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Justin Smoak got thrown out on a wild sequence that began with another sensational play by Oakland centre fielder Ramon Laureano, but wound up with four hits as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Athletics 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Toronto pitcher Matt Shoemaker injured his left knee in a rundown chase, and the Blue Jays went on to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-1 Saturday.
Marcus Stroman struck out six and pitched into the ninth, Brandon Drury homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Friday night to snap a seven-game losing streak in the series.
Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak and Teoscar Hernandez hit home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Thursday.
Nelson Cruz had two hits and two RBIs for Minnesota, helping Jake Odorizzi and the Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 following a 54-minute rain delay Wednesday night.
Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-out single in the seventh inning, delivering the go-ahead hit for the second straight game, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday.
Teoscar Hernandez hit the go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, giving the Toronto Blue Jays a badly needed offensive boost with three hits in a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday.
The Expos home opener was the first Major League Baseball game to be played outside the U.S., and that game began a love affair that has endured through the years.
Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made his debut with Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday and showed why many think he is already ready to join the big league club.
Pirates pitcher Chris Archer was suspended five games, Cincinnati outfielder Yasiel Puig two and Reds manager David Bell one on Tuesday for their parts in a bench-clearing fracas last weekend at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
Matt Shoemaker pitched into the sixth inning to earn his third straight win, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit an RBI single and stole home, and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 7-5 Tuesday afternoon on the day the Red Sox unfurled their 2018 world championship banner at Fenway Park.
Chris Davis went 0-or-5 to set a major league record for the longest hitless streak by a position player, extending his drought to 49 consecutive at-bats in the Baltimore Orioles' 12-4 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
The Trump administration is moving to end a deal allowing Cuban baseball players to sign contracts directly with Major League Baseball teams. The change will once again require Cuban players to cut ties with their national program before signing with MLB.
The New York Yankees have placed shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain.
Hall of Famer Bobby Cox, the Atlanta Braves former longtime manager, has been admitted into an Atlanta-area hospital. He ranks fourth all-time with 2,504 wins in 29 years as a manager, including four with the Toronto Blue Jays.
The first boos, guttural and loud in a mostly empty ballpark, greeted Bryce Harper during pregame introductions 15 minutes before the rain-delayed first pitch Tuesday night, as he stood in the Nationals Park visitor's dugout wearing another team's uniform.
The Toronto Blue Jays have signed outfielder Randal Grichuk to a $52-million US five-year contract extension.
The Toronto Blue Jays have traded popular centre-fielder Kevin Pillar to the San Francisco Giants for right-handed pitchers Juan De Paula and Derek Law and infielder Alen Hanson.
Ahead of Thursday's season opener, Toronto general manager Ross Atkins spoke about the team's timeline for contention and placed emphasis on patience and the long-term view in evaluation of the Blue Jays.