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Red Sox win 8th straight on Fourth of July, beat Rays 4-0

Jul. 04, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a solo homer, Kutter Crawford pitched 5 1/3 innings of two-hit relief and the Boston Red Sox won their eighth straight Fourth of July game, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 on Monday. Franchy Cordero added an RBI single for the Red Sox, who won their...

Boston's Xander Bogaerts out for Monday's game vs Rays

Jul. 04, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts will not be in the starting lineup for Monday's game against Tampa Bay after leaving a day earlier with a cut on his left thigh that required seven stitches. Manager Alex Cora said the three-time All-Star was “pretty sore.” ...

Alcantara could deliver first Cy Young Award for Marlins

Jul. 04, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award. If he wins it, that would be a first for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins have had an MVP in Giancarlo Stanton, but never in the franchise's three-decade history have they had a Cy Young winner. Alcantara threw a...

Rays score 6 in the fifth inning for 7-3 win over Blue Jays

Jul. 03, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Shane Baz pitched six innings for his first win of the season, Harold Ramírez and Randy Arozarena hit two-run home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 on Sunday. Ji-Man Choi had a solo home run for the Rays in the six-run, seven-hit fifth...

Jays coach Budzinski leaves team following daughter's death

Jul. 03, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski will be away from the team following the death of his eldest daughter. Julia Budzinski was 17. “The Budzinskis have been part of our Blue Jays family over the last four seasons,” general manager Ross Atkins said...

Mejía HRs twice, Rays sweep doubleheader with Blue Jays

Jul. 02, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Francisco Mejía homered twice, Isaac Paredes had three hits and five RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays swept a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. The Rays won the first game 6-2, and nearly doubled their run output for the second with an 11-5 win. ...

Jays RH Gausman leaves game after being hit on foot by liner

Jul. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman left Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader against Tampa Bay after he was hit in the right foot by a line drive from Rays shortstop Wander Franco. Franco’s liner, which had an exit velocity of 100 miles per hour, struck Gausman...

Hernández and Espinal HR, Kikuchi fans 8, Jays beat Rays 4-1

Jun. 30, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández and Santiago Espinal each hit two-run home runs, Yusei Kikuchi struck out a season-high eight over six innings to snap a seven-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 Thursday night. Kikuchi (3-4) allowed one run...

Rays put LH Raley, RH Thompson on restricted list

Jun. 30, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put left-hander Brooks Raley and right-hander Ryan Thompson on the restricted list Thursday before opening a five-game series in Toronto against the Blue Jays. Tampa Bay added righties Javy Guerra and Phoenix Sanders from Triple-A Durham. ...

Red Sox beat Jays 6-5 in 10 to avoid three-game sweep

Jun. 30, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — J.D. Martinez drove in the tiebreaking run when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep. “It’s a big one,” Martinez said. “We lost...