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TORONTO -- Colby Rasmus hit a home run and had three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays completed a sweep of the visiting Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-2 win on Sunday. Rasmus also brought in Jeff Mathis for Toronto's last run of the afternoon in the seventh inning, but an error was assessed on the play when right fielder Hunter Pence bobbled the ball so no RBI was awarded. Making his first start of the season since getting called up from Triple-A Las Vegas, Brett Cecil (1-0) picked up the win by going five innings and giving up just two solo home runs while striking out five. Luis Perez came on in relief of Cecil and pitched three innings of shutout ball, and Jason Frasor worked a scoreless ninth. Kyle Kendrick's struggles continue for the Phillies. Kendrick (2-7) came into the game having surrendered 11 earned runs in his last two starts. It got no better on Sunday as Kendrick gave up six runs, five of which were earned, in 6 1/3 innings. Philadephia has now lost thr...
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The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Drew Hutchison on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of a sprained right elbow.
The 21-year-old rookie left Friday night's 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies after just nine pitches.
The Jays recalled Robert Coello from triple-A Las Vegas.
Hutchison, who has a 5-3 record with a 4.60 ERA in 11 starts, is the third Toronto...
Colby Rasmus hit a two-run homer, Brett Cecil won for the first time in almost a year and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 to complete a three-game sweep.
Rasmus went 3 for 4 with three RBI, scored twice and came within a triple of the cycle.
The Blue Jays swept the Phillies for the second time in team history; they also swept a three-game series at Philadelphia...
Toronto right-hander Kyle Drabek will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday and miss the remainder of the season.
Drabek felt a ''popping sensation'' in his elbow last week during an outing against the Washington Nationals. Preliminary tests showed Drabek suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) and a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews confirmed the diagnosis...
Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Kyle Drabek will undergo his second Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, manager John Farrell said on Monday. "Based on the multiple evaluations, I think this was the only option," Farrell told MLB.com. "So in some ways, because of the extent of the injury, it was pretty much taken out of his hands. And the proper road and really best course...
The Toronto Blue Jays placed right-hander Drew Hutchison on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain, the club announced Saturday. Hutchison is the Blue Jays' third starter to hit the DL this week. Brandon Morrow (Monday) and Kyle Drabek (Wednesday) have also been shelved. Right-hander Robert Coello was recalled from Class AAA Las Vegas to replace Hutchison on the...
MILWAUKEE This moment was what Brett Lawrie had wanted from the beginning, from the day the Brewers had drafted him with the 16th overall pick in 2008. He stood at home plate at Miller Park on Monday night and watched the first pitch go through the strike zone and into the catcher's glove.
Then, as the next pitch crossed the plate, Lawrie slammed it into the deepest part of...
TORONTO - With just four wins thus far in June, the next few weeks could determine whether the Philadelphia Phillies are buyers or sellers as the trade deadline at the end of July approaches. Colby Rasmus hit a home run and had three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays (34-32) completed a sweep of the visiting Phillies with a 6-2 win on Sunday. The Phillies are heading home for a...
An error by third baseman Mike Fontenot help lead to the Phils losing to the Blue Jays, 3-0.
The Blue Jays took a 1-0 lead in the second as, with a runner on second, and with two men out, Brett Lawrie hits an RBI double, knocking in Rajai Davis, who had just doubled. The Blue Jays added to their lead in the third as, with a man on first, and with nobody out, Jose Bautista, who had...
Rajai Davis drove home the winning run with a two-out drive in the 10th inning that bounced over the wall and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Saturday, extending Cliff Lee's winless streak to 11 starts.
Yunel Escobar hit a solo homer, finished with three hits and scored twice, including the winning run.
After Toronto scored three times in the...
TORONTO -- Rajai Davis' RBI single with one out in the 10th inning capped a late innings Toronto Blue Jays (33-32) comeback Saturday. Trailing for most of the game, the Jays rallied in the eighth inning with three runs before scoring in the 10th to pick up a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies (31-36). Yunel Escobar led off the 10th with a walk and advanced to second when...
Before I get to Friday’s night’s game, I have some news about the Toronto Blue Jays. Starting pitcher, Kyle Drabek was placed on the 15-day disabled list and may have to undergo Tommy John surgery. This is not good. Tommy John surgery...
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MIKE LYNCH on DWIGHT EVANSIt happened on September 27, 1986 but I remember it like it was yesterday. Toronto Blue Jays veteran righty Jim Clancy had set down the first 14 Red Sox batters he'd faced at Fenway Park when up stepped Dwight "Dewey" Evans with two outs and no one on in the bottom of the fifth. Evans worked the count in his favor, as he so often did, all...