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Jays’ Donaldson beats old teammates with ninth-inning double

Pitchers treated like bowling pins with Jays’ Happ and Oakland’s Triggs struck by balls back to the mound.

Success was never a stretch for Ichiro Suzuki

But it might be Ichiro's training regimen that has him on the verge of 3,000 big-league hits.

MLB’s brave new world of big data is game-changer

In the third story in our four-part series on imagining a better baseball, we look at how the game has been influenced by Statcast, the player-tracking technology.

Five off-key versions of Canadian anthem at sports events

There is a history of edits to “O Canada” before a game. Sometimes they annoy, or entertain, or both.

Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez lift American League to fourth straight All-Star win

The American League beat the Nationals 4-2. The AL will open the Series at home for the 11th time in 14 years since the All-Star winner has been used to determine the hosts for Games 1 and 2.

The Tenors change 'O Canada' lyrics to add 'all lives matter’ at MLB all-star game

The Canadian group offered up a political statement during their rendition of the national anthem.

The great debate about ending pitcher injuries

In the second of our four-part series imagining a better baseball, we look at whether MLB will ever solve its pitcher-injury epidemic.

Stanton delivers, hitting record 61 homers to win all-star derby

The Miami Marlins slugger beat defending champion Todd Frazier 20-13 in the final round.

Sale, Cueto named all-star starters

Cueto has won his last 10 decisions for San Francisco.

Baseball first halves to forget

Jose Bautista said he wouldn’t take a hometown discount to remain with the Blue Jays. After his first half, he might have a change of heart.

When will MLB adopt an automated strike zone?

In the first of our four-part series about imagining a better baseball, we look at the case for using technology to call balls and strikes.

The years the all-star game became a Canadian classic: Griffin

Here is one man’s list of seven memorable all-star games with significant Canadian implications.

Ex-Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston says the team can win World Series

The Jays have the players to compete for a world championship, said Gaston, who particularly took note of Josh Donaldson.

New York Yankees could be seller by MLB trade deadline

With Bronx Bombers fourth in AL East, they could make available Aroldis Chapman, Carlos Beltran, Mark Teixeira or Ivan Nova since all are free agents after season ends.

Cubs’ Kris Bryant makes baseball history

Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game. His 16 total bases were a Cubs record, and his five hits marked a career high.

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz going out with a bang

At age 40, he’s leading MLB in slugging percentage, at.695, 90 points ahead of his nearest rival.

Arizona GM Dave Stewart still views Toronto as second home: Griffin

Even though Stewart played for the Blue Jays just a couple of seasons and was an executive for three, he has tremendous empathy for the city and the organization.

Canadian hall is an emotional homecoming for foreign stars: Griffin

Former Expos ace Dennis Martinez overwhelmed by the international stars who came before him.

Ichiro Suzuki’s record a really big hit in Japan

Newspapers published special editions for the morning rush hour, the national broadcaster led with the news, and fans and dignitaries paid tribute.

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