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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Mr. Perfect: Buehrle moves record to 4-0 as Toronto blanks Cleveland 5-0

CLEVELAND - Mark Buehrle has a simple explanation for his unbeaten record. "The slower you throw the better off you are," he said after pitching the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Buehrle (4-0) pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and lowered his ERA to 0.64 in four starts. Jose Reyes hit an RBI single in his first game since opening day, when he s…

  • Baseball-Cuban Cepeda signs pro deal with Japanese team Reuters - 4 hours ago

    Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government … More »Baseball-Cuban Cepeda signs pro deal with Japanese team

    Leading outfielder Frederich Cepeda has become the first player from the Cuban baseball league to sign for a Japanese professional team since the communist government relaxed its player rules last year. The 34-year-old Cepeda, who has played in three World Classics, is set to travel to Tokyo next month after signing a …

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes watches his RBI single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Cleveland. Brett Lawrie scored. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
    Reyes activated from DL by Toronto, returns to leadoff spot against Cleveland The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago

    CLEVELAND - Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is batting leadoff against Cleveland. Reyes strained his left hamstring … More »Reyes activated from DL by Toronto, returns to leadoff spot against Cleveland

    Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Reyes watches his RBI single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber in the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Cleveland. Brett Lawrie scored. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    CLEVELAND - Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is batting leadoff against Cleveland. Reyes strained his left hamstring during his first at-bat in the season opener March 31 against Tampa Bay. Reyes has been rehabbing his leg in Florida and missed 16 games. He batted .296 …

  • Baseball standings Reuters - 16 hours ago

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the MLB on Friday AMERICAN LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. NY Yankees 10 7 .588 - 2. Baltimore 8 7 .533 1 3. Toronto … More »Baseball standings

    April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the MLB on Friday AMERICAN LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. NY Yankees 10 7 .588 - 2. Baltimore 8 7 .533 1 3. Toronto 9 8 .529 1 4. Tampa Bay 8 9 .471 2 5. Boston 7 10 .412 3 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Detroit 7 6 .538 - 2. Kansas City 8 7 .533 - 3. Minnesota 8 8 .500 …

  • Baseball-Highlights of Friday's MLB games Reuters - 16 hours ago

    (Adds late games) April 18 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Fridays' Major League Baseball games: - - Nationals 3, Cardinals 1 Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong … More »Baseball-Highlights of Friday's MLB games

    (Adds late games) April 18 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Fridays' Major League Baseball games: - - Nationals 3, Cardinals 1 Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and his team mates scored two runs on a wild pitch in the bottom of the seventh as the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1. St. …

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus, right, is congratulated by Moises Sierra after Rasmus scored on an RBI single by Brett Lawrie during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
    Melky Cabrera gets 4 hits, Blue Jays withstand shaky 9th for 3-2 win over Indians The Canadian Press - 19 hours ago

    Santos retired Michael Brantley on a hard grounder with the bases loaded in the ninth inning to close out Toronto's 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. … More »Melky Cabrera gets 4 hits, Blue Jays withstand shaky 9th for 3-2 win over Indians

    Toronto Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus, right, is congratulated by Moises Sierra after Rasmus scored on an RBI single by Brett Lawrie during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, April 18, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Santos retired Michael Brantley on a hard grounder with the bases loaded in the ninth inning to close out Toronto's 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Melky Cabrera had four hits and scored Toronto's go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Edwin Encarnacion's single before the Blue Jays withstood a shaky …

  • Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup Reuters - 23 hours ago

    April 18 (The Sports Xchange) - After trying throughout the winter and spring training to add a left-handed hitting first baseman, the Pittsburgh Pirates got their man … More »Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

    April 18 (The Sports Xchange) - After trying throughout the winter and spring training to add a left-handed hitting first baseman, the Pittsburgh Pirates got their man on Friday as they acquired Ike Davis from the New York Mets. The Pirates traded minor-league reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named for Davis. …

  • Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes ready to return after getting hurt in first at-bat this season The Canadian Press - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    CLEVELAND - The Toronto Blue Jays plan to activate shortstop Jose Reyes from the disabled list on Saturday. Reyes hasn't played since straining his left hamstring during … More »Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes ready to return after getting hurt in first at-bat this season

    CLEVELAND - The Toronto Blue Jays plan to activate shortstop Jose Reyes from the disabled list on Saturday. Reyes hasn't played since straining his left hamstring during his first at-bat of the season on March 31 against Tampa Bay. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Reyes will come off the DL before Saturday's game against …

  • Baseball results Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Friday (home team in CAPS) Cincinnati 4 CHICAGO CUBS 1 More »Baseball results

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Friday (home team in CAPS) Cincinnati 4 CHICAGO CUBS 1

  • South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    (Reuters) - Seattle Mariners prospect Choi Ji-man has been suspended for 50 games after the first baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, Major League … More »South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

    (Reuters) - Seattle Mariners prospect Choi Ji-man has been suspended for 50 games after the first baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, Major League Baseball said on Thursday. South Korean Choi was on the Mariners' 40-man roster and was hitting .394 with one home run and five RBIs in 10 games for the …

  • Baseball-South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping Reuters - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    Seattle Mariners prospect Choi Ji-man has been suspended for 50 games after the first baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, Major League Baseball … More »Baseball-South Korean MLB prospect Choi banned for doping

    Seattle Mariners prospect Choi Ji-man has been suspended for 50 games after the first baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, Major League Baseball said on Thursday. South Korean Choi was on the Mariners' 40-man roster and was hitting .394 with one home run and five RBIs in 10 games for the Mariners' …

  • Minnesota Twins mascot T.C. shovels snow off the top of the Twins dugout and into the television camera pit before the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays in Minneapolis, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Wednesday night's game was rescheduled for Thursday night due to a winter storm in Minnesota. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
    Twins follow Gibson's gem in matinee with wild rally past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader The Canadian Press - Fri, 18 Apr, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS - With the Minnesota Twins well into a truly wild rally, Jason Kubel and Chris Colabello shared a joke as they waited for their turn to bat. The Twins scored … More »Twins follow Gibson's gem in matinee with wild rally past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader

    Minnesota Twins mascot T.C. shovels snow off the top of the Twins dugout and into the television camera pit before the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays in Minneapolis, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Wednesday night's game was rescheduled for Thursday night due to a winter storm in Minnesota. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    MINNEAPOLIS - With the Minnesota Twins well into a truly wild rally, Jason Kubel and Chris Colabello shared a joke as they waited for their turn to bat. The Twins scored three straight runs on wild pitches by Toronto's Sergio Santos in the eighth inning, when they walked eight times off three Blue Jays relievers to finish …

  • UPDATE 2-Baseball results Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Thursday (home team in CAPS) PHILADELPHIA 1 Atlanta 0 DETROIT 7 Cleveland 5 MINNESOTA 7 Toronto 0 TEXAS 8 … More »UPDATE 2-Baseball results

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Thursday (home team in CAPS) PHILADELPHIA 1 Atlanta 0 DETROIT 7 Cleveland 5 MINNESOTA 7 Toronto 0 TEXAS 8 Seattle 6 LA Dodgers 2 SAN FRANCISCO 1 Colorado 3 SAN DIEGO 1 St. Louis 8 WASHINGTON 0 PITTSBURGH 11 Milwaukee 2 NY Yankees 10 TAMPA BAY 2 MINNESOTA 9 Toronto …

  • Sean Rodriguez hits into another triple play, Yankees turn it against Rays The Canadian Press - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Sean Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Rays has grounded into a triple play for the second time in his career. The Rays had runners on first and second … More »Sean Rodriguez hits into another triple play, Yankees turn it against Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Sean Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Rays has grounded into a triple play for the second time in his career. The Rays had runners on first and second in the second inning Thursday night against the Yankees. Rodriguez hit a hard grounder off CC Sabathia that rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte fielded, …

  • Baseball-Highlights of Thursday's MLB games Reuters - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014

    April 17 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursdays Major League Baseball Games - - Phillies 1, Braves 0 The Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves combined … More »Baseball-Highlights of Thursday's MLB games

    April 17 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursdays Major League Baseball Games - - Phillies 1, Braves 0 The Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves combined for just nine hits through the first seven innings as the starting pitchers cruised and even when the Phillies got some offense, it was enough to secure a …

  • Police: Man throws firework, injures fans during Dodgers-Giants game in San Francisco The Canadian Press - Thu, 17 Apr, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO - Police say several people suffered minor injuries when a fan threw a firework onto a walkway at the San Francisco Giants ballpark during a Dodgers-Giants … More »Police: Man throws firework, injures fans during Dodgers-Giants game in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO - Police say several people suffered minor injuries when a fan threw a firework onto a walkway at the San Francisco Giants ballpark during a Dodgers-Giants game. Witnesses reported seeing a man in a Giants hat in the outfield bleachers throw a large firecracker into a group of people near a concession stand. …