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Philadelphia skipper Rob Thomson became the first Canadian to manage a Major League Baseball game in his home country when the Phillies played the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The native of Sarnia, Ont., has served as interim manager since Joe Girardi was fired June 3 after a 22-29 start. “It’s great to be […]

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Alek Manoah and centre-fielder George Springer were added Sunday to the American League lineup for the July 19 all-star Game. Manoah, 24, leads Blue Jays starters with nine wins and a 2.34 earned run average, both stats rank third among American League pitchers. The second-year pitcher also ranks third in the […]

Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had a throw bust through the webbing of his glove and the Seattle Mariners took advantage for their eighth straight win, beating Toronto 6-5 Sunday on two home runs by Carlos Santana. A day after Santana hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning for a 2-1 win, […]

Carlos Santana provided the jolt to back up another terrific night of pitching and kept Seattle on the kind of roll not seen from the Mariners in nearly two decades. Santana hit his first home run since being acquired by Seattle, lining a two-run shot off Toronto starter Alek Manoah that lifted the Mariners to […]

It took more than 1,000 career games, but Eugenio Suarez finally got to experience the exhilaration of hitting a game-ending home run. So, how did it feel? “I just enjoyed the game and like I always say, I keep my energy even. Even if I didn’t do something, I just try to keep my energy […]

Toronto Blue Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk and first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., were among players elected Friday to start in the July 19 All-Star game. Kirk joins Miami second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. in making their All-Star debuts after finishing atop their positions in the second round of fan voting. Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani […]

Dylan Moore homered — with an assist from left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. — and Marco Gonzalez gave up two earned runs and pitched into the seventh inning, leading the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night. Cal Raleigh and Eugenio Suarez also homered and drove in three […]

Bo Bichette hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday in Oakland, Calif., to snap a five-game losing streak. “We needed it,” Bichette said. “I think when you’re trying to stop a skid, sometimes that’s how it goes, so I thought […]

Oakland police are investigating after fans were injured at Monday night’s game between the Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays by “celebratory gunfire.” In a statement, the A’s said officers were notified of a possible shooting in RingCentral Coliseum following a post-game Fourth of July fireworks display. The A’s said an initial investigation found three fans […]

Stephen Vogt cherished going to San Francisco Giants games on July 4 or Mother’s Day as a kid coming from Central California, and now he really appreciates playing on special holidays. On Monday, the 37-year-old Vogt changed his walk-up music to “Born in the U.S.A.” by Bruce Springsteen and then swung for the fences. “Just […]