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Piscotty homers, A's win series for second time in last 12

Jul. 06, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — First-year manager Mark Kotsay walked up the tunnel after another impressive victory by his Athletics and tried to remember the last winning series at home. “To be honest, I don't think I can reflect on it, so it does feel good to get a series win here at...

Vogt hits home run, sacrifice fly as A's beat Blue Jays 5-1

Jul. 05, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt cherished going to San Francisco Giants games on July 4 or Mother's Day as a kid coming from Central California, and now he really appreciates playing on special holidays. On Monday, the 37-year-old Vogt changed his walk-up music to “Born in...

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...

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...

LEADING OFF: Juneteenth around MLB and Father's Day

Jun. 19, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ JUNETEENTH The nation’s newest federal holiday is being celebrated in many ways this weekend at Major League Baseball parks. The first 10,000 fans attending the Angels-Mariners...

Mountcastle homers, has 3 hits, Orioles beat Blue Jays 6-5

Jun. 14, 2022 23:20 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ryan Mountcastle hit a two-run home run, Austin Hays had a solo shot and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Tuesday night. Mountcastle went 3 for 5 with a pair of doubles and scored twice. “He had a great night...

Garlick, Miranda 2 HRs each, Twins end Jays' win streak at 8

Jun. 03, 2022 23:21 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Garlick and José Miranda each hit two home runs, Byron Buxton also went deep and the Minnesota Twins beat the Blue Jays 9-3 Friday night, snapping Toronto’s winning streak at eight. “It was huge,” Miranda said. “This builds our confidence for...

LEADING OFF: Angels star Trout set to draw a crowd in Philly

Jun. 03, 2022 03:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ TROUT'S TOWN Angels star Mike Trout is likely to have a big rooting section at Citizens Bank Park all weekend for a series against the Phillies. Trout is from the South Jersey city of...

LEADING OFF: Angels star Trout set to draw a crowd in Philly

Jun. 02, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ TROUT'S TOWN Angels star Mike Trout is likely to have a big rooting section at Citizens Bank Park all weekend for a series against the Phillies. Trout is from the South Jersey...

Votto hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Reds beat Blue Jays 3-2

May. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the Cincinnati Reds held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep. Votto, who is from suburban Toronto, went deep for the fourth time in 12 career games at Rogers Centre. ...