Latest Toronto Blue Jays News

Blue Jays rout Orioles but get no help, miss playoffs

Oct. 03, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — George Springer and the Blue Jays put on one final power display, but even a 91st victory in Game 162 couldn’t keep Toronto's vagabond season going. Springer hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. launched his 48th homer as...

Jays stay close in wild-card race, hit 5 HRs, rout O's 10-1

Oct. 03, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 47th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays pressed their AL wild-card chase to the final day of the regular season by thumping the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 Saturday. The Blue Jays launched five homers while Alek Manoah allowed one...

LEADING OFF: Who's in? Final day scramble for AL wild cards

Oct. 02, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: WILD FINISH Red Sox ace Chris Sale takes the mound in Washington with a chance to pitch Boston into the postseason. A win would ensure the Red Sox host Tuesday’s AL wild-card game -- they own a...

Matz sharp, Jays beat Orioles 6-4 to stay in wild card race

Oct. 02, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Steven Matz pitched seven solid innings to win his fifth straight decision, Danny Jansen homered and drove in three runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays kept their playoff hopes alive by beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Friday night. “It’s exciting,”...

Column: Rays' sister-city plan a really, really dumb idea

Oct. 01, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

There have been plenty of harebrained ideas down through the years. New Coke. Hair in a Can. “The Godfather Part III.” Auto-Tune. The Ford Pinto. Well, it's time to add another one to the Hall of Shame: The Tampa Bay Rays’...

Judge HRs twice, Yankees beat Jays 6-2 to extend WC lead

Sep. 30, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge hit two of New York’s five home runs and the Yankees extended their AL wild-card lead by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 Thursday night. Gleyber Torres and Anthony Rizzo also connected off Blue Jays starter Robbie Ray, and Brett Gardner...

Red Sox lose to Orioles again, tied for second AL wild card

Sep. 30, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles are making friends in Seattle, Toronto and New York. The last-place Orioles dealt the Boston Red Sox another blow in their postseason push, with Ryan Mountcastle hitting a three-run homer in the third inning of Baltimore's 6-2 win...

Yankees INF LeMahieu leaves game with sore right hip

Sep. 30, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu left a game Thursday night against the Blue Jays in the sixth inning because of right hip soreness. LeMahieu went 0 for 3 with a strikeout before being replaced. Gio Urshela moved from shortstop to third base and...

Bichette homers twice, Blue Jays top Yanks 6-5, tighten race

Sep. 30, 2021 03:56 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette homered twice, including a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays over the Yankees 6-5 Wednesday night, tightened the AL wild-card race and ended New York’s seven-game winning streak. Boston (89-69) closed...

2nd to none: Semien hits record 44th HR as second baseman

Sep. 29, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays slugger Marcus Semien set a major league record for home runs by a second baseman when he hit his 44th of the season on Wednesday night against Yankees ace Gerrit Cole. Semien’s homer, a two-run drive into the left field bullpen, broke a tie...