Breaking down the Blue Jays’ current heater and how it compares to the best late-season stretch the memorable 2015 season had to offer.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:07 pm
Roberto Clemente is remembered not only for his excellence on the field, but for his kind, selfless and tireless approach to helping others.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 6:00 pm
Look, we know the teams that are all competing right now,” Rays manager Kevin Cash said. The four that are in playoff contention in the American League East are all very, very talented teams. And you can’t rule out the guys out West.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 12:54 pm
Major League Baseball results | Wednesday
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:00 am
Lee Record: 83-65 Previous ranking: 10 Despite the team’s COVID-19 outbreak, the Red Sox have found themselves playing better baseball, receiving contributions from up and down the roster. Kyle Schwarber started strong coming off the injured list but has struggled in recent weeks. One of the factors playing in favor of Boston is its schedule compared to the rest of the wild-card contenders.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:00 am
Left-hander Robbie Ray struck out 13 in seven innings, Bo Bichette matched his career best with five RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon. Bichette hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Ray (12-5) held the Rays to one run and four hits with no walks, while falling one short of his career best for strikeouts. Jordan Romano pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout to earn his 18th save.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 4:32 am
Brad Johnson reviews the latest saves and stolen base news including a big week for Giovanny Gallegos and a spotlight on Jose Siri. (Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 15, 2021, 9:09 pm
Hyun Jin Ryu strikes out four over seven innings, allowing three hits and one run in his start against the Orioles
Posted: September 15, 2021, 8:36 pm
The bats have been rightfully praised throughout Toronto’s recent surge, but what Alek Manoah has been doing on the mound can’t be overlooked.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 8:02 pm
On Sunday, a splendid day in the Queen City of the Patapsco Drainage Basin, I purchased four tickets for the 1:05 p.m. game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays at Camden Yards. Remember how Yogi Berra once said, “It ain’t over till it’s over”? This one was over before it was over. The leadoff batter for the Blue Jays hit a single. The next one walked. The next one walked. …
Posted: September 14, 2021, 2:56 pm
Houston Astros right-hander Zack Greinke makes his first start since testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Greinke (11-5, 2.66 ERA) is scheduled to pitch at Texas, the same team he lost to on the road in his last start 16 days earlier. The 37-year-old Greinke gave up nine hits and six runs in four innings at Texas on Aug. 29, two days before he was put on the COVID-19 injured list while the Astros were in Seattle.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 8:07 am
The scorching Toronto Blue Jays are the proverbial team that no one wants to play. Unfortunately for the Rays, they had no choice Monday night. The schedule put them at Toronto’s Rogers Centre, squarely in the crosshairs of baseball’s hottest team. In the early innings, the Jays kept whacking at the piñata. When it finally split open, it was over quickly. The Blue Jays rolled 8-1 with a 17-hit …
Posted: September 14, 2021, 2:15 am
Mediocrity is proving to be a standard in the wild-card races. The Blue Jays are the only team showing any urgency, while the others keep losing.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 10:02 pm
Fred Zinkie runs down 12 bats who can help you in a variety of ways in your push to finish the fantasy baseball season strong.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 4:03 pm
The red-hot Toronto Blue Jays play six of their next nine games against the first-place Tampa Bay Rays.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 11:16 am
In the thick of the playoff race, the A’s dropped two costly games to the Rangers over the weekend.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 1:17 am