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AP source: Blue Jays reach deal with pitcher Kevin Gausman

Nov. 28, 2021 22:18 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with right-hander Kevin Gausman on a five-year, $110 million contract, pending a physical, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press late Sunday. The 30-year-old Gausman was 14-6 with a 2.81...

Ohtani voted AL MVP for 2-way season, Harper wins NL honor

Nov. 18, 2021 21:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani’s two-way season was so incredible, MVP voters filled out the top of their ballots only one way. Ohtani was a unanimous winner of the American League MVP award Thursday for a hitting and pitching display not seen...

Comfortable Berríos skips free agency to stay with Blue Jays

Nov. 18, 2021 16:55 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Two months with the Toronto Blue Jays was enough to make José Berríos change his mind about waiting one more year to reach free agency. Berríos finalized a $131 million, seven-year deal to stay with the Blue Jays on Thursday, passing up the opportunity...

Toronto lefty Ray wins AL Cy Young, Brewers' Burnes takes NL

Nov. 17, 2021 21:00 PM EST

In this Year of the Pitcher, both Robbie Ray and Corbin Burnes completed their own kind of comebacks. Ray rebounded from a dismal season that saw him take a rare pay cut to win the AL Cy Young Award with Toronto while Burnes returned from an early bout of COVID-19 with...

AP source: Blue Jays, Berrios reach deal for 7 years, $131M

Nov. 16, 2021 11:53 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with pitcher Jose Berríos on a seven-year, $131 million deal, pending a physical, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The Blue Jays acquired the 27-year-old right-hander...

Guerrero, Harper win MLB's Hank Aaron Awards for offense

Nov. 09, 2021 21:44 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Philadelphia's Bryce Harper have won Hank Aaron Awards as the outstanding offensive performers in each league as voted by MLB.com and a panel of Hall of Famers. Guerrero tied for the major league home run lead...

Ohtani finalist for MVP, Shildt final 3 for Manager of Year

Nov. 09, 2021 00:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is a finalist for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The BBWAA revealed finalists for AL and NL MVPs, Cy Young Awards, Rookies of the Year and Managers...

Ohtani wins Baseball Digest player of year; Scherzer top arm

Oct. 07, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was selected major league player of the year by Baseball Digest and eBay. Max Scherzer was voted pitcher of the year and Josh Hader was picked as the top reliever in awards announced Thursday. ...

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...

No scramble, playoffs set: Yanks-Red Sox, Giants win West

Oct. 03, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

Rafael Devers delivered big time for the Boston Red Sox. Aaron Judge did just enough for the New York Yankees. And Buster Posey boosted the San Francisco Giants to the NL West crown, dropping the 106-win Dodgers into a dangerous wild-card game. In a flash, the Major...