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Jays top Twins on overturned call in 10th; Baldelli ejected

Aug. 07, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and Whit Merrifield scored on an overturned call to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday and split the four-game series. Merrifield was originally called out at the...

Hernández, Guerrero homer as Blue Jays beat Twins 9-3

Aug. 05, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer, Teoscar Hernández homered for the second straight day and the Toronto Blue Jays cruised to a 9-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Whit Merrifield, who revealed earlier in the day that he’s now...

Hernández hits go-ahead 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Tigers 5-3

Jul. 30, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the sixth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. scored twice and the Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 Saturday, Toronto’s 11th win in 14 games. “He can change the game with one swing just as much as anyone...

Reyes has three hits, Castro HRs, Tigers beat Blue Jays 4-2

Jul. 29, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Willi Castro homered for the second time in two games, Victor Reyes had three hits, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Friday night. Javier Báez reached base three times, Harold Castro hit a two-run single and Riley Greene scored twice for the...

Old but gold: At 39, Verlander makes push for Cy Young award

Jul. 25, 2022 02:52 AM EDT

Justin Verlander has a little more gray in his hair and stubble these days. Despite those details — and the fact he pitches for the Houston Astros now — it’s sometimes hard to tell if this is 2009 or 2022. The ageless 39-year-old Verlander continues to make a...

Tapia inside-the-park slam lifts Blue Jays over Red Sox 28-5

Jul. 23, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Raimel Tapia put his head down and started a slow jog to first base, not sure he’d gotten the pop he wanted when he drove a bases-loaded fly ball to deep center field in the third inning. Then everything about the play — and the rest of the night — changed. ...

Berríos ties career-high with 13 Ks, Jays beat Phillies 4-3

Jul. 12, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos matched his career high by striking out 13 over six innings, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had four hits, including a go-ahead double in the sixth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Tuesday night. ...

Moore homers off Gurriel's glove, Mariners beat Toronto 8-3

Jul. 08, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dylan Moore homered — with an assist from left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. — and Marco Gonzales gave up two earned runs and pitched into the seventh inning, leading the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night. Cal Raleigh and...

Chapman, Bichette HR; Jays edge A's 2-1 to snap 5-game skid

Jul. 06, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday to snap a five-game losing streak. “We needed it,” Bichette said. "I think when you’re trying to stop a skid,...

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

Jul. 01, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium. The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the...