The Toronto Blue Jays nearly squandered a four-run lead but were able to hang on to defeat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 and secure Chad Jenkins his first career win Tuesday at the Rogers Centre. Jenkins (1-3), a 2009 20th overall selection, pitched five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk. Kelly Johnson’s […]
Yunel Escobar returned home to the Rogers Centre on Thursday for the first time since he wrote a gay slur on his eye-black at the beginning of the club’s final road trip. Escobar, who met with Patrick Burke, the founder of the activist group You Can Play, and openly gay distance runner Jose Estevez, prior […]
The opening-day roster looked like one that could contend. The Toronto Blue Jays had the pieces in place to put up a strong fight entering the 2012 season. They won 23 of 29 spring training games, outscoring their opponents by 77 runs. Sure, spring training records don’t mean too much. The Arizona Diamondbacks were the […]
Yunel Escobar stood in front of media microphones and television cameras at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday issuing his apology for wearing an offensive Spanish word on his eye black during last Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Though the 29-year-old Cuban ball player maintained that his actions were not intended to insult anyone, they […]
Let’s take a look at the Jays players and how they fared in 2011.
Luke Scott’s 11th inning single scored Nick Markakis as the Orioles broke a 12-game losing streak to the Toronto Blue Jays, with a 4-3 victory at Camden Yards.
Not even Jose Bautista’s league-leading 45th and 46th home runs were enough for the Toronto Blue Jays to overcome the wild card leading Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night at the Rogers Centre.