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Green leads Raptors to win over Orlando

TORONTO—Moments after Danny Green had one of the best offensive performances of his career, the Toronto Raptors guard beat a hasty exit to a nearby medical facility for tests on his injured thumb.

Green jammed his left thumb in the first quarter of a 121-109 victory over Orlando that clinched Toronto the Atlantic Division title for the fifth time in six seasons.

Minimum wage hike has more benefits than tax credit

TORONTO—Ontario's financial watchdog says a planned minimum wage increase scrapped by the Tory government would have benefited workers more than a tax credit brought in to replace it.

Financial Accountability Officer Peter Weltman said in a report today that the tax credit will benefit only 38 percent of minimum wage workers since many already pay no provincial tax.

Tigers beat Jays 4-3

TORONTO—Nicholas Castellanos' RBI single in the 11th helped the Detroit Tigers edge the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 yesterday afternoon at the Rogers Centre.

Daniel Stumpf (1-0) picked up the win and Shane Greene provided the save as the Tigers (2-2) earned a split of the series with the Blue Jays (2-2).

Thomas Pannone (0-1) was saddled with the loss.