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"It’s silly to get too bogged down in the stats of a seven-game winning streak, but you can notice that the Jays have won in slugfests and in pitching duels. They scored 29 runs against an A’s team that had been top-five in the AL in ERA and FIP. They have allowed just four runs to a Yankees team that had been one of the most productive offensive teams since the trade deadline. If you pull back a bit, you see the Jays are 10-1 in their last 11 dating to August 28. A team that drifted for five months is now swimming like mad."