Evan Longoria homered on Francisco Liriano's first pitch in the seventh and Brad Miller followed by homering on a 1-0 slider but the Rays were edged 3-2 by the Blue Jays.
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Sept 12: Hit parade
Andrew Cashner failed to retire a batter in the five-run third inning and the Miami Marlins couldn't rally after erasing a seven-run deficit in a 12-7 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Monday night in which the teams combined for 34 hits.
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Sept. 13: Balling in the sun
The Miami Heat announced Tuesday that they will hold their 2016 Training Camp at The Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in Nassau, Bahamas, from Tuesday, September 27 through Saturday, October 1, 2016. This marks the second time the HEAT will hold training camp in the Bahamas; having previously held training camp there prior to the 2013-14 season.
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Sept. 13: Out of the hospital
Jaguars running back Chris Ivory was released from the hospital after being admitted with a "general medical issue," though the team said there was no timetable for his return to the field.
Sept. 13: Schedule set
The Florida Gators released their 2017 schedule, which is highlighted by a season-opening showdown with Michigan.
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Sept. 13: Getting honored
Udonis Haslem was among three enshrined into the Miami Sports Hall of Champions, joining U.S. women's national soccer coach Jill Ellis and former University of Miami and New Orleans Saints star Jonathan Vilma at Marlins Park.
Sept. 13: Fantastic first
Shortstop Alexei Ramirez hit his first home run since joining Tampa Bay, right fielder Steven Souza Jr. added one of his own and the Rays beat the Blue Jays 6-2.
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Sept. 13: Comeback Fish
Ichiro Suzuki scored two runs and drove in another during the 900th multihit game of his career, giving Miami's fading wild-card hopes a boost with a 7-5 victory over the Braves on Tuesday night.
Sept. 14: Always next year
For the second consecutive year, the Tampa Bay Rays will open the 2017 season as part of ESPN's national Opening Day coverage when they host the New York Yankees on Sunday, April 2 at Tropicana Field. Game time will be announced at a later date. All 30 major league teams released their 2017 schedules Wednesday. The schedule is subject to change.
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Sept. 14: Ready to go?
Chris Bosh, whose last two seasons were cut short by blood clots, said in a podcast released Wednesday that he's healthy and plans to be with his team for training camp that starts Sept. 27 in the Bahamas. He said he has not been cleared to play, and did not address if any new clots have formed in recent months.
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Sept. 14: In the win column
Kevin Kiermaier and Corey Dickerson hit two-run homers and Alex Cobb threw 6 2/3 innings to earn his first win in nearly two years as the Rays beat the Blue Jays 8-1.
Sept. 14: Getting heated
Tempers flared in the finale between the Marlins and the Braves, and Atlanta reliever Jose Ramirez was ejected after throwing a pitch that narrowly missed Miami ace Jose Fernandez's head. The Fish got the last laugh, winning 7-5.
Sept. 15: Playing spoiler
Evan Longoria homered and drove in five runs, and the last-place Tampa Bay Rays again played the spoiler's role in a 7-6 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night.
Sept. 16: Home improvement
A little more than a year after finishing a $17 million indoor practice field and with a $65 million renovation to its on-campus arena nearing completion, the Gators announced concepts for the next phase of upgrades Friday. The $100 million "master plan" includes a stand-alone football facility and significant improvements to outdated baseball and softball stadiums.
Sept. 16: More big flies
Evan Longoria smacked a two-run shot in the first inning to set a career high with 34 on the season and Richie Saffer added a two-run homer of his own but the Rays fell 5-4 to the Orioles.
Sept. 16: Falling behind
A.J. Ramos struggled against the Philadelphia Phillies once again, allowing three hits and a walk in the bottom of the 13th inning as the Marlins lost 4-3 Friday night and fell five games behind the New York Mets for the second NL wild card.
Sept. 17: Don't let up
Brad Kaaya threw for 368 yards and three scores, Mark Walton ran for 130 yards and two touchdowns and No. 25 Miami rolled to a 45-10 win Saturday over Appalachian State in front of a record crowd of 34,658 at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
Sept. 17: No answer
Florida State had no answer for Louisville sensation Lamar Jackson, as the Seminoles trailed 35-10 at the half and fell behind even more after the break in a 63-20 loss to the Cardinals.
Sept. 17: Rolled over
Four turnovers proved costly for Florida Atlantic and the Owls couldn't slow down Kansas State in a 63-7 loss to the Wildcats in Manhattan, Kansas.
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Sept. 17: Slipped away
Florida International drove past midfield in the waning minutes of the fourth quarter, but on fourth-and-one, the Panthers' drive ended when quarterback Alex McGough ran left for four yards but fumbled the ball and UMass recovered in FIU's 21-13 loss.
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Sept. 17: No worries
USF rallied back from an early 17-point deficit thanks in part to running back Marlon Mack in a 45-20 win over Syracuse that kept the Bulls undefeated.
Sept. 17: Sunk at home
Orlando City was done in by Ola Kamara's two goals and an assist in a 4-1 home loss to the Columbus Crew.
Sept. 17: Struggling
The Marlins were limited to just three hits against right-hander Jeremy Hellickson in an 8-0 loss to the Phillies to fall two games below .500 and six games out of the wild card chase.
Sept. 17: The Captain does it
Evan Longoria blasted a homer for the third straight night and the Rays added some insurance runs in the eighth inning in a 5-2 win over the Orioles.
Sept. 17: A win with a loss
Florida dominated North Texas in a 32-0 victory that was tempered by the loss of quarterback Luke Del Rio, who left the game with a left knee injury.
Sept. 17: Rough going
Freshman quarterback McKenzie Milton fumbled six times and four turnovers as UCF was left with a 30-24 loss to Maryland in double overtime at home.
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Sept. 18: Ups and downs
After their blowout loss to Louisville, FSU dropped 11 sports to No. 13 in The Associated Press poll, while Miami made a big jump to No. 15 and Florida climbed up to No. 19.
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Sept. 18: Quick work
The Rays and Orioles combined for three solo home runs for the only scoring of the day in Tampa Bay's 2-1 loss in the series finale in Baltimore.
Sept. 18: Keep fighting
Christian Yelich tied everything up with a two-run shot in the eighth inning, and J.T. Realmuto's infield single put the Marlins ahead as they finished off their road trip with a 5-4 win over the Phillies.
Sept. 18: No luck
Ryan Tannehill got the offense going after stalling out to start the game, but a late push wasn't enough against New England and third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett in the Dolphins' 31-24 loss to the Patriots.
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Sept. 18: Turn for the worse
Jameis Winston followed up his four-touchdown effort from Week 1 with a four-interception game against the Cardinals as the Buccaneers were routed 40-7 in Arizona.
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Sept. 18: Jet lagged
The Jaguars continued to struggle on the West Coast, as a slew of mistakes proved costly in a 38-14 loss to Philip Rivers and the Chargers.