Toronto Blue Jays
Fans in both Japan and North America will be eager to follow the fortunes of Tanaka, who cost the Yankees $175 million when they signed him in January.
Pinch-hitter Ricardo Nanita singled with two out in the ninth inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night at Olympic Stadium in Montreal.
Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.
Toronto opening day starter R.A. Dickey gave up six runs and seven hits over three innings in the Blue Jays’ 10-6 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday.
Montreal will pay tribute to the late Hall of Famer when Major League Baseball returns to Olympic Stadium this weekend for the first time in nearly 10 years.
Yankees fifth starter candidate Michael Pineda allowed three runs and six hits over six innings Sunday in New York’s 3-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Blue Jays’ Ryan Goins plays a great second base, but needs to contribute at the plate.
Carlos Beltran homered for his first hit this spring, leading the New York Yankees past the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Sunday.
The 36-year-old right-hander signed a one-day contract Monday to retire as a member of the Blue Jays, where he spent the first 12 years of his career. He made the announcement at a news conference at the Winter Meetings in Orlando.
Red Sox manager John Farrell says he tries to live out what his team has lived out this year and that’s not to look back. He’s one step away from a World Series title.
With the Yankees trying to hang in there but on the virtual brink of not making the playoffs, there has been a fascinating play in each of their last two games that are worth analyzing.
The Blue Jays were beaten badly by the Yankees at times this season. They just got some revenge — and it came at the worst time for New York.
It has come down to moments now, this wild-card race that simply refuses to be settled without the Yankees having some sort of say in it.
Every game is now a must-win for the Yankees. The team knows it. Their fans know it. Manager Joe Girardi knows it. “You’d have to have your head in the sand not to know,” the skipper said before Wednesday’s big win.
Wait, a professional ballplayer cheering on his AL East rivals? That seems odd, but Dickey isn’t about to make any apologies.