Diaz gets winning hit as Blue Jays rally to beat Orioles 5-4
TORONTO (AP) — Baltimore closer Brad Brach saw his remarkable run of success come to a sudden end against the Blue Jays.
Aledmys Diaz hit a game-winning single in the 10th inning and Toronto rallied from a three-run deficit in the ninth to beat Brach and the Orioles 5-4 on Thursday night.
"It feels great to have a win like that," Diaz said through a translator.
Happ’s bat, Quintana’s arm lead Cubs over Blue Jays 4-3
CHICAGO (AP) — A day after striking out four times, rookie Ian Happ struck back.
Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday to keep up their success against AL opponents.
The World Series champions have won nine of their last 10 interleague games. The NL Central leaders have won five of seven overall.
Lindor’s home run in 10th inning lifts Indians past Toronto
CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor knows about good timing.
Shortly after a hard rain began to fall in the bottom of the 10th inning, Lindor hit a leadoff home run and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Saturday night.
Lindor belted a 2-2 pitch from Danny Barnes (2-3) to right field for his 15th homer of the season. He dashed through the rain drops only to be doused by several coolers of water as his teammates waited at home plate.
Morales homers, Blue Jays bullpen holds off Brewers 4-3
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays bullpen slammed the door on the Milwaukee Brewers to preserve a 4-3 victory Tuesday night.
Four relievers combined to shutout the Brewers over the final 4 2/3 innings after Milwaukee chased starter Joe Biagini with three runs in the fifth inning.
The Blue Jays had jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the frame on Kendrys Morales' two-run homer.
Swanson, Freeman go deep to lift Braves over Blue Jays 9-5
TORONTO (AP) — Braves manager Brian Snitker calls first baseman Freddie Freeman "a boring professional."
Snitker's only half right. These days, there's plenty of excitement whenever Freeman swings the bat.
Dansby Swanson hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, Freeman added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday, sweeping their two-game series.
Swanson snapped a 5-all tie with a leadoff drive to center off Danny Barnes (0-1).
Blue Jays 2B Travis to miss second straight game
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis is not in the lineup for Sunday's Game 3 of the AL Division Series against Texas and might need to be replaced on the roster if a bone bruise in his right knee does not heal quickly.
Manager John Gibbons said also said left-hander Francisco Liriano exited the ballpark several hours before the game because he wasn't feeling well. Liriano was removed from the roster after sustaining a concussion in Toronto's 5-3 win Friday.