Toronto's Estrada takes no-hitter into eighth

Jun 6, 2016

Toronto's Estrada takes no-hitter into eighth

Marco Estrada had no flashbacks to his near no-hitters last season. He didn’t feel those two starts were memorable enough. Estrada took a no-hitter into the eighth inning for the third time in a year before it was broken up by Chris Young’s home ...

Yankees' Tanaka suffers first defeat of year

Jun 2, 2016

Yankees' Tanaka suffers first defeat of year

The New York Yankees failed to score, and Masahiro Tanaka lost his first game of the season. Aaron Sanchez pitched 6⅔ innings to win his fourth straight decision, Edwin Encarnacion had two RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 7-0 on Wednesday ...

Blue Jays upset with timing of Rangers' retaliation

May 17, 2016

Blue Jays upset with timing of Rangers' retaliation

Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista is in the lineup for Monday’s game against the Rays, one day after being punched in the jaw by Rangers infielder Rougned Odor during a brawl in Texas. As they await word of discipline and suspensions from Sunday’s melee, ...

Feud erupts in Rangers win

May 16, 2016

Feud erupts in Rangers win

Rougned Odor’s powerful punch to Jose Bautista’s jaw will be remembered for a long time. Perhaps it’s a good thing the Rangers and Blue Jays have played for the final time this regular season. As for the playoffs, well, that would be interesting. A ...

Homers send Jays to victory over Dodgers

May 7, 2016

Homers send Jays to victory over Dodgers

After a long layoff, Los Angeles hurler Kenta Maeda turned in another strong start. The Dodgers’ struggling bullpen was nowhere near as solid. Kevin Pillar hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, Jose Bautista also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat ...

Uehara takes first loss after miserable outing

Apr 19, 2016

Uehara takes first loss after miserable outing

Koji Uehara struggled with his control and picked up his first loss of the season Monday, ruining his perfect relief record in the Boston Red Sox’s 4-3 defeat to the Toronto Blue Jays. After seven consecutive relief appearances without allowing a run, the 41-year-old ...

Price turns on style to lead Red Sox past Blue Jays

Apr 17, 2016

Price turns on style to lead Red Sox past Blue Jays

David Price knew the results from his first two starts weren’t up to the standard of what’s expected from a high-priced ace. He didn’t disappointment himself or the Fenway Park crowd on his second chance. Price rebounded from a rough start in Boston’s home ...

Feb 4, 2016

Blue Jays set to install dirt infield

The Blue Jays are installing a dirt infield at the Rogers Centre for the first time but say it is too early to determine whether they would replace artificial turf with grass in some future season. Toronto announced Wednesday that work will begin next ...

Raines indifferent on Hall

Jan 30, 2016

Raines indifferent on Hall

Tim Raines says he doesn’t spend a lot of time thinking about baseball’s Hall of Fame. Raines fell 23 votes shy of the necessary 75 percent this month, and next year’s ballot will be the 10th and final time he is eligible for consideration ...

Blue Jays bring back free-agent Happ

Nov 28, 2015

Blue Jays bring back free-agent Happ

J.A. Happ is headed back to the Toronto Blue Jays. The left-hander agreed to a $36 million, three-year contract on Friday, returning to the team he pitched for from 2012-14. Happ fills another rotation spot for the AL East champions, who could lose fellow ...

Harper, Donaldson honored with MVPs

Nov 20, 2015

Harper, Donaldson honored with MVPs

Bryce Harper began this season with one personal goal — and it had nothing to do with homers, RBIs or awards. “All I wanted to do was stay healthy and stay on the field every day,” he said. Harper did that, and a lot ...

Royals returning to World Series

Oct 24, 2015

Royals returning to World Series

Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosmer’s single in the eighth inning, Wade Davis weathered a 45-minute rain delay and a white-knuckle ninth, and Kansas City beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Friday night to earn its second straight trip ...