ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. didn't have his cleanest fielding performance. He came through at the plate when was needed the most, though.
Which kind of sums up the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Teoscar Hernandez and Danny Jansen homered in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 Saturday to end a five-game skid.
Hernandez, who missed three weeks with a sore left oblique, hit his second homer of the season leading off the eighth in a 1-1 game.
TORONTO (AP) — George Springer hit a two-run homer to force extra innings, Raimel Taipa hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 10th, and the Toronto Blue Jays handed the slumping Boston Red Sox their fourth straight loss, 6-5 on Tuesday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette broke an eighth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the slumping Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Monday night.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Matt Chapman also homered for the Blue Jays.
TORONTO (AP) — Alek Manoah struck out six over six innings to win his second straight start, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two hits and scored twice, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Sunday.
TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major league-leading fifth home run, Zack Collins had two hits and an RBI and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Friday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays erased a seven-run deficit and completed the biggest opening day comeback in seven decades to beat the Texas Rangers 10-8 Friday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Finally back for opening day — and in a full house, at that — the upstart Toronto Blue Jays tapped into their potent offense for the biggest season-opening comeback in more than seven decades.
Baltimore Orioles (52-107, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (88-71, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Friday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: TBD Blue Jays: Steven Matz (13-7, 3.88 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 139 strikeouts)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays were relieved when surging left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. escaped a freak play in the outfield without serious injury.
Now they've got some hard work ahead of them to return to the postseason.
Toronto Blue Jays (85-66, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (93-59, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Julian Merryweather (0-1, 1.23 ERA, .96 WHIP, 7 strikeouts) Rays: Luis Patino (4-3, 4.74 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 69 strikeouts)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane Baz pitched two-hit ball for five innings to win his major league debut and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays cut Toronto’s lead in the wild-card chase, holding off the Blue Jays 6-4 on Monday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane Baz pitched two-hit ball for five innings to win his major league debut and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays cut Toronto's lead in the wild-card chase, holding off the Blue Jays 6-4 on Monday night.
Tampa Bay Rays (89-55, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (81-63, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Tuesday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Drew Rasmussen (2-1, 3.25 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 65 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (11-7, 3.52 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 177 strikeouts)
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Teoscar Hernández each hit a grand slam, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. slugged his 44th homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays overpowered the Baltimore Orioles 22-7 Sunday, finishing two runs shy of the franchise record.
TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a game-ending three-run homer in the ninth inning after Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a tying grand slam in the eighth, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied three times to stun the Oakland Athletics 11-10 Friday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Marcus Semien hit a solo home run and Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Kirk broke a tie with an RBI single in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 Wednesday night.
After Blue Jays starter Robbie Ray matched his career high by striking out 14 over seven innings, Tim Mayza (4-1) worked a perfect eighth and Jordan Romano finished for his 13th save in 14 chances.
TORONTO (AP) — Miguel Cabrera became the 28th major league player to hit 500 home runs, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 in 11 innings on Sunday.
Daz Cameron and Willi Castro each hit an RBI double in the 11th to help Detroit take two of three in the weekend series.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 38th home run this season, but the Toronto Blue Jays hit it out of the park four times, including two from George Springer and a grand slam by Teoscar Hernández, to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 10-2 Wednesday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a two-run homer, Teoscar Hernández had three hits and three RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays used a nine-run fifth inning to beat Boston 12-4 on Friday night, handing the skidding Red Sox their seventh loss in eight games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a first-inning grand slam, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. slugged his 31st homer of the season, and George Springer and Randal Grichuk also went deep for Toronto as the Blue Jays cruised to a 10-0 win over the Texas Rangers and a sweep of their doubleheader on Sunday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Robbie Ray took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Tampa Bay 3-1 Sunday, ending the Rays' six-game winning streak.
The left-hander’s bid ended with one out when Yandy Díaz was awarded a double after a fan reached over the left-field fence and tried to catch his drive.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit his first grand slam in a six-run first inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. took over sole possession of the home run lead with his 24th, and the Toronto Blue Jays extended Baltimore's road losing streak to 20 games by routing the Orioles 9-0 on Thursday night.
MIAMI (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays' bats came alive as soon as they had a chance to face someone other than Sandy Alcantara.
Cavan Biggio and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. doubled on consecutive pitches against reliever Yimi García to break a ninth-inning tie, and Toronto beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Tuesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs as the Blue Jays routed the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Cavan Biggio, Rowdy Tellez and Marcus Semien also went deep for the Blue Jays, a day after they had five homers in a 7-2 victory.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel thinks he is heading in the right direction. That's a very positive development for a Chicago White Sox team dealing with another major injury.
Keuchel pitched six effective innings, Yasmani Grandal homered and Chicago beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Thursday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The wind tore through Progressive Field, the rain never stopped and the temperature made it feel more like mid-November than late May.
"It was the perfect storm for a baseball game,” said Toronto second baseman Joe Panik.
NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz felt at home in his return to New York, making it appear the Mets gave up too soon when they jettisoned the left-hander to Toronto.
Matz limited the Yankees to one run over 6 2/3 innings in his finest outing in two years and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homered and five Toronto pitchers combined on a six-hitter to beat Philadelphia 4-0 Saturday night in a game when Phillies star Bryce Harper exited early with right shoulder soreness.
HOUSTON (AP) — Cavan Biggio grew up at Minute Maid Park, watching his father, Craig, wrap up his Hall of Fame career with the Houston Astros.
On Saturday night, it was Craig Biggio who watched as his son hit his first homer at the ballpark where he made so many memories to help the Toronto Blue Jays to an 8-4 win over the Astros...
New York Yankees (4-5) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (4-5)
Dunedin; Monday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (1-0, 1...