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Star shortstop Tony Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

Tony Fernandez, a stylish shortstop who made five All-Star teams during his 17 seasons in the major leagues and helped the Toronto Blue Jays win the 1993 World Series, died …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019

AP source: Hyun-Jin Ryu, Blue Jays agree to $80 million, 4-year deal

Free agent pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to an $80 million, four-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

MLB roundup: Rays beat Jays 6-2, return to playoffs for first time since 2013

The Tampa Bay Rays returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on …

MLB roundup: Cavan Biggio hits for cycle, joins father in exclusive club

Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.

Justin Verlander pitches third career no-hitter, Astros beat Blue Jays 2-0

Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019

Mariners’ Marco Gonzales earns career-best 14th win, 3-1 over Toronto Blue Jays

SEATTLE – If there were such a thing as a smile that were part sheepish and part sly, Marco Gonzales might have it mastered. It’s the combination of being the …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

Blue Jays spoil Felix Hernandez’s return, beat Mariners 7-5

Bo Bichette and Teoscar Hernandez hit solo home runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays spoiled Felix Hernandez’s return to the mound, beating the Seattle Mariners 7-5.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays

The Mariners have won five of their past six games while the Blue Jays have dropped six in a row.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

Home runs help Seattle Mariners past Blue Jays 7-4

Omar Narvaez and J.P. Crawford homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 for their fifth win in six games. Narvaez led off the second inning with …

Yusei Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for first shutout, Seattle Mariners top Toronto Blue Jays

Yusei Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-hitter Sunday that led the Seattle Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 for Seattle’s third shutout of the season.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

A new Vladimir Guerrero emerges to torment Mariners pitchers in 7-3 loss to Blue Jays

Before Mike Trout punished them at levels that seem beyond comprehension, there were other players who always seemed to hit and produce when playing the Mariners.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

Blue Jays to extend protective netting for 2020 season

The Toronto Blue Jays say they’ll extend protective netting at Rogers Centre next season. They join other teams that have taken measures after foul balls injured fans. The team also …

David Phelps acquired by Chicago Cubs in deal with Toronto Blue Jays

The Blue Jays will send cash to Chicago to offset some of Phelps’ contract.

UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

5-time All-Star Troy Tulowitzki retires after leg injuries

Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki says he is retiring from Major League Baseball following injuries that limited him to 13 plate appearances since July 2017. Tulowitzki was NL Rookie of the Year …

MLB roundup: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits 1st grand slam, Blue Jays rally past Tigers 7-5

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally for a 7-5 victory over …

UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019

Blue Jays take son of Roy Halladay on Day 3 of MLB draft

Toronto has selected Florida high school pitcher Braden Halladay, a son of the late Roy Halladay, in the 32nd round of the Major League Baseball draft – the round matching …

UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019

MLB roundup: Padres belt seven homers, pound Blue Jays 19-4

Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam, and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 Saturday for their fifth …

Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio

Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto and set to make his major league debut against San Diego.

UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019

Edwin Jackson makes MLB history by playing for 14th team

Edwin Jackson became the first player in major league history to play for 14 teams when he made his Toronto Blue Jays debut. The 35-year-old right-hander allowed three runs – …

UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019

Blue Jays acquire Edwin Jackson, who would set record of 14 teams

Edwin Jackson was acquired by Toronto from Oakland for cash and would set a record by pitching for 14 major league teams when he makes his Blue Jays debut. A …

Blue Jays place Clay Buchholz on injured list with sore shoulder

Blue Jays right-hander Clay Buchholz has been scratched from his start against the Chicago White Sox and placed on the 10-day injured list because of a sore shoulder. The move …

UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019

MLB roundup: Blue Jays rally to beat Athletics 4-2 in Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s debut

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. capped his major league debut with a double leading off the ninth inning for his first hit, and Brandon Drury followed with a winning two-run homer with …

UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. debuts with hit that sets up Jays’ 4-2 win over A’s

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. capped his major league debut with a double leading off the ninth inning for his first hit, and Brandon Drury followed with a winning two-run homer with …

UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019

Blue Jays to promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before Friday’s game against the Oakland Athletics. Manager Charlie Montoyo announced the move after Toronto lost to San Francisco …

Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker hurts leg in rundown

Toronto Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics. The …

UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019

Blue Jays super prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. feels ready for majors

His potential free agency already pushed back a year following a spring training injury, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. feels ready for his major league debut. Toronto faced …

MLB roundup: Chris Sale struggles as Red Sox drop home opener against Blue Jays

Chris Sale let a Toronto runner steal home, Mookie Betts fanned with two on for the final out and the champion Boston Red Sox stumbled again, losing to the Blue …

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019

MLB roundup: Trevor Bauer says Indians made ‘right decision’ ending his no-hit bid

Trevor Bauer was pulled by manager Terry Francona after seven hitless innings and 117 pitches, and Toronto’s Freddy Galvis broke up Cleveland’s bid for a combined no-hitter with a leadoff …

UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019

Kevin Pillar traded from Blue Jays to Giants

Outfielder Kevin Pillar was traded by the veteran-shedding Toronto Blue Jays to the San Francisco Giants for infielder Alen Hanson, right-hander Derek Law and minor league pitcher Juan De Paula. …