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Orioles hold off Blue Jays to avoid series sweep

One night after setting a dubious record for losses, the Baltimore Orioles were ready to savour a rare win against a division rival. Rookie DJ Stewart hit his first major league home run and Baltimore used five pitchers to avoid a three-game sweep by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Wednesday night. The Orioles bounced back one night after taking ...

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Blue Jays send Yankees stumbling into showdown with Red Sox

Dellin Betances blew a one-run lead in the eighth inning, sending the New York Yankees stumbling into their final regular season series against baseball’s best team with a 3-2 loss to the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Betances (4-6) allowed hits to four of his first five batters, including a tying single by Rowdy Tellez and a go-ahead double by ...

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Blue Jays blank league-worst Orioles in battle of AL East basement dwellers

A historic defeat for the Baltimore Orioles wasn’t much different than the 106 that preceded it. Baltimore managed only three hits in falling to Toronto 5-0 on Monday night and tied an Orioles record for losses in a season. “It’s frustrating, to say the least,” first baseman Chris Davis said. “Once we hit 100, it was kind of like, I ...

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Grichuk goes yard twice, Blue Jays survive Yankees' furious comeback

Miguel Andujar’s drive sailed into the seats for a grand slam , the crowd went crazy. But a furious rally quickly fizzled, and the questions remained for the New York Yankees. CC Sabathia got clocked early and the Yankees, despite hitting four home runs during a late comeback, kept wobbling toward a playoff spot Saturday with an 8-7 loss to ...

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Red Sox move closer to AL East crown after sweep of Blue Jays

Thanks to a miscue by Toronto, the Boston Red Sox moved one step closer to clinching the AL East title. J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Red Sox scored the tiebreaking run on an eighth-inning error, completing a three-game sweep of the Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. After the Blue Jays rallied for two ...

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Red Sox first to 100 wins with 1-0 victory over Blue Jays

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox reached 100 wins for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II in the 1946 season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 on Wednesday night. David Price (15-6) won his sixth straight decision, allowing three hits and striking out seven. Unbeaten in 11 starts since July 1, Price left … ...

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The last cowboy: Old-school Gibbons a rare breed as 2nd Blue Jays stint ends

TORONTO — The sun is setting for a second time on John Gibbons, the Blue Jays manager who is everything the Blue Jays aren’t. Gibbons’ Toronto encore from 2013-18 has been one of baseball’s unlikelier managerial stories – particularly since he survived a regime change that seemed like it would bring a logical end to his Blue Jays career three ...

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