Defending champion Raptors experimenting after departures

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse expects he'll be experimenting with lineups a lot in the early part of the season. That's the challenge when you lose two starter...

Rising sons give rebuilding Blue Jays reason for optimism

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays feel good about four rising sons who made big strides in 2019 and figure to become lineup fixtures moving forward. The pitching, however, remains...

Snell loses, Rays head to wild card after 8-3 loss to Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Blake Snell lost in a tuneup for a potential postseason outing, and the Tampa Bay Rays were beaten by the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 Sunday in their last game before the wild card playoff ag...

Rays lose 4-1, denting chances of hosting wild-card game

TORONTO (AP) — Tampa Bay managed just three hits and lost 4-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, damaging the Rays' chances of hosting the AL Wild Card Game. Matt Duffy homered in...

Raptors 'hungry' for another title run, even without Leonard

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has moved on and Danny Green is gone, but the Toronto Raptors still have an NBA title to defend. This season, a group led by All-Star guard Kyle Lowry, b...

Rays clinch wild card with 6-2 win over Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — 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 Friday night behind Tommy Pham's ...

Tellez hits two solo HRs as Blue Jays beat Orioles 3-2

TORONTO (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit two solo home runs, Jacob Waguespack pitched six shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night. Billy McKin...

Mancini has career-high 5 hits, Orioles rout Blue Jays 11-4

TORONTO (AP) — Trey Mancini had a career-high five hits, DJ Stewart hit a two-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 Tuesday night. Dwight Smith Jr. and ...

Alford hits winning HR in 15th, Blue Jays beat Orioles 11-10

TORONTO (AP) — Anthony Alford hit a game-ending drive in the 15th inning for his first career homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Monday night. Alfor...

Betances, Montgomery make season debuts in Yanks' loss

TORONTO (AP) — Pitchers Dellin Betances and Jordan Montgomery made their season debuts for the Yankees after lengthy layoffs, and New York finished its longest road trip of the season with a 6-4 loss ...

Paxton wins 9th straight start as Yankees rout Jays 13-3

TORONTO (AP) — James Paxton pitched five innings to win his ninth straight start, Brett Gardner homered twice and drove in five runs and the New York Yankees hit five homers in a 13-3 win over the Tor...

Bichette's home run in 12th leads Blue Jays over Yanks 6-5

TORONTO (AP) — Bo Bichette hit his first game-ending home run, a 12th-inning drive that gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees on Friday night. A 21-year-old ...

Yanks' Boone 'optimistic' about injured Encarnación, Sánchez

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Friday he's "optimistic" both Edwin Encarnación and Gary Sánchez will be able to return before the end of the season, one day after the slugger...

Bogaerts reaches 50 doubles, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-4

TORONTO (AP) — Xander Bogaerts became the latest Red Sox slugger to record 50 doubles, Marco Hernandez drove in two runs and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep....

Thornton, Blue Jays 2-hit slumping Red Sox in 8-0 win

TORONTO (AP) — Trent Thornton and three others combined on a two-hitter, Teoscar Hernández and Rowdy Tellez homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Wednesday night. ...