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Toronto shuts out Tampa Bay

Toronto shuts out Tampa Bay

Brett Lawrie hit a solo homer and knocked in three runs to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-0, in spring training action.

MLB: New York Yankees 4, Toronto 3

TORONTO, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Vernon Wells keyed a late rally Wednesday and Mariano Rivera survived ninth-inning problems to preserve the New York Yankees' 4-3 decision over Toronto.

MLB: Toronto 2, New York Yankees 0

TORONTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- R.A. Dickey baffled the Yankees over seven scoreless innings Tuesday and the Toronto Blue Jays handed slumping New York a fourth straight loss, 2-0.

MLB: Toronto 4, Baltimore 3

TORONTO, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Colby Rasmus lined a two-run, go-ahead home run in the seventh inning Saturday and the Toronto Blue Jays handed Baltimore a key 4-3 loss.

MLB: Toronto 5, Oakland 4

TORONTO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Jose Bautista went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer Saturday and Toronto used a pair of unearned runs to get past Oakland 5-4.

MLB: Oakland 14, Toronto 6

TORONTO, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Josh Reddick drove in five runs with three of Oakland's five homers Friday and the Athletics used the power display to rout Toronto 14-6.

MLB: Toronto 5, Oakland 2 (10 innings)

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31 (UPI) -- Jose Bautista triggered a three-run uprising in the 10th inning with a go-ahead RBI single Wednesday and the Toronto Blue Jays flew past Oakland 5-2.

MLB: Toronto 5, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays cooled off the Oakland Athletics Tuesday 5-0 behind seven shutout innings by Mark Buehrle.

Braves acquire reliever Scott Downs from Angels

ATLANTA, July 29 (UPI) -- Relief pitcher Scott Downs is moving from the Los Angeles Angels to the National League East-leading Atlanta Braves in a deal announced Monday.

MLB: Toronto 2, Houston 1

TORONTO, July 28 (UPI) -- Colby Rasmus drove in Emilio Bonifacio with the game-winning run on a ninth-inning single Sunday, enabling the Toronto Blue Jays to edge Houston 2-1.

MLB: Toronto 7, Baltimore 3

BALTIMORE, July 13 (UPI) -- J.P. Arencibia supplied a go-ahead, two-run single and Edwin Encarnacion belted a two-run homer Saturday, powering Toronto over Baltimore 7-3.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Toronto 2

CLEVELAND, July 11 (UPI) -- Danny Salazar allowed two hits in six innings of his major-league debut Thursday in helping the Cleveland Indians to a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Toronto 5, Cleveland 4

CLEVELAND, July 10 (UPI) -- Munenori Kawasaki's two-run single Wednesday was the key blow during a wild ninth inning from which Toronto emerged with a 5-4 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Toronto 11, Minnesota 5

TORONTO, July 7 (UPI) -- Rajai Davis and Colby Rasmus combined to go 5-for-8 with two homers and six RBI Sunday, sparking the Toronto Blue Jays to an 11-5 pounding of Minnesota.

MLB: Detroit 7, Toronto 6

TORONTO, July 2 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter had four hits, including a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 7-6 decision over Toronto Tuesday.
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Colby Ryan Rasmus (born August 11, 1986 in Columbus, Georgia) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball.

Rasmus played as pitcher and first baseman for Phenix City National Little League during the 1999 Little League World Series. Phenix City won the United States championship game before losing in the finals to Osaka, Japan 5-0. Rasmus finished the World Series with a batting average of .417 and a pitching record of 0-1 with 7 strikeouts.

Rasmus attended Russell County High School in Seale, Alabama. As a senior, he batted .484 with 24 home runs with 66 RBI and 69 runs scored in 39 games . His 24 home runs passed Bo Jackson for second all-time in the state for home runs in a season by a high school player. In a pre-draft workout, Rasmus was clocked at 95 mph (153 km/h) throwing from center field. He also ran 60 yards in 6.7 seconds. Rasmus helped lead Russell County to a national championship in 2005 as they finished the season ranked first in both the National High School Baseball Coaches Association poll and the USA TODAY Super 25 baseball rankings. Rasmus graduated from Russell County High School in 2005. He is the brother of Batavia Muckdogs center fielder Casey Rasmus

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