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  1. Baseball is dying? Nonsense: The Case for Baseball’s Vitality

    Sep 9, 2014, 7:57 AM EDT

    Jack Dempsey -- Associated Press

    The first professional baseball team began play in the spring of 1869. People began lamenting its demise approximately fifteen minutes later. Here is why they are wrong.

  2. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 4, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

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    A lesson in why you do not want to have to face the Mariners in the wild card game.

  3. Edwin Encarnacion rejoins the Blue Jays

    Aug 15, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Edwin Encarnacion Getty

    Encarnacion was having a monster season before the injury, hitting .277 with 26 homers and a league-high .979 OPS in 88 games.

  4. Video: Edwin Encarnacion hits grand slam in rehab game

    Aug 12, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Watch as rehabbing Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion crushes a grand slam for Triple-A Buffalo in the second inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Orioles’ affiliate from Norfolk …

  5. Blue Jays clear Edwin Encarnacion to begin minor league rehab assignment

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

    Edwin Encarnacion Getty

    The Blue Jays are 14-15 during Edwin Encarnacion’s absence and have dropped six out of seven coming into play Saturday.

  6. Edwin Encarnacion could begin a minor league rehab assignment this weekend

    Aug 7, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Brett Lawrie is back on the disabled list, but it’s not all bad news on the injury front for the Blue Jays.

  7. Astros clear George Springer to begin rehab assignment

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    George Springer

    Out since July 19 with a quadriceps injury, Astros rookie slugger George Springer is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment today at Single-A.

  8. Brett Lawrie begins minor league rehab assignment tonight

    Aug 1, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    Brett Lawrie AP

    Brett Lawrie has been sidelined since June 22 due to a broken right index finger.

  9. Edwin Encarnacion suffers setback with quad injury

    Jul 26, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

    Edwin Encarnacion Getty

    Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion hasn’t played since July 5 due to a right quadriceps strain and now his absence appears likely to stretch into August.

  10. Report: Blue Jays have “checked on” free agent Alfonso Soriano

    Jul 17, 2014, 7:32 PM EDT

    Alfonso Soriano

    In search of offense amid the injuries to Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Brett Lawrie, the Blue Jays have checked in on the recently-released Alfonso Soriano.

  11. Blue Jays acquire Brett Wallace from Orioles

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    The former top prospect is on the move again.

  12. Nolan Reimold is hurt again

    Jul 12, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Nolan Reimold AP

    A pair of neck surgeries limited Nolan Reimold to just 56 games between 2012-2013 and now he’s dealing with a calf strain.

  13. Kyle Seager to take Edwin Encarnacion’s place on the All-Star team

    Jul 7, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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    Like we said earlier today: the so-called snubs have a way of working themselves out.

  14. Blue Jays lose All-Star slugger Edwin Encarnacion to quadriceps injury

    Jul 7, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is headed to the disabled list with a strained quadriceps muscle, which actually qualifies as relatively good news considering how bad his injury appeared to be when he was helped off the field Saturday.

  15. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  16. Edwin Encarnacion had to be helped off the field due to a leg injury

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT

    Edwin Encarnacion

    Edwin Encarnacion was in considerable pain after beating out a ground ball double play to score a run. The Blue Jays are referring to it as right quadriceps soreness.

  17. A strange replay in Oakland reveals a big hole in the replay rule

    Jul 4, 2014, 9:04 AM EDT

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    Baseball needs to make an immediate fix to prevent a situation like the one which occurred in Oakland yesterday from happening again.

  18. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 3, 2014, 7:23 AM EDT

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    Edwin Encarnacion: “He hanged it, I banged it.” He actually said that.

  19. Jose Abreu may reconsider his decision not to participate in the Home Run Derby

    Jun 29, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    The Home Run Derby may yet get more exciting if Jose Abreu reconsiders his stance on not participating.

  20. Nelson Cruz likely won’t participate in the Home Run Derby

    Jun 29, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Nelson Cruz

    You likely won’t be seeing Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz in the upcoming Home Run Derby. He’s afraid the Derby will affect his swing.

  21. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 28, 2014, 7:33 AM EDT

    Jose Abreu

    Jose Abreu went deep twice and finished the night tied for the major league lead in homers with 25.

  22. White Sox rookie slugger Jose Abreu not interested in participating in Home Run Derby

    Jun 24, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT

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    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu entered play Tuesday with 22 home runs — third in MLB behind Edwin Encarnacion (24) of the Blue Jays and Nelson Cruz (23) of the Orioles. But the sensational rookie slugger doesn’t have any desire to strut his stuff in the 2014 Home Run Derby at Target Field.

  23. The Blue Jays overcame an 8-0 deficit to win by five runs

    Jun 20, 2014, 11:25 PM EDT

    Edwin Encarnacion

    The Blue Jays fell behind 8-0 to the Reds after two innings, but mounted a comeback and wound up winning 14-9.

  24. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EDT

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.

  25. VIDEO: Edwin Encarnacion hits his 20th home run

    Jun 9, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT

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    Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion reached 20 home runs with a three-run shot off Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco tonight.

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