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Reports: Tulowitzki traded to Jays for Reyes

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki in a trade with the Colorado Rockies for shortstop Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects, according to multiple reports.

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Which Tulo will Blue Jays get?

New Toronto SS Troy Tulowitzki has been great at his old home Coors Field, but less so on the road. Per 162 games at home, Tulo has hit .321 with 33 HRs and 119 RBIs. On the road, the numbers slip to .276, 25 HRs, 84 RBIs.

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Jimbo Fisher says he looks at his players like his children. And feels bad when he can’t reach one.

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Way it was told to me, Manziel showed major growth in the huddle, NFL terminology. Has to make throws now. Necessary step he hasn’t made

Memorable 1st day for MLB's No. 1 pick

The D-backs' top pick Dansby Swanson took a fastball in the face last week. He needed 14 stitches and suffered a mild concussion. "He got up and said, 'That's a pretty good first day, huh?'" said farm director Mike Bell.

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The real 'Rocky IV' treatment

Ronda Rousey isn't intimidated by fighting Bethe Correia in Brazil: "If I was really going to make an example out of her and beat her in the most devastating way possible, I'd rather do it in her home country."


Manute Bol's son can ball like a guard

Bol Bol is 6-foot-10 and 15 years old, but he isn't just a rim protector -- as his latest mixtape filled with jumpers, 3's and coast-to-coast buckets shows. Watch


Weinfuss: Vintage move by Arians

The Cardinals' hiring of Jen Welter is a typical Bruce Arians' move. It's risky and it's bold, just like his offense. Open mind, thick skin

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Victorino wept 'tears of joy' over trade

Shane Victorino is headed from the bottom of the AL East (Red Sox) to the top of the AL West (Angels). Victorino said the "toughest part" of the trade is leaving his teammates, but added: "There's nothing I want to do more than win another ring."

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A-Rod spans the decades

With a HR Monday on his 40th birthday, Alex Rodriguez is the 4th player in major league history to hit a home run as a teenager and in his 40's, joining Ty Cobb, Rusty Staub and Gary Sheffield. (via Elias)

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Kipnis clarifies 'accountability' comment

Indians 2B Jason Kipnis said the remark wasn't pointed at manager Terry Francona: "We have a bunch of young adults who are supposed to be considered men. Tito treats us like men so he thinks we should at least be able to do this stuff on our own. Maybe he was giving us too much credit at the time. Maybe that's the only thing you could blame him for ... that he gave us too much credit."

Rockies swap Tulo for Jays' Reyes

Toronto already leads MLB in runs this season, and by adding Troy Tulowitzki, they've now acquired a SS who has been better both offensively and defensively than Jose Reyes since he joined the Blue Jays in 2013.


LaTroy Hawkins 'excited' by trade to Jays

The 42-year-old reliever, who's retiring at the end of the season, is ready to join a contender: "I've got three good months left in me. Hopefully, I can help the Blue Jays ... win the World Series. That's a wonderful way to end my career. I can't see a more fitting way to end it." (via MLB's website)

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No timetable for Robert Mathis return

The Colts' all-time sacks leader is rehabbing a torn Achilles. Said owner Jim Irsay: "The good news is Robert is trending in the right direction. ... The timetable is unknown. Will it be October 15? Will it be September 15? I really, at this point, no one knows." (via Indianapolis Star)

When you hit your first walk-off HR ...

... You're going to get a little wet. Cubs 3B Kris Bryant's 2-out homer in the bottom of the 9th vs. the Rockies got him a good, solid Gatorade soaking.


Highlight: Kris Bryant, Cubs walk off

The Cubs 3B hit his first career walk-off home run to give the Cubs a 9-8 victory after Carlos Gonzalez hit his second HR of the game to put the Rockies up 8-7 in the top of the 9th.


Mike Zimmer: Peterson to get most reps

The Vikings coach plans to give RB Adrian Peterson the heavy workload: "As much as he can take, and as much as he can handle in all the things that we're doing. Obviously, we're going to have to spell him at times like you do a lot of guys. But we get down on the goal line, and we're probably not pulling him out, you know?" (via USA Today Sports)

A-Rod hits homer on 40th birthday

Alex Rodriguez became the 6th player in big league history to homer on his 40th birthday, and he also set the record with 6 career HRs on his birthday.