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Montreal Welcomes back MLB in 2016

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MONTREAL – The Toronto Blue Jays are headed back to Olympic Stadium in April.

The American League East division leaders confirmed Friday that they will play a pair of pre-season games against the Boston Red Sox on April 1 and April 2 at the Big O.

It will be the third straight year the Blue Jays have ended their pre-season with games in Montreal. In 2014, 96,350 fans jammed the domed stadium for a two-game set with the New York Mets. Last April, 96,545 spectators attended games against Toronto native Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds.

“It’s become a bit of a tradition,” Blue Jays president Paul Beeston said on a conference call.

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