Toronto Sports News and Rumors
With all due respect to the U.S. champions from Maine-Endwell Little League and international champions from Seoul, South Korea, there’s only one baseball term that describes the decisive play in Saturday’s Blue Jays-Twins game: Little League home run. …Share Tweet
nytimes.com 22 hours agoEven in Little League, Melvin Upton Jr. couldn't remember circling the bases quite this way.Share Tweet
Mauer (quads) feeling better, returns to lineupMLB.com Aug 27 (yesterday)Twins first baseman Joe Mauer returned to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, batting second and playing first base.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 27 (yesterday)[Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 27 (yesterday)Robin Lehner was only able to suit up for one-quarter of the Sabres’ games in his first season as presumptive starting netminder for the club. But in an attempt to avoid that in his second campaign, Lehner is making sure he takes his time to heal the an…Share Tweet
Pujols Reaches 100 RBIs for 13th Time, Angels Beat Jays 6-3nytimes.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark for the 13th time, the fifth player in history to achieve the feat, Mike Trout had three hits and drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Thursday night.Share Tweet
Blue Jays Assistant Offers The Hottest Advanced Stats Take Of Alldeadspin.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)Are you seated? Are you prepared to hear the rawest, truest sabermetrics take of all time from Blue Jays scout Steve Springer?Read more...Share Tweet
Pujols passes Big Mac with 584th HRAlbert Pujols moved past Mark McGwire and into sole possession of 10th on the all-time home run leaders list after going yard in the first inning off Marco Estrada for his 584th career home run during Wednesday's 8-2 win over the Blue Jays.Share Tweet
Pujols' milestone, Shoemaker key rout of JaysMike Trout and Albert Pujols each homered as the Angels scored early and often to back six scoreless innings from Matt Shoemaker during an 8-2 victory over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.Share TweetJose Bautista made his return to the Blue Jays' starting lineup on Thursday night after missing the previous 15 days with a twisted left knee.Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)Today is officially Kobe Bryant Day in the city of Los Angeles. Why? August 24th is 8/24, which happen to be the two numbers he wore in his Lakers career. It’s also one day after Bryant’s 38th birthday. What better time to revisit his finest individual …Share Tweet
Martin Has 3 Hits, Blue Jays Beat Slumping Angels 7-2nytimes.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)Russell Martin had three hits and two RBIs, R.A. Dickey pitched 6 2/3 innings for his first home win since July 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
The Raptors Have Unveiled New ‘Huskies’ And ‘Chinese New Year’ Jerseysdimemag.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)Raptors to don Huskies & Chinese New Year uniforms in 2016-17. #WeTheNorth More: — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 23, 2016 The Toronto Raptors have been around for just over 20 years, but that hardly summarizes the history of Canadian basketball.…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)Edwin Encarnacion (Getty Images) Toronto Blue Jays first basemen Edwin Encarnacion is embroiled in a stunning lawsuit that alleges, among other things, that he knowingly gave a woman two STDs. Encarnacion himself won’t be commenting on the suit, but he …Share Tweet(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Earlier in the offseason former Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust said he would “take a job anywhere.” That place appears to be the Toronto Maple Leafs. General manager Lou Lamoriello said he decided to invite…Share TweetPhoto by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images It was a busy Monday for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who after promoting Mark Hunter from Director of Player Personnel to Assistant General Manager finally signed a backup goaltender for Frederik Andersen. After spending …Share TweetA week ago, things were looking pretty good for the Baltimore Orioles. They were second in the AL East with a 66-51 record, just 0.5 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays. They had the best home record in the AL (39-17), and they had a chance to put more s…Share TweetMLB.com Aug 22 (7 days ago)When you think of the Blue Jays, you often think of them outslugging opponents. But they have quietly had the AL's best pitching staff this season.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.