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OUT LOUD

"If this isn't the feel of a championship team, I don't know what is.''

— Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin

GAME OF NUMBERS

21-5

Blue Jays' record in August, matching the team record for wins in a month. They will go for 22 on Monday night at home against Cleveland with David Price on the mound.

25

Consecutive games in which Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion has at least one hit. He's batting .409 during that stretch.

8

Consecutive games in which Encarnacion has at least one extra-base hit, one shy of the team record.

11

Home runs in August for Encarnacion.

8

Consecutive games in which Encarnacion has at least one RBI, matching a team record.

35

RBI total in August for Encarnacion. That's a Blue Jays record for one month.