BOSTON — Until Wednesday night, there wasn’t much about historic Fenway Park that intimidated Aaron Sanchez.
For a team scuffling along the way the Blue Jays have so far this season, mere mention of the playoffs sounds like crazy talk.
There was the little shoulder shimmy as he exited the mound after the first inning. After the second, it was a hop and a skip over the line between third- base and home.
The series win was there for the taking, but the Blue Jays were a combination of too wild with their pitches, too sloppy with their defence and just unable to take advantage when the scoring opportunities presented themselves.
MIAMI — In this, the best year of his career, Justin Smoak vows he will return to the Blue Jays with the intent to “keep the ride going.”
Perhaps Aaron Judge took all of the air out of Marlins Park with his sensational home run derby win the night before.
MIAMI — As a life-long student of the baseball swing, Canadian Joey Votto has a pretty good idea of what propels a ball out of the park.
There is nothing wrong with the rather sad Blue Jays that a 10-game winning streak wouldn’t cure.
TORONTO — This trip to the Rogers Centre went quite a bit better for Ubaldo Jimenez.
TORONTO — For his previous two starts, the usually popular Stro Show was playing to mixed reviews.
Forget — if you can — the Blue Jays' frustrating inability to reach .500 through 75 games of the 2017 schedule.
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Blue Jays manager John Gibbons keeps saying that right-handed starter Marco Estrada “is not going anywhere”, despite his recent struggles.
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TORONTO — Russell Martin’s batterymate was denied a milestone achievement on Wednesday night at the Rogers Centre.
The Blue Jays host the Tampa Bay Rays in a two-game series beginning Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.
The Toronto Blue Jays annual series in Seattle against Mariners took place this past weekend, replete with the yearly fan invasion from British Columbia.
The Mariners were determined to make the Blue Jays pay at every corner in this three-game weekend series that has become an unofficial Western Canadian holiday.They certainly did it at the ticket windows, where prices in most sections of spectacular Safeco Field were double the normal price.
The Blue Jays drive for .500 will have to wait for at least another two days.