— The Toronto Blue Jays' bats came alive as soon as they had a chance to face someone other than Sandy Alcantara.
Saying that he finally feels "like myself," three-time All-Star outfielder George Springer returned to the Toronto Blue Jays' lineup Tuesday night for only his fifth game this year.
Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah has been suspended five games and fined for throwing at Orioles third baseman Maikel Franco on Saturday and triggering a benches-clearing altercation. Manoah is appealing.
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— Reese McGuire had three doubles during a four-hit performance, leading Hyun Jin Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays past the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 Sunday.
— Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major-league leading 23rd homer and later capped Toronto’s ninth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Blue Jays ended a five-game skid with a 10-7 victory Saturday over the Baltimore Orioles.
Veteran reliever Jacob Barnes, 31, was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the New York Mets on Saturday for pitching prospect Troy Miller.
— Cedric Mullins swatted his second home run of the game, then took a curtain call as the fans at Camden Yards twirled orange shirts in celebration.
We project who every team is targeting in next month's first round as the College World Series begins.
— Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead homer in a four-run seventh inning and the New York Yankees pulled off a wacky triple play Thursday night in an 8-4 win over the reeling Toronto Blue Jays.
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— Gerrit Cole pitched eight effective innings, pinch-hitter Gary Sánchez connected for a two-run homer and Aroldis Chapman dodged trouble in the ninth as the New York Yankees held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night.
— Clint Frazier snapped an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit double and the New York Yankees hit three solo homers in a much-needed 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
— The Toronto Blue Jays hit 15 homers in a four-game series at Fenway Park, with 11 of them sailing over the Green Monster.
We separate the contenders from the also-rans and break down the biggest holes to fill -- and which players could fill them.
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— Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday.
Steven Matz was placed on the COVID-related injured list by the Blue Jays before Sunday's game against Boston, one day after the left-hander beat the Red Sox.
— Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of Toronto's three longballs in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games, and the Blue Jays rebounded from a tough loss to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday.
— Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo.
— Dallas Keuchel thinks he is heading in the right direction. That's a very positive development for a Chicago White Sox team dealing with another major injury.
The Padres' stay at the top of our list is over, with a surging American League squad taking their place.
— The Chicago White Sox were rolling along with Lance Lynn delivering another dominant start. Once he left the game, things turned around in a big way.
If the 2021 season were like 2020, who wins MVP? Would the Dodgers and Yankees struggle to make the playoffs?
If the 2021 MLB season ended after 60 games like the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season, the standings would look a lot different and some arguments would start over some historic numbers.
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