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Tellez homers, Toronto beats Boston to end 7-game skid

Sep. 11, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Rowdy Tellez snapped the Toronto Blue Jays out of their longest losing streak of the season with another big home run against Boston. Tellez hit a two-run homer, Cavan Biggio and Reese McGuire added solo shots and the Blue Jays snapped a seven-game slide with a 4-3 win over the Red Sox on...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0

Sep. 1, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Verlander took the mound for the ninth inning, fully aware of the no-hitters he finished — and his near misses, too. Zeroed in, he wouldn't be denied this time. Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston...

Biggio homers, drives in 3 as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-4

Aug. 31, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio knows his Hall of Fame father is going to face a struggle every time his son's team meets the Houston Astros. Biggio and Teoscar Hernandez each hit a two-run home run, Clay Buchholz pitched into the sixth inning to win for the first time in more than a year, and...

Donaldson hitless in Toronto return as Jays top Braves 3-1

Aug. 27, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Josh Donaldson strode to the plate with the bases loaded and two out in the seventh inning, Atlanta Braves teammate Freddie Freeman figured he was about to witness something special. "I thought he was going to hit a grand slam," Freeman said. "It was the perfect setting." Instead,...

M's Gonzales earns career-best 14th win, 3-1 over Blue Jays

Aug. 25, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Gonazles sent flocks of Blue Jays fans back north of the border with a sour taste in their mouths. Gonzales pitched three-hit ball over seven innings to get his career-best 14th win, Dylan Moore hit a solo homer and the Seattle Mariners beat Toronto 3-1 Sunday. "Marco brought his...

Blue Jays spoil Hernandez's return, beat Mariners 7-5

Aug. 25, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Bo Bichette had a big all-around game to help the Toronto Blue Jays in their latest win. The rookie shortstop had a solo home run in the third inning that helped tie the score, an RBI single in the seventh, and some heady baserunning to score during a four-run rally that ruined Felix...

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...

Yanks top O's 8-3, run win streak over Baltimore to 15 games

Aug. 13, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo Germán pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-3 on Tuesday night, running their winning streak over the Orioles to 15 games. Germán allowed two runs, five hits, struck out seven, walked one...

Blue Jays hit 3 solo HRs, blank slumping Rangers 3-0

Aug. 13, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Manager Chris Woodward expects more from the Texas Rangers offense. He hasn't seen much in two tough losses to Toronto. Five Blue Jays pitchers combined on a five-hitter, Teoscar Hernandez and Billy McKinney hit back-to-back home runs, and Toronto beat slumping Texas 3-0 on Tuesday night....