Latest Toronto News

LEADING OFF: Mariners-Angels penalties soon, Red Sox rolling

Jun. 26, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ DISCIPLINE ON DECK Major League Baseball will certainly soon be handing out penalties after the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels got into a huge brawl this weekend at Anaheim. ...

Red Sox beat Guardians 8-3 for sweep, winning streak at 7

Jun. 26, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Story drove in two runs to reach 500 career RBIs, Rafael Devers and J.D. Martinez each had three hits and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Guardians 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep that extended their winning streak to seven. Boston had 15 hits...

Tellez hits 2 HRs against former team, Brewers top Jays 10-3

Jun. 26, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit a pair of two-run homers against his former team, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Toronto Blue Jays 10-3 Sunday. Milwaukee took two of three in the series between teams meeting for the first time since 2017. Tellez, traded...

Priso breaks tie in 78th, Toronto FC beats Atlanta 2-1

Jun. 25, 2022 22:04 PM EDT
TORONTO (AP) — Ralph Priso broke a tie in the 78th minute to help Toronto FC beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday night. Jonathan Osorio opened the scoring for Toronto (5-8-3) in the eighth minute. Luiz De Araujo tied it for Atlanta (5-6-4) in the 57th.

Burnes, McCutchen, Brosseau lead Brewers past Blue Jays 5-4

Jun. 25, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes pitched into the eighth inning, Andrew McCutchen and Mike Brosseau homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Saturday. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner extended his winning streak to a season-high three games, but he...

Avalanche's Burakovsky a "possibility" to return for Game 6

Jun. 25, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The status of a couple of key players remains uncertain for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Colorado coach Jared Bednar says there’s a chance Game 1 overtime hero Andre Burakovsky could return Sunday night following a three-game absence from the best-of-seven...

Lightning win Game 5, deny Avs chance to take Stanley Cup

Jun. 25, 2022 03:30 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Stanley Cup was in the building and just waiting to be paraded around the ice. Pack it up. It's heading back to Florida. The resilient Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado's party to stay in the hunt for a third straight Stanley Cup title, beating...

Kirk homers again as Blue Jays roll past Brewers, 9-4

Jun. 25, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Alejandro Kirk didn't even need to play a full game to continue cementing his status as one of baseball's best hitting catchers. Kirk went 4 for 4 and homered for the third straight game before leaving with a bruised left hand in the seventh inning of the Toronto...

At LGBTQ Pride, celebration but also worry over civil rights

Jun. 24, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LGBTQ Pride commemorations that sometimes have felt like victory parties for civil rights gains are now grappling with an environment of ramped-up legislative and rhetorical battles over sexual orientation and gender identity, and fears that a Supreme Court ruling on abortion...

Jays' Martínez suspended 5 games for umpire confrontation

Jun. 24, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach Guillermo Martínez was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball on Friday for a confrontation with umpire Doug Eddings. Martínez was discplined by MLB senior vice president Michael Hill for making contact with...