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5/26/2016 | Two hits help Blue Jays turn tide with RISP

The Blue Jays' offense has been struggling for most of the season because their timely hits have been missing in action. They found them Thursday afternoon.


5/26/2016 | Happ outduels CC as Blue Jays edge Yanks

Edwin Encarnacion drove in a pair of runs with a third-inning single, which proved to be sufficient for J.A. Happ, whose sterling effort helped lift the Blue Jays to a 3-1 victory over the Yankees on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.


5/26/2016 | Atkins to wait before mulling potential moves

The Blue Jays' series of trades that were made prior to last year's non-waiver Trade Deadline will have a direct impact on what the club is able to do this July. General manager Ross Atkins believes his current Minor League system is better than most people believe, but he did concede that it lacks "depth." The lack of a large talent pool means the Blue Jays will have some difficult decisions to make over the next two months.


5/26/2016 | Bautista files appeal of one-game suspension

Jose Bautista went through his appeals process on Thursday morning for the one-game suspension he received from Major League Baseball, but the Blue Jays do not know when an official ruling will be made.


5/26/2016 | Red Sox, Blue Jays to renew rivalry up north

The Red Sox will open a weekend series in Toronto vs. the Blue Jays on Friday, with Joe Kelly and Aaron Sanchez squaring off in the opener.


5/26/2016 | Snapping personal drought, Martin sees positives

Russell Martin had been waiting a very, very long time for this. Forty-one games, to be exact. Martin's homerless drought finally came to an end at 124 at-bats on Wednesday night when he went deep twice in Toronto's 8-4 victory over the Yankees. It was the second-longest stretch without a home run to start a season in Martin's career and one that he'll want to put in his rearview mirror as quickly as possible.


5/25/2016 | Yanks poised to welcome A-Rod back to lineup

When the Yankees and Blue Jays take the field at Yankee Stadium on Thursday at 4:05 p.m. ET, New York's lineup will almost certainly be one step closer to full health. Yankees manager Joe Girardi indicated on Wednesday that veteran slugger Alex Rodriguez will be activated from the 15-day disabled list and rejoin the big league club on Thursday.


5/25/2016 | Martin spearheads Blue Jays' Bronx eruption

Russell Martin slugged his first two homers of the season, supporting Marco Estrada's solid effort as the Blue Jays ended the Yankees' six-game win streak with an 8-4 victory on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.


5/25/2016 | Tweaked right quad keeps Tulo out of lineup

Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was held out of the Blue Jays' starting lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Yankees with a tight right quad, but he is not expected to require a stint on the disabled list.


5/25/2016 | Travis returns, lengthening Blue Jays' lineup

The Blue Jays received a much-needed boost to their struggling lineup on Wednesday with the long-awaited arrival of Devon Travis. It didn't take long for his presence to be felt.


5/25/2016 | Group of Phillies among top prospect performers

Rhys Hoskins has hit his share of home runs this season, but none have been bigger than the walk-off grand slam he hit Tuesday to lead Double-A Reading past Erie, 11-9. Hoskins was among the top prospect performers on Tuesday.


5/25/2016 | Who's at second for the Blue Jays? It's their catcher

Russell Martin signed a five-year contract with the Blue Jays to be the everyday catcher, but he's had a surprising amount of work in the infield during his time in Toronto.


5/24/2016 | Gibbons ready to have just a normal week

It was the week that was, Toronto manager John Gibbons said with his usual good humor before the Blue Jays dropped a 6-0 decision to the division-rival Yankees on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.


5/24/2016 | Tulo pulls himself out of game with tight quad

Troy Tulowitzki sustained a right leg injury during Tuesday night's 6-0 loss to the Yankees, but the Blue Jays do not believe it's serious, and for now, the shortstop is being listed as day to day.


5/24/2016 | Eovaldi, Yankees 2-hit Blue Jays, return to .500

Carlos Beltran and Nathan Eovaldi continued their recent hot streaks, while the Yankees' bullpen was stingy as usual as the Yanks beat the Blue Jays, 6-0, and pulled back to .500 for the first time since April 14.


5/24/2016 | Yankees ask Nova to keep Jays in check at home

Toronto won eight times on the road against the Yankees last season, and 13 times overall, which were both single-season highs. It also marked the first time the Blue Jays won a season series in New York since 2003. That was last year, though, and after winning the series opener on Tuesday night, the Yankees will look to reverse the recent trend when right-hander Ivan Nova gets the start Wednesday night.


5/24/2016 | Blue Jays continue to bring Travis along slowly

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is eagerly anticipating the arrival of Devon Travis, but he remains adamant that the young second baseman will not be rushed back to the big leagues.


5/24/2016 | Sanchez gets extra rest; Happ to start Thursday

The Blue Jays have decided to give right-hander Aaron Sanchez an extra day of rest, and they will instead use lefty J.A. Happ in Thursday's series finale against the Yankees.


5/23/2016 | Blue Jays prospect Harris extends scoreless streak to 32

Blue Jays Minor League right-hander Jonathan Harris continues to dominate the Midwest League. Harris, the club's No. 4 prospect per MLBPipeline.com, extended his scoreless-innings streak to 32 on Monday by tossing seven shutout innings in Class Lansing's game against Great Lakes.


5/23/2016 | Rays' Adames, Dodgers' Bellinger lead Prospect Team of the Week

MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the previous seven days. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible, including big leaguers.


5/22/2016 | Reyes among top prospect performers in debut

Alex Reyes did not disappoint in his highly anticipated season and Triple-A debut on Sunday, as the No. 11 overall prospect allowed just two hits (both singles) in four scoreless innings to pace Memphis in an 8-1 win over Fresno.


5/22/2016 | Sharp Stroman gets plenty of help from his friends

Marcus Stroman was on top of his game Sunday afternoon against the Twins. Even when he wasn't, he had plenty of support behind him.


5/22/2016 | Stroman stifles Twins after Jays' leadoff homers

Marcus Stroman limited the Twins to three hits over 7 2/3 strong innings, and he was backed by consecutive homers to open the game from Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson to lift the Blue Jays to a 3-1 win on Sunday at Target Field.


5/22/2016 | Jays' knuckleballer meets flamethrower in Bronx

The Blue Jays will continue their seven-game road trip on Tuesday when they begin a three-game series against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium at 7:05 p.m. ET. Toronto will send knuckleballer R.A. Dickey to the mound, while New York will counter with fellow right-hander Nathan Eovaldi.


5/22/2016 | Not happy with pitches to Donaldson, Gibbons ejected

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was ejected from Sunday's 3-1 win over the Twins at Target Field. It was the third time in the last week, and fourth time this season, that Gibbons has been ejected.




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