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9/14/2014 | After ninth-inning heroics, Toronto falls in 10

Every loss hurts, but when it's coming down to the wire in a Wild Card race, they can sting a little bit more. The Blue Jays battled back from a four-run deficit late, but couldn't complete the comeback in a 10-inning, 6-5 loss to the Rays at Rogers Centre on Sunday.

9/14/2014 | Two challenges go Blue Jays' way in loss to Rays

The Rays challenged an out call in the third inning of Sunday afternoon's contest against the Blue Jays, but the ruling did not go their way.

9/14/2014 | Rasmus starts after two weeks on bench

Colby Rasmus was in the Blue Jays' starting lineup on Sunday for the first time since being relegated to a bench role two weeks ago.

9/14/2014 | Every game key for Blue Jays as they face Orioles

For the Orioles, who own a hefty lead in the American League East, a playoff spot is all but guaranteed. But for the Blue Jays, who remain four games behind in the AL Wild Card race after a loss on Sunday, each game could have a significant impact on whether they join their division rivals in October. On Monday, the two teams will open a three-game set at Camden Yards.

9/13/2014 | Dickey, rotation keeping bullpen fresh

R.A. Dickey's 20th quality start on Saturday helped the Blue Jays' rotation tie a club record for consecutive starts of six-plus innings. Toronto starters have worked at least six innings in 19 straight games, the first time they've been able to do so since June of 1998.

9/13/2014 | Lind's big swing helps Toronto keep WC in sight

Adam Lind broke out of a deep homer slump in a major way on Saturday afternoon to help the Blue Jays past the Rays. Lind smacked his first homer since late June in the seventh, and Edwin Encarnacion followed with one of his own on the next pitch as Toronto beat Tampa Bay, 6-3, at Rogers Centre, setting the table for the rubber match on Sunday.

9/13/2014 | Blue Jays aim to keep Wild hopes alive in finale

The Blue Jays, who have won 10 of their last 13 games, still have their sights set on an American League Wild Card spot. On Sunday, they'll call on Mark Buehrle, who owns a 2.08 ERA in five starts against the Rays this year, to face Tampa Bay's Chris Archer in the rubber match at Rogers Centre.

9/12/2014 | Rays successfully challenge Reyes HBP

The Rays challenged a call in the eighth inning of Friday night's 1-0 win over the Blue Jays, and it was overturned. With one out in the inning, Jose Reyes appeared to get hit by a pitch thrown by Rays reliever Jake McGee, but replay showed that the ball hit the end of Reyes' bat.

9/12/2014 | Happ excellent, but Toronto cedes WC ground

The margin for error was so low, that despite allowing only two hits through seven innings, J.A. Happ was saddled with the loss as the Blue Jays fell to the Rays, 1-0, at Rogers Centre on Friday. The Blue Jays, who opened the day 3 1/2 games out of the second American League Wild Card spot, fell to four games behind.

9/12/2014 | Pompey will never forget first Major League at-bat

Dalton Pompey lived out a childhood dream -- on home turf, no less -- in the Blue Jays' series finale against the Cubs earlier this week.

9/12/2014 | Stroman, Buerhle swapping to give rookie extra rest

Mark Buehrle will start on Sunday against the Rays in place of Marcus Stroman, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons confirmed on Friday. Stroman will pitch Monday in the series opener against the Orioles at Camden Yards instead.

9/12/2014 | Blue Jays, Dickey look to gain AL Wild Card ground

The Blue Jays, who can ill afford to lose a game as they try to gain ground in the American League Wild Card race, will turn to knuckleballer R.A. Dickey to even their set against the Rays Saturday at Rogers Centre. Tampa Bay will call on Jeremy Hellickson.

9/11/2014 | Navarro makes Blue Jays look smart for signing him

Catcher Dioner Navarro has not only thrived in his first year with the Blue Jays, but he seems to have saved his best for last. Instead of fading down the stretch, he is in the midst of a full-on sprint toward the finish line.

9/10/2014 | Out call confirmed at first base in Toronto

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons lost his challenge following a close play during the seventh inning of Wednesday night's game vs. the Cubs.

9/10/2014 | Blue Jays and Jays Care honored for philanthropy

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation named Jays Care Foundation as one of three winners of the 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy on Wednesday afternoon.

9/10/2014 | Blue Jays may swap Stroman, Buehrle in rotation

The Blue Jays have at least contemplated making a change to their starting rotation for a pair of upcoming series against the Rays and Orioles.

9/10/2014 | Happ, Blue Jays look to keep climbing to playoff spot

The Blue Jays will send J.A. Happ to the hill to open an important three-game series against Tampa Bay at Rogers Centre on Friday as they continue their playoff push. Nate Karns will make his Rays debut in the opener.

9/10/2014 | Hutchison fans 10; sweep helps Toronto gain in race

Drew Hutchison recorded his fourth consecutive quality start and the Blue Jays pieced together some timely hits and took advantage of some shaky fielding by the Cubs in an 11-1 victory on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.

9/10/2014 | Buehrle nearing 200-inning plateau once more

Mark Buehrle appears to have found a second wind, and that could result in the veteran left-hander hitting the 200-inning plateau for the 15th consecutive year.

9/9/2014 | Pillar getting his audition for 2015

With so much uncertainty surrounding the configuration of Toronto's outfield in 2015, Kevin Pillar has an opportunity to make a statement that he should be considered for a job.

9/9/2014 | Sweep of Cubs would help Toronto keep pace

The Blue Jays turn to Drew Hutchison to finish off a sweep of the Cubs and keep pace in the playoff race. Chicago counters with rookie Kyle Hendricks

9/9/2014 | Buehrle, Bautista continue Toronto's playoff push

Jose Bautista hit a bases-clearing double in the seventh inning and Mark Buehrle continued his recent turnaround with another quality start in the Blue Jays' 9-2 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

9/8/2014 | Bautista hammers 200th homer with Toronto

Jose Bautista reached another milestone by hitting home run No. 200 in a Blue Jays uniform during Monday night's 8-0 victory over the Cubs.

9/8/2014 | Call overturned on inning-ending double play

Cubs manager Rick Renteria's challenge in the bottom of the second inning was successful in overturning a safe call on an inning-ending double play in the series opener against the Blue Jays on Monday.

9/8/2014 | Blue Jays to open 2015 slate on road vs. Yankees

The Blue Jays will open the 2015 season on the road with a three-game series against the Yankees on April 6.

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