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Donaldson lost his arbitration case with the Blue Jays and will receive a one-year, $4.3 million deal, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.This saves Toronto more than a million dollars, but puts them off to a bad start with their new star third baseman. Donaldson figures to see an uptick from his .255 batting average thanks to the good kind of BABIP regression, and could definitely break 30 home runs given the higher home run rate at the Blue Jays' Rogers Centre compared to Coliseum.

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The A's traded Donaldson to the Blue Jays on Friday in exchange for Brett Lawrie and prospects Franklin Barreto, Sean Nolin, and Kendall Graveman, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

Donaldson will head to Toronto after spending the last six and a half years in the A's organization. He will replace Lawrie at the hot corner and figures to bat in the middle of the Blue Jays' order.

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Donaldson said his knee felt better Monday and he'll give it a full day of rest before testing it Tuesday,'s Jane Lee reports.

He certainly won't miss the wild card game against the Royals because of the ailment, and he reported that his knee is feeling more stable than it was Sunday.

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Donaldson (knee) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rangers, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Donaldson's knee is not 100 percent, but he will take the field Saturday with the A's looking to clinch a postseason berth. He will play third and hit third Saturday as he regularly does.

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Donaldson will continue to play through knee soreness as the A's try to secure a Wild Card berth during the final days of the regular season, Jane Lee of reports.

In the event that the A's playoff fortunes are locked in with an opportunity to rest Donaldson at any point Saturday or Sunday, he may receive a day off, but it sounds as though he'll just tough it out at less than 100 percent otherwise.

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Donaldson had an excellent day at the plate Tuesday against the White Sox, going 5-for-6 with a double, four RBI and two runs scored.

After a horrible stretch, where he was 3-for-29 in his previous seven games, Donaldson emphatically put an end to his mini-slump on Tuesday. While his batting average (.257) is nothing special, it's hard to argue with 26 home runs, 93 RBI and a .804 OPS in 540-at-bats this year.

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Donaldson had a nice night on Thursday, going 2-for-3 with his 26th home run.

After a very rough June, Donaldson has turned his season back around with an OPS over .900 since the All-Star Break. Donaldson's average is still a bit low at .255, but he does have 88 RBI on the season to go along with his 26 bombs.

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Donaldson had a big day at the plate Monday, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBI.

Donaldson had been struggling at the dish before snapping out of it Monday, collecting just four hits in his previous nine games. For the season Oakland's third baseman is the owner of a .252 average, 25 home runs and 87 RBI.

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Donaldson (knee) is back in the lineup Monday in Houston, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Donaldson injured his knee during his final at-bat Saturday, which precipitated an MRI. While the results have yet to emerge, he must have checked out OK, as he handles the hot corner and bats third in the order.

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Donaldson was held out of the lineup Sunday as a precaution after he suffered a knee injury during his final at-bat Saturday, Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area reports.

Donaldson apparently lobbied to play Sunday, but the team decided it was a prudent move to send him in for a precautionary MRI. Assuming the MRI comes back clean, there's a good chance Donaldson will return to the lineup within a couple of days.