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41-36, 3rd in AL East
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Dickey's unusual inning is a Toronto first

After striking out Todd Frazier and Alex Avila, Brett Lawrie hit an inside-the-park homer. And then Dioner Navarro and J.B. Shuck hit homers before Tim Anderson struck out to end the inning. According to Elias, R.A. Dickey is the first Toronto pitcher ever to notch three strikeouts and allow three homers in the same inning.

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Sale earns 13th win as White Sox top Blue Jays (1:05)

Lineup: Blue Jays (41-35) at White Sox (37-38)

  • 1. Devon Travis, 2B (R)
  • 2. Josh Donaldson, 3B (R)
  • 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B (R)
  • 4. Michael Saunders, LF (L)
  • 5. Russell Martin, C (R)
  • 6. Troy Tulowitzki, DH (R)
  • 7. Kevin Pillar, CF (R)
  • 8. Junior Lake, RF (R)
  • 9. Darwin Barney, SS (R)
  • SP: Marcus Stroman, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Encarnacion plates two on bloop single (0:20)
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White Sox go back-to-back-to-back (0:47)
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Edwin Encarnacion stays hot at the plate

Encarnacion went 1-for-2 with a homer, two runs scored and two walks on Wednesday and is now 14-for-34 with six HRs, 16 runs and 12 walks over his last 10 games. Over the last 15 seasons, only two other players had that many hits, home runs, runs scored and walks over a 10-game span, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

  • Milton Bradley in June 2008 (14 H, 6 HR, 16 R, 12 BB)
  • Jose Bautista in April 2011 (14 H, 6 HR, 16 R, 16 BB)

Stats & Info

Wednesday's longest home runs

Ian Desmond's 447-foot blast off Reds reliever J.J. Hoover led the way on a day where Chase Headley and Starlin Castro had big games for the Yankees with a grand slam and walk-off home run, respectively.

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Kevin Pillar is amazing defensively

But we already knew that. Pillar's incredible play to rob the D-backs' Peter O'Brien of a hit up against the center-field wall will be a candidate for catch of the year. Five things we learned Tuesday

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D-backs beat Blue Jays 4-2 for 5th straight win

Yasmany Tomas and Peter O'Brien homered, Patrick Corbin threw 6 1/3 solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.

Blue Jays on the rise in All-Star vote

In the AL's fourth ballot update, OFs Kevin Pillar and Michael Saunders, C Russell Martin, 3B Josh Donaldson and DH Edwin Encarnacion all saw improvements in their ranks at their respective positions:

  • Russell Martin - No. 3 catcher
  • Justin Smoak - No. 5 first baseman
  • Josh Donaldson - No. 2 third baseman
  • Jose Bautista - No. 6 outfielder
  • Kevin Pillar - No. 11 outfielder
  • Michael Saunders - No. 12 outfielder
  • Troy Tulowitzki - No. 3 shortstop
  • Edwin Encarnacion - No. 3 designated hitter

Toronto sees huge rise in rankings

The Blue Jays take the biggest leap in our ranks this week, jumping seven spots. From May 27 to June 18, Toronto averaged over six runs per game, slashing .273/.359/.513 and going 15-7 in the process. Power Rankings

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Donaldson named AL Player of the Week

Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson takes home weekly honors in the AL for the period ending June 19th. Donaldson batted .444 with 11 runs scored, four doubles, a triple, three home runs and nine RBI over seven games.

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Lucky No. 13 for the Blue Jays' offense

Toronto scored 13 runs in each of its back-to-back wins on Thursday and Friday. It was the third time in team history that the Jays scored 13 or more in back-to-back contests (most recently in September 2000) and first time hitting five homers in consecutive games. This week in unusual stats

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Tulowitzki (quad) returns from disabled list

After missing the past three weeks due to a right quad strain, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has been activated from the disabled list by the Blue Jays for Saturday's game with the Orioles.

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The Blue Jays' offense is back, and it's potent

Offense has been the story of the past week for the Blue Jays. Their top bats are helping them generate a lot of offense.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs3568th
Batting Average.24621st
On Base Percentage.32713th
Slugging Percentage.4348th
Earned Run Average3.898th
Quality Starts49Tied-2nd
WHIP1.269th
BAA.2457th

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