A decade-long era appears to be coming to an end as Jose Bautista will likely play his final game in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform this week. The six-time all-star slugger rose from obscurity to fame with the Blue Jays and helped return baseball to prominence in Canada, leading the team to back-to-back American League Championship Series while providing a slew of memorable moments along the way. Bautista provided one of the most iconic images in Blue Jays history with one flip of his bat.
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It almost sounds like an official scorer or broadcaster reciting a pitching line, but those figures simply illustrate the particulars for Kansas City Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy, his wife, Allison, and their growing young family. "There's a lot going on there," Royals manager Ned Yost said. The Kennedys welcomed their fifth child and first son, Isaac Patrick, on Friday, and the boy's father wasted no time in imparting a lesson on commitment.