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Varsho, Arozarena, Gonsolin make MLB arbitration cutoff

Oct. 31, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Arizona catcher Daulton Varsho was the last of 30 players who made the cutoff for salary arbitration, which was set at 2 years, 128 days of major league service, up from 2 years, 116 days last offseason. Varsho hit .235 with 27 homers and 74 RBIs this year and...

Mariners, Blue Jays set rosters ahead of wild card series

Oct. 07, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are carrying 13 pitchers and 13 position players on their roster for the wild-card series against the Seattle Mariners, including former Seattle All-Star left-hander Yusei Kikuchi, who lost his spot in the rotation this season. The Mariners will...

Manoah, Blue Jays vs Castillo, Mariners in playoff opener

Oct. 06, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — There’s a whole lot riding on Alek Manoah’s first career playoff start, but the Toronto Blue Jays All-Star right-hander isn’t the least bit fazed about facing the Seattle Mariners in Friday’s wild-card opener. “My high school coach used to say pressure is...

Hernández, Jansen HR, Jays hold wild-card edge, rout Red Sox

Oct. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández homered, doubled twice and singled, Danny Jansen drove in five runs and the Toronto Blue Jays moved one step closer to wrapping up the top spot in the AL wild-card race, routing the Boston Red Sox 10-0 Saturday. The Blue Jays maintained a 1...

Judge held homerless, still at 60, Jays beat Yankees in 10th

Sep. 26, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees will have to wait at least one more day to achieve home run history and crack some bubbly. Judge stayed at 60 home runs, one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record, and the Yankees’ bid to clinch the AL East stalled when...

Arozarena 6 RBIs, Rays beat Blue Jays, tie for AL WC lead

Sep. 24, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit his 20th homer and drove in six runs as the Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 10-6 Friday night, tying the Blue Jays at the top of the AL wild-card standings. The win clinched the season series — and the tiebreaker — for the Rays, who...

Wander Franco drives in 3 as Rays beat Blue Jays 10-5

Sep. 22, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco had three RBIs, Jonathan Aranda homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night in the opener of a big four-game series between playoff contenders. Randy Arozarena had three hits and drove in two runs for...

Vierling's RBI single in 10th lifts Phillies past Blue Jays

Sep. 21, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Vierling had five hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the 10th, to rally the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. J.T. Realmuto homered as Philadelphia snapped a five-game losing streak to stay 2...

Guerrero hits 100th homer at age 23, Blue Jays beat Rays 5-1

Sep. 14, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 100th home run at age 23, becoming the 10th youngest player in MLB history to reach the mark, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Wednesday night to ensure winning a rare five-game series against a wild-card rival. ...

Springer homers, Jays beat Rays 7-2 for doubleheader split

Sep. 14, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Whit Merrifield drove in two runs with a seventh-inning double, George Springer added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 Tuesday night to gain a doubleheader split between AL wild card contenders. Toronto (80-62) is a...