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Pollock plays hero again in 16-inning epic

SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers and Padres have produced some of the most memorable games of the 2021 season. Wednesday night’s 5-3 Dodgers win at Petco Park topped them all, jam-packing every situation into a 16-inning, five-hour rollercoaster.

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Ray fans 14, Kirk drives in go-ahead run as Blue Jays defeat White Sox 3-1

TORONTO. - Robbie Ray's stellar start for the Blue Jays on Wednesday night wasn't quite enough to get him a decision. Teammate Alejandro Kirk helped make sure that Toronto still got the victory.

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Baseball: Our National Pastime, But Now A Sport Whose Time Is Passed

TORONTO. - At the age of 45, I'm old by today's standards. When I graduated high school in 1993, most of the world hadn't heard of the internet and the idea of Sony and Microsoft making game systems was a laughable idea. This was an era when baseball was THE national sport. Major League Baseball, my favorite sport as a child, averaged over 30 million viewers in its 1991 World Series between the Braves & Twins, including an obscene 50 million viewers for game 7. It has seen a steady drop over 3 decades to under 12 million viewers per game each of the last two years. Many reasons factor into this alarming statistic including increased strikeouts and pace of play, but I feel it all comes down to what a changing audience wants.

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¡Por fin Azulejos!

TORONTO. - Para los fanáticos del beisbol y especialmente de los Azulejos de Toronto (yo los llamo “Los Azulejos de Canadá”, porque son el único equipo de Grandes Ligas en este país), han sido uno de los tres o cuatro equipos que ha hecho más “ruido” (los otros son los Padres, Mets y Atlanta) en el mercado de fichajes de la MLB, pero sin llegar a concretar ningún fichaje de renombre, lo cual enardeció a los fanáticos y empezaron a llover las críticas y con toda la razón.

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Ryu Struggles in Second Start as Blue Jays Fail to Win Series in Washington

TORONTO. - Michael A. Taylor’s two-run home run off Hyun-Jin Ryu in the fourth inning led the Nationals to a 6-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon.

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Jays Pitching Shines in Victory Over Nationals

TORONTO. - Great pitching, homeruns, and capitalizing on your opponent’s mistakes is a pretty tough combination to beat.

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Blue Jays Bounce Back in Washington By-Way of the Solo Home Run

TORONTO. - After a crushing loss Sunday afternoon in Tampa, the Blue Jays started off their four-game series against the Nationals strong

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Rays Erase Four-Run Deficit, Top Jays in Extras

TORONTO. - After an impressive opening day, and a 6-4 win over the home Tampa Bay Rays, the Toronto Blue Jays got into a pitching duel in the opening handful of innings Saturday. In Matt Shoemaker's 2020 debut, a three-run eighth inning propelled the Rays to a 4-1 victory, evening the three-game series at one game apiece.

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