Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO | Blue Jays give Gibbons winning home finale, Astros party on

TORONTO  — John Gibbons said he wasn’t going to cry, but the veteran manager struggled to contain his emotions in his final home game with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Blue Jays gave Gibbons a winning home send-off Wednesday with a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros, who broke out the bubbly anyway. The World … Continue reading TORONTO | Blue Jays give Gibbons winning home finale, Astros party on

TORONTO | Assault charge against pitcher Roberto Osuna dropped

TORONTO  — An assault charge against pitcher Roberto Osuna has been dropped. In exchange, he agreed Tuesday to a one-year “peace bond,” requiring him to not contact the woman and to continue counseling. Osuna, formerly with the Toronto Blue Jays and now with the Houston Astros, was charged in May with assault in a domestic … Continue reading TORONTO | Assault charge against pitcher Roberto Osuna dropped

TORONTO | Justin Smoak lifts Blue Jays past Rays with walk-off shot

TORONTO — Justin Smoak homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 9-8 victory over Tampa Bay on Thursday night, dealing a blow to the Rays’ wild-card playoff hopes. Smoak hit his 25th homer of the season and third career walk-off blast. Sergio Romo (3-4) blew his eighth … Continue reading TORONTO | Justin Smoak lifts Blue Jays past Rays with walk-off shot

NEW YORK | Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team

NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada returned to the Bronx on Saturday for the New York Yankees’ celebration of their 1998 World Series championship team. Darryl Strawberry and former manager Joe Torre also attended the ceremony before New York’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Derek Jeter did not make the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team

BOSTON | Red Sox put ace Sale on disabled list with sore shoulder

BOSTON  — The Boston Red Sox put ace Chris Sale on the disabled list Tuesday with left shoulder inflammation, meaning he will miss his scheduled start this week against the New York Yankees. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski told reporters the soreness is mild and Sale was “adamant” that he would only … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox put ace Sale on disabled list with sore shoulder

NEW YORK | Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

NEW YORK (AP) —Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball’s domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss about half of the season. Osuna has not pitched since May 6, two days before he was put on administrative leave when he was charged with … Continue reading NEW YORK | Blue Jays closer Osuna suspended through Aug 4 by MLB

TORONTO | Scherzer loses 2nd start in row, Blue Jays blank Nats 2-0

TORONTO (AP) — Max Scherzer lost his second straight start for the first time since 2015 when Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 shutout innings and Devon Travis homered Saturday for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 2-0 win over the Washington Nationals. Scherzer (10-3) gave up four hits, including the two-run homer by Travis, in … Continue reading TORONTO | Scherzer loses 2nd start in row, Blue Jays blank Nats 2-0