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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Troy Tulowitzki as Chicago White Sox catcher Kevan Smith (right) looks on during sixth inning American League baseball action in Toronto, Sunday, June 18, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

Jays bats come alive to avoid sweep

The Blue Jays had a Father’s Day present for the dads among the 46,599 who spent the day at the ballpark. And we’re not just talking about the Jason Grilli-inspired barbecue aprons that were handed out.

Ezequiel Carrera is all smiles after hitting one of three Jays homers in last night's 4-2 win over the Mariners in Seattle. (Ted Warren, AP)

Jays delight west fans with win in Seattle

The Mariners were determined to make the Blue Jays pay at every corner in this three-game weekend series that has become an unofficial Western Canadian holiday.They certainly did it at the ticket windows, where prices in most sections of spectacular Safeco Field were double the normal price.