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Kiermaier hit after scouting report flap; Rays to playoffs

Sep. 22, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hit by a pitch two days after scooping up a Toronto scouting report and setting off a flap, Kevin Kiermaier hopes to see the Blue Jays in the playoffs. “Oh yeah, it was intentional,” Kiermaier said after reliever Ryan Borucki hit him on...

Guerrero hits 46th HR, but Twins hit 3 in row, top Blue Jays

Sep. 17, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connected for his major league-leading 46th homer, but Jorge Polanco, Josh Donaldson, and Miguel Sanó hit consecutive homers as the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Friday night. “When we score, we tend to score 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...

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...

Semien hits walk-off HR, Jays rally three times to beat A's

Sep. 04, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a game-ending three-run homer in the ninth inning after Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a tying grand slam in the eighth, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied three times to stun the Oakland Athletics 11-10 Friday night. “We just woke up,”...

Cabrera hits 500th career homer, Tigers beat Jays 5-3 in 11

Aug. 22, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Miguel Cabrera's 500th career homer was a big moment for everyone who had a hand in the slugger's stellar career. Even on the road, it was a big party. Cabrera became the 28th major leaguer to hit 500 home runs, and the Detroit Tigers...

Bell's three-run homer lifts Nats to sweep of Blue Jays

Aug. 18, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Bell hit a three-run homer off former teammate Brad Hand, and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 on Wednesday. Juan Soto and Carter Kieboom also connected for Washington, which won back-to-back games for the first time since...

Angels' Ohtani hits 38th HR, but Jays hit 4 in 10-2 win

Aug. 12, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 38th home run this season, but the Toronto Blue Jays hit it out of the park four times, including two from George Springer and a grand slam by Teoscar Hernández, to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 10-2 Wednesday night. ...

Guerrero Jr. helps Blue Jays split doubleheader with Angels

Aug. 11, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. were both kept in the ballpark during Tuesday's doubleheader. Still, the top two home run hitters in the majors wound up center stage in the second game. Guerrero hit an early RBI single...

Springer hits go-ahead 3-run HR, Jays rally past Red Sox 9-8

Aug. 08, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — George Springer hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Sunday. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. added a two-run drive to help the Blue...