Toronto dropped its sixth straight game last night, a 4-3 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres at the Air Canada Centre that marked their fifth consecutive one-goal defeat. Elsewhere LA thumped Vancouver 5-1 and San Jose needed overtime for a 2-1 win over Calgary.

After seven draws, Northern Ontario’s Brad Jacobs was the lone unbeaten team at 4-0 after a 10-6 win over Canada’s Pat Simmons. Alberta’s Kevin Koe was alone in second place at 4-1 while Newfoundland-Labrador’s Brad Gushue was in third at 3-1. Ontario’s Glenn Howard defeated New Brunswick’s Mike Kennedy 9-6 to move to 3-2.

RA Dickey pitched three scoreless innings, and Michael Saunders hit his third homer in as many games as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 yesterday in Grapefruit League action.

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