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Shane Baz wins MLB debut, Rays cut Blue Jays' wild-card lead

Sep. 21, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane Baz pitched two-hit ball for five innings to win his major league debut and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays cut Toronto's lead in the wild-card chase, holding off the Blue Jays 6-4 on Monday night. Tampa Bay has a seven-game...

Berríos tops old team, Blue Jays increase lead, beat Twins

Sep. 19, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays increased their lead in the playoff race by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday. Toronto now leads the New...

Semien's 40th homer lifts Blue Jays back into playoff spot

Sep. 18, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Semien became the fifth second baseman to hit 40 home runs in a season, and the Toronto Blue Jays moved back into a playoff position by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Saturday. Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer, and Bo Bichette had three...

Bichette HRs, drives in 5; Ray fans 13 as Jays beat Rays 6-3

Sep. 15, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette homered and matched his career-high with five RBIs, Robbie Ray fanned 13 over seven innings to claim the major league strikeout lead and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Wednesday. Vladimr Guerrero Jr. doubled twice and scored...

Choi and Lowe HR, Rays beat Jays 2-0 to reach 90-win mark

Sep. 15, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Drew Rasmussen combined with four relievers on a three-hitter. Brandon Lowe and Ji-Man Choi homered and the Tampa Bay Rays became the first AL team to reach 90 wins by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 Tuesday night. After losing four of their previous...

Blue Jays overpower Orioles in doubleheader sweep

Sep. 11, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bo Bichette and Alejandro Kirk hit a pair of two-run homers in an 11-run seventh and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-2 on Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep. In the opener, George Springer hit a two-out, two-run homer in...

Orioles hit two homers off Ray, beat Blue Jays 6-3

Sep. 10, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins and Ryan McKenna homered off Robbie Ray and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Blue Jays 6-3 on Friday night to end Toronto's season-high winning streak at eight. Anthony Santander also had a three-run shot in the seventh inning off Julian...

Jays beat Yanks for 8th straight, 1/2 game back in wild card

Sep. 09, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Blue Jays gave the Yankees a Bronx battering this week they haven't experienced since they were still the Highlanders. The message there, according to manager Charlie Montoyo, is that after nearly two years away from their home park in Toronto,...

Guerrero, streaking Jays drop sliding Yanks from top WC spot

Sep. 08, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 41st home run and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays knocked the slumping Yankees out of the AL’s top wild-card spot, beating New York 6-3 Wednesday night. The Yankees have lost five straight and nine of 11 since winning 13...

Cole hurt, surging Blue Jays power past skidding Yanks 5-1

Sep. 07, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Semien homered again, Alejandro Kirk went deep twice and the surging Toronto Blue Jays beat the skidding Yankees 5-1 on Tuesday night after New York ace Gerrit Cole exited early with a hamstring injury. Cole (14-7) was pulled in the fourth inning...