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Josh Donaldson on September 30, 2015
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The Toronto Blue Jays (nicknamed the Jays) is a Major League Baseball team in TorontoOntario. It is the only MLB team based inCanada or anywhere outside of the United States, but they have not been the only one. There were also the Montreal Expos, who until they moved to Washington, D.C. in 2004 (becoming the Washington Nationals) were rivals with the Blue Jays. People loved to see the two teams play against each other.

The Blue Jays have played in the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball's American League since 1977, when the club was founded. Their home stadium was once Exhibition Stadium, but since 1989 have been playing their home games at the Rogers Centre (which used to be called "SkyDome").

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