Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball/MLB’ Category

Athletics’ Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter against Red Sox

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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A's lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem Saturday night in Oakland's 3-0 win over the sizzling Red Sox.

White Sox reliever Farquhar suffers brain hemorrhage during game

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game Friday night, and is in stable but critical condition.

Stroman, Jays unravel in 6th as Yankees run away with victory

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Aaron Judge hit an early homer off respected Twitter rival Marcus Stroman, then scored on a disputed play during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 9-1 Saturday.

Jays’ kids Gurriel Jr., Hernandez come up big vs. Yankees

Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major-league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 8-5 Friday night.

Blue Jays reinstate Morales from DL, recall prospect Gurriel Jr

Friday, April 20th, 2018
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The Toronto Blue Jays reinstated designated hitter Kendrys Morales from the 10-day disabled list Friday and recalled infield prospect Lourdes Gurriel Jr. from double-A New Hampshire.

Jays’ bats cool off as rally falls short against Yankees

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Aaron Judge hit his fifth home run, David Robertson pitched out of an eighth-inning jam and the New York Yankees overcame some shaky defence on a chilly night to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday night.

Bob Elliott’s Baseball: I wouldn’t bet against Jose Bautista

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Former Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is gambling on himself by signing a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves. And judging by the 37-year-old's history of perseverence, it's likely a safe bet.

Jays ‘share’ the wealth, ‘like’ result of Facebook-only win over Royals

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Teoscar Hernandez had four hits, including a two-run home run, Curtis Granderson hit his ninth career grand slam and the Toronto Blue Jays routed Kansas City 15-5 on Wednesday in the Facebook-exclusive game to complete the series sweep of the Royals, losers of eight straight.

Blue Jays game on Facebook could be a sign of things to come

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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The Toronto Blue Jays' game on Wednesday afternoon will be shown exclusively on Facebook. It's part of a trend that has seen several sports leagues sell digital-only rights to new players like Facebook, Twitter and Amazon.

Jose Bautista signs minor league deal with Braves

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Former Blue Jays' slugger Jose Bautista and the Atlanta Braves reached an agreement on a minor league contract Wednesday. Bautista will report to the Braves extended spring training complex and play third base, where he started his 10-year career in Toronto.