Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball/MLB’ Category

Athletics’ Sean Manaea tosses no-hitter against Red Sox

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

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

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

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

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
Kendrys Morales

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

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

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

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

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

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.