Toronto Blue Jays
Masahiro Tanaka gave up a home run to Jose Reyes on the first pitch of the game, then earned his major league-high 11th victory as the New York Yankees beat Toronto 3-1 Tuesday night.
Blocking the plate used to be an “at your own risk” proposition for a catcher. MLB is trying to change that. Unfortunately, as we saw in Saturday’s 4-0 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays, it’s not going to be so easy.
CC Sabathia pitched six innings for his first victory of the season, Brett Gardner hit a two-run home run and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings to win his major league debut, Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 on Friday night.
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.