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Liriano, Tillman set for matchup of WC hopefuls

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:49:31 EDT

The Blue Jays and Orioles have gone toe to toe all season, so it's no surprise the two teams are battling at the top of the American League Wild Card standings.

Blue Jays tighten grip on top AL Wild Card spot

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:29 EDT

The Blue Jays took one step closer to securing an American League postseason berth, and home-field advantage in a potential AL Wild Card Game, by topping the Orioles, 5-1, on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

Carrera ignites Blue Jays in leadoff role

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:27:04 EDT

With the Blue Jays taking on their nearest competitor for the top American League Wild Card spot, it was an unlikely source who played hero on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

#AwardWorthy: Vote Donaldson for Best Major Leaguer

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:27:28 EDT

Is Josh Donaldson the year's Best Major Leaguer? Vote now to help Donaldson win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, the baseball industry's ultimate honors.

Tiebreaker scenarios for Wild Card berths

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:44:00 EDT

For all the numbers of notoriety in the increasingly data-driven sport of baseball, the one still paramount in the 162-game schedule is winning percentage. But what happens when even that supreme stat can't decide things?

In the postseason race today: Can Toronto stay hot against Tillman?

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:23:35 EDT

Can the Blue Jays stay hot against Chris Tillman

Benoit could be out for season after dustup

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:53:31 EDT

The benches-clearing fracas between the Blue Jays and Yankees during Monday night's game has led to a pair of potentially devastating Toronto injuries. Right-hander Joaquin Benoit sustained a torn left calf muscle during the melee, and he might be forced to miss the rest of the season. Second baseman Devon Travis aggravated his surgically repaired left shoulder and is currently listed as day to day.

Blue Jays outline Dunedin renovations proposal

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:30:10 EDT

The Blue Jays have taken the first step in making sure that the city of Dunedin, Fla., will remain their Spring Training home for at least another 25 years.

MVP Hall among players named to T12 All-Star team

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:56:52 EDT

After last week's fourth annual Tournament 12 presented by New Era, which ended with Ontario-Black coming out on top, the Blue Jays Baseball Academy named an All-Star team.

Blue Jays' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 9 Sep 2016 18:40:09 EDT

Who do the Blue Jays have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Toronto's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Blue Jays' WC lead cut to one in loss to Yanks

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:16:47 EDT

In a game marred by two early benches-clearing incidents, the Yankees scored five runs in the ninth inning -- three coming on homers by Mark Teixeira and Aaron Hicks -- and defeated the Blue Jays, 7-5, on Monday night at Rogers Centre to win the finale of the four-game series.

Yanks, Blue Jays clear benches twice

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:58:38 EDT

A trio of hit-by-pitches led to the Blue Jays and Yankees clearing their benches twice early in Monday's 7-5 Yankees win at Rogers Centre.

Letting catchers do the thinking, Cecil thriving

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:52:18 EDT

Brett Cecil stopped shaking and started dealing. For much of the past three years, the Blue Jays' reliever has essentially called his own game. He often shook off the catcher's signs until he got the one he wanted.

Blue Jays yet to name potential WC starter

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:42:46 EDT

With so many moving parts in the American League East sweepstakes, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was in no position Monday to pinpoint his starting pitcher if his team wins an AL Wild Card berth.

Blue Jays walk off to close in on Wild Card spot

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:16:01 EDT

The Blue Jays bolstered their own pursuit of a postseason spot, while dealing the Yankees another blow in their hunt for an American League Wild Card berth, in a walk-off 4-3 win on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

Carrera's safety squeeze sets up walk-off win

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:55:20 EDT

The Blue Jays are known for hitting home runs, but they found a rather unconventional way to steal a victory away from the Yankees on Sunday afternoon: The safety squeeze.

Gibbons: Bautista 'right guy, right time'

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:41:44 EDT

In John Gibbons' mind, Jose Bautista was the right man, in the right place, at the right time.

Bautista's blast extends Blue Jays' WC edge

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:09:03 EDT

The Blue Jays widened their lead for the top spot in the American League Wild Card race as Jose Bautista's three-run home run in the eighth inning broke a scoreles tie in Toronto's 3-0 win over the Yankees on Saturday at Rogers Centre.

Liriano whips up vintage performance vs. Yanks

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:31:46 EDT

Devon Travis was only 15 years old when Francisco Liriano became an instant star at 22 as a rookie with Minnesota in 2006. They're teammates now, but Travis vividly remembers admiring Liriano as he posted a 12-3 record and 2.16 ERA that year.

Blue Jays reportedly staying in Dunedin for 25 years

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:00:44 EDT

Blue Jays officials declined to comment Friday on a report that they have reached a tentative $81 million agreement to keep their Spring Training headquarters in Dunedin, Fla., for the next 25 years. However, on Monday night, a Toronto delegation led by club president Mark Shapiro will disclose details of a proposal to remain in Dunedin during a Dunedin city council meeting, a team spokesman said.

Blue Jays break out, push Yanks back in WC race

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:11:19 EDT

After Francisco Liriano's six shutout innings preserved a narrow lead, the Blue Jays' previously struggling offense erupted for four runs in the seventh and two more in the eighth en route to a 9-0 win over the Yankees on Friday night at Rogers Centre.

Inbox: Sanchez in line for potential WC Game?

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:39:50 EDT

How does the Blue Jays' rotation shake out in advance of a potential American League Wild Card Game? Has R.A. Dickey made his final start for Toronto? Beat reporter Gregor Chisholm has answers in the latest Inbox.

Bautista rises to occasion, hits game-tying HR

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:46:52 EDT

Jose Bautista lives for the big moments, and so does his bat flip that has come to represent so much of Toronto's success over the past two years.

Toronto can't boost WC push despite Bautista's HR

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:15:30 EDT

Needing an ace performance to keep their playoff hopes alive, the Mariners got seven scoreless innings from Felix Hernandez on Wednesday and Robinson Cano drove in Guillermo Heredia with a walk-off sacrifice fly in the 12th as Seattle avoided being swept at Safeco Field with a dramatic 2-1 win over the Blue Jays.

Bautista unveils new trot on massive HR

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:35:11 EDT

Bautista unveils new trot on massive HR

Blue Jays alone atop Wild Card after 4-homer rout

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:47:51 EDT

J.A. Happ became Toronto's first 20-game winner since 2008 on Tuesday night and delivered a blow to his former Mariners teammates' playoff chances in the process, while the Blue Jays smacked four home runs in a 10-2 runaway at Safeco Field.

Happ joins Blue Jays elite with 20th victory

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:58:26 EDT

J.A. Happ became the sixth Blue Jays pitcher in franchise history to earn 20 victories in one season after Toronto defeated the Mariners, 10-2, on Tuesday night at Safeco Field. He's the first since Roy Halladay went 20-11 in 2008.

Western Canada has invaded Seattle

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:19:44 EDT

Toronto arrived in Seattle earlier this week with a league-worst 5-11 record in September and a two-game lead in the American League Wild Card race that seemed to be slipping away. In a recent series vs. the Angels, the Blue Jays were sluggish and sloppy, but the club has looked rejuvenated this week and the fans from Western Canada deserve at least some of the credit.

Encarnacion could not believe this flyout wasn't a homer

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:40:37 EDT

Edwin Encarnacion couldn't believe he didn't homer

Saunders on other side of Toronto-Seattle rivalry

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:11:26 EDT

Michael Saunders spent the first six years of his career with the Mariners, but whenever the Blue Jays came to town, it felt like a road game. Now he's getting a taste of what it's like on the other side of the spectrum.

Estrada steps up in playoff-like atmosphere

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 03:02:47 EDT

Marco Estrada seems to save his best for when the Blue Jays' backs are against the wall. Just when it appears the entire country is on the verge of a full-blown panic attack, he finds a way to restore order.

Estrada's gem puts Blue Jays back in WC tie

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 03:19:28 EDT

Marco Estrada allowed one hit over seven-plus innings and Edwin Encarnacion supplied the punch with a two-run homer as the Blue Jays opened a critical three-game series at Safeco Field with a 3-2 victory over the Mariners on Monday night.

Alomar eyes Puerto Rico for Tournament 12

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:04:04 EDT

For four years, Tournament 12 has been a showcase bringing together the top high school baseball talent that Canada has to offer, and as the Blue Jays-hosted event continues to grow, commissioner Roberto Alomar -- for whom the event is named -- could take it in another direction entirely.

Donaldson gets tossed after called third strike

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:00:23 EDT

Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was ejected by home-plate umpire Chris Conroy for arguing a called third strike during the seventh inning of Monday night's game against the Mariners.

Happ goes for 20th win against Mariners

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:11:51 EDT

J.A. Happ goes for 20th win against Mariners