Aaron Sanchez loses no-hit bid in the eighth inning

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Update (9:16 PM ET): The Jays plated a run in the top of the eighth thanks to a throwing error by Anthony Santander. Despite his newfound lead, Sanchez lost the no-hitter when Tim Beckham ripped a double through Josh Donaldson‘s legs down the third base line.

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Update (8:58 PM ET): Sanchez worked around a two-out walk of Pedro Alvarez to get through the seventh without allowing a hit. He’s at 82 pitches.

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Blue Jays starter Aaron Sanchez has held the Orioles without a hit through six innings in Tuesday night’s start in Baltimore. Sanchez has hit one batter and walked three while striking out three on 66 pitches.

The Jays’ offense hasn’t been able to provide Sanchez with any run support against O’s starter Andrew Cashner.

If Sanchez is able to keep the Orioles hitless over the final three frames, he will become the first Blue Jay to toss a no-hitter since Dave Stieb on September 2, 1990 against the Indians. The last time the Orioles were no-hit was on August 12, 2015 by the Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma.

We’ll keep you updated as Sanchez attempts to keep the Orioles hitless the rest of the way.

MLB sells share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for $900M

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NEW YORK – Major League Baseball has sold its remaining share of a streaming service technology company to the Walt Disney Co. for $900 million.

The sale was disclosed Tuesday in Walt Disney Co.’s annual filing report through the SEC. MLB received the $900 million in exchange for the 15% stake it still had in a company called BAMTech, which originally started as MLB Advanced Media in 2000.

The technology helped MLB become a leader in sports streaming in the 2000s.

Walt Disney Co. has been buying chunks of BAMTech for the past five years and now owns 100% of the company. The National Hockey League sold its 10% share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for a reported $350 million in 2021.