2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
22-25, 5th in AL East
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Yankees fan gets hit in face trying to catch foul ball (0:18)
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Fan falls on field diving for foul ball (0:21)
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Beltran blasts homer to second deck (0:22)

Lineup: Blue Jays (22-24) at Yankees (21-22)

  • 1. Jose Bautista, RF (R)
  • 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B (R)
  • 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B (R)
  • 4. Michael Saunders, LF (L)
  • 5. Troy Tulowitzki, SS (R)
  • 6. Jimmy Paredes, DH (S)
  • 7. Kevin Pillar, CF (R)
  • 8. Darwin Barney, 2B (R)
  • 9. Josh Thole, C (L)
  • SP: R.A. Dickey, RHP
  • Daily notes

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.

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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.

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

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Some prominent hitters are slumping badly in May. The list includes Josh Donaldson (a .194 BA this month), Joe Mauer (.190), Prince Fielder (.188), Carlos Gonzalez (.183), Joey Votto and Matt Kemp (.169), Mark Teixeira (.154) and Curtis Granderson (.143). And Giancarlo Stanton looks lost, with a .156 batting average and 28 strikeouts in 64 ABs this month. Paging Barry Bonds ...

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Josh Donaldson ejected vs. Twins

This is the second ejection for Donaldson this month (May 15 brawl vs. Texas being the other). He had one career ejection before this season. Follow live

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Bautista, Blue Jays hammer Twins 9-3

Jose Bautista hit a three-run home run to break open the game in the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays slugged their way to a 9-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

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Jays bat Bautista leadoff, snap five-game skid

Jose Bautista batted leadoff for the first time since 2010, going 1-for-4 as the Jays didn't erupt offensively but still edged the Twins to end a five-game skid.

Stats & Info

Wednesday's longest home runs

The American League flexed its muscles on Wednesday, as five of the six longest homers on the day belonged to Junior Circuit sluggers. Logan Morrison's 444-foot shot off Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey led the way.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs186Tied-16th
Batting Average.23325th
On Base Percentage.31320th
Slugging Percentage.39817th
Earned Run Average3.678th
Quality Starts31Tied-2nd
WHIP1.2411th
BAA.24210th

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