MLB: Toronto 4, Minnesota 3

TORONTO, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Kelly Johnson belted a two-run homer and Chad Jenkins posted his first major league victory Tuesday in the Toronto Blue Jays' 4-3 decision over Minnesota.

MLB: Toronto 3, New York Yankees 2

TORONTO, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Shawn Hill took over for injured starter Ricky Romero Saturday and tossed three shutout innings in the Toronto Blue Jays' 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Toronto 4, Baltimore 0

BALTIMORE, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Aaron Laffey and five Toronto relievers combined for a six-hit shutout Tuesday, staking the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-0 whitewash of Baltimore.

MLB: Toronto 4, Boston 3

BOSTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Omar Vizquel chased home Rajai Davis with a ninth-inning sacrifice fly Sunday and the Toronto Blue Jays notched a series-sweeping 4-3 win over Boston.

MLB: Toronto 6, Baltimore 4

TORONTO, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Rajai Davis singled home two of Toronto's four seventh-inning runs Wednesday to break a tie game and send the Blue Jays past Baltimore 6-4.

MLB: Toronto 2, Tampa Bay 1

TORONTO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Brandon Morrow allowed a lone run despite giving up 10 hits in 6 2/3 innings Friday, helping bring Toronto a 2-1 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Toronto 2, Tampa Bay 0

TORONTO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Carlos Villanueva combined with three relievers to throw a five-hitter Thursday while carrying Toronto to a 2-0 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Toronto 8, New York Yankees 5

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Yunel Escobar went 4-for-5 with five RBI, including a go-ahead two-run homer, powering Toronto's 8-5 win over the New York Yankees Wednesday.

MLB: Toronto 3, Texas 2

TORONTO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer in the first inning Friday and six Toronto Blue Jays pitchers made the lead stand up in a 3-2 victory over Texas.

MLB: Toronto 6, Oakland 5

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Yunel Escobar put Toronto ahead with a two-run single in the fifth inning Sunday and the Blue Jays bullpen preserved a 6-5 victory over Oakland.

MLB: Toronto 6, Boston 1

BOSTON, July 20 (UPI) -- Aaron Laffey threw seven shutout innings Friday and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak, downing Boston 6-1.

MLB: Toronto 11, Cleveland 9

TORONTO, July 14 (UPI) -- Edwin Encarnacion belted a pair of homers and Adam Lind drove in four runs Saturday in the Toronto Blue Jays' 11-9 slugfest win over Cleveland.

MLB: Toronto 11, Chicago White Sox 9

CHICAGO, July 8 (UPI) -- Colby Rasmus homered and drove in three runs Sunday and the Toronto Blue Jays clubbed four homers in their 11-9 slugfest win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Toronto 4, Kansas City 1

TORONTO, July 4 (UPI) -- Carlos Villanueva threw six shutout innings Wednesday and Yunel Escobar drove in two runs to bring the Toronto Blue Jays a 4-1 decision over Kansas City.

MLB: Toronto 7, Los Angeles Angels 5

TORONTO, June 29 (UPI) -- Yunel Escobar put Toronto in front with an RBI double in the seventh Friday and the Blue Jays held on to down the Los Angeles Angels 7-5.
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Casey Janssen
Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 3, 2010. The Yankees defeated the Blue rays 11-3. UPI/John Angelillo

Robert Casey Janssen (born September 17, 1981 in Orange, California) is a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays.

He was selected by the Blue Jays out of UCLA in the fourth round of the 2004 draft. When an injury to A.J. Burnett created an opening in the Blue Jays' rotation, Janssen was promoted from the Syracuse Chiefs and made his major-league debut against the Baltimore Orioles on April 27, 2006.

Janssen throws six different pitches: a four-seam fastball that tops out at 92 mph, a two-seamer, a cutter, a curveball, a change-up and a slider. Although he is not an overpowering pitcher, thus far in his career Janssen has been very successful in upsetting hitters' timing and inducing weakly hit balls. In his first two months in the majors, he proved to be a groundball pitcher who allows few line drives.

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