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Judge ties Maris AL mark with 61st HR, lifts Yanks over Jays

Sep. 29, 2022 02:02 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Tim Mayza made a mistake pitch, Aaron Judge made sure the Blue Jays left-hander wound up on the wrong end of history. Judge tied Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 home runs in a season with a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the seventh inning that...

Manoah, Merrifield lead Blue Jays to 3-1 win over Rays

Sep. 24, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Toronto interim manager John Schneider is willing to go all in trying to get the top AL wild card and the home playoff series that goes with it. Alex Manoah and Whit Merrifield helped the Blue Jays move closer to that goal. Manoah pitched...

Rutschman drives in 2, Orioles avoid sweep, beat Jays 5-4

Sep. 18, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Adley Rutschman hit a two-run single in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles turned the 15th triple play in team history, rallying to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. “One of our better wins of the year, especially with the...

Guerrero hits 100th homer at age 23, Blue Jays beat Rays 5-1

Sep. 14, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 100th home run at age 23, becoming the 10th youngest player in MLB history to reach the mark, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Wednesday night to ensure winning a rare five-game series against a wild-card rival. ...

Springer homers, Jays beat Rays 7-2 for doubleheader split

Sep. 14, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Whit Merrifield drove in two runs with a seventh-inning double, George Springer added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 Tuesday night to gain a doubleheader split between AL wild card contenders. Toronto (80-62) is a...

Bichette late HR, Jays edge Rays in testy contender matchup

Sep. 12, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette launched a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after being hit by a high fastball in his previous at-bat, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a testy, 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a showdown between AL wild-card contenders Monday night. ...

Blue Jays score early and often in 11-7 victory over Rangers

Sep. 11, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Danny Jansen homered and matched a career high with four hits, Santiago Espinal tied his career highs with three hits and three RBIs, and Raimel Tapia hit a three-run homer as Toronto’s bottom of the order led an early onslaught in an 11-7 victory over the Texas Rangers...

Bichette hits 5th HR in 4 games, Blue Jays beat Rangers 4-3

Sep. 10, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bo Bichette went deep again for the playoff-contending Toronto Blue Jays, who then beat Texas with some small ball late. Bichette homered for the fifth time in the last four games, but the Blue Jays got the deciding run on Danny Jansen's RBI single in the...

Surging Blues Jays edge Pirates 4-3 to complete 3-game sweep

Sep. 04, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays interim manager John Schneider has plenty of things to worry about on a daily basis. Closer Jordan Romano is not one of them. So even as Romano put the tying and winning runs in scoring position with no outs in the ninth inning on...

Hernández, Guerrero homer to back Gausman, Jays top Cubs 5-3

Aug. 30, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Tuesday night. Kevin Gausman pitched six solid innings to win his second straight decision as the Blue Jays won back-to-back games...