--Rays left-hander Blake Snell boosted his Cy Young Award chances with another brilliant outing against the Blue Jays. Snell won his ninth straight start in Tampa Bay's 5-2 victory at Toronto's Rogers Centre. He boosted his record to 21-and-5 and leads the league in wins.
--The Marlins became the first major league team to draw fewer than 1 million fans at home since the 2004 Montreal Expos, beating the Cincinnati Reds 6-0 in front of a crowd of just 13,595. Miami went 38-and-43 at home and drew 811,104 for an average of 10,014. They are last in the N-L East at 62-93 overall, their eighth consecutive losing season.
--Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson became the first Lion to run for over 100 yards in 70 games as Detroit beat New England 26-10 for their first win of the year. The Patriots are now 1-2 on the season.
--The Toronto Raptors are one of several teams apparently interested in making a trade for Jimmy Butler. He has told the Minnesota Timberwolves he wants a trade. Houston, Cleveland and Portland are also said to be interested in acquiring the four-time all-star who apparently is fed-up with teammates Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns.
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