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Paxton wins 9th straight start as Yankees rout Jays 13-3

Sep. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — With his glove and his bat, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner helped teammate James Paxton power his way to a ninth straight win. Paxton pitched five innings to extend his career-best winning streak, Gardner homered twice and drove in five runs and New York hit five homers in a 13-3 win over...

Red Sox beat Yankees 6-1 as 7 pitchers combine for 3-hitter

Sep. 7, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night. Xander Bogaerts added a two-run double and Moreland two singles for the Red Sox, who won for the 13th time in 19 games. The...

Rays pitchers combine on 2-hitter in 5-0 win over Blue Jays

Sep. 6, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay pitching was nearly perfect for eight innings before surviving a scare in the ninth. Brendan McKay and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Mike Zunino hit a two-run homer, and the AL playoff-contending Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Friday night. "I...

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2

Aug. 23, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kiké Hernandez came up with a big hit on his bobblehead night. The Dodgers second baseman capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager with the winning run and Los Angeles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Thursday night after being one-hit through eight...

Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for 1st shutout, Mariners top Jays

Aug. 18, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — After watching his team use seven pitchers Saturday, Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi wanted to give the bullpen a break. His first big league shutout fit the bill perfectly. Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-hitter Sunday that led the Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0, Seattle's...

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners

Aug. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have found home runs are better when they happen together. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back homers, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Friday night. Derek Fisher and Danny Jansen...

Andrus gets 4 hits, Rangers beat Jays 7-3 to avoid sweep

Aug. 14, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward gathered his struggling hitters before Wednesday's game and told them to pull together and keep plugging. Message received. Kolby Allard pitched 5 2/3 innings to win for the first time with Texas, Elvis Andrus had four hits and two RBIs and the Rangers...

Santana homers in bottom of 9th, Indians top Red Sox 6-5

Aug. 13, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central. After the Red Sox tied it in the top of the inning, Santana connected on a 2-2 pitch from Marcus...

Drury hits first career grand slam, Jays rout Rangers 19-4

Aug. 12, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — 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, and the Blue Jays routed the...

Gardner tossed, streak ends at 9 as Yankees lose 8-2 to Jays

Aug. 9, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Brett Gardner was at a loss for words to describe his latest ejection. That was ironic, considering Gardner insisted he hadn't opened his mouth before getting tossed. Gardner lost his cool and the New York Yankees lost their nine-game winning streak, beaten by the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2...