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swirling, Upton sat out San Diegos last two games, including Mondays 4-2 loss at Toronto.

TORONTO -- Aaron Sanchez stayed perfect against the Orioles and kept the Toronto Blue Jays on track for a playoff berth. Discount Eagles Jersesys .Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer, Sanchez struck out 10 and Toronto beat Baltimore 5-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of their AL wild-card showdown.Ezequiel Carrera also homered as the Blue Jays won for the sixth time in eight games. They lead the wild-card standings by two games over the Orioles with five to play.Sanchez (14-2) struck out the first four hitters he faced and five of the first six. He gave up one run and five hits over six innings to win for the first time in four starts.Weve seen him quite a bit and it was another impressive outing for him, Orioles slugger Mark Trumbo said. Hes got a big-time fastball.Sanchez walked three and reached double digits in strikeouts for the second time. Hes 4-0 with a 3.00 ERA in five starts against Baltimore this season.Having faced the Orioles so frequently, Sanchez changed his pitch selection to keep Baltimore off balance.I threw a lot more four-seamers, the right-hander said. Tonight they were super aggressive. I was able to locate my heater when I needed to.Toronto is 10-7 against Baltimore with two meetings left, giving the Blue Jays the tiebreaker if the teams finish with the same record.Baltimore is one game ahead of Detroit for the leagues final playoff spot.The victory also kept the Blue Jays alive in the AL East race because the Red Sox lost 6-4 to the New York Yankees. But just one Toronto loss or a Boston win would wrap up the division crown for the Red Sox.Orioles slugger Chris Davis was ejected for arguing with plate umpire Will Little after striking out against Joe Biagini in the seventh, the third time in three at-bats Davis was caught looking. Baltimore manager Buck Showalter also was tossed after he came out to argue.I just felt like the pitches that were being called against me werent quality pitches, Davis said.Batting leadoff in place of injured second baseman Devon Travis (left shoulder), Carrera went 2 for 3 with two RBI and scored three runs.Hes been sparking us all year, Toronto manager John Gibbons said.Carrera walked in the first and scored when Donaldson homered off right-hander Kevin Gausman, his 37th.Carrera connected for an opposite-field drive in the third and drove in a run with a single in the fifth.Two batters later, Toronto made it 5-1 when Carrera scored on third baseman Manny Machados throwing error.We gave them a lot of margin for error, Showalter said.Gausman (8-12) allowed five runs, four earned, and seven hits in six innings. He gave up two home runs for the second straight start.We know we have to win to stay, Gausman said. With the two teams left that we have to play (Toronto and New York), were definitely up against the wall.NO DEBATE ABOUT ITWith a night off Monday, Showalter tried watching the presidential debate but didnt last long. After 30 minutes I had to turn it off, he said. It was embarrassing. Having passed on politics, Showalter said he ended up watching the movie Ghostbusters.TRAINERS ROOMOrioles: Ryan Flaherty replaced Davis. ... LHP Wade Miley left the team and returned home for the birth of his first child, a son. Hes expected to return in time for his next scheduled start, Friday or Saturday at Yankee Stadium.Blue Jays: Toronto reliever Joaquin Benoit will miss the rest of the regular season after tearing his left calf muscle during the second of two bench-clearing scraps in Monday nights loss to the Yankees. ... Travis is day to day after jamming his surgically repaired shoulder in the same melee with New York. ... Toronto recalled INF Andy Burns from the minors and selected the contract RHP Chris Smith.UP NEXTOrioles RHP Chris Tillman (16-6, 3.84 ERA) faces Blue Jays LHP Francisco Liriano (8-13, 4.88) on Wednesday night. Tillman is 2-6 with a 7.51 ERA in 12 career starts at Toronto. Liriano pitched six shutout innings against the Yankees last Friday to earn his first win since Aug. 26. Cheap Philadelphia Eagles Jersesys . -- Ken Appleby made 32 saves for his first shutout of the season to lead the Oshawa Generals to a 2-0 win over the Belleville Bulls on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League action. Cheap Dallas Goedert Jersey .R. Smith realized how easily basketball can be taken from him, and he wasnt going to take his place in the NBA for granted anymore. .ca. Hey Kerry, big fan of yours, just finished reading your book. I think that we all saw the Canucks/Flames line brawl just after puck drop. It was obvious that something was about to happen, even to the referees because the fourth lines were on to start. TORONTO -- Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays.Joining his new team was a lot more complicated than walking down the hall.The Blue Jays acquired Upton and cash from the Padres on Tuesday in exchange for minor league right-hander Hansel Rodriguez. They also added reliever Joaquin Benoit from the Mariners for right-hander Drew Storen in a deal announced shortly after a 7-6, 12-inning win over San Diego.Upton couldnt join Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins for an early afternoon press conference because he was at the nearest border crossing being cleared to re-enter Canada.When he arrived with the Padres on Sunday night, Upton was treated as a visitor. As a member of the Blue Jays, he requires a work visa to enter Canada.Upton drove to Lewiston, New York, about 25 miles north of Buffalo, and was back in Toronto about two hours before game time.About an hour and a half ride there, Upton said after returning to Rogers Centre and taking batting practice with his new team. Sat at border patrol for a little while, jumped in the car and came back. It all went pretty smoothly.Unsure how soon Upton would return, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons left his new player out of Tuesdays starting lineup -- Upton grounded into a fielders choice as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning. Gibbons said he expects to start Upton in Wednesdays series finale.Hes having a nice year, Gibbons said. We think hell add something.Upton has had a big season for the rebuilding Padres, who are mired in fourth place in the NL West. He is hitting .256 with 16 home runs, 45 RBI, 46 runs scored and 20 stolen bases. Hes hit three walk-off home runs.What attracted us to him was several things, Atkins said. The defense at all three positions, speed, base-running, base-stealer, power, versatility and depth.Toronto is 56-44, three games behind Baltimore in the AL East. The Blue Jays hold the second wild-card spot.Upton is in the fourth year of a five-year, $75.25 million contract he signed with the Braves before the 2013 season. Hes owed $16.45 million next season.The Padres will reportedly pay all but $5 million of the $22.5 million remaining on Uptonns contract. Eagles Jersesys Outlet. Padres general manager A.J. Preller and Atkins said the deal had been in the works for a few weeks, with Toronto reaching out in mid-June after slugger Jose Bautista went on the 15-day disabled list with a sore left big toe. Bautista returned Monday.Upton has rejuvenated his career after struggling with the Braves.Im definitely in a different place mentally, he said. I was able to clear my mind and start having fun againPreller praised Upton for playing well on both sides of the ballHe has a chance to be a 30-30 guy, Preller said. Hes hit some big home runs in some big spots and has played tremendous defense for us in left field.Two of Torontos three current outfielders, Bautista and All-Star Michael Saunders, are free agents at the end of this season.In the short term, Atkins said he expects Upton to be used as a part-time player, pinch-runner and defensive replacement.It would likely take an injury for him to turn into an everyday outfielder with us, Atkins said.Atkins said the Blue Jays are not done in any way when it comes to trades, with an emphasis on improving the pitching staff.Theres not one team we havent contacted on several occasions, he said, adding that regular talks are ongoing with five to 10 teams.The Padres got Upton and closer Craig Kimbrel in a trade with Atlanta on the eve of opening day 2015. Upton missed a good deal of last season with a foot injury. His brother, Justin, also was with the Padres last season.Kimbrel was traded to Boston in the offseason for prospects and Justin Upton left as a free agent.Were looking at what were going to do in the future, Padres manager Andy Green said. We want to give these younger guys a real look.Green said the Padres will play a man short Tuesday and add another position player before Wednesdays game.The 19-year-old Rodriguez was 2-1 with a 3.06 ERA in six starts for the Rookie-Level Bluefield Blue Jays.With trade rumors swirling, Upton sat out San Diegos last two games, including Mondays 4-2 loss at Toronto.Toronto optioned right-hander Ryan Tepera to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Upton. China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Nike NFL Jerseys China Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale Stitched Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2019 Cheap NFL Autographed Jerseys ' ' ' 
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