Blue Jays pound out 13 extra-base hits in rout

Baseball / MLB Aug 13, 2019

Blue Jays pound out 13 extra-base hits in rout

Held off the scoreboard Sunday in a 1-0 loss to the Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays bounced back with their biggest offensive outburst of the season. Brandon Drury hit his first career grand slam, Justin Smoak had a two-run homer among his three extra-base hits, ...

Gio Urshela homers twice again as Yankees win ninth straight

Baseball / MLB Aug 9, 2019

Gio Urshela homers twice again as Yankees win ninth straight

Blue Jays rookie Bo Bichette had fitting competition during a record-setting first game in Toronto — a Yankees lineup led by a player plenty familiar with Rogers Centre. Gio Urshela hit two home runs for the second straight game and New York outslugged Bichette and ...

Indians' Shane Bieber twirls one-hit shutout

Baseball / MLB Jul 25, 2019

Indians' Shane Bieber twirls one-hit shutout

Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber wrapped up a shaky pregame bullpen session and shared a worried look with catcher Kevin Plawecki. "I was like 'Let's just find a way to get it done,' " Bieber told his battery mate. "Fortunately, I was able to do that." He ...

Yankees set home run record in win over Jays

Baseball / MLB Jun 26, 2019

Yankees set home run record in win over Jays

Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball. The 6-foot-7 (200-cm) slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark ...

Red Sox stumble again in home opener

Baseball / MLB Apr 10, 2019

Red Sox stumble again in home opener

The Boston Red Sox blanketed Fenway Park with pieces of the city's championship past to welcome the newest members of their World Series title club. It wasn't enough to ward off another setback for a team yet to resemble the one that hoisted the trophy ...

Tanaka picks up 12th victory

Baseball / MLB Sep 15, 2018

Tanaka picks up 12th victory

Masahiro Tanaka threw six solid innings and picked up his 12th win as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Friday. Tanaka (12-5) struck out eight of the 24 batters he faced at Yankee Stadium for his third straight winning start. ...

Blue Jays, John Gibbons to part ways after season: report

Baseball / MLB Sep 7, 2018

Blue Jays, John Gibbons to part ways after season: report

The Toronto Blue Jays and manager John Gibbons will part ways after this season, according to a Fancred report on Thursday. Per the report, nothing is set in stone, but a person familiar with the thinking of both parties called it "99.9 percent done" that ...

Xander Bogaerts lifts Red Sox with walk-off grand slam

Baseball / MLB Jul 15, 2018

Xander Bogaerts lifts Red Sox with walk-off grand slam

Xander Bogaerts relaxed to the beat of his favorite walk-up song. Three pitches later, he was stunned by excitement rounding the bases. Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry ...