Right-hander Marcus Stroman, who has not pitched this season due a torn ACL, moved closer to returning to the Blue Jays when he made a minor league rehab start Wednesday.
The Blue Jays have now won 20 of their last 24 and it's pretty clear this isn't a fluke. They are the team to beat in the AL East.
The David Price blockbuster trade was built basically in a day, but the deadline double really began way back in the winter when Alex Anthopoulos first called Colorado to propose a swap of big-name shortstops.
The Yankees lose their fifth straight, falling 2-1 at the Indians, and the Blue Jays win their 10th in a row, thumping the Athletics 10-3. New York isn't in first place for the first time in 40 days.
The Blue Jays got yet another strong start on Saturday, this one from David Price. Toronto's pitching has been much improved in the second half.
Teixeria hit 30 or more homers from 2004 to 2011, and in 2015. Mantle hit at least 30 home runs from 1955-1962, and again in 1964.
The Yankees lost to the Blue Jays on Friday, scoring just one run in the 10-inning loss. They've scored four runs total in their last three games thanks in part to two knuckleball pitchers.
Clayton Kershaw has been money, but $13,400 against Gerrit Cole in Pittsburgh? Heath Cummings prefers better-priced Jose Fernandez or Jacob deGrom.
It's tough to count on pitchers who have been inconsistent, but Al Melchior finds some clues to how half a dozen erratic starters might perform down the stretch.
A flurry of prospect callups since the trade deadline has Fantasy owners' heads spinning. Scott White tells you everything you need to know about the more notable names, such as Luis Severino, Michael Conforto and Jon Gray.

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