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Buck's Doubles Lift Royals Over Blue Jays

Kansas City posts a season-high with eight runs scored

(Newser) - John Buck doubled twice and drove in a pair of runs, helping the Kansas City Royals rally for an 8-4 victory Friday night over the Toronto Blue Jays that snapped a seven-game losing streak. Buck's double in a six-run eighth inning scored pinch-runner Esteban German with the go-ahead run. The... More »

Eckstein Powers Blue Jays in First Game Without Frank Thomas

Eckstein hits a three-run homer, Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3

(Newser) - David Eckstein hit a three-run homer, supplying some of the power Toronto might miss without Frank Thomas, and the Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Sunday. A.J. Burnett (2-1) issued a season-high six walks in five innings but still managed to win for the first time in... More »

Thomas, Jays Rough Up Red Sox

6-run 8th lifts Toronto past Boston for the 6th straight time

(Newser) - Frank Thomas hit a two-run homer, David Eckstein had three RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays used a six-run eighth inning to beat the Boston Red Sox 10-2 today. Toronto has won six straight against Boston, including the 2007 season. Blue Jays right-hander Jesse Litsch (1-0) allowed two runs on... More »

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