Latest Ross Atkins News

McGuire hits 3 doubles as Ryu, Blue Jays beat Orioles 7-4

Jun. 20, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Reese McGuire had three doubles during a four-hit performance, leading Hyun Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays past the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 Sunday. Toronto, which snapped a five-game skid by erasing a three-run deficit with two outs in the ninth inning...

LEADING OFF: Pujols seeks new home, Arenado vs Rockies

May. 07, 2021 02:42 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ NOT DONE YET Albert Pujols wants to hook on with a new team and be an everyday player. The 41-year-old superstar was cut Thursday by the Los Angeles...

LEADING OFF: Pujols seeks new home, Arenado vs Rockies,

May. 06, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ NOT DONE YET Albert Pujols wants to hook on with a new team and keep playing. The 41-year-old superstar was cut Thursday by the Los Angeles Angels,...

OF Springer expected to miss more than 10 days, Jays GM says

May. 06, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays outfielder George Springer is not expected to be ready to return to Toronto’s lineup when his latest stint on the 10-day injured list ends May 13, general manager Ross Atkins said Thursday. Also Thursday, the Blue Jays activated left-hander...

LEADING OFF: Mets' deGrom faces Nats, Kershaw vs. Darvish

Apr. 23, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DEGROMINATOR Jacob deGrom of the Mets is 1-1 with a 0.45 ERA, 35 strikeouts and three walks in 20 innings going into a homestand opener against Washington and Erick Fedde...

LEADING OFF: Mets' deGrom faces Nats, Kershaw vs Darvish

Apr. 22, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ DEGROMINATOR Jacob deGrom of the Mets is 1-1 with a 0.45 ERA, 35 strikeouts and three walks in 20 innings going into a homestand opener against Washington and Erick Fedde...

Injured Jays OF Springer to play in intrasquad game Friday

Apr. 22, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays outfielder George Springer will play in an intrasquad game Friday, the next step on his return from two strained muscles that have delayed his Toronto debut. Springer signed a team-record $150 million, six-year deal with the Blue Jays this...

Perez's 2-run shot gives Royals 2-0 win over Blue Jays

Apr. 18, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tapped his bat twice on the plate to make sure it wasn't cracked, then sent the next pitch he saw from Toronto reliever T.J. Zeuch into the left-field fountains, breaking open a scoreless game and sending the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over...

Jays' Yates faces year-ending elbow surgery; Springer ailing

Mar. 23, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Kirby Yates is expected to have season-ending surgery on his right elbow, general manager Ross Atkins said Tuesday. The Blue Jays also reported two other injuries: Outfielder George Springer will miss the next four or five days...