TORONTO (AP) — Bill McKinney made the most of his first opportunity since being recalled from the minors.
McKinney's two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Toronto Blue...
TORONTO (AP) — Angels outfielder Justin Upton came out swinging in his first game back from injury.
Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout...
Arizona looks for series sweep against Blue Jays
Arizona Diamondbacks (33-32, third in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (23-41, fourth in the NL East)
Toronto; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray (4-3,...
TORONTO (AP) — Zack Britton and the New York Yankees saw lengthy streaks come to an end.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Britton in a five-run eighth inning, Randal...
TORONTO (AP) — A rare off night by the offense left the New York Yankees back-to-back losers for the first time in more than a month.
Freddy Galvis hit a two-run home run, Randal Grichuk...
TORONTO (AP) — It turns out Rowdy Tellez can hit left-handers, too.
Tellez went deep twice and collected a career-high five RBIs, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-3 victory over the...
Boston Red Sox (24-22, third in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (19-27, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Monday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2...
Blue Jays to take on White Sox on the road
Toronto Blue Jays (18-26, fourth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (20-23, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 2 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Randal Grichuk and the Blue Jays will...
Chicago White Sox (16-21, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (16-22, fourth in the AL East)
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays took full advantage of a new opponent in town and turned their tough stretch around.
Randal Grichuk hit a three-run homer, Teoscar Hernandez added a solo...
Blue Jays look to end 5-game losing streak
Chicago White Sox (16-20, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (15-22, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dylan Covey (0-1,...
Minnesota Twins (21-12, first in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (15-20, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Jose Berrios (5-1, 2.91...
Minnesota Twins (20-12, first in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (15-19, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Martin Perez (4-0, 3.41...
Toronto Blue Jays (15-17, third in the AL East) vs. Texas Rangers (14-16, fourth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Rangers are 10-7 in home games....
Blue Jays try for series sweep against Oakland
Oakland Athletics (14-15, fourth in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (13-14, third in the AL East)
Toronto; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Chris Bassitt (1-0, .00...
Stroman expected to start for Toronto against Oakland
Oakland Athletics (14-13, third in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (11-14, third in the AL East)
Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Mike Fiers (2-2, 8.28...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are finding their swing — and wins are following.
Randal Grichuk, Justin Smoak and Teoscar Hernandez hit home runs and the Blue Jays beat the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco smiled when asked about his overpowering performance against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
TORONTO (AP) — David Hess had done everything right, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning in his first start of the season.
So it was something of a stunner when first-year manager...
Berti, Grichuk help Blue Jays rally past Rays, 7-6
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Three days after he thought his season was over, Jon Berti achieved a milestone in the major leagues.
Berti got his first two RBIs and Randal Grichuk had a pinch-hit, three-run triple to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
Meadows drives in 3, Rays stay alive by routing Jays 11-3
TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays used big games by a pair of former National Leaguers to keep their American League wild-card playoff hopes alive.
Austin Meadows drove in three runs, Tommy Pham had two hits and two RBIs and the Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-3 on Friday night.
Chris Sale returns to Red Sox with scoreless inning vs Jays
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale pitched a scoreless inning for the Boston Red Sox in his first start since going on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation.
Sale allowed a hit, struck out two and hit a batter before getting Toronto's Randal Grichuk to pop out to second and end the inning Tuesday night.
Blue Jays OF Grichuk back 2 days after colliding with chair
BOSTON (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk is back in the lineup, two days after he crashed face-first into a guard's metal chair.
Grichuk as starting in right field and batting fifth as the Blue Jays played at Boston on Tuesday night.
Grichuk knocks into guard’s chair, Blue Jays top Indians 6-2
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto first baseman Justin Smoak figured teammate Randal Grichuk never saw it coming.
Grichuk was injured in a bizarre collision with a security guard's chair, and replacement Tesocar Hernandez hit a three-run homer as the Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Sunday.
The Indians' magic number to lock up their third straight AL Central title stayed at five.
Blue Jays OF Grichuk hurt in collision with guard’s chair
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk is being checked for a possible concussion after slamming face-first into a security guard's chair while chasing a foul ball.
Grichuk had a swollen mark across his face as he left Sunday's game in Toronto against Cleveland. He was injured while catching Brandon Guyer's fly in the fourth inning.
TORONTO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles could have used Manny Machado's steady infield defense on Friday night.
Aledmys Diaz singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays recovered after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth to beat Baltimore 8-7, their fifth straight win over the struggling Orioles.
Diaz had four hits, including a solo homer, and scored twice as the Blue Jays improved to 7-1 against Baltimore.
Grichuk helps Blue Jays beat Astros 6-3
HOUSTON (AP) — Toronto's Randal Grichuk put on a show for hundreds of friends and family that made the trek up to Houston to see him play just his third career game at a ballpark only about 35 miles from his hometown of Rosenberg, Texas.
Grichuk hit a two-run homer and made a huge defensive play, helping the Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on Monday.
TORONTO (AP) — Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Madson had spent the past couple of weeks thinking about how long he'd gone between giving up home runs.
He won't have to wonder about it any more after the Toronto Blue Jays burned him with back-to-back blasts.
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays catcher Luke Maile didn't need to swing his bat to drive in the winning run against the Orioles.
Maile broke a tie with a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning and Toronto beat Baltimore 4-3 on Saturday.
"I wanted to swing," Maile said. "It just worked out the other way."
Maile walked on four pitches from Baltimore's Mychal Givens (0-2) to score Justin Smoak as the Blue Jays improved to 7-1 in extra innings.
"I got off rhythm and just wasn't throwing strikes," Givens said.
TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ hit the century mark in career victories and gave the Toronto Blue Jays their first winning streak in more than a month.
Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100th win, Russell Martin homered and drove in two runs and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Friday night.
"It's a cool number. It's a nice number that I'm proud of," Happ said. "I'm going to enjoy it tonight and try to get 101 the next time."
Blue Jays hit three HRs, beat Rangers 7-2 to avoid sweep
TORONTO (AP) — Sloppy outfield play cost the Blue Jays a couple of runs on Saturday.
On Sunday, Randal Grichuk changed the conversation with a highlight reel catch to start a double play.
Kevin Pillar homered for the third time in two games, J.A. Happ pitched seven innings to win his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Granderson, Blue Jays finalize $5 million, 1-year deal
TORONTO (AP) — Outfielder Curtis Granderson and the Toronto Blue Jays have finalized a $5 million, one-year contract.
The three-time All-Star wore a Blue Jays T-shirt in a video posted to his Twitter timeline Tuesday and wrote he was "thrilled" to announce he'll be playing north of the border this season.
He can earn an additional $1.5 million in performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $125,000 for 450, $250,000 apiece for 500 and 550, $375,000 for 600 and $500,000 for 650.
Cardinals trade OF Randal Grichuk to Toronto for 2 pitchers
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Randal Grichuk wasn't too thrilled about the idea of playing in a reserve role this season for the St. Louis Cardinals.
He won't have to worry about that any more.
The Cardinals traded the 26-year-old outfielder to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday for reliever Dominic Leone and minor league pitcher Conner Greene.
Cardinals reach $9 million deal with Ozuna
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a one-year, $9 million contract with newly acquired outfielder Marcell Ozuna, avoiding arbitration.
The Cardinals also reached one-year deals on Friday with outfielder Randal Grichuk ($2.6 million), right-hander Michael Wacha ($5.3 million) and left-hander Tyler Lyons ($1.2 million).
Ozuna is coming off a breakout season. He hit .312 with 37 homers and 124 RBIs for the Miami Marlins, then was traded to St. Louis in December.
Cardinals deny Cubs from clinching
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Chicago Cubs went into Tuesday night's game against St. Louis with a chance to clinch the NL Central. The Cardinals did everything they could to keep that from happening.
The Cardinals hit four home runs and were able to withstand a late Cubs' rally for an 8-7 victory.
Cardinals rally past Pirates in 9th for 4-3 win
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A flip to second base gone awry threatened to sap the St. Louis Cardinals of the momentum that has carried them from the doldrums of August to the middle of the playoff race in September.
No matter. A series of small moves executed perfectly allowed the Cardinals to rally against one of the best closers in the game.
Molina, Wacha lead Cardinals past Pirates
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina's teammates could tell their All-Star catcher was not happy.
After taking a fastball from Ivan Nova high and tight, Molina hit the next pitch for a three-run homer to help the St. Louis Cardinal beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-0 on Sunday.
"Everyone knows don't mess with Yadi," St. Louis infielder Kolten Wong said. "After that, you could tell he's (ticked) off. He took it out on the baseball."
Cardinals CF Fowler bruises knee crashing into wall on homer
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals center fielder Dexter Fowler has bruised his left knee against Pittsburgh when he crashed into the wall trying to catch a long drive by Adam Frazier that turned into an inside-the-park home run.
Frazier's shot off John Brebbia in the seventh inning Saturday night hit just a foot from the top of the wall. After banging into the fence, Fowler crumpled to the ground and stayed down as Frazier circled the bases. The solo home run gave the Pirates a 3-2 lead.