Blue Jays claim Dirks, sign Francis to Minor League deal
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The Blue Jays brought in a couple experienced players on Friday, claiming outfielder Andy Dirks off waivers from Detroit and signing left-hander Jeff Francis to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.Upvote Share Tweet
The Toronto Blue Jays claimed Seattle Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)The Atlanta Braves have hired Kevin Seitzer from the Toronto Blue Jays to replace Greg Walker as hitting coach.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 9If you're looking for a fresh postseason matchup, the ALCS is where it'll be. For the first time since 1985, the Kansas City Royals are one round away from the World Series, and they'll be looking for history to repeat itself. In that season, they defea…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 9If you're looking for a fresh postseason matchup, the ALCS is where it'll be. For the first time since 1985, the Kansas City Royals are one round away from the World Series, and they'll be looking for history to repeat itself. In that season, they defea…Upvote Share Tweet
Jays CEO expects GM, manager back in '15ESPN.com Oct 3Blue Jays CEO Paul Beeston says GM Alex Anthopoulos and manager John Gibbons are welcome back.Upvote Share Tweet
Jose Bautista Sons Hack Columnist On Twitterdeadspin.com Oct 1Toronto Sun sports columnist Steve Simmons is known as a bit of a curmudgeon and a troll in the world of Canadian sports media, so a lot of people will be happy to learn that he got his ass handed to him by Blue Jays star Jose Bautista on Twitter today.…Upvote Share Tweet
Schoop Homers, Orioles Beat Blue Jays 1-0nytimes.com Sep 28Jonathan Schoop drove in the only run of the game with a solo home run, Miguel Gonzalez became the fourth Baltimore starter to reach 10 wins, and the AL East champion Orioles headed into the playoffs on a winning note, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 …Upvote Share Tweet
Happ stymies O's to cap strong second halfMLB.com Sep 27J.A. Happ was solid over 6 1/3 innings, as he capped a strong second half of the season to help the Blue Jays to a 4-2 victory over the Orioles on Saturday at Rogers Centre.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels begin series in Seattle with home field secureThe Angels locked up the best record in the Majors and home-field advantage throughout the postseason prior to Friday's series opener against the Mariners by virtue of the Orioles' 4-2 loss to the Blue Jays earlier in the day.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 26Rookie Dalton Pompey had three extra-base hits, Drew Hutchison won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 4-2 Friday night, ensuring that the Orioles will not finish with the best record in the American League.Upvote Share Tweet
Pompey Powers Jays Past Orioles 4-2nytimes.com Sep 26Rookie Dalton Pompey had three extra-base hits, Drew Hutchison won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 4-2 Friday night, ensuring that the Orioles will not finish with the best record in the American League.Upvote Share Tweet
O's locked into AL's second seed after loss to JaysChris Tillman allowed more than three earned runs for the first time since June, while the Orioles' bats were quieted in a 4-2 series-opening loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Hutchison ends on high note to open final seriesDrew Hutchison tossed five strong innings in his final start of the year, while Dalton Pompey had a pair of triples and a double to lead the Blue Jays to a 4-2 victory over the Orioles on Friday night at Rogers Centre.Upvote Share TweetLogan Morrison hit two home runs, Mike Zunino also connected and the Seattle Mariners kept their faint playoff hopes alive, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 Thursday.Upvote Share TweetIf they ever give Mark Buehrle of the Toronto Blue Jays a nickname, "Mr. Durable" sounds about right. Well, it sounds kind of boring, but it would be accurate. Buehrle surpassed the 200 inning mark for the 14th consecutive season in a 1-0 vict…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 25For the fourth straight season, the Detroit Tigers are headed to the postseason. Detroit secured at worst a wild-card berth with an emotionally charged 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox in the afternoon. They also required and received help from Ma…Upvote Share Tweet
Walker's excellent effort not enough to halt skidTaijuan Walker provided a needed boost for Seattle's struggling rotation with eight innings of one-run ball on Wednesday, but the Blue Jays pulled out a 1-0 victory on a bloop single in the eighth to hand the fading Mariners their fifth straight loss.Upvote Share Tweet
Wilhelmsen to start bullpen day in TorontoMariners manager Lloyd McClendon informed right-handed reliever Tom Wilhelmsen on Wednesday afternoon that he'll be the starter for Thursday's series finale against the Blue Jays in the 1:07 p.m. PT game at Rogers Centre.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Gibbons will return as Blue Jays managerJohn Gibbons will return as manager of the Blue Jays in 2015, according to a report from CBS Sports.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 24It's not frequently the Seattle Mariners can say they needed more from ace right-hander Felix Hernandez. But with the playoff possibilities slipping away, Hernandez wasn't able to deliver against the Toronto Blue Jays in a rare bad performance. Hernande…Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles Shut Out Blue JaysSep 28Jonathan Schoop drove in the only run of the game with a solo home run in the Orioles' 1-0 win over the Blue Jays.
Blue Jays Double Up OriolesSep 26Dalton Pompey and Munenori Kawasaki both had two RBIs in the Blue Jays' 4-2 win over the Orioles.
Blue Jays Blank MarinersSep 24Mark Buehrle struck out 10 in the Blue Jays' 1-0 win over the Mariners.
King Felix, M's Crushed By Blue JaysSep 23Felix Hernandez surrendered eight runs over 4 2/3 innings as the Mariners fell to the Blue Jays 10-2.
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