Aaron Sanchez has arrived in Toronto.Â Â The top Blue Jays prospect pitched two perfect innings in his major-league debut to help Toronto to a 6-4 win over Boston.
Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning and Los Angeles Angels pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.Â Â That Orioles loss helped
Toronto pull within three games of Baltimore for the lead in the American League East.
Race leader Vinzenzo Nibali of Italy gained key seconds during the 17th stage of the Tour de France to pad his lead. The winner of the race was Poland's Rafal Majka, who took the lead with a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees (PIHR'-eh-nees).Â Â The 17th stage covered around 77 miles and was the shortest stage in this year's Tour.
Andros Townsend spoiled Jermaine Defoe's party, scoring in the 85th minute to give Tottenham a 3-2 victory over Toronto F-C in a friendly.Â Â Defore was facing his former team since transferring from the London-based club to Toronto in January. T-F-C had rallied to tie the game 2-2 before Townsend scored for Spurs.
Testimony has ended in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers.Â Shelly Sterling, who had testified early in the trial, was expected to be the final witness yesterday (Wednesday), but her husband's lawyers decided not to call her to the stand.