Sept. 26: Blue Jays Continue to Roll as They Get Closer to the PostseasonBen Wagner and Mike Wilner recap tonight's 5-2 Toronto Blue Jays win over the Baltimore Orioles in the penultimate game of the season.

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Biggio and Grichuk homer as Blue Jays beat OriolesThe Blue Jays need another victory in Sunday's regular-season finale, and a Miami win over the Yankees in New York, to move up to second place in the AL East and the fifth seed in the league.

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Biggio and Grichuk homer as Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-2BUFFALO, N.Y.  Cavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a three-run shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Saturday...

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Jays win second last game of the seasonOrioles 2 Blue Jays 5 Winning the penultimate game is nice. We got an excellent start out of T.J. Zeuch.

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After latest win over Orioles, Blue Jays keeping playoff plans close to vestBUFFALO — When Matt Shoemaker walked up Washington St. from the team hotel shortly after noon on Saturday, it wasn't to prepare for his final start of the...

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The Buffalo Blue Jays turned their last resort into home-field advantage. And Sunday might not be goodbyeIn the end, getting booted out of the Rogers Centre because of the pandemic wasn't a barrier to success.

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SIMMONS: Former Blue Jays GM Ricciardi deserved more respectA touch of perspective on the playoff-bound Blue Jays in this asterisk-shortened big-league season: Nineteen times in Jays history the club has finished in the...

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LONGLEY: Future has arrived but Blue Jays brass believe the good times are just starting to rollBUFFALO — The celebration was hearty enough and the accomplishment a notable one for the latest Blue Jays regime.

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Baltimore Orioles' Mark Trumbo celebrates a two-run home run with Matt Wieters in front of Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell MartinAstronauts make round trip to space station from U.S. soil.

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GameThread Game #59: Orioles at Blue JaysHere are tonight's lineups. TJ Zeuch will start in place of Matt Shoemaker, Kirk will catch this one, Shaw gets a DH day, and Davis will be in center.

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The argument for starting Hyun Jin Ryu in Game 2 against the RaysHyun Jin Ryu is the Toronto Blue Jays ace and is the obvious candidate to start Game 1 of the playoffs on Tuesday.

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The cult of Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk grows with every hit. And that's oftenThe pudgy rookie doesn't have the usual body type for a baseball player. That's just the start of his appeal.

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Rob Manfred wants the Blue Jays playing in Toronto in 2021Over at Sportsnet, Shi Davidi spoke with Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred about the impressive season put together by the Toronto Blue Jays of Buffalo this year.

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Tonight's lineup: Zeuch startsIt looks like there has been a change in starting pitcher for tonight. I thought Matt Shoemaker was to start, but now the Blue Jays are saying T.J. Zeuch gets the start.

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Today in Jays History: John Gibbons DayTwo Years Ago Today It was John Gibbons day. We beat the Astros 3-1. We only had 3 hits, but 2 were homers, Randal Grichuk had 2-run home run and Reese McGuire had a solo shot.

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Grichuk, Blue Jays clip Orioles, 5-2Randal Grichuk hit a three-run home run, Cavan Biggio had a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Saturday night at Buffalo.

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Biggio and Grichuk homer as Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-2 Baltimore Orioles AP shot bid HomerCavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a three-run shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2.

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Game #59 Preview: Means vs ShoemakerIt'll be a final tune-up start for Matt Shoemaker, who will be making his second start since coming back from injury, but also preparing for a potential game 3 of the Wild Card round, if it makes it that far.

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Blue Jays: Rowdy Tellez expected to miss first round of postseasonToronto Blue Jays first baseman Rowdy Tellez is not expected back in time for the first round of the postseason according to Ross Atkins.

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Manfred: MLB will do everything possible for Blue Jays to play 2021 in TorontoThere's no indication where the Toronto Blue Jays will play in 2021, but MLB commissioner Rob Manfred plans to do everything he can to ensure they return to their home city next season.'The one thing I can say is that we will do everything humanly possible to convince the government that the Blue Jays should play in Toronto next year,' he told...

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Rob Manfred pushing for Blue Jays to play in Toronto in 2021It's not clear if the Toronto Blue Jays will be able to return to their home city in 2021.

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Blue Jays have clinched the playoffs, can still finish ahead of YankeesToronto cannot afford a loss in Baltimore if they want to finish with the fifth seed in this year's MLB postseason.

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Blue Jays: Taijuan Walker won't be cheap to re-sign, but he's worth itTaijuan Walker has quietly been one of the better pitchers in the AL since the trade to Toronto, and the Blue Jays should do what they can to re-sign him.

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Blue Jays: Is it smarter to rest, or push to pass the Yankees?With a Blue Jay win and a Yankee loss on Friday night, there's just 1.0 game between them in the standings.

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Blue Jays: What role will Nate Pearson fill for the playoffs?He won't be able to build up enough arm strength to be a starter, but Nate Pearson showed the Blue Jays the kind of value he can bring to the bullpen for the playoff run.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Expanded playoffs are likely here to stayThe Toronto Blue Jays will likely be in a position to benefit as MLB commissioner Rob Manfred admits he wants the expanded playoff format to remain, but how many teams should qualify each year for the postseason?

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Rob Manfred: MLB will do everything possible for Blue Jays to play in Toronto next seasonThe Toronto Blue Jays have clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2016, but they did so while playing their home games in Buffalo and not Rogers Centre.

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Manfred: MLB will do everything possible for Blue Jays to play 2021 in TorontoThere's no indication where the Toronto Blue Jays will play in 2021, but MLB commissioner Rob Manfred plans to do everything he can to ensure they return to their home city next season.

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Blue Jays line up rest, pitching while facing OriolesOne reason the Toronto Blue Jays have qualified for the playoffs in this pandemic-condensed season is their success against the Baltimore Orioles, and they will look to continue that domination Saturday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Buffalo.

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Here's how the Blue Jays can still finish ahead of the YankeesToronto cannot afford a loss in Baltimore if they want to finish with the fifth seed in this year's MLB postseason.

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Sept. 25: Blue Jays Extend Winning Streak against OriolesBen Wagner and Mike Wilner recap the Toronto Blue Jays' 10-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

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Blue Jays cruise to easy 10-5 win over OriolesOrioles 5 at Blue Jays 10 After clinching a postseason berth yesterday for the first time since 2016, the Blue Jays clinched their first finish above.500 since the same year tonight in cruising...

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Orioles vs. Blue JaysGet a preview of the Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays baseball game.

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Grichuk, Shaw homer, Pearson returns as Blue Jays beat OriolesNate Pearson had been sidelined since a game Aug. 18 at Baltimore. He came on to begin the fourth and struck out the first batter he faced, Austin Hays, on three pitches.

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Nate Pearson throws heat, Travis Shaw goes deep as Toronto Blue Jays double up Baltimore OriolesRandal Grichuk and Travis Shaw homered, Nate Pearson returned from an elbow injury to pitch 1 1/3 scoreless innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 Friday night.

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Montoyo's family-first approach shines both at home and in Blue Jays clubhouseBUFFALO — Forget baseball for a moment and think of Charlie Montoyo as the father and family man.

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The Blue Jays have plenty of options as they decide their opening-round roster, but they can't please everyoneToronto will need just three starters in opening round, so Roark and Anderson could be among those left out.

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Two Claps and a Ric Flair! ! !The Toronto Blue Jays have clinched a playoff spot and we are ready to Panikkar rocks the mic as we dive into the clinched spot, this weekend series vs the O's, and the pending roster decisions.

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Nate Pearson looked good in his return from the Injured ListThe Blue Jays have their post-season ticket punched and theyre more than likely stuck in eighth place, so this series against Baltimore doesnt mean too much.

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Pearson fastball back in play and Walker sharpens for playoff start as Blue Jays cruise past O'sThe Blue Jays were back in business on Friday at Sahlen Field shaking off the after-effects of clinching a playoff spot the previous night.

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Montoyo's family first approach shines both at home and in the Blue Jays clubhouseForget baseball for a moment and think of Charlie Montoyo as the father and family man.

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GameThread Game #58: Orioles at Blue JaysHere's today's post-clinch lineup. Biggio is off for the first time this season, Davis gets a start in left and Panik will play third.

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Friday Bantering: Tonight's lineupWe get the ‘we clinched last night' lineup. Biggio, Gurriel and Kirk get the day off.

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Regarding the Blue Jays, your honour, this sports prognosticator is guilty… but with an explanationAll sports seasons are weird right now. Without fans, the action is the same, but the overall effect is numbing.

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Scott Stinson: Toronto Blue Jays make the playoffs and the pressure is… off?The team's manager is right. I cannot think of a team that has more of a feel to it than these Toronto Blue Jays.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Playoff berth an important development for youthThe Toronto Blue Jays earned a berth to the 2020 playoffs and at this stage, the young players will get a chance to show what they can do on the big stage.

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Yankees @ Blue JaysIts been around 10 years since I last sleepwalked. I have a real difficult time remembering exactly what its like.

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Giving Charlie his dueI saw this tweet last night and, at first I was nah, but then I started thinking about it.

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Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-5Randal Grichuk and Travis Shaw homered, Nate Pearson returned from an elbow injury to pitch 1 1/3 scoreless innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 Friday night.

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Scott Stinson: Toronto Blue Jays make the playoffs and the pressure is… off?Charlie Montoyo said something on Thursday night, amid the celebrations of his team's return to the playoffs, that is not the kind of thing baseball managers tend to say out loud.

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Blue Jays poised for an upset over Tampa BayDon't bet against the Toronto Blue Jays in their first-round matchup of the postseason versus the Tampa Bay Rays and here's why.

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Put an asterisk if you'd like but the Toronto Blue Jays are in the postseasonDespite some people who may question the legitimacy of the Toronto Blue Jays reaching the postseason, they have qualified for the playoffs.

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Orioles vs Blue Jays 09/25/20 a€“ Odds and MLB Betting TrendsBy OddsShark  Sponsored Post The Toronto Blue Jays have had the edge against the Baltimore Orioles when they meet near the finish line of the regular season.

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It's time to think about the post-season rosterThe Blue Jays took care of business, beating the Yankees to punch their ticket to the post-season.

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The Most Surprising Teams Of This Short MLB SeasonSome of these we could kinda see coming. Others? No chance.

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Scott Stinson: Toronto Blue Jays make the playoffs and the pressure is… off?Charlie Montoyo said something on Thursday night, amid the celebrations of his team's return to the playoffs, that is not the kind of thing baseball managers tend to say out loud.

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Game #58 Preview: Lopez vs WalkerTaijuan Walker will head to the mound for the Jays, coming off arguably his best start with the Jays.

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Blue Jays: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly against the YankeesThe Blue Jays punched their ticket to the playoffs with a convincing series win over the New York Yankees this week and here is a review.

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MLB Trade Rumors and News: Toronto punches ticket to playoffs, Alex Gordon announces retirementThe Blue Jays clinched a playoff spot and a long-time Royal decided to hang his cleats up.

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Phillips: Securing playoff spot a real accomplishment for Blue JaysWhen they started the pandemic-shortened 60-game MLB season, the Toronto Blue Jays did not have a home ballpark, but they overcame that obstacle and plenty of others in 2020, Steve Phillips writes.

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Blue Jays and Hyun-Jin Ryu get exactly what they asked forIt's been an unprecedented MLB season, but thankfully both the Blue Jays and Hyun Jin Ryu still got what they wanted out the relationship in year one of his four-year pact.

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Why the Blue Jays could make some noise in the playoffsAnything can happen once the playoffs begin, and now that the Blue Jays have qualified, don't be surprised if they make some noise while they're there.

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Toronto Punches Their Ticket with Tao of Stieb!The talking Toronto triumvirate react to the Blue Jays... umm... not so much valiantly battling their way into extra baseball so much as falling into the 8th seed.

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MLB DFS Picks and Analysis 9/25: The Grind DownThe MLB DFS picks, MLB DFS cheat sheet, and MLB DFS projections for DraftKings and FanDuel in the RotoGrinders MLB Grind Down will give you an in-depth analysis of the upcoming MLB schedule for Friday, September 25.

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Blue Jays hope to improve playoff seed against OriolesThe Toronto Blue Jays, who are going to the postseason for the first time since 2016, still have a chance to finish second in the American League East as they open a three-game series against the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Friday night at Buffalo.

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The Blue Jays and the PlayoffsWe did it, y'all. We got back to the promised land. A.J. Andrews is tired but happy.

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Sept. 24: Blue Jays Clinch First Postseason Berth Since 2016!Ben Wagner and Mike Wilner recap the Toronto Blue Jays' win over the New York Yankees.

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Emergency Pod: Blue Jays Clinch!Blue Jays fans, your Toronto Blue Jays have made the post season. Brendan Panikkar drops an emergency pod to share a taste of excitement and tease playoff coverage here on Jay Bird Watching.

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From homeless to playoff bound, Toronto Blue Jays' wild 2020 ride isn't over yetIn the shortened 60-game sprint with expanded playoffs, the Blue Jays did what they needed to do to become one of eight American League teams to move on, securing their first postseason berth in four years, Scott Mitchell writes.

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Blue Jays clinch 1st post-season berth since 2016 after defeating YankeesVladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a solo home run as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Thursday, securing the organization's first trip to the playoffs in four years.

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Blue Jays clinch 1st playoff spot since 2016, beat Yanks 4-1Barred from playing in their own ballpark this year because of COVID-19, the vagabond Toronto Blue Jays have found a home in the playoffs.

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Toronto Blue Jays clinch first playoff berth since 2016 seasonHyun Jin Ryu pitched seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first postseason spot since 2016, beating the Yankees 4-1 Thursday night and further damaging New York's chances of hosting a first-round playoff series.

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Clutch for the clinch: Ryu brilliance stymies Yanks as Blue Jays lock up playoff spotThe veteran ace was dealing on Thursday night at Sahlen Field and his young Blue Jays teammates joined Hyun-Jin Ryu for the celebratory ride.

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The Blue Jays kept beating the odds to reach the post-season for the first time in four yearsThis team started to come of age during its season on the road. And anything is possible in the playoffs.

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Jays win and clinch a playoff spotYankees 1 Blue Jays 4 PLAYOFFS! That was a nice game. A fun one for those of us who miss the idea of a pitcher going late into a game.

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Blue Jays clinch post-season berth with win over the YankeesToronto clinched a playoff berth Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees, locking up at least eighth place in the expanded playoff format.

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Toronto Blue Jays beat New York Yankees to clinch playoff spotVladimir Guerrero Jr., homered and ace Hyun-Jin Ryu threw seven shutout innings as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Thursday night to wrap up their first post-season berth in four years.

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SIMMONS: Somehow, some way, these improbable Blue Jays heading back to post-seasonIn this, the strangest of all big league seasons, with the schedule shortened, the rules altered, and the Blue Jays' home games played on the road, somehow...

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The Blue Jays have clinched a playoff spotGetting the job done against the Yankees at home in Buffalo? Feels good, man.

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Blue Jays pitcher Nate Pearson is back, hopefully as a high-impact relieverThere's not enough time for the hard-throwing right-hander to stretch out as a starter but he can still be of value in the post-season.

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Blue Jays return to MLB playoffs for first time since 2016, Astros close in on postseasonThe Toronto Blue Jays punched their ticket back to the postseason, while the Houston Astros took another step towards the playoffs.

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GameThread Game #57: Yankees at Blue JaysThe Jays have a chance to clinch a postseason spot tonight and take another series against the Yankees.

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Toronto Blue Jays activate right-hander Nate Pearson from injured listThe Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Nate Pearson before Thursday night's home game against the New York Yankees.

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Jays activate Pearson off ILThe Blue Jays have activated Nate Pearson from the IL. Wilmer Font comes off the roster.

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Blue Jays Activate Nate PearsonThe Blue Jays are activating right-hander Nate Pearson from the 10-day injured list and removing fellow righty Wilmer Font from their roster, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet was among those to report.

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Toronto Blue Jays activate RHP Nate Pearson from injured listThe Toronto Blue Jays have activated RHP Nate Pearson off the injured list with manager Charlie Montoyo hoping to get him a couple outings over the team's final four games.

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Toronto Blue Jays beat New York Yankees 4-1 to lock up post-season berthVladimir Guerrero Jr., homered and ace Hyun-Jin Ryu threw seven shutout innings as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Thursday night to wrap up their first post-season berth in four years.

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Yankees Lose Series To Toronto, Blue Jays Clinch Playoff BerthHyun Jin Ryu pitched seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first postseason spot since 2016, beating the Yankees 4-1 and further damaging New Yorks chances of hosting a first-round playoff series.

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Thursday Bantering: Today's lineupThe Jays made some news this afternoon. The let go of three members of the front office: Pat Hentgen, who has been a ‘special assistant' since 2012.

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Blue Jays Let Huckaby, Quantrill, and Hentgen GoWord just came out, according to Sportsnets Shi Davidi, that the Blue Jays have fired three veteran members of their minor league staff.

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MLB Postseason: Toronto Blue Jays clinch playoff spotThe Blue Jays are one of seven American League teams to have secured a postseason spot in this year's expanded playoff format.

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Toronto Blue Jays beat New York Yankees 4-1 to lock up post-season berthVladimir Guerrero Jr., homered and ace Hyun-Jin Ryu threw seven shutout innings as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Thursday night to wrap up their first post-season berth in four years.

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Blue Jays look to ace Ryu to clinch first playoff berth since 2016BUFFALO — There will be expectations down the road for much more return from the US$80-million investment the Toronto Blue Jays made in starting pitcher...

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Happy Birthday John McDonaldThat's exactly right, he's the best I've ever been around. I've told this to several people in the game, he has the best work ethic and gets himself into the right position better than any infield that I've ever had, and I've been blessed to be around some great ones.

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First Impressions: C Alejandro KirkWritten By: Nathan HutchinsonFollow Him on Twitter: @hutch1760Follow Prospects Worldwide on Twitter: @ProspectsWorldW The Blue Jays No.

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Blue Jays can punch their own ticket to the postseason tonightThe Toronto Blue Jays can control their own postseason destiny and clinch a playoff spot with a victory of the New York Yankees this evening.

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Toronto Blue Jays activate right-hander Nate Pearson from injured listThe Toronto Blue Jays activated right-hander Nate Pearson before Thursday night's home game against the New York Yankees.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Thursday lineupsNew York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka slips as he reaches for a soft grounder by Toronto Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who was safe at first during the third inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday, Sept.

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Blue Jays' Rowdy Tellez: Return not imminentTellez continues to work through a running progression but is not expected to be ready for a potential playoff roster Tuesday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.

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Game #57 Preview: Montgomery vs RyuLeft hander Jordan Montgomery gets the ball for the Yankees, making his 10th start of the year.

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Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk: Scores twice in routGrichuk went 1-for-4 with a walk, two runs and an RBI in Wednesday's 14-1 win over the Yankees.

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Blue Jays' Cavan Biggio: Scores three times in routBiggio went 2-for-5 with a double, a walk, three runs and two RBI in Wednesday's 14-1 win over the Blue Jays.

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Blue Jays' Ross Stripling: Piggybacks Robbie Ray, gets saveStripling was credited with his first save of the season in Wednesday's 14-1 win over the Yankees after tossing four shutout innings in long relief.

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Yankees vs Blue Jays picks and predictions for September 24MLB picks and predictions for betting the New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays. Heres where value is in the MLB odds for Thursday, September 24.

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Blue Jays on the brink of clinching after blowout win over Yankees a€” Toronto SunBUFFALO — They can read the standings and adhere to the slim caution of the magic number still lurking, but when the Blue Jays arrived here at Sahlen Field on Wednesday afternoon, there was a fresh excitement.

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Toronto Blue Jays vs Chicago Cubs MLB gameTORONTO, Ontario, Canada, June 13 - Toronto Blue Jays' Carlos Delgado stretches as he walks to the batter's box to face Chicago Cubs' pitcher Kerry Wood in the third inning at the SkyDome in Toronto, Canada on June 13, 2003.

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Sept 23: Blue Jays Bats Hang 14 Runs on Bronx BombersDanny Jansen went 4-4 with 2 homers to lead the Blue Jays to 14-1 drubbing of the New York Yankees.

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Yankees lose 14-1 to Blue JaysBuffalo, N.Y. - Gary Sánchez made two of his team's season-high four errors and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the sloppy Yankees 14-1 Wednesday night, dealing New York perhaps a fatal blow in its race for home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

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Jays win big, magic number is 1Yankees 1 Blue Jays 14 Our magic number is now 1. A win tomorrow would put us into the playoffs.

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Blue Jays beat Yankees to inch closer to securing post-season berthDanny Jansen had four hits and scored three times as the Blue Jays used an eight-run sixth inning to put the game out of reach.

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The Blue Jays' magic number is down to one. The kids are excited. They can taste the playoffsLeadoff man Cavan Biggio, son of a Hall of Famer, calls this "the most fun I've ever had on the baseball field." The Jays can clinch a wild-card spot Thursday.

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Blue Jays on the brink of clinching after blowout win over YankeesBUFFALO — They can read the standings and adhere to the slim caution of the magic number still lurking, but when the Blue Jays arrived here at Sahlen Field on...

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Toronto Blue Jays rout New York Yankees, inch closer to playoff berthDanny Jansen hit two solo homers and Cavan Biggio scored three runs as the Toronto Blue Jays dumped the New York Yankees 14-1 on Wednesday, reducing their magic number to clinch a playoff spot to one.

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The Blue Jays' magic number is down to one after a huge win over the YankeesYet again, the Blue Jays returned the favour after the Yankees beat them big. Now, here they are, just one win away from clinching a playoff spot.

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Tactical Decisions Await Jays As Playoffs NearHow much will Alejandro Kirk catch? Who would start Game 2? With the Blue Jays on the brink of the playoffs, Arden and Ben look ahead at some decisions the team will soon be facing.

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Guerrero looks to keep it simple in bid to have a post-season impact for Blue JaysBUFFALO — He is not quite the forgotten man: With a larger than life swing, smile and personality, that's never going to be the case with Vlad Guerrero Jr.

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GameThread Game #56: Yankees at Blue JaysThe Blue Jays are looking for the series split once again, and potentially are able to clinch a playoff spot tonight.

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2020 Toronto Blue Jays Playoffs Player PoolThe Blue Jays have announced the 40 players who will join the MLB playoff bubble.

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Toronto Blue Jays' Nate Pearson feeling good, no concrete return yetToronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo told reporters Wednesday that Nate Pearson is feeling good but there is still no concrete plan to activate him just yet.

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Yankees make four errors, lose 14-1 to Blue Jays Two Buffalo Tampa Bay errors errorsGary Sánchez made two of his team's season-high four errors and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the sloppy Yankees 14-1, dealing New York perhaps a fatal blow in its race for home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

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Happy Birthday Dennis LampFormer Blue Jays reliever Dennis Lamp turns 68 today. Lamp pitched three seasons for the Jays, in the middle of a 16 year MLB career.

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Atlanta Braves Vs Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays first baseman Lyle Overbay boots a ball hit by Atlanta Braves Scott Thorman as Brian McCann runs to second base in the third inning June 21, 2006, in Atlanta's Turner Field.

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Blue Jays' relievers injury updatesFor much of the 2020 season, the Blue Jays' relievers were one of the club's biggest success stories.

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New York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Robbie RayMasahiro Tanaka will make his what is likely his final appearance of the regular season tonight at Sahlen Field, as the Yankees continue their series against the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Blue Jays' Jonathan Villar: Playing time dipsVillar remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Yankees.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Wednesday lineupsMasahiro Tanaka will start for the Yankees, while Robbie Ray will go for the Jays.

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Blue Jays: Jose Bautista's 2010 breakout season was one to rememberHow did Jose Bautista go from replacement-level player to having one of the best seasons in Toronto Blue Jays history?

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Toronto Blue Jays Vs Boston Red SoxToronto Blue Jays' Gabe Gross congratulates teammate Vernon Wells as Wells crosses the plate and scores on a double by Aaron Hill in second inning action against the Boston Red Sox at the Rogers Center May 25, 2005 in Toronto, Canada.

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Game #56 Preview: Tanaka vs RayMasahiro Tanaka looks to cap his renaissance season, currently sitting with a 3-2 record and a 3.27 ERA, his lowest mark in 5 years.

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Despite another blowout beating to Yankees, Blue Jays closer to playoffsThe playoff preparations are well under way. Now it's just a matter of the Blue Jays taking care of the business of getting there.

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Toronto Blue Jays announce their postseason player poolThe Toronto Blue Jays officially announced their 40-man postseason player pool and it does not include outfielder Derek Fisher.

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Blue Jays: Have we seen the last of Derek Fisher?The Blue Jays released their 40-man player pool for the post-season, and while several other injured players were included, Derek Fisher was not.

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Toronto Blue Jays: If the playoff roster were up to meAssuming the Blue Jays can hang on to their post-season spot, which players should fill out the 26-man roster for the first round of the playoffs?

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Jays host Yanks again, try to creep closer to playoffsThe visiting New York Yankees can clinch the season series with the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night as the teams play the third of a four-game series in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Tough outing against Gerrit Cole outlines strugglesStruggling to get anything going against the Gerrit Cole, the Toronto Blue Jays offence will need to figure out how to hit against elite pitching.

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Cole has sharp playoff prep as Yankees rout Blue Jays 12-1 New York Buffalo Yankees HomerGerrit Cole limited Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays.

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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays continue this penultimate regular-season series Wednesday at Buffalo's Sahlen Field, Toronto's 2020 home.

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The Blue Jays and Skimming the Playoff PoolSee this is happier, right? The Blue Jays announced their selections for their 2020 Playoff Pool and A.J. Andrews does the best she can with the talent on offer to build a team that can put a scare into the top seeds of the American League.

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The Blue Jays and A Bold Take on FontLast time I make that pun. I swear. Least it should be. A.J. Andrews kicks off a Tuesday night doubleheader with a melange of topics from the day she missed and the game today.

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Sept. 22: Yankees Strike BackBen Wagner, Mike Wilner, Andy McNamara and George Rusic break down the Jays' 12-1 loss to the Yankees.

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Rough night for the Blue Jays: 12 Yankee runs and Gerrit Cole on the moneyThe game was delayed in the eighth inning when the Yankees brought in Tyler Lyons, whose contract was selected from the alternate training site earlier Tuesday.

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Yankees vs. Blue JaysGet a preview of the New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays baseball game.

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Yankees stop Blue Jays in their tracks with resounding victoryGerrit Cole limited Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

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Jays lose to YankeesYankees 12 Blue Jays 1 That was a lot less fun than yesterday's game. Tanner Roark had moments where he looked very good.

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Free Alejandro Kirk. The Blue Jays need the surprising rookie's bat in the lineup every gameKirk, who had never played above class-A before joining the Jays, earned the opportunity for increased playing time after picking up seven hits in his first 16 career at-bats, including a homer and a double.

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Yankees put another blowout beating on the Blue Jays to stall playoff pursuitBUFFALO — The playoff preparations are well under way. Now it's just a matter of the Blue Jays taking care of the business of getting there.

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Alejandro the Great is more than catching on with terrific start to his Blue Jays careerBUFFALO — He is listed at 5-foot-8 and 265 pounds and both of those measurements may be skewed to the flattering side for catcher Alejandro Kirk.

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GameThread Game #55: Yankees at Blue JaysThe Jays could ensure a series split today, but it'll be a tough task up against Gerrit Cole.

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Orioles vs Blue Jays Betting Matchup and Odds Sep 25, 2020Get stats, odds, trends, line movement, analysis, injuries, and more.

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Tonight's lineupTravis Shaw is out of the lineup today because of back spasms. Alejandro Kirk is in today's lineup.

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MLB DFS Picks and Analysis 9/22: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue JaysThe MLB DFS picks, MLB DFS cheat sheet, and MLB DFS projections for DraftKings and FanDuel in the RotoGrinders MLB Grind Down will give you an in-depth analysis of the upcoming MLB schedule for Tuesday, September 22.

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Toronto Blue Jays Set Sights on Playoffs  Blue Jays from AwayThe 2020 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Handbook is now available! Visit our Handbook home page for more information!

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Yankees rout Blue Jays 12-1 as Cole prepare for playoffs with sharp outingGerrit Cole limited the Toronto to five hits over seven innings in his final preparation for the playoffs, and Aaron Hicks drove in three runs in a 12-1 rout over the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.

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Toronto Blue Jays will attempt to solve roster dilemmas as regular season winds downImprobable but not impossible is a good way to describe the clubs chances of getting out of the first round of baseballs expanded postseason, Scott Mitchell writes.

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The more Alejandro Kirk, the betterAlejandro Kirk has hit the ground running at the Major League level.

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Toronto Blue Jays reportedly set for low position in MLB's 2021 draftBased on a report from ESPN's Jeff Passan, the Toronto Blue Jays can expect to pick low in the first round of the 2021 MLB draft.

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Fun Fergie Facts: He went at least 7 innings in 81% of starts from 1967-72With this drought by Blue Jays’ starters on my mind, I was inspired to look at what percentage of games Jenkins pitched into the seventh inning in during his career peak, which I consider to be his six consecutive 20-win seasons with the Chicago Cubs from 1967 to 1972.

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Blue Jays: Danny Jansen may be in tough for playing time soonThe evolution of Blue Jays rookie Alejandro Kirk may not bode well for Danny Jansen's playing time as the postseason draws near.

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Blue Jays mailbag: Alejandro Kirk's bat throws roster a curve. And trade Vlad? Well, no one's untouchableThe playoffs are days away, but there is still some business that needs to be taken care of before they begin.

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Ken Giles is having Tommy John surgeryI imagine that somebody will take a flyer on Giles. We've seen many times in the past a team sign a guy to a cheap, two-year deal as they work through Tommy John with the hope that they bounce back.

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Even without clinching, Blue Jays have transitioned into playoff bubble modeBUFFALO — There is still enough business to take place on the diamond here at Sahlen Field before the Blue Jays can go all in on their post-season plans.

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Yankees vs. Blue Jays: How to watch, game thread, TV channelThe Yankees' ace can right the ship in this rematch of his prior outing.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Alejandro Kirk shows us all we need to seeHe may be a 21-year old rookie, but Toronto Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk put on a hitting display against the New York Yankees making him worthy of a few more starts.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Tuesday lineups; Travis Shaw a late scratchNew York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks, left, and right fielder Aaron Judge, right, look at a ball hit by Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. during the second inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Sept.

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Game #55 Preview: Cole vs RoarkGerrit Cole will make his final start of the year before getting ready for game 1 of the playoffs, seemingly likely to be against the Twins, although that isn't set yet.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Ken Giles has reached the end of the roadThe embattled closer of the Toronto Blue Jays will go under the knife for Tommy John surgery, most likely ending Ken Giles' time north of the border.

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Toronto Blue Jays: Ken Giles injury is a career-breakerToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will require Tommy John surgery, and that's not exactly good news for the hard-throwing reliever.

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Blue Jays: Nate Pearson could help fill Giles' shoes for nowKen Giles has been lost for the year to Tommy John surgery, but another hard-throwing righty may be healthy in time to help fill his shoes.

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Blue Jays Shouldn't Give Up On Derek FisherAfter Fisher's recent struggles, many fans are calling for the Blue Jays to DFA him. That would be a mistake.

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Blue Jays: A healthy Shoemaker should be in the playoff rotationThe Blue Jays look like they will to qualify for the post-season, and thankfully Matt Shoemaker is healthy and could be an option to make a playoff start.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles needs Tommy John surgery, likely will miss entire 2021 seasonBlue Jays closer Ken Giles will soon undergo Tommy John surgery, manager Charlie Montoyo told reporters on Monday.

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Rick Zamperin: Barring a disaster, Blue Jays are going to the MLB playoffsEntering their game against the New York Yankees Tuesday night in Buffalo, the Toronto Blue Jays' magic number to clinch the American League's second wild-card playoff spot is three.

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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays play Game 2 of a four-game series Tuesday at Toronto's temporary 2020 home, Sahlen Field in Buffalo.

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Blue Jays thump Yankees in series opener. Rookie Alejandro Kirk imitates Johnny BenchThe 21-year-old Jays catcher, who was in class-A last year, pounds out four hits, two for extra bases.

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Sept. 21: Kirk, Blue Jays Knock Off YankeesBen Wagner and Mike Wilner break down the 11-5 Blue Jays win over the Yankees.

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Rookie Alejandro Kirk has HR, four hits, Toronto Blue Jays beat New York YankeesRookie Alejandro Kirk became the first catcher 21 or younger since Johnny Bench with at least four hits that included two for extra bases, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 11-5 Monday night to drop New York 1 1/2 games behind Minnesota for home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryKen Giles confirmed on Monday that he will be undergoing Tommy John surgery. The 30-year-old Toronto Blue Jays closer was placed on the injured list again last week with a right-flexor strain after appearing only twice in his return from injury that sidelined him for most of the season.

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Jays thump YankeesYankees 5 Blue Jays 11 It is so much more fun playing the Yankees in Buffalo than playing them in Yankees Stadium.

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Blue Jays bats boom to get them on the right end of a blowout with the Bronx BombersBUFFALO — On a six-day trip through Philadelphia and the Bronx the past week, the Blue Jays seemingly were treating the magic number for playoff participation...

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The Blue Jays don't have enough starting pitching for the playoffs without Matt Shoemaker. His return start was a good signShoemaker's increased responsibilities have less to do with his own recovery from a right shoulder injury and more to do with the Jays' lack of viable alternatives — at a time when their bullpen has become a shell of its former self, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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That sure wasn't baseball……Craig Borden hosts the gang this week as we discuss the horrible week that was in Blue Jays baseball.

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Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, likely causing him to miss all of 2021 and impacting the deal he will receive as a free agent this offseason.

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GameThread Game #54: Yankees at Blue JaysThe Blue Jays are welcoming hosting the Yankees for a four game series. I'm extremely thankful these four are happening in Buffalo and not Yankee Stadium.

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Yankees vs Blue Jays Betting Matchup and Odds Sep 24, 2020Get stats, odds, trends, line movement, analysis, injuries, and more.

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Toronto Blue Jays reinstate RHP Matt Shoemaker from injured listThe Toronto Blue Jays have activated RHP Matt Shoemaker from the 10-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Monday against the New York Yankees.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery before hitting free agency. He might be back — if the price is rightJays manager Charlie Montoyo on Giles: "I love the guy. When he was on the mound, when he was healthy, he was one of the best relievers in baseball."

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The Blue Jays don't have enough starting pitching for the playoffs without Matt Shoemaker. His first game back was a good signShoemaker's increased responsibilities have less to do with his own recovery from a right shoulder injury and more to do with the Jays' lack of viable alternatives — at a time when their bullpen has become a shell of its former self, Gregor Chisholm writes.

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Ken Giles to have Tommy JohnThis shortened season has been very rough on pitchers. When pitchers head to spring training in early February in the future, I won't be wondering why.

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Monday Bantering: Shoemaker to start today, and other stuffBits and pieces: Remember Daniel Vogelbach? We gave him 5 PA and set him free.

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Kelly Gruber1990 Score A two-time all-star, Gruber played for 10 years, all but one of them for the Toronto Blue Jays, from 1984-1994.

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Blue Jays: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in PhiladelphiaThe Blue Jays went into Philadelphia for a four-game set and were able to salvage the final game of the series.

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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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New York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays: Lineups, how to watch, TV channelNew York Yankees @ Toronto Blue Jays: Michael King vs. Matt Shoemaker.

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Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays announce Monday lineupsThe New York Yankees head north to Buffalo to take on the Toronto Blue Jays in a four-game series beginning Monday night.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgeryToronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a right elbow injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2020 season.

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Blue Jays closer Ken Giles will have Tommy John surgery before hitting free agency. He might be back — if the price is rightJays manager Charlie Montoyo on Giles: "I love the guy. When he was on the mound, when he was healthy, he was one of the best relievers in baseball."

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New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays odds, picks and best betsThe New York Yankees begin an important four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Monday at Sahlen Field in Buffalo.

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Game #54 Preview: King vs ShoemakerThe Jays have seen him twice so far this year, his last two appearances. The first was just a 2 out portion of an inning a couple weeks ago, then again last week when he went 2 innings.

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Yankees vs Blue Jays 09/21/20 a€“ Odds and MLB Betting TrendsBy OddsShark  Sponsored Post The recency effect might override the Toronto Blue Jays strong home-field trend against the New York Yankees.

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Blue Jays: What do they need to do to make the playoffs now?The Blue Jays have seven games left in their regular season schedule, and are tied for 7th in the AL.

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