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36-39, 5th in AL East
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Grilli DFA'd and other Blue Jays roster moves

Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Jason Grilli has been designated for assignment and fellow reliever Chris Smith has been recalled. LF Dwight Smith Jr. has also been optioned, and LF Ezequiel Carrera has been activated in a corresponding move.

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Smith preparing for call-up

Sportsnet.ca is reporting that the Blue Jays plan to recall RHP Chris Smith from Triple-A Buffalo before Tuesday night's contest with the Orioles. In 14 games with Buffalo this spring, Smith has posted a 3.93 ERA with 15 strikeouts and two walks in 18 1/3 innings.

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How many wins can top trade targets add?

In the unlikely event that Josh Donaldson is moved at the trade deadline, he'd likely provide the greatest immediate impact.

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Power Rankings: Blue Jays suffer setback

The Jays continue to hover around .500, but they've still yet to go over for the first time this season. Justin Smoak has been one bright spot all season.

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Sunday's longest home runs

A pair of Astros sluggers hit two of the five longest home runs on Sunday, but Cardinals LF Randal Grichuk led the way. Meanwhile, Travis Shaw's 429-foot homer is his 15th of the season, just one short of his career high in 145 games last season.

Donaldson's flare plates two (0:26)
Bautista wallops 450-foot homer (0:29)
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Saturday's longest home runs

Aaron Judge's league-leading 26th blast was matched by the first of Michael Taylor's two home runs against the Reds. Matt Olson went deep twice for his first two career homers, while Troy Tulowitzki's 422-footer was his first since May 29.

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ESPYS: Vote for Best Play

Chris Coghlan's leap faces Sidney Crosby's one-handed goal in the first round of voting. Let your voice be heard by casting your vote in our polls, and make sure to tune into the ESPYS on July 12.

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ESPYS: Vote for Best Play

Northwestern's buzzer-beater faces Edwin Encarnacion's walk-off HR in the first round of voting. Let your voice be heard by casting your vote in our polls, and make sure to tune into the ESPYS on July 12.

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Blue Jays are far from blue at the plate

Home runs are coming quick and easy for Toronto, whose percent of runs scored via home runs is now over half, marking the highest rate in the league this season.

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Smith placed on DL

The Blue Jays placed RHP Joe Smith on the 10-day disabled list Monday with inflammation in his right shoulder, recalling RHP Leonel Campos from Triple-A Buffalo to take his place. In 34 appearances this season, the side-arming Smith has struck out 47 batters to eight walks, with a 1.14 WHIP.

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Monday's longest home runs

Eric Hosmer led the way with his second-longest homer of the year. Meanwhile, Houston's Jake Marisnick made the top five for the second consecutive day.


Blue Jays rally in 9th, beat Rangers 7-6 in ALDS rematch

Kendrys Morales hit a go-ahead single after a tying single by Josh Donaldson in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Monday night in a matchup of AL Division Series opponents the past two seasons.

Best Play # 6 - Chris Coghlan Leap (0:20)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24821st
On Base Percentage.31722nd
Slugging Percentage.41820th
Earned Run Average4.3315th
Quality Starts32Tied-16th

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