Latest Vladimir Guerrero News

Grichuk slam negates Buchholz dud as Jays beat Orioles 11-10

Sep. 19, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Clay Buchholz left the game under radically different circumstances, Randal Grichuk delivered the decisive blow in an improbable Toronto victory. The Blue Jays overcame an ineffective start by Buchholz, using a grand slam by Grichuk with two outs in the...

Betances, Montgomery make season debuts in Yanks' loss

Sep. 15, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dellin Betances made his season debut for the Yankees, strengthening an already top bullpen. Jordan Montgomery returned, too, though he likely is tuning up for next season. Betances faced two batters and struck out both Sunday in a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays that ended a 10-game road...

Glasnow strikes out 5 in return, Rays beat sinking Blue Jays

Sep. 8, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Glasnow figures to be a factor as the Tampa Bay Rays make their playoff push Glasnow struck out five over two innings in his return from a four-month layoff caused by a strained right forearm, and the Rays beat Toronto 8-3 Sunday to complete a four-game sweep that left the...

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...

Meadows helps wild card-leading Rays beat Blue Jays 6-4

Sep. 5, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows is getting key hits in Tampa Bay's postseason drive. The All-Star hit his 27th homer, leading Tampa Bay over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday night and maintaining the Rays' half-game lead over Oakland for the AL's top wild card. "He's had an awesome season...

Springer HR, 4 RBIs as Astros beat Blue Jays 7-4

Aug. 30, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — George Springer's pure swing produced some impressive power for the Houston Astros. Springer homered and drove in four runs as Houston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 Friday night, the Astros' 10th win in 12 games following a five-game losing streak. Springer's 29th homer was a three-run...

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...

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians

Aug. 18, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: LITTLE BIG LEAGUE Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs take on Josh Bell and the Pittsburgh Pirates in prime time at the MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Cubs left-hander José Quintana (10-7, 4.11 ERA) is 6-0 in eight starts since his...

Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

Aug. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Seager got a kick out of displacing Alex Rodríguez from the Seattle Mariners' record book. Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday. Seager's two-out drive off the right...

Bichette joins Guerrero among impressive Toronto rookies

Aug. 12, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is just part of an exciting group of Toronto rookies. Bo Bichette was called up from the minors late last month, and in just 14 games, he already has 13 extra-base hits. He began his career with an 11-game hitting streak and also set a major league record with nine straight games with a...