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Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion, right, is congratulated by Brett Lawrie (13) after homering against the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 6-2. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion, right, is congratulated by Brett Lawrie (13) after homering against the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers won 6-2. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

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