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Jays’ McGuire leaving the hype behind

Deck McGuire talks about why he’s happy to leave 2012 behind. SCOTTSDALE, Az. — There’s something calming about being in the desert. The sky is clearer. The noise from a widespread city disappears into the…

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Blue Jays’ season had bright spots

The season that never was is, perhaps for most, finally over. Inflated hopes carried over from spring training into a competitive April that eclipsed Jose Bautista’s slump, and the fact that there was no definite…

Martin stars as Yankees defeat Blue Jays 11-4

Russell Martin’s 20th home run of the season led the New York Yankees to 11-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

The Toronto native’s three-run homer was part of a four-run sixth inning rally that sealed the game for the Yankees.

Farrell believes Romero needs more rest

In the wake of Ricky Romero’s last outing, a 9-4 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday in which he allowed seven runs on eight hits and one walk in his shortest start of the season (one inning plus), manager John Farrell is hoping extra time between games will help his struggling star.