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Daniel Norris reveals he has been battling thyroid cancer all season

And in much less important news, the Blue Jays won in the ALCS.

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Around the league

  • Daniel Norris of Detroit Tigers played 2015 despite thyroid cancer | ESPN
    Detroit Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris revealed via Instagram that he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The diagnosis came during the season, and he could have opted for surgery to have it removed right away, but the 22-year-old chose to play out the season.
  • Jake Arietta is probably okay | Fangraphs
    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arietta has not looked great in his last two postseason starts, but he is probably not broken and the worst thing ever, believe it or not. Look for him to rebound in his next start--if the Cubs survive that long.
  • Blue Jays claim switch-pitcher Pat Venditte from Athletics | CBS Sports
    Even while battling in the ALCS, the Jays are beginning some offseason shopping. They claimed switch-pitcher Pat Venditte yesterday prior to Game 3. The Indians, if you remember, drafted their own ambidextrous pitcher in this year's draft.