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Atlanta Braves' Austin Riley (27) celebrates with teammate Freddie Freeman without contact after hitting a three-run home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue JaysTuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Riley's 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

Aug. 4, 2020 11:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried boosted Atlanta's depleted rotation by allowing only one run in six innings, Austin Riley hit a three-run homer and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-1 on Tuesday night. Riley pulled a 3-2 pitch from Matt Shoemaker into the Blue Jays' bullpen behind the left-field wall in...

The Toronto Blue Jays' logo is displayed on the scoreboard during the middle of the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. The Blue Jays are the home team in the game. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

4-run 10th for Nats spoils Blue Jays' 'home opener' in DC

Jul. 29, 2020 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Playing as the “visiting” team in their own stadium against the can't-play-at-home Blue Jays, Dave Martinez's Washington Nationals didn't even get the benefit of a boost from fake “cheering” by nonexistent “spectators” — those were reserved...

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner, left, is out as he tries to steal second base against Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Santiago Espinal (5) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Washington. The Blue Jays won 5-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

2 more HRs, 3 unearned runs help Blue Jays drop Nats to 1-4

Jul. 28, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Series champion Washington Nationals are 1-4 after losing three games in a row. Normally? Not a big deal. Matters more in a 60-game, pandemic-shortened season. Missing slugger Juan Soto, they've scored a grand total of four runs during the skid, including a 5-1 loss to the Blue...

Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez, right, celebrates his home run with third base coach Luis Rivera (4) during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, July 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Hernández hits 2 of 4 Blue Jays homers in 4-1 win at Nats

Jul. 27, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of injuries, the can't-play-in-Toronto Blue Jays were without their leadoff hitter and their closer against the Washington Nationals on Monday night. The two guys who took over those jobs came through. Teoscar Hernández replaced late scratch Bo Bichette and hit two of...

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoya (25) checks on relief pitcher Ken Giles (51) after Giles hurt himself during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, July 26, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Giles left the game. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Toronto closer Giles to IL; Bichette scratched for leg issue

Jul. 27, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays closer Ken Giles went on the 10-day injured list before Monday’s series opener at the Washington Nationals with a strained right forearm, a day after leaving a game with what the team said was a sore right elbow. The Blue Jays lost another player about 15 minutes...

CORRECTS TO TRIPLE, INSTEAD OF DOUBLE - Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier, second from right, celebrates with teammates, including Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, of Japan, after his two-run walk-off triple off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Shun Yamaguchi during the 10th inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 26, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Kiermaier's triple in 10th lifts Rays over Blue Jays, 6-5

Jul. 26, 2020 7:50 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier's first hit of the season, a two-run triple into the right field corner in the 10th inning, gave the Tampa Bay Rays a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Tampa Bay's defensive whiz delivered the second walkoff hit of his career after the Rays scored...

The Toronto Blue Jays will play their 2020 home games at Sahlen Field, their Triple-A affiliate, the team announced, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Buffalo to play home to Blue Jays considered a `Natural'

Jul. 25, 2020 3:58 AM EDT

Big league ball in Buffalo, New York? Naturally. Not long after the nomadic Toronto Blue Jays announced the Triple-A city as their temporary home Friday, Michael Billoni began to wonder who could be the club's Roy Hobbs. “Hopefully, it’s (Vladimir) Guerrero Jr. who will knock the ball on to Oak...

Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. races home to score on a sacrifice fly by Rowdy Tellez off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Biggio HR, Blue Jays begin 2020 odyssey by beating Rays 6-4

Jul. 24, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit a three-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays began their still-in-progress odyssey by topping the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 Friday night in a season opener. Earlier in the day, the Blue Jays announced they will play the majority of their home games at the stadium of...

The Toronto Blue Jays will play their 2020 home games at Sahlen Field, their Triple-A affiliate, the team announced, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Blue Jays to play in Buffalo minor league park amid pandemic

Jul. 24, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The displaced Toronto Blue Jays will play in a minor league ballpark in Buffalo, New York, this year after being turned down by the Canadian government and blocked from playing in Pittsburgh by the state of Pennsylvania. The Blue Jays' home for the season will be Sahlen Field, where the...

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Shun Yamaguchi delivers during the fourth inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Baltimore talks about hosting Blue Jays; how about Hartford?

Jul. 23, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and the state of Maryland have had talks about the team sharing Oriole Park at Camden Yards with the displaced Toronto Blue Jays amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Blue Jays are looking for a major league park after the Canadian government declined to allow them to...