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Blue Jays won't pitch Ryu in playoff opener

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Toronto Blue Jays are breaking away from baseball tradition as they gear up for their first playoff game in four years on Tuesday.

Toronto starts right-hander Matt Shoemaker in Game 1 of a best-of-three series against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The American League's top-seeded team counters with 2018 Cy Young winner Blake Snell.

Annual Toronto Christmas Market cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO–The Toronto Christmas Market, an annual event that typically draws large crowds to a historic part of the city’s downtown, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toronto Mayor John Tory says the decision to call off the weeks-long event was made by organizers in light of the ongoing health crisis.