• Diagnosing what ails the Blue Jays' offence
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    Diagnosing what ails the Blue Jays' offence

    Heading into this season, the Blue Jays' greatest strength was supposed to be their offence, which last year led the majors in runs scored by a nearly historic margin. Given how the team was returning almost the exact same group of hitters, it seemed reasonable to expect similar success this year

  • Diamondbacks likely to start Zack Greinke in NL Wild Card Game
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    Diamondbacks likely to start Zack Greinke in NL Wild Card Game

    We know that the Diamondbacks will host the NL Wild Card Game on Oct. 4, and now we know who they'll likely send to the mound. Via Steve Gilbert on Twitter, manager Torey Lovullo named veteran right-hander Zack Greinke as his probable starter for that game.  Greinke in his age-33 season has pitched

  • Atlanta Braves eye Canadian Mike Soroka as future ace
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    Atlanta Braves eye Canadian Mike Soroka as future ace

    John Smoltz, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine baffled hitters through the 1990s, helping the Atlanta Braves to multiple division titles and a World Series championship. The Braves are returning to their strong pitching roots and Canadian Mike Soroka is at the forefront. The 19-year-old Soroka was promoted