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2016 Schedule
24-25, 3rd in AL East

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

I'm not sure if the reduction in Odor's suspension from 8 to 7 games is due to the illegal slide by Bautista or respect for his right hook

Lineup: Blue Jays (23-25) at Yankees (22-23)

  • 1. Jose Bautista, RF (R)
  • 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B (R)
  • 3. Edwin Encarnacion, DH (R)
  • 4. Michael Saunders, LF (L)
  • 5. Justin Smoak, 1B (S)
  • 6. Russell Martin, C (R)
  • 7. Kevin Pillar, CF (R)
  • 8. Devon Travis, 2B (R)
  • 9. Darwin Barney, SS (R)
  • SP: J.A. Happ, LHP
  • Daily notes

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Jays could be active on trade market

If Toronto is in the hunt come the trade deadline, it could look to add to its bullpen or outfield. Jim Bowden sees the Blue Jays as a good match for the Padres' Fernando Rodney, Braves' Arodys Vizcaino, or Reds' Jay Bruce. Top trade candidates, best fits (Insider)

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Martin strikes twice against Yankees

Russell Martin went deep twice against New York on Wednesday in consecutive at-bats in the sixth and seventh inning. The Jays catcher had zero homers in his first 39 games this season, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

Blue Jays snap Yankees streak (1:07)
ESPN Stats & Info

Martin's two-homer night

Russell Martin blasted out two home runs in back-to-back innings against the Yankees on Wednesday. Both long balls measured over 380 feet, according to ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

Russell's got muscle! Smacks first two homers of season (0:22)
Yankees fan gets hit in face trying to catch foul ball (0:18)
Fan falls on field diving for foul ball (0:21)
Beltran blasts homer to second deck (0:22)

Barfield to rep Blue Jays at draft

Former Blue Jays OF Jesse Barfield will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Barfield spent nine of his 12 years in the majors with Toronto and was named to the AL All-Star team in 1986.

Does MLB do enough to police the sport? (1:39)
Stats & Info

John Gibbons' week was... eventful

Three ejections and a three-game suspension served in the middle? Gibbons sure wasn't messing around last week.

Blue Jays fall further in rankings

Toronto followed a two-spot drop last week by plummeting three more spots in this week's edition. The Jays are playing poorly (except vs. the Twins) and have a tough stretch of games ahead of them. Week 7 Power Rankings

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Bautista, Donaldson start game in style

Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson hit back-to-back home runs to lead off the first inning of Sunday's game against the Twins. That's the third time that's happened in franchise history, first since 2006, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Would it have been too soon for Odor to sign Bautista punch autographs? (1:12)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23425th
On Base Percentage.31418th
Slugging Percentage.40315th
Earned Run Average3.688th
Quality Starts32Tied-1st

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