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.J. -- After getting permission from his 7-year-old daughter, New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl has retired after an 11-year career that included two Super Bowl championships.The Toronto Blue Jays will look to build on a convincing 7-3 win as they host the Boston Red Sox in the third game of four at Rogers Centre tonight. Toronto will send R.A. Dickey, who has lost six of his last seven starts, to the mound. Dickey lost to Texas on Friday and was hit for five runs and six hits in seven innings. However, he did strike out seven batters without issuing a walk, but still fell to 7-10 with a 3.95 ERA. Dickey is 3-3 in 12 games (6 starts) versus the Red Sox with a 4.85 ERA. His opposition on the mound, Clay Buchholz, has been on point of late for the Red Sox, winning three of his last four decisions, including his last two starts. After tossing a three-hit shutout to beat Houston before the All-Star break, Buchholz defeated Kansas City on Friday, limiting the Royals to four runs and 10 hits in six innings to run his record to 5-5 to go along with a 5.46 ERA. After getting hammered in Mondays opener, Toronto bounced back on Tuesday, as Jose Reyes, Melky Cabrera and Dioner Navarro all drove in a pair of runs to help the Blue Jays to a 7-3 win. Navarro doubled and homered, while Reyes added a solo shot among his three hits and Cabrera finished 3-for-5 for tthe Blue Jays, who rebounded from Mondays series-opening 14-1 loss.dddddddddddd J.A. Happ (8-5) tossed six scoreless innings, allowing seven hits and one walk while fanning four. "That might have been, in my opinion, his best outing of the year," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said of Happ. Stephen Drew hit a two-run homer and David Ortiz collected a solo blast for the Red Sox, who saw their five-game winning streak come to an end. Jake Peavy (1-9) lasted 6 1/3 innings, and was charged with five runs on eight hits with three walks and seven strikeouts. "Its frustrating to lose," said Peavy. "Run support and no run support, its not fun to lose." "I gave up some loud outs and some loud hits for the first couple of innings, but thats another team that swings the bat, and they put some balls in play that found some holes and led to a couple of runs," Buchholz said Friday. "The way the guys fought back tonight ... that was reminiscent of last year." Buchholz is 1-1 against the Jays this season and 10-6 lifetime against them with a 2.71 ERA in 20 games (19 starts). Toronto has won five of its eight meetings with the Red Sox this season. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys
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