Blue Jays rally past Brewers

Aug 21, 2014

Blue Jays rally past Brewers

Munenori Kawasaki hit a game-tying RBI double and scored the go-ahead run in a five-run sixth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 on Wednesday. With the Blue Jays trailing 3-2, Kawasaki came up with one out and ...

Blue Jays edge Tigers in 19-inning contest

Aug 11, 2014

Blue Jays edge Tigers in 19-inning contest

As fans filed out of Rogers Centre following the longest game in Toronto Blue Jays history, Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” played over the sound system. For a while, it looked like the “day” game might just go all night. Jose Bautista’s single in ...

Rare Ichiro homer lifts Yanks

Jul 26, 2014

Rare Ichiro homer lifts Yanks

Derek Jeter stood on the dugout steps, stone-faced as a statue, when Ichiro Suzuki approached after rounding with the bases with his first home run since last August. Only when the Japanese star was inches away did the New York Yankees captain crack a ...

Darvish ends Texas' slide

Jul 19, 2014

Darvish ends Texas' slide

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish came to the rescue to help snap his team’s eight-game losing streak, matching his season high with 12 strikeouts en route to a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Darvish (9-5) allowed one run and ...

Tanaka tops majors in wins

Jun 18, 2014

Tanaka tops majors in wins

Once Masahiro Tanaka overcame that early jolt from Jose Reyes, the rookie did just fine. Tanaka gave up a home run to Reyes on the first pitch of the game, then earned his major league-high 11th victory as the New York Yankees beat Toronto ...

Apr 19, 2014

Kawasaki headed back to minors

The Toronto Blue Jays said Friday that they will send down Munenori Kawasaki with the activation of shortstop Jose Reyes from the disabled list. Kawasaki hit a game-tying single in the seventh inning of Toronto’s 3-2 win against the Cleveland Indians on Friday. The ...

Blue Jays fly past Twins late

Apr 16, 2014

Blue Jays fly past Twins late

Munenori Kawasaki made an impact in his first game back with the Toronto Blue Jays, who came from two runs down to clobber the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday. Kawasaki, a Toronto fan favorite for his hustle and goofy humor who started the season ...

Jun 27, 2013

Blue Jays option Kawasaki

The Toronto Blue Jays said Tuesday they have optioned Munenori Kawasaki to the Triple-A Buffalo. The move is to make room for starting shortstop Jose Reyes, who will be welcomed back by the team on Wednesday afternoon. Reyes has been out of action since ...

Apr 15, 2013

Kawasaki gets call-up after Reyes put on DL

The Toronto Blue Jays says they have called up minor league infielder Munenori Kawasaki to the majors in a short-term move to take the place of injured shortstop Jose Reyes.