TORONTO (AP) Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.
Sanchez (4-4) allowed two runs and seven hits in 6 2-3 innings to help Toronto win for just the third time in 12 games.
Seattle's Kyle Seager homered for the second straight game...
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BALTIMORE (AP) Edwin Encarnacion homered twice and drove in three runs, Mark Buehrle threw six innings of four-hit ball and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 Tuesday night.
Encarnacion tied the game with a solo shot in the sixth inning and capped a four-run seventh with a drive off Tommy Hunter. It was his 19th career two-homer game and second this season...
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TORONTO (AP) Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer, Josh Donaldson had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 7-1 on Saturday, handing the slumping Red Sox their seventh loss in eight games.
Encarnacion had two hits and walked twice. Donaldson went 3 for 5 with an RBI and scored two runs as Toronto won its third straight.
Russell Martin put the Blue Jays in front with...
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The Toronto Blue Jays got their season off on the right foot, beating the New York Yankees handily 6-1 earlier today. There were a number of notable occurrences from the game:
Drew Hutchison dazzled in his first season opener, with a line of 6.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 HR, 2 BB, and 3 SO. Hutchison didn’t necessarily have his best stuff, but he was his usual gritty self.
At some level, Opening Day represents the birth of a new season and facilitates all the optimism associated with new beginnings. At the same time, however, that new season is also embedded within a perpetual cycle of recurring baseball seasons and their attendant narratives and symbols. Pursuant to that latter point, one finds that while […]
The Toronto Blue Jays emerged as a force to be reckoned with during the first half of the 2014 season. They led the A.L. East as late as July 2, but an injury to Edwin Encarnacion seemed to derail the team and its hope for a playoff berth for the first time in 20 years. Other than Mark Buehrle, the starting rotation and bullpen were nothing to write home about, but they weren’t...
Compared to the past two years, the Toronto Blue Jays have had a relatively uneventful Spring Training thus far. Aside from minor injuries to Michael Saunders (who is still targeting a return before Opening Day), Brett Cecil (left shoulder inflammation), and Jose Bautista (right hamstring tightness), the Jays haven’t had any notable injuries.
This uneventful Spring should be...
Back in 2013, the Toronto Blue Jays made hefty moves in attempt to become legitimate playoff contenders. Nearly everyone was predicting the Jays to win the AL East, and they were even a popular choice to the win the World Series. The wheels fell off early during the season, though, and the Blue Jays stumbled to a disappointing 74-88 record, good for last in the AL East. Last year...
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Your browser does not support iframes.A couple of Tampa Bay Rays fans used a game of rock, paper, scissors to determine ownership of Toronto Blue Jays batter Edwin Encarnacion's bat after it flew into the stands during Tuesday night's game at Tropicana Field.Encarnacion lost the grip on his bat as he swung and missed on strike three, which ended the seventh inning for the Blue Jays...