Toronto Blue Jays (52-75, fourth in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (82-44, first in the AL West)
Blue Jays open 3-game series at home against Mariners
Seattle Mariners (50-72, fifth in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (51-73, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: TBD Blue Jays: Jacob...
Blue Jays hit 3 solo HRs, blank slumping Rangers 3-0
TORONTO (AP) — Manager Chris Woodward expects more from the Texas Rangers offense.
He hasn't seen much in two tough losses to Toronto.
Pannone expected to start for Toronto against Texas
Texas Rangers (59-59, third in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (50-72, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Lance Lynn (14-7, 3.60 ERA)...
New York visits Toronto in division matchup
New York Yankees (76-41, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (49-71, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (7-6, 4.93...
Yankees take on the Blue Jays in division play
New York Yankees (76-40, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (48-71, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Saturday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Chad Green (2-3, 4.93...
Gardner tossed, streak ends at 9 as Yankees lose 8-2 to Jays
TORONTO (AP) — Brett Gardner was at a loss for words to describe his latest ejection.
That was ironic, considering Gardner insisted he hadn't opened his mouth before getting...
TORONTO (AP) — With his first extra-inning home run, Teoscar Hernandez capped off Toronto's biggest comeback in more than four years.
Hernandez led off the 12th inning with a home run and...
Cleveland Indians (57-41, second in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (38-63, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Mike Clevinger (3-2,...
Toronto Blue Jays to visit the Detroit Tigers
Toronto Blue Jays (37-62, fourth in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (29-64, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Trent Thornton (3-7,...
DETROIT (AP) — Danny Jansen was hitless in his first three at-bats when he tried to change his luck — by shaving his mustache.
"Got a hit right after," the Toronto catcher said. "Maybe I'm a...
Sanchez scheduled to start for Blue Jays at Red Sox
Toronto Blue Jays (36-60, fourth in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (51-44, third in the AL East)
Boston; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Aaron Sanchez (3-13, 6.22...
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...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics caught Justin Smoak early, ending a wild sequence that began with another eye-popping play by center fielder Ramon Laureano.
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...
Hernandez leads Blue Jays to 6-5 win over Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teoscar Hernandez delivered a go-ahead hit for the Toronto Blue Jays for the second straight game.
But it was a defensive play by Hernandez that had his manager beaming...
Gibson expected to start as Twins host the Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays (6-11, fifth in the AL East) vs. Minnesota Twins (8-5, first in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Aaron Sanchez (1-1,...
Blue Jays overcome Snell’s no-hit bid, beat Rays 3-1
TORONTO (AP) — Luke Maile knows how tough Blake Snell can be, having caught him many times during two seasons with Tampa Bay.
Maile, now Toronto's backup catcher, broke up Snell's no-hit bid...
TORONTO (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann was in peak form on opening day.
The right-hander took a perfect game into the seventh inning, Christin Stewart hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the...
TORONTO (AP) — Detroit Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann has lost his perfect game in Toronto with two outs in the seventh inning on an infield single.
Altuve out of Astros’ lineup a day after collision
CLEVELAND (AP) — Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch knew Jose Altuve wanted to be in the lineup Wednesday night.
So he took the decision away from his star second baseman, who was involved in a frightening collision with a teammate in the outfield during Tuesday's game against the Cleveland Indians.
"I took it out of his hands by taking him out of the lineup before we got to the ballpark today," Hinch said.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched another masterpiece and the Houston Astros endured a frightening collision in a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season, even as Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left after colliding in the eighth inning.
Astros place OF Jake Marisnick on 7-day concussion DL
CLEVELAND (AP) — Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick has been placed on the seven-day concussion list after running into a wall.
Marisnick was chasing a fly ball in the first inning at Tampa Bay on Sunday when he hit a fence and fell to the ground. He was removed in the third inning.
Marisnick is batting .286 with two homers and two RBIs in 17 games. Outfielder Teoscar Hernandez was recalled from Triple-A Fresno before Tuesday's game at Cleveland.
Paxton strong outing not enough as Mariners lose to Astros
SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton was perfect through five innings against the Houston Astros on Saturday night. It wasn't enough for the Seattle starter.
Paxton gave up two runs in the sixth and the Mariners weren't able to capitalize on late chances in a 2-1 loss.
The Mariners and Astros are now both 78-70, tied with Detroit three games behind Baltimore and Toronto in the AL wild-card race.
Paxton (4-7) retired the first 15 batters before running into trouble in the sixth.
Holland struggles in Rangers’ 8-4 loss to Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — Derek Holland did not pitch well Wednesday night, and he knew it.
The left-hander struggled for a second straight outing, and a Rangers' rally fell short.
Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman both left with injuries, but George Springer and Teoscar Hernandez homered and the Houston Astros helped their fading playoff hopes with an 8-4 win over the Rangers.
Holland (7-8) allowed five runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings.
Altuve and Bregman injured, but Astros beat Rangers 8-4
HOUSTON (AP) — Down two starting infielders, the Astros did one thing they have struggled to do this season — finish off the Rangers.
Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman both left with injuries, but George Springer and Teoscar Hernandez homered and the Houston Astros helped their fading playoff hopes with an 8-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Wymore native Jake Diekman pitched on Tuesday in the Rangers' 10-7 win over Seattle.
He entered in the seventh inning with the Rangers leading 8-4. He gave up a single to Robinson Cano and a double to Nelson Cruz. Diekman then walked Kyle Seager, which loaded the bases.
He was then lifted for a relief pitcher, who allowed two runs to score. Both of those runs were charged to Diekman.
Fister, Hernandez lead Astros to 3-1 win over Pirates
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Houston Astros got a glimpse of their future while veteran Doug Fister helped keep them in the pennant race in the present.
Fister pitched seven scoreless innings, Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Monday night.
Astros hit 4 HRs to beat Orioles 15-8 and end 5-game skid
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jose Altuve homered and had five RBIs, and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 15-8 on Friday night despite allowing four home runs in the first inning.
George Springer went 4 for 5 with a homer for the Astros, who also got long balls from Evan Gattis and Teoscar Hernandez in ending a five-game losing streak.
Martinez dominates over 7 innings, Cardinals beat Astros 8-2
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Martinez took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Jeremy Hazelbaker and Brandon Moss hit home runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Wednesday.
The Cardinals have won four straight and have a slim hold on the second NL wild-card spot over the Pirates and Marlins.