The list of Toronto Blue Jays who have spent time on the disabled list over the first three months of the season is one of the longest in recent memory. Even the team's longtime radio broadcaster was forced out of action for an extended period. About 4 1/2 months after undergoing successful prostate cancer surgery, Jerry Howarth was back in the booth calling games at the start of the 2017 campaign. "It took a little while to come back," Howarth said.
On Thursday night, the Montreal Alouettes nipped the Saskatchewan Roughriders 17-16 before the Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa Redblacks battled to a 31-31 overtime tie in a Grey Cup rematch the following night. Saskatchewan tied its game 7-7 on Kevin Glenn's 19-yard touchdown pass to Bakari Grant. Grant lost possession of the ball on the play, with television replays showing he'd fumbled before scoring.
The Minnesota Twins swept the Cleveland Indians, while the Los Angeles Dodgers stayed hot in MLB.