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Toronto Blue Jays
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TORONTO -- Though they don't stand to benefit in any way, the Toronto Blue Jays are certainly doing all they can to make sure the battle for the AL East title goes down to the wire. The Blue Jays (70-88) gave up two runs in the first inning but nothing the rest of the way and clawed back to pick up a 3-2 win over the division-leading New York Yankees (91-67) on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre. It's their second win in three games with the series finale going on Sunday. Shawn Hill (1-0) went three innings in relief of the injured Ricky Romero to pick up his first win of the season in his first appearance with the Blue Jays this season. Toronto took the lead for good in the sixth inning after Yunel Escobar started the inning by drawing a walk off Yankees starter Andy Pettitte (5-4), which was followed Yan Gomes' single. Pettitte then got the next two Toronto hitters to fly out before being replaced by Joba Chamberlain. The first hitter he saw was rookie second ...
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Blue Jays rookie pitcher Chad Jenkins made just his second career start on Friday, but he made highlight reels everywhere for his improbable catch. He caught a Curtis Granderson line drive to end the top of the first, but the force of the ball was so strong it knocked off his glove, which he later caught.
Take note of this play, because it's not something you see very...
Chad Jenkins of the Toronto Blue Jays makes a catch….of his glove…to record the out on the Yankees’ Curtis Granderson.
Adeiny Hechavarria doubled home the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-2 on Saturday, trimming New York's lead atop the AL East to half a game.
New York could fall into a first-place tie with four games to go if Baltimore beats Boston at home later Saturday.
Toronto's Rajai Davis homered and had three hits as the Blue Jays increased...
TORONTO -- Though they don't stand to benefit in any way, the Toronto Blue Jays are certainly doing all they can to make sure the battle for the AL East title goes down to the wire. The Blue Jays (70-88) gave up two runs in the first inning but nothing the rest of the way and clawed back to pick up a 3-2 win over the division-leading New York Yankees (91-67) on Saturday afternoon...
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was met with boos during his first home game back from a suspension due to an anti-gay slur on his eye black.
When the lineups were announced, Escobar was met with a few boos, but many more fans booed during Escobar's first at-bat in the first inning.
The Jays suspended Escobar for three games after he wrote a slur on his eye-black...
The Toronto Blue Jays and Minnesota Twins are done playing games that have any playoff implications.
They'll both be done with the season following a three-game series that starts Monday night at Rogers Centre.
After splitting a four-game set with the New York Yankees, who are tied with Baltimore for the AL East lead, the Blue Jays (70-89) are closing what's been a rough...
TORONTO - First place in the AL East nearly slipped away from the New York Yankees. New York scored seven times in the last three innings to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-6 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series. More importantly, the Yankees maintained their tie with the Baltimore Orioles atop the division standings. Eduardo Nunez's sacrifice fly to right...
The Toronto Blue Jays (70-88) beat the New York Yankees (91-67) 3-2, today at the Rogers Centre from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
W - Shawn Hill (1-0), L - Andy Pettitte (5-4), S - Casey Janssen (21)
Andy Pettitte didn't have a good game as he went 5.2 innings, allowed 5 hits, gave up 3 runs including a solo HR to Rajai Davis, walked 3 and struck out 4 batters...