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Mariners, Blue Jays set rosters ahead of wild card series

Oct. 07, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are carrying 13 pitchers and 13 position players on their roster for the wild-card series against the Seattle Mariners, including former Seattle All-Star left-hander Yusei Kikuchi, who lost his spot in the rotation this season. The Mariners will...

Hernández, Jansen HR, Jays hold wild-card edge, rout Red Sox

Oct. 01, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández homered, doubled twice and singled, Danny Jansen drove in five runs and the Toronto Blue Jays moved one step closer to wrapping up the top spot in the AL wild-card race, routing the Boston Red Sox 10-0 Saturday. The Blue Jays maintained a 1...

Guerrero homers, wild-card Blue Jays rout Red Sox 9-0

Oct. 01, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and George Springer homered, Alek Manoah pitched six innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 9-0 on Friday night. Raimel Tapia also connected for the Blue Jays, who clinched an AL wild-card berth Thursday when the...

Springer 2 homers, Blue Jays beat Rays 7-1 for 4-game split

Sep. 25, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's two-year reign as AL East champion is over. George Springer homered twice, Alejandro Kirk and Teoscar Hernández also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Rays 7-1 on Sunday to gain a four-game split. The New York...

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...

Arozarena 6 RBIs, Rays beat Blue Jays, tie for AL WC lead

Sep. 24, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit his 20th homer and drove in six runs as the Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 10-6 Friday night, tying the Blue Jays at the top of the AL wild-card standings. The win clinched the season series — and the tiebreaker — for the Rays, who...

Chapman, Bradley go deep, Blue Jays outslug Phillies 18-11

Sep. 20, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Toronto interim manager John Schneider walked out of the clubhouse after his team scored in all but one inning and — this was almost as big as its 10 extra-base hits — had fans inside Philadelphia's ballpark chanting “Let's go, Blue Jays!” and simply deadpanned:...

Strider dominant, Contreras homers, Braves sweep Phillies

Sep. 18, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider's rookie season is going just as he planned. Strider is mowing down hitters, and the Atlanta Braves are locked in a tight pennant race. “To get here in my first season, I’m lucky to be in this position and I’m very grateful that...

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. ...