TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 47th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays pressed their AL wild-card chase to the final day of the regular season by thumping the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 Saturday.
Baltimore Orioles (52-109, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (90-71, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Sunday, 3:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Bruce Zimmermann (4-4, 4.67 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 55 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (13-10, 4.39 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 136 strikeouts)
Baltimore Orioles (52-108, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (89-71, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Saturday, 3:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: John Means (6-8, 3.32 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 132 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (8-2, 3.35 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 117 strikeouts)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Danny Jansen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer, George Springer also went deep and the Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 5-2 Sunday to maintain pressure in the AL wild-card race before heading to Toronto for their final homestand.
Toronto Blue Jays (86-69, fourth in the AL East) vs. Minnesota Twins (69-86, fifth in the AL Central)
Minneapolis; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (7-2, 3.36 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 109 strikeouts) Twins: Griffin Jax (3-4, 6.75 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 60 strikeouts)
Toronto Blue Jays (85-66, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (93-59, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Julian Merryweather (0-1, 1.23 ERA, .96 WHIP, 7 strikeouts) Rays: Luis Patino (4-3, 4.74 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 69 strikeouts)
SAN DIGEO (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the San Francisco Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5 Tuesday night to keep a one-game lead in the NL West.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Alek Manoah rebounded from early control issues to last six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Tuesday night to improve to a major league-best 16-4 in September.
Toronto Blue Jays (84-66, third in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (93-58, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (6-2, 3.39 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 102 strikeouts) Rays: Drew Rasmussen (3-1, 3.00 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 68 strikeouts)
Tampa Bay Rays (89-55, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (81-63, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Tuesday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Drew Rasmussen (2-1, 3.25 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 65 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (11-7, 3.52 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 177 strikeouts)
TORONTO (AP) — All on one swing, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. topped his Hall of Fame father and moved ahead of Shohei Ohtani.
Guerrero hit his major league-leading 45th home run, Alek Manoah set a career high by pitching eight shutout innings of one-hit ball, and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Tampa Bay Rays 8-1 on Monday night.
Tampa Bay Rays (89-54, first in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (80-63, second in the AL East)
Toronto; Monday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Collin McHugh (6-1, 1.63 ERA, .89 WHIP, 69 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (5-2, 3.71 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 92 strikeouts)
Toronto Blue Jays (75-62, fourth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (78-60, second in the AL East)
New York; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Alek Manoah (5-2, 3.63 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 88 strikeouts) Yankees: Luis Gil (1-0, .00 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Corey Dickerson’s third opposite-field single of the game scored Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the 10th inning and gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 38th home run this season, but the Toronto Blue Jays hit it out of the park four times, including two from George Springer and a grand slam by Teoscar Hernández, to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 10-2 Wednesday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a two-run homer, Teoscar Hernández had three hits and three RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays used a nine-run fifth inning to beat Boston 12-4 on Friday night, handing the skidding Red Sox their seventh loss in eight games.
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays rookie Alek Manoah didn’t show any signs of rust in his return from a bruised back.
Manoah pitched seven dominant innings, George Springer hit two home runs and Toronto beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Saturday for its third straight win.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Three Tampa Bay relievers combined on five more scoreless innings, Ji-Man Choi drove in three runs and the Rays won their fifth consecutive game, 7-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alek Manoah, back from a five-game suspension, struck out a career-high 10 over seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball for the Toronto Blue Jays in their 11-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays rookie Alek Manoah was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball senior vice president Michael Hill, who concluded the right-hander intentionally threw at Maikel Franco last weekend.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major-league leading 23rd homer and later capped Toronto’s ninth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Blue Jays ended a five-game skid with a 10-7 victory Saturday over the Baltimore Orioles.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox were rolling along with Lance Lynn delivering another dominant start. Once he left the game, things turned around in a big way.
The bullpen stumbled. So did the defense, and the Blue Jays came away with the win.