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Jansen, Springer homer, Blue Jays beat Twins, keep pressure

Sep. 26, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand. Toronto will enter...

Blue Jays beat Twins 6-1; stay 2 back in AL wild-card race

Sep. 26, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teoscar Hernández, Marcus Semien and George Springer homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays held their position in the playoff chase by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Saturday night. Robbie Ray (13-6) scattered three hits in six innings as the Blue Jays...

Montas reaches 200 Ks, A's pound first-place Astros 14-2

Sep. 25, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and became the first Oakland pitcher in 20 years to reach 200 strikeouts in a season, helping the Athletics pound the Houston Astros 14-2 on Friday night to support their slim playoff hopes. ...

Buxton's homer spoils Berríos’ return; Twins beat Jays 3-1

Sep. 24, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton’s two-run homer spoiled José Berríos’ return to Minnesota and dealt a blow to Toronto’s postseason hopes as the Twins beat the Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday night. Buxton hit his 15th home run of the season in a three-run third inning...

Blue Jays' Borucki gets ban dropped to 2 games on appeal

Sep. 24, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto reliever Ryan Borucki had his suspension for plunking Tampa Bay outfielder Kevin Kiermaier reduced to two games after an appeal and began serving the ban Friday night during a four-game series in Minnesota. Borucki was suspended three games...

LEADING OFF: Key showdown at Fenway, Cards on 12G streak

Sep. 24, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WILD, WILD EAST Yankees ace Gerrit Cole starts the opener of a crucial three-game series at Fenway Park with the Red Sox two games ahead of New York for the top AL wild card....

Twins bump Blue Jays back in wild card race, as Gurriel hurt

Sep. 24, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays were relieved when surging left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. escaped a freak play in the outfield without serious injury. Now they've got some hard work ahead of them to return to the postseason. Nick Gordon...

LEADING OFF: Key showdown at Fenway, Cards on 12G streak

Sep. 23, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ WILD, WILD EAST Yankees ace Gerrit Cole starts the opener of a crucial three-game series at Fenway Park with the Red Sox two games ahead of New York for the top AL wild...

Blue Jays' Borucki suspended 3 games for plunking Kiermaier

Sep. 23, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Ryan Borucki has been suspended for three games by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier with a pitch in the latest salvo in a spat between the two AL East competitors. MLB announced the...

Yanks sweep Texas, pass Blue Jays, roll into Fenway showdown

Sep. 22, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees are rolling into a season-ending divisional gauntlet taking solace in the standings. “We're in control of things,” manager Aaron Boone said. “And there's some comfort in that. It's on us, it's right in front...