R.A. Dickey

High-octane Blue Jays set to swing away vs Rangers in ALDS

For some pitchers trying to stop Josh Donaldson and the rest of the powerful Toronto Blue Jays, it's enough to take their breath away. "You can't let up," Texas Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson said a day ahead of Thursday's AL Division Series opener. "There's no getting past one guy and taking an exhale. Definitely, that poses its challenges. It's not an easy lineup to just pitch around one guy and get to the next." Still, in their final series of the regular season, a four-game showdown against the Los Angeles Angels, the Rangers' pitching staff got something of a warm-up for facing the bashing Blue Jays. "We've tried to do a good...