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Brewers trade Anderson to Blue Jays, allow Thames to go free

Nov. 4, 2019 6:42 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers cut $15 million in payroll for next season, trading right-hander Chase Anderson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for prospect Chad Spanberger and declining a $7.5 million option on first baseman Eric Thames. Anderson was 8-4 with a 4.21 ERA in 27 starts and five relief...

Snell loses, Rays head to wild card after 8-3 loss to Jays

Sep. 29, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blake Snell is searching for his best form as October approaches. The Tampa Bay Rays hope their ace left-hander gets another chance to find it. Snell lost in a tuneup for a potential postseason outing, and the Rays were beaten by the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 Sunday in their last game before the...

Rays lose 4-1, heading to Oakland for AL Wild Card Game

Sep. 29, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are headed west for the AL Wild Card Game. Tampa Bay managed just three hits and lost 4-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, setting up a trip to Oakland for the wild-card round. "It's going to be challenging," Rays manager Kevin Cash said after the loss. "We're going...

Rays clinch wild card with 6-2 win over Blue Jays

Sep. 28, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Last year, 90 wins wasn't enough for the Tampa Bay Rays. This year, 96 proved to be the number the Rays needed to reach the postseason. Tampa Bay returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night...

Tellez hits two solo HRs as Blue Jays beat Orioles 3-2

Sep. 25, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto rookies have made a habit of hitting home runs in bunches this season. On Wednesday night, it was Rowdy Tellez's turn. Tellez hit two solo shots, Jacob Waguespack pitched six shutout innings and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2. Billy McKinney also homered as the Blue...

Mancini has career-high 5 hits, Orioles rout Blue Jays 11-4

Sep. 24, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Even with the season in its final week, and extra reinforcements on hand, the Baltimore Orioles' bullpen needed a break. Dylan Bundy made sure they got one. Trey Mancini had a career-high five hits, DJ Stewart hit a two-run homer and the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 Tuesday night....

Alford hits winning HR in 15th, Blue Jays beat Orioles 11-10

Sep. 24, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Anthony Alford tried to stay cool. He was just too excited. Alford hit a game-ending drive in the 15th inning for his first career homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Monday night. "I was trying to hold my smile as best I could but it was pretty tough," said...

Severino sharp again, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-3 for 102nd win

Sep. 22, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino pumped 98 mph heaters and sliders past batters and fooled them with changeups. "Our ace is back," Aaron Judge proclaimed. "I'm excited about it. And just at the right time." Severino struck out nine over five scoreless innings for his first win this season, and the New York...

Joe West ejects Yankees' Boone amid clash with rookie ump

Sep. 21, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone clashed Saturday with another rookie umpire, and this time, veteran crew chief Joe West stepped in. Boone was ejected by West, umpiring at third base, for arguing balls and strikes during a 7-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. New York slugger Giancarlo Stanton...

Torres' hamstring MRI is negative; Yankees dodge scare

Sep. 21, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The playoff-bound Yankees dodged a September scare. An MRI of Gleyber Torres' achy right hamstring came back negative, a day after the star second baseman fell awkwardly fielding a ground ball. The team announced the results about 15 minutes before New York played the Toronto Blue Jays on...