Toronto Sports News and Rumors
Blue Jays Hit 3 HRs in First Inning, Beat Orioles 6-5nytimes.com Updated 9 hours agoJose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki each hit solo home runs in the first inning, Marco Estrada snapped a four-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Friday night.Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)Pitching against the Blue Jays for the first time, Padres rookie Luis Perdomo made a big impression on Toronto slugger Edwin Encarnacion.Share Tweet
Arbitration clearly works, so why not make it available to more players?thehockeynews.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)It should really come as no surprise that of the 25 players who were slated to go to salary arbitration this summer, none has actually sat in front of the arbitrator and 22 of them have resulted in contract resolutions. That’s pretty much the standard t…Share Tweet
Padres recall Amarista, place Solarte on leaveMLB.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte was placed on the family leave list on Wednesday before San Diego's game against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. To replace Solarte, the Padres recalled infielder/outfielder Alexi Amarista from Triple-A El Paso.Share TweetThe Blue Jays upgraded their lineup, and now the focus will shift squarely to the pitching staff.Share Tweet
The Padres Gave Up One Of The Dumbest Walk-Offs Of The Seasondeadspin.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)The San Diego Padres lost to the Blue Jays last night in a game where Alex Dickerson hit the everliving shit out of a baseball , then lost tonight in incredibly cruel fashion. The game went to extra innings (after Russell Martin bat flipped away getting…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)Just when it appeared as though the Blue Jays were down and out, their offense brought them all the way back. Toronto scored three runs in the bottom of the 12th inning, including the winning run on a wild pitch to earn a 7-6 come-from-behind victory ov…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)In an exchange of struggling veteran right-handed relievers, the Mariners acquired former closer Drew Storen and cash considerations from the Blue Jays on Tuesday in exchange for longtime setup man Joaquin Benoit.Share TweetAs part of a rebuild, San Diego sent Upton, who is in the middle of a big season, and cash to Toronto for the minor league right-hander Hansel Rodriguez.Share Tweet
Signing bonuses could become next CBA battlegroundthehockeynews.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)Aaron Sanchez pitched seven shutout innings to win his 10th consecutive decision, Kevin Pillar had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Monday night.Share Tweet
Schimpf makes long-awaited Rogers Centre debutMLB.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)During his seven years in the Blue Jays' system, Ryan Schimpf often dreamed about his Rogers Centre debut. That day finally came Monday night -- although it wasn't exactly the scenario he had envisioned. When the 28-year-old second baseman finally stepp…Share Tweet
Blue Jays activate Bautista off DLMLB.com Jul 25 (5 days ago)The biggest addition for the Blue Jays prior to the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline likely came in the form of Jose Bautista's return to the lineup on Monday night.Share Tweet
Happ Gets Career-High 13th Win, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 2-0nytimes.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)In the 99th game of the season, Toronto's J.A. Happ reached a career high in wins.Share Tweet
Blue Jays Cut Drew Storen, Recall Ryan Teperanytimes.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)Struggling relief pitcher Drew Storen had been designated for assignment by the Toronto Blue Jays, who recalled right-hander Ryan Tepera from Triple-A Buffalo.Share Tweet
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Sharks Skate Past Maple LeafsMar 19The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle DefenseMar 18Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
Raptors Hold Off WolvesMar 18Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.