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 ...

Ortiz blasts two HRs, moves past Yastrzemski on career list

Jul 22, 2014

Ortiz blasts two HRs, moves past Yastrzemski on career list

One day after promising he was “about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August,” David Ortiz hit two towering home runs. They were the 452nd and 453rd of his career, moving Ortiz past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on ...

Blue Jays heap more misery on Rangers

Jul 21, 2014

Blue Jays heap more misery on Rangers

Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera was already hitting well before the All-Star break. He has been even better since his return. Cabrera hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and finished with three RBIs in Toronto’s 9-6 win over the Texas Rangers 9-6 ...

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 ...

Royals cool off Blue Jays

May 30, 2014

Royals cool off Blue Jays

Edwin Encarnacion’s latest power show wasn’t enough to prolong Toronto’s winning ways. Omar Infante hit a two-run single in the 10th inning and the Kansas City Royals overcame two home runs by Encarnacion to beat the Blue Jays 8-6 on Thursday night, snapping Toronto’s ...

Buehrle picks up 7th victory as Blue Jays beat Angels

May 13, 2014

Buehrle picks up 7th victory as Blue Jays beat Angels

Mark Buehrle wasn’t at his best, but he was exactly what the Blue Jays needed to snap a three-game losing streak. Buehrle became the first seven-game winner in the majors, Jose Bautista and Brett Lawrie homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los ...

Toronto's Buehrle raises record to 4-0

Apr 20, 2014

Toronto's Buehrle raises record to 4-0

Mark Buehrle has a simple explanation for his unbeaten record. “The slower you throw the better off you are,” he said after pitching the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Buehrle (4-0) pitched shutout ball into the ...

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 ...