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Derek Fisher hit a go-ahead home run in the 9th as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-6 in an exhibition game from Fenway Park.

Nick Ashbourne July 22, 2020, 1:24 PM

Nick Ashbourne July 22, 2020, 1:24 PM

Just two days from the start of the regular season, the Toronto Blue Jays appear to have finally found a temporary home.

Now the club , a development that punctuates just how bizarre this season will be. While the Pittsburgh Pirates ballpark is gorgeous and consistently ranks as one of the best baseball venues in existence , it is tough to spin not being able to play in your teams intended city or even country as a positive.

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At this point, its hard to speculate on how setting up camp in Pittsburgh will affect the Blue Jays morale or if a lack of home-field advantage means anything in a fan-less season. What we can do is take a look at PNC Park and try to project how its attributes might affect the team from a competitive standpoint.
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