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Toronto Blue Jays stave off elimination again in Texas

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The Toronto Blue Jays have been a mediocre team in the last decade or so. In fact, the Jays haven't made a playoff run since they won the World Series in 1993. The Jays would have never been considered as a team worthy enough to make the post-season.

However, the Jays proved all their critics wrong this year by making it into the playoffs and winning the AL East division by a long shot. The Jays posted a fantastic 93-69 win-loss record and are six games ahead of second-place New York Yankees.

The Jays were statistically favored to win the entire World Series this year based on their past performances. Unfortunately, after the playoffs started, the Jays ended up losing their first two games and found themselves in a deep hole against the Texas Rangers. Even worse, AL MVP Luke Donaldson and Jay's fan favorite Jose Bautista left game one due to injuries. Luckily, Bautista came back, but Donaldson is still out due to a head injury.

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Just as the situation seemed hopeless for the Jays, everything turned around in Game Three. The Jays demolished the Texas Rangers by a score of 5-1, with Troy Tulowitzki, who drove in a three-run homer, and Marco Estrada, who held Texas to only one run, making the difference for the Jays.

The Jays still have to win two more games to advance to the next round. With a win on their hands, the Jays looked extremely confident in Game Four. The Jays jumped out to a 3-0 lead with Ben Revere scoring from Josh Donaldson's home run.

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Chris Colabello slammed home another run in the first innings. Kevin Pillar added to the tally in the second innings by scoring another homer. The Jays added three more runs in the third innings, and another one in the seventh innings. The pitching department has been spectacular as well, with R.A. Dickey, and David Price doing the majority of the work and sealing the game for the Jays.

It looks like we will have to wait until Wednesday, October 14 to find out, as the series closes out in the Roger's Center in Toronto.

The Jays have one more game to play and win this season against the Texas Rangers. Can they complete their comeback? Give YOUR opinion in the comment box below!

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