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Jose Bautista returns, but Blue Jays lose 6-4 to Orioles -
Nice comeback try, but Chris Davis was too much

Davis hits three homers, drives in four as Orioles beat slumping Jays - The Globe and Mail
Chris Davis hit three home runs in four at-bats and had four RBIs to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the skidding Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 Friday night

Chris Davis slugs three home runs as Orioles beat Blue Jays, 6-4 -
Obviously, a touch happier recap.

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Contrarian Discussion: The Toronto Blue Jays Farm System - Minor League Ball
Contrarian Statement: The Toronto Blue Jays farm system, which everyone likes to praise, is in reality highly overrated.

The Blue Jay Hunter: Flashback Friday: Cliff Johnson
Ian looks at Cliff johnson. In the Blue Jay dictionary, his face is the definition of Pinch Hitter.

Pino hurls Fisher Cats to win over New Britain | New Hampshire SPORTS0102
Lind does well as the leadoff hitter.

Kevin Gray's On Baseball: Bautista is swinging away | New Hampshire SPORTS0102
To Damien Cox. Bautista's passed 20 tests.


Red Sox, Dodgers Nearing Blockbuster: MLB Rumors -
The Dodgers have agreed to send Webster, De La Rosa, Loney, Sands, and De Jesus to the Red Sox, a source tells Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (via Twitter). Meanwhile, a source tells Rob Bradford of WEEI (Twitter link) not to expect a deal to be completed tonight.

Red Sox, Dodgers agree on blockbuster trade -

Twins’ Diamond suspended for pitch near head of Rangers slugger Hamilton - The Globe and Mail
No warnings... It sounds familiar.

Red Sox, Dodgers close to blockbuster, nine-player deal centered around Gonzalez -
Hey Hey Heyman sez: The blockbu$ter is gonna happen. Press Box
Thanks to Nova Scotch. Spaceman's still got it. I wonder how long will it be before AA signs Bill Lee?

Baseball History - August 25th - National Pastime - Baseball History
1979 In a Hollywood Stars vs. the Media game played at Dodger Stadium, Robin Williams, the star of the hit television series, Mork and Mindy, a show in which he plays an alien, runs the bases backwards. The comedian explains circling the bags clockwise is very common on the Planet Ork, his character's home in the universe.