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Series Summary

Final 1-1
Fri 8/11 4 @ 2
Sat 8/12 2 @ 7
Toronto Star Aug 12, 2017
Rookie Rowley sparks Blue Jays past Pirates

Rookie Rowley sparks Blue Jays past Pirates

Chris Rowley quiets Pittsburgh offence in major-league debut at Rogers Centre.
Beaver County Times Aug 12, 2017
Pirates' Gregory Polanco leaves with hamstring injury in 7-2 loss to Blue Jays

Pirates' Gregory Polanco leaves with hamstring injury in 7-2 loss to Blue Jays

Chris Rowley pitched 5 1/3 innings to win his major league debut, Jose Bautista scored two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2. Pittsburgh lost for the second time in seven games. Rowley, who began the…
Washington Times Aug 12, 2017

West Point grad Rowley wins ML debut, Jays beat Pirates 7-2

TORONTO (AP) - Chris Rowley pitched 5 1/3 innings to win his major league debut, Jose Bautista scored two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday. A former first lieutenant in the United States Army, and the first graduate of the United States Military ...
Rum Bunter Aug 12, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Game 2 in Toronto

The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 58-59 this season On Saturday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays by a score of 7-2. With the loss, the Pirates are now 58-59 on the season. They also now sit 3.5 games out of first place in the National League Central pending the outcome […] Pittsburgh Pirates Drop Game 2 in Toronto - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Injured Andrew McCutchen out of Pirates lineup Saturday vs. Blue Jays

TORONTO — Andrew McCutchen was left out of the Pirates lineup Saturday for their afternoon game against the Blue Jays. McCutchen injured his left knee — “patellofemoral discomfort,” officially — while leading off of second base in a 4-2 win Friday. After the game, McCutchen was optimistic he had not done serious damage and said he hoped to play Saturday.
Blue Bird Banter Aug 12, 2017
Saturday Bantering: Russell Martin exits game with oblique strain

Saturday Bantering: Russell Martin exits game with oblique strain

Your morning update for everything Blue Jays. Russell Martin left yesterday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a left oblique strain, the team announced after the game. Martin removed himself from the game in between the first and second inning. In his first at-bat, Martin grounded out to the left side of the infield, grimacing as he made his way down the first base line. While catching starter Marcus Stroman’s warm-up pitches prior to the next inning, Martin took himself out of the game. Martin will have an MRI on Saturday to fully address the injury. It’s currently unknown...
Toronto Sun Aug 12, 2017
Jose Bautista keeps home run streak alive

Jose Bautista keeps home run streak alive

Sitting in the clubhouse Friday prior to his team’s game at the Rogers Centre against his former team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista turned on one of the newfangled health thingamajigs that he collects.
Blue Bird Banter Aug 12, 2017
Stroman let down defensively in 4-2 Blue Jays loss to Pittsburgh

Stroman let down defensively in 4-2 Blue Jays loss to Pittsburgh

It was a completely forgettable night for Rob Refsnyder with a Golden Sombrero and a couple misplays in the field to boot (pun intended). And Russell Martin the game with an oblique strain. Pirates 4 Blue Jays 2 In seven of nine innings tonight, Blue Jays pitchers faced the minimum (and for the most part, that meant Marcus Stroman, as he went eight innings). Five of those innings were clean, in two of them batters reached what were doubled off. An eighth inning had a two out single easily stranded. So eight really good innings. Unfortunately, that one other one was enough to sink the Jays...
Toronto Star Aug 11, 2017
Martin hurt in Blue Jays loss to Pirates

Martin hurt in Blue Jays loss to Pirates

Stroman works deep and Bautista goes deep, but Jays bats go cold in Pittsburgh series opener.
Toronto Sun Aug 11, 2017
Series of blunders leads to Blue Jays loss to Pirates

Series of blunders leads to Blue Jays loss to Pirates

TORONTO — It was a comedy of errors, but nobody was laughing inside the Blue Jays’ dugout.
Beaver County Times Aug 11, 2017
Pirates beat Blue Jays 4-2, but Andrew McCutchen exits with sore knee

Pirates beat Blue Jays 4-2, but Andrew McCutchen exits with sore knee

Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen limped off because of a sore left knee one batter after hitting an RBI double in the third.
Washington Times Aug 11, 2017

McCutchen leaves with sore left knee, Pirates beat Jays 4-2

TORONTO (AP) - Jameson Taillon pitched six innings to snap a three-start winless streak, Josh Harrison had two hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Friday night, their seventh win in nine games. Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen limped off because of a sore left knee ...
Rum Bunter Aug 11, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Win First Game in Toronto

Friday night the Pittsburgh Pirates got back to .500 on the season The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 58-58 this season. They started their three game series in Toronto with a 4-2 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night. With the win, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now 2.5 games out of first place in the […] Pittsburgh Pirates Win First Game in Toronto - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Sun Aug 11, 2017
Blue Jays' Rowley about to make West Point history

Blue Jays' Rowley about to make West Point history

TORONTO — After spending time in Bulgaria as part of a NATO joint effort to combat Russian aggression in Ukraine, right-handed Blue Jays pitcher Chris Rowley isn’t at all intimidated about making his Major League start on Saturday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Andrew McCutchen exits early with apparent left leg injury

TORONTO — Andrew McCutchen exited in the third inning of the Pirates game Friday with an apparent left leg injury. He reached second base on an RBI double off Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman. Two plays later, McCutchen summoned the team’s athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk and limped to the dugout.
Toronto Star Aug 11, 2017
Blue Jays call-up Rowley first West Point grad to pitch in bigs

Blue Jays call-up Rowley first West Point grad to pitch in bigs

Chris Rowley gets call to start against Pirates on Saturday after remarkable journey.

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