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Toronto Blue Jays: Previewing The Next Few Series’

New York Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays’ division rival After snapping their 5-game win streak against the Texas Rangers on Thursday, the Toronto Blue Jays still lead the American League East division by 1.5 games of the New York Yankees. Although they’d faced additional competition from the Baltimore Orioles earlier this season, Toronto’s only competition for the division...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers opens series in Toronto with Boyd facing his former team

The Toronto Blue Jays failed to pad their AL East lead when their prolific offense couldn't keep rolling in the finale of a road trip. The Blue Jays will try for a better showing when they return home to face one of their former pitchers in Friday night's series opener against the Detroit Tigers (6 p.m. pregame, 7:07 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit). Toronto (71-56) totaled 54...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers opens series in Toronto with Boyd facing his former team

The Toronto Blue Jays failed to pad their AL East lead when their prolific offense couldn't keep rolling in the finale of a road trip. The Blue Jays will try for a better showing when they return home to face one of their former pitchers in Friday night's series opener against the Detroit Tigers (6 p.m. pregame, 7:07 first pitch on FOX Sports Detroit). Toronto (71-56) totaled 54...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers-Blue Jays Preview

The Toronto Blue Jays failed to pad their AL East lead when their prolific offense couldn't keep rolling in the finale of a road trip. The Blue Jays will try for a better showing when they return home to face one of their former pitchers in Friday night's series opener against the Detroit Tigers. Toronto (71-56) totaled 54 runs while batting .347 in a five-game win streak that ended...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion helps Price celebrate 30th, Jays top Texas 12-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam to extend his hitting streak to 21 games, helping David Price get a win on his 30th birthday in Toronto's 12-4 victory against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Encarnacion sent his 26th homer into the Blue Jays' bullpen in left-center after Kevin Pillar opened a six-run sixth inning with a long ball that chased Texas...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays-Rangers Preview

Both on the outside of the playoff picture a month ago, the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers now control their own destinies with remarkable turnarounds since the trade deadline. Each looks to extend its run of success when the teams begin a three-game series and potential playoff preview Tuesday night in Texas. Toronto (69-55) stood eight games behind AL East-leading New York...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Capsules

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Edwin Encarnacion went 4 for 4 with a homer and four RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays completed a thunderous three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday with a 12-5 victory that vaulted them back into first place in the AL East. The Jays' 16th victory in 19 games, coupled with the Yankees' 4-3 loss to Cleveland, put Toronto atop the division for the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Final: August 23, 2015

Photo Credit: Keith Allison IF YOU READ ONLY ONE THING… Led by Edwin Encarnacion, the Blue Jays offense continue to mash the ball at an unprecedented clip. While defeating the Angels 12-5, Encarnacion went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. Jose Bautista also contributed with three hits of his own and a home run. Over the weekend, the Blue Jays set franchise records in runs...
Via The Fantasy Fix
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays sweep Angels, reclaim AL East division lead

  Edwin Encarnacion went 4 for 4 with a homer and four RBI, and the Toronto Blue Jays completed a thunderous three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday with a 12-5 victory that vaulted them back into first place in the AL East. The Jays' 16th victory in 19 games, coupled with the Yankees' 4-3 loss to Cleveland, put Toronto atop the division for the first time since Aug...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays cap sweep of Angels with 12-5 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Edwin Encarnacion went 4 for 4 with a homer and four RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays completed a thunderous three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday with a 12-5 victory that vaulted them back into first place in the AL East. The Jays' 16th victory in 19 games, coupled with the Yankees' 4-3 loss to Cleveland, put Toronto atop the division for the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Donaldson homers twice, leads Blue Jays past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Josh Donaldson has turned the two-hole into a slugger's spot in the lineup. Donaldson hit two homers, Edwin Encarnacion also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-5 Tuesday night. The American League wild card-leading Blue Jays have won 13 of 15. They remained one game behind the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Donaldson has 33 homers...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Donaldson homers twice, leads Blue Jays past Phillies 8-5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Josh Donaldson hit two homers, Edwin Encarnacion also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-5 Tuesday night. The AL wild card-leading Blue Jays have won 13 of 15. They entered one game behind the AL East-leading New York Yankees. The Phillies, who have the worst record in the majors, have lost four straight and five of six after winning...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Free (Greg) Bird

With their offense sputtering, the Yankees called up first baseman Greg Bird from Triple-A last week in an attempt to potentially help matters. Bird is strictly a first baseman, meaning he’s unlikely to see regular playing time with Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez holding down first base and DH, respectively. However, with 16 games without an off-day on their schedule, the Yankees...
Via Fangraphs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: The Coming Anti-Toronto Conspiracy

Note: The following is about 90% sarcasm. Everything is coming up Blue Jays! Troy Tulowitzki! David Price! Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson! Look out, Yankees, because here comes MLB’s lone Canadian team (RIP Expos)! The Rogers Centre hasn’t been hopping this much since it was Skydome. Well, with the exception of that one WBC game. Anyway, as good as it is...
Via Hall of Very Good
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion out of Blue Jays' lineup with sore finger

NEW YORK (AP) Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion is out of the lineup against the New York Yankees because of a tender finger on his left hand. Encarnacion's middle finger has been bothering him for a while, and he aggravated it on a swing Saturday. The first baseman and designated hitter was rested Sunday as second-place Toronto tried for a three-game sweep of the AL East...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending August 6th

Giancarlo is still gone, so the mammoth dingers are once again lacking from the list. But that doesn’t mean that the Blue Jays aren’t trying their best to populate our top five with their own monster blasts! And once again, there are six homers on the list this week because of ties. 1. Edwin Encarnacion vs JR Graham, 471 feet (August 5th) E-5 is getting hot. This homer was simply...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending August 6th

Giancarlo is still gone, so the mammoth dingers are once again lacking from the list. But that doesn’t mean that the Blue Jays aren’t trying their best to populate our top five with their own monster blasts! And once again, there are six homers on the list this week because of ties. 1. Edwin Encarnacion vs JR Graham, 471 feet (August 5th) E-5 is getting hot. This homer was simply...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion homers, Blue Jays top Twins 9-3 for 4-game sweep

TORONTO (AP) Mark Buehrle has a ''special feeling'' about the Toronto Blue Jays these days. The last time he had it, his team ended up World Series champions. Edwin Encarnacion hit his 250th homer and Buehrle earned his 30th career win against Minnesota as the Blue Jays beat the struggling Twins 9-3 Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. ''There's just a different feeling...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Gibson shelled as struggling Twins fall 9-3 to Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and Mark Buehrle earned his 30th career win against Minnesota as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the struggling Twins 9-3 Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. Encarnacion went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and scored twice. The surging Blue Jays won their fifth straight and swept a four-game series from the Twins for the first time. Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Gibson shelled as struggling Twins fall 9-3 to Blue Jays

TORONTO -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and Mark Buehrle earned his 30th career win against Minnesota as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the struggling Twins 9-3 Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. Encarnacion went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and scored twice. The surging Blue Jays won their fifth straight and swept a four-game series from the Twins for the first time. Toronto...
Via Fox Sports North
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bautista hits slam, Blue Jays beat Twins, win 4th in row

TORONTO (AP) Jose Bautista hit a grand slam, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Encarnacion hit a three-run drive and Donaldson added a two-run shot. Toronto has homered in 17 of 18 games since the All-Star break, with 10 multihomer games in that span. The Blue Jays will...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Things We Learned From Deadline Day: Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos has thrown down the cards. The 2015 trade deadline saw five new faces head north of the border; here are five things we learned. 1. Anthopoulos and the Blue Jays are ‘all in’ No more than 11 minor-leaguers were dealt in trades that brought Troy Tulowitzki, LaTroy Hawkins, David Price, Mark Lowe and Ben Revere to the Blue Jays...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion scratched from Toronto lineup with sore finger

TORONTO (AP) Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has been scratched from the Blue Jays' game Wednesday night against Philadelphia because of a sore left middle finger. Encarnacion, who is batting .238 with 19 homers and 56 RBIs, was injured Tuesday night in a 3-2 loss to the Phillies. He underwent precautionary X-rays, which were negative, but still felt pain while taking batting...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Jays Edwin Encarnacion stole a young fans prosthetic leg...had the entire team sign it

Edwin Encarnacion gladly takes a young fan's prosthetic leg designed with a Blue Jays logo and.....gets it signed by the entire team.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays snap Royals' six-game winning streak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All the Toronto Blue Jays needed to break out of a skid was an impressive outing by Mark Buehrle and two big swings. Buehrle pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and the Blue Jays beat Kansas City 6-2 Saturday to snap the Royals' six-game winning streak. Buehrle (10-5) limited the Royals to two runs and five hits while improving...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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