It was a family affair at Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon as the Blue Jays and Nationals celebrated Father's Day. Toronto welcomed 14 children to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the series finale.
Toronto picked up its 18th come-from-behind victory of the season Sunday as Teoscar Hernandez and Yangervis Solarte hit a pair of solo home runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Blue Jays to an 8-6 win -- and a three-game series sweep -- over Washington. Randal Grichuk crushed a pair of […]
The Blue Jays will enjoy an off-day on Monday before opening a two-game series against the Braves on Tuesday at Rogers Centre. Left-hander Jaime Garcia (2-5, 5.71) will take the mound against his former team, while the Braves will counter with Canadian right-hander Mike Soroka (2-1, 2.57). Garcia has allowed four runs in two of […]
The father-son bond, and the role baseball can play in it, is a well-covered subject. We've all seen Field of Dreams and know the game can be handed down from one generation to another like a priceless heirloom. There have been countless sons of former big leaguers to go into the family business and also […]
Marco Estrada recorded his third consecutive quality start by tossing 6 2/3 scoreless innings during a 2-0 victory over the Nationals on Saturday afternoon. The soft-tossing righty scattered three hits and walked just two in what likely will be considered his best start of the year while Devon Travis hit a two-run homer off Max […]
The future was on full display Saturday morning at Rogers Centre as 24 youth baseball and softball players, ages 7 to 14, participated in the Scott's Pitch, Hit & Run competition. Toronto crowned eight champions who will hope to advance to the national finals during the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Week in Washington. This […]
Yangervis Solarte crushed a pair of homers, Devon Travis also went deep and Aaron Sanchez struck out eight over six strong innings to lead the Blue Jays over the Nationals. Gio Gonzalez battled through six-plus innings, but a crucial miscue in the seventh led to Justin Smoak's go-ahead sac fly. Daniel Murphy smacked an RBI […]