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Ohtani voted AL MVP for 2-way season, Harper wins NL honor

Nov. 18, 2021 21:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani’s two-way season was so incredible, MVP voters filled out the top of their ballots only one way. Ohtani was a unanimous winner of the American League MVP award Thursday for a hitting and pitching display not seen...

Comfortable Berríos skips free agency to stay with Blue Jays

Nov. 18, 2021 16:55 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Two months with the Toronto Blue Jays was enough to make José Berríos change his mind about waiting one more year to reach free agency. Berríos finalized a $131 million, seven-year deal to stay with the Blue Jays on Thursday, passing up the opportunity...

Toronto lefty Ray wins AL Cy Young, Brewers' Burnes takes NL

Nov. 17, 2021 21:00 PM EST

In this Year of the Pitcher, both Robbie Ray and Corbin Burnes completed their own kind of comebacks. Ray rebounded from a dismal season that saw him take a rare pay cut to win the AL Cy Young Award with Toronto while Burnes returned from an early bout of COVID-19 with...

Cash wins 2nd straight Manager of the Year; Kapler NL winner

Nov. 16, 2021 20:58 PM EST

For Kevin Cash, being mentioned in the same sentence with Bobby Cox is an honor. “That’s wrong. I shouldn’t be," Cash said. "But saying that, it’s incredibly humbling. When you think about greats in our game, Bobby Cox is right there.” Cash...

AP source: Blue Jays, Berrios reach deal for 7 years, $131M

Nov. 16, 2021 11:53 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with pitcher Jose Berríos on a seven-year, $131 million deal, pending a physical, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The Blue Jays acquired the 27-year-old right-hander...

Blue Jays rout Orioles but get no help, miss playoffs

Oct. 03, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — George Springer and the Blue Jays put on one final power display, but even a 91st victory in Game 162 couldn’t keep Toronto's vagabond season going. Springer hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. launched his 48th homer as...

Jays stay close in wild-card race, hit 5 HRs, rout O's 10-1

Oct. 03, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 47th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays pressed their AL wild-card chase to the final day of the regular season by thumping the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 Saturday. The Blue Jays launched five homers while Alek Manoah allowed one...

LEADING OFF: Who's in? Final day scramble for AL wild cards

Oct. 02, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: WILD FINISH Red Sox ace Chris Sale takes the mound in Washington with a chance to pitch Boston into the postseason. A win would ensure the Red Sox host Tuesday’s AL wild-card game -- they own a...

Matz sharp, Jays beat Orioles 6-4 to stay in wild card race

Oct. 02, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Steven Matz pitched seven solid innings to win his fifth straight decision, Danny Jansen homered and drove in three runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays kept their playoff hopes alive by beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Friday night. “It’s exciting,”...

Column: Rays' sister-city plan a really, really dumb idea

Oct. 01, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

There have been plenty of harebrained ideas down through the years. New Coke. Hair in a Can. “The Godfather Part III.” Auto-Tune. The Ford Pinto. Well, it's time to add another one to the Hall of Shame: The Tampa Bay Rays’...