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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez on the mound against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto on Friday April 14, 2017. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

Blue Jays put Aaron Sanchez on the DL

Beatles drummer Ringo Starr famously tossed his drum sticks across the studio during the recording of the song Helter Skelter in July 1968, and in a fit of frustration screamed: “I got blisters on my fingers!”

Kendrys Morales of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates at home plate with teammate Jose Bautista after hitting a grand slam off of pitcher Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays during a MLB game on April 6, 2017 at Tropicana Field. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Morales grand slam leads to first win

ST. PETERSBURG — Marcus Stroman was dealing and Kendrys Morales was peeling — the hide off the ball — as the Blue Jays recorded their first victory of the young season on Thursday night at Tropicana Field, a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

Mark Trumbo of the Baltimore Orioles slides into second base in front of Troy Tulowitzki of the Toronto Blue Jays as he doubles during an Opening Day game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 3, 2017. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Jays-O's rivalry starting to heat up

BALTIMORE — For too many years, the Boston Red Sox had noted Jays killer David Ortiz while John Farrell, the manager most reviled in Toronto, still runs the Fenway Park dugout.

Baltimore Orioles’ Mark Trumbo, centre, is doused with water by teammates as he runs crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run in the 11th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in Baltimore, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Blue Jays fall to Orioles

After 166 days between pitches, the Jays reached opening day of the 2017 season anxious to renew the form that took them to two consecutive playoff appearances.