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Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and staff celebrate a 4-1 win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Toronto clinched a postseason berth with the win. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Blue Jays clinch 1st playoff spot since 2016, beat Yanks 4-1

Sep. 24, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Barred from playing in their own ballpark this year because of COVID-19, the vagabond Toronto Blue Jays have found a home in the playoffs. The slumping New York Yankees, meanwhile, look likely to play on the road in the postseason, where they’ve struggled all year. Hyun Jin Ryu...

Toronto Blue Jays' Alejandro Kirk (85) is mobbed by teammates Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left, Teoscar Hernández (37) and Lourdes Gurriel Jr., right, after hitting a solo home run against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Rookie Alejandro Kirk has HR, 4 hits, Jays beat Yankees 11-5

Sep. 21, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie Alejandro Kirk became the first catcher 21 or younger since Johnny Bench with at least four hits that included two for extra bases, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 11-5 Monday night to drop New York 1 1/2 games behind Minnesota for home-field advantage in the first...

Philadelphia Phillies Andrew McCutchen (22) hits an RBI single during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

Velasquez, McCutchen lead Phillies past slumping Blue Jays

Sep. 19, 2020 10:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vince Velasquez pitched six strong innings, Andrew McCutchen hit the go-ahead single in the fifth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Saturday night. The Phillies helped their playoff chances once again and will look to sweep the four-game...

Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp hits a two-run triple off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Thomas Hatch during the first inning of the fifth baseball game in a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader

Sep. 18, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper was clutch — again. Harper hit a tying, two-run double and scored the go-ahead run on an error following Alec Bohm’s infield single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rally to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 Friday night and earn their first doubleheader sweep...

New York Yankees' Luke Voit celebrates hitting a three-run home run with DJ LeMahieu (26) and Tyler Wade (14) during the second inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Yanks blow out Blue Jays 20-6, move into 2nd in AL East

Sep. 16, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have transformed back into Bronx Bombers after a three-week stretch in which they nearly bombed out of postseason contention. DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit and became the first players at the top of New York's batting order to have five RBIs the same game, and New York rocketed past...

New York Mets starting pitcher Seth Lugo, left, jumps off the base after forcing out Toronto Blue Jays' Travis Shaw at third during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. The call was upheld after a Toronto challenge. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bichette returns, Kirk debuts as Blue Jays beat Mets 3-2

Sep. 12, 2020 11:13 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bo Bichette singled and scored in a successful return to the Toronto lineup and Alejandro Kirk also got a hit and scored in his big league debut Saturday night as the Blue Jays beat the New York Mets 3-2. Bichette, who missed 27 games with a right knee sprain, was activated from the...

New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano wears a New York Police Department cap while warming up before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Mets players and coaches wore first responder caps in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

DeGrom, in NYPD hat, backed by 10-run 4th, Mets rout Jays

Sep. 11, 2020 11:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob deGrom, wearing an NYPD cap in honor of first responders on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, pitched six strong innings and the New York Mets backed him in a big way, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 18-1 Friday night. In addition to the police department, caps...

New York Yankees pitcher Adam Ottavino walks to the dugout after being pulled during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Green, Ottavino waste lead, hit hard as Jays top Yanks 12-7

Sep. 8, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Chad Green and Adam Ottavino were routed during a 10-run sixth inning that included Danny Jansen’s grand slam, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Yankees 12-7 Monday night and send skidding New York to its sixth loss in seven games. New York has lost four straight and...

Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez (7) scores the winning run next to Toronto Blue Jays' Caleb Joseph during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bogaerts, Vázquez rally Red Sox in 9th past Blue Jays 9-8

Sep. 6, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a tying homer in the ninth inning and catcher Christian Vázquez manufactured the winning run with his legs, rallying the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 9-8 on Saturday night. Bogaerts’ leadoff shot to center field against closer Anthony Bass (2-3)...

Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk, left, touches the plate under Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino to score the winning run on Teoscar Hernández's walkoff two-run single during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Hernández's single gives Blue Jays 6-5 win over Orioles

Aug. 30, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a two-run single with two out in the ninth inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Hernández came up with the bases loaded and grounded a single into left field. Pinch runner Santiago Espinal scored easily...