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Jays Beat Rays 6-2

J.A. Happ had a successful return to Florida three months after a scary injury. Happ won in his first game at Tropicana Field since getting hit in the head by a ball and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday.

08/18/2013

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Did Marlins Get Better End Of Big 2012 Trade?

Last November, the Miami Marlins decided to disassemble most of the team in a massive trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Marlins dumped almost every big name and contract to the Blue Jays in exchange for prospects and pundits pounced. But the Marlins may have the last laugh.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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Rays Run Over Indians 11-3

Evan Longoria and Yunel Escobar hit two-run homers Sunday, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to an 11-3 win over the Cleveland Indians.

06/02/2013

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Marlins Take On Rays In Miami

The Miami Marlins had their best offensive performance in over three weeks, but they still failed to improve upon the majors’ worst record.

05/28/2013

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Rays Thrash Padres

Sean Rodriguez, Yunel Escobar and James Loney drove in late runs for the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday in a 4-2 victory that completed a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres.

05/12/2013

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Marlins Looking For Third Baseman

The Miami Marlins have succeeded in their quest to alienate fans and eliminate payroll, but they still have a rather large opening at third base that hasn’t been filled and the baseball winter meetings are about to conclude.

CBS Miami–12/06/2012

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Marlins Trade Escobar, Drop Payroll To $31 Million

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: a possible starter with the Miami Marlins has been traded for a minor leaguer. It’s déjà vu for Marlins fans as the team dealt shortstop Yunel Escobar to the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night.

CBS Miami–12/05/2012

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Marlins Continue Roster Purge At Winter Meetings

The Miami Marlins are making some noise at baseball’s winter meetings this week, but it’s not by signing any big name free agent. Instead, the Marlins are trying to get rid of Yunel Escobar and trying to figure out what to do with Ricky Nolasco, who wants out of the troubled franchise.

CBS Miami–12/04/2012

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Blue Jays Player Suspended Over Homophobic Slur

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for three games without pay after photos of him from Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox showed he was wearing eye-black stickers with a homophobic slur written in Spanish on them.

CBS Miami–09/18/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 23: Second baseman Kelly Johnson #2 of the Toronto Blue Jays turns a double play against Omar Infante #12 of the Miami Marlins during the interleague game at Marlins Park on June 23, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Marlins’ Woes Continue With 7-1 Loss To Blue Jays

Edwin Encarnacion hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the ninth and Colby Rasmus had a grand slam later in the inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.

CBS4–06/23/2012