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Everything about the way Edwin Jackson goes about his business is relaxed, reserved and with a come-what-may attitude. Questions are answered with a "Whatever, man," or a "Time will tell." His words come across more wise sage than 28-year-old flamethrower.
Previewing the American League.
The Toronto Blue Jays have assembled a team with the potential to become a division champion this year _ just about anywhere else except in the American League East.
Mariano Rivera tied the major league saves record, earning the 601st of his career and matching Trevor Hoffman while preserving the New York Yankees' 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
DeWayne Wise will join Toronto for a third time after the Blue Jays claimed the veteran outfielder off waivers Friday from the Florida Marlins.
The Major League Baseball trade deadline is fast approaching, and plenty of big names already are on the move.
When the Toronto Blue Jays rolled out the welcome mat for new outfielder Colby Rasmus on Thursday, they extended it to his father, too.
The St. Louis Cardinals addressed a pitching shortage Wednesday that dates to spring training, acquiring right-hander Edwin Jackson in a three-team trade that cost them starting center fielder Colby Rasmus.
The St. Louis Cardinals, who have faced pitching questions all the way back to spring training, pulled of a three-team trade Wednesday to beef up their rotation with right-hander Edwin Jackson.
When the Washington Nationals traded Nyjer Morgan this spring, they did so knowing they'd be ridding themselves of a player who didn't seem to fit well with this year's team at the expense of losing a leadoff-hitting center fielder.
St. Louis Cardinals cleanup hitter Matt Holliday was removed after two innings, complaining of tightness in his left quadriceps.
Manager Tony La Russa rejoined the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday after missing six games to be treated for shingles, and quickly switched around the lineup card.
Capsules of National League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
The St. Louis Cardinals needed outfield depth. Jim Edmonds needed a place to extend his career.
A season that is slipping away for the St. Louis Cardinals has turned personal, with star slugger Albert Pujols criticizing young outfielder Colby Rasmus.
Center fielder Colby Rasmus said he never really fit in with the St. Louis Cardinals before being traded last July to Toronto.
"He talks fast so I was trying to keep up with him but it was great, it was awesome," Rasmus said. "I sat down with him and Mr. John (Farrell). I thought it was a great talk and I'm just excited to be playing for them. They seem to be great people and excited to have me, which is awesome. I feel like they really want me to be here and I want to be here just as much as they want me."