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The retired Blue Jays star knows what he's talking about. In 1993, Toronto came into the season as the reigning world champions. He led them to another title with his winning home run in Game 6 of the World Series.
"And then when you do that, you put yourself in a hole. What they've got to do is just go out there and try to relax as much as possible and trust their teammates and believe in their teammates and not try to do it themselves."
Toronto finished fourth in the American League East last year with a 73-89 record.
Cubs Place Jason Motte Jorge Soler On DL - RealGM Wiretap For the most part, the Cubs have experienced good health this season, but they were dealt a double blow on Monday when right-hander Jason Motte (right shoulder strain) and outfielder Jorge Soler (left oblique strain) were placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Both were expected to fill key roles down the stretch as the Cubs try to secure their first playoff spot since 2008.
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Cabrera is widely regarded as the best hitter in baseball, but in two years his value might change given his age and the recent track record of mid-30s free agents.
"If I represented him Nacer Chadli Tottenham Hotspur Jersey ," said one veteran agent, "I'd try to negotiate something right now. He's got better leverage at 30 than he'd have if he was trying to go someplace else at 32. I'd be shooting not so much for the years, but for the highest AAV [average annual value] in the game. And I think he could get that."
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