Not since June 2011 have the Pirates and Blue Jays squared off at Rogers Centre, but they’ll meet again Friday to open a three-game series, with Jameson Taillon on the mound for Pittsburgh against Toronto’s Marcus Stroman.
Marco Estrada befuddled the Yankees over seven scoreless innings to pick up his first win since May 27, and Jose Bautista crushed his third homer in four games as the Blue Jays secured the rubber game of the three-game series with a 4-0 victory at Rogers Centre on Thursday night.
The Blue Jays were forced to shuffle their bullpen again due to an injury on Thursday, placing Taylor Cole on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured fifth toe on his right foot and recalling right-hander Chris Smith.
Sonny Gray will make his second start in pinstripes Thursday night as the Blue Jays and Yankees wrap up their three-game series at Rogers Centre. Fellow righty Marco Estrada, whose season is on the upswing, will get the nod for Toronto.
Todd Frazier has opted to be referred to as “The Toddfather” during the upcoming Players Weekend, but on Wednesday night, he was simply the man who homered and drove in three runs to help power the Yankees to an 11-5 victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
The Blue Jays are still looking for clarity at the back end of their rotation, and after a 4 1/3-inning audition from Nick Tepesch, the search continues.
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His name is Jose Bautista, but when the six-time All Star takes the field later this month, fans can simply refer to him as “Joey Bats.” Bautista’s nickname, along with those of his teammates, will be prominently displayed on the back of Toronto uniforms from Aug. 25-27. It’s all part of the inaugural Players Weekend, […]
The Blue Jays made it official Wednesday afternoon, acknowledging that Troy Tulowitzki will miss the rest of the regular season with a right ankle injury.
Masahiro Tanaka has picked up a victory against the Blue Jays twice already this season. On Wednesday night at Rogers Centre, he’ll be going for lucky No. 3. Tanaka is a perfect 2-0 vs. Toronto in 2017 after allowing five runs over his first 13 1/3 innings. He’ll be taking the mound on six days’ […]
Nick Tepesch will fill one hole in the Blue Jays’ rotation, but another starter still has to be found before the end of the week. Toronto manager John Gibbons announced after Tuesday night’s 4-2 win over the Yankees that Tepesch would be recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon to start against the Yankees in […]