| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
EditorsNote: Takes out position of Bautista in lede graph and adds first baseman later in the story Gamble pays off for Bautista, Blue Jays
NEW YORK -- In the sixth inning, Jose Bautista took a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:43 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jose Reyes followed fifth-inning singles by Munenori Kawasaski and Josh Tole with a run-scoring single to center field to give the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead and end their 0-for-25 slump with runners in scoring position over six games. It was the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Preview: Red Sox at Blue Jays
The Boston Red Sox exploded for a season-high 14 runs in the series opener and appeared on their way to a long winning streak. Instead, the Red Sox will try to salvage a split of the four-game series...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:11 PM
BALTIMORE — Entering a 10-game homestand on June 6, the Baltimore Orioles were in second place in the American League East, 5 1-2 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays.
With the Jays, fellow AL East rival Boston, and AL West-leading Oakland coming...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:43 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: Sox 4-3 in 2013.
Thursday: 6:07 p.m., WCIU-26.
RH Scott Carroll (2-3, 4.30) vs. LH J.A. Happ (6-4, 4.87).
Friday: 6:07 p.m., CSN.
LH John Danks (6-6, 4.34) vs. RH R.A. Dickey (6-6, 4.04).
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:56 PM
TORONTO — White Sox right-hander Scott Carroll went 38 days before receiving a second shot in the rotation, but Thursday's result against the Blue Jays wasn't worth the wait.
Carroll allowed five earned runs on nine hits over five innings,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:47 PM
TORONTO — Manager Robin Ventura aptly described the White Sox's 5-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night as a "thriller." Some of the excitement at the Rogers Centre was less than helpful.
First baseman Jose Abreu hit two of four Sox home...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
| May 11, 2014
| 5:02 PM
As Mike Butcher walked to the mound, he had no reason to believe this visit would be any different from any of the hundreds he has made as the Angels' pitching coach.
He might offer a pitcher a suggestion, ask him how he feels, maybe just stall for a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:44 PM
It was all backward, all wrong. The weather was semi-muggy, as if the Dodgers were playing the Cubs in Chicago. The mighty Dodgers offense acted like something the talent-thin Cubs might produce.
And Clayton Kershaw looked almost mortal.
It all turned...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:33 PM
When Josh Beckett explained over the weekend why Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher he has ever seen, he wasn't talking about the movement on Kershaw's fastball or break on his curveball.
Beckett marveled at what Kershaw showed Tuesday night in a...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:01 PM
It happened one time too many. For four years, A.J. Ellis had bounced up and down between the minors and the big club. Finally, right after the 2011 the All-Star break, Ellis could take it no more.
He was 30 when sent back to triple-A Albuquerque...