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Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen, centre, is congratulated by teammates Vladimir Guerrero Jr., right, and Alejandro Kirk (30) after hitting a three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in St. Louis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jeff Roberson

By the Numbers: Rare blowout win gives Blue Jays hope that offence will turn around

By the Numbers: Rare blowout win gives Blue Jays hope that offence will turn around

 

Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen watches his three-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Jansen, Guerrero homer, Blue Jays beat Cardinals 8-1

Jansen, Guerrero homer, Blue Jays beat Cardinals 8-1

  • May 24, 2022

 

St. Louis Cardinals relieving pitcher Andre Pallante (53) delivers during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Monday, May 23, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Arnold J. Ward)

Goldschmidt’s slam in 10th lifts Cards to 7-3 win over Jays

Goldschmidt’s slam in 10th lifts Cards to 7-3 win over Jays

 

Toronto Blue Jays’ Alejandro Kirk, 30, is forced out at second base by Seattle Mariners’ Abraham Toro in the first inning of an American League baseball game in Toronto on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jon Blacker

Ty France’s two-run homer leads Mariners past Blue Jays 5-1 as Seattle avoids sweep

Ty France’s two-run homer leads Mariners past Blue Jays 5-1 as Seattle avoids sweep

Toronto Blue Jays’ Alejandro Kirk, 30, is forced out at second base by Seattle Mariners’ Abraham Toro in the first inning of an American League baseball game in Toronto on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jon Blacker
Seattle Mariners right fielder Steven Souza Jr. (21) dives to try to catch a triple by Toronto Blue Jays centre fielder George Springer (4) off starting pitcher Logan Gilbert (36) during second inning MLB action in Toronto on Tuesday May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

George Springer’s triple lifts Blue Jays to 3-0 win over Mariners

George Springer’s triple lifts Blue Jays to 3-0 win over Mariners

Seattle Mariners right fielder Steven Souza Jr. (21) dives to try to catch a triple by Toronto Blue Jays centre fielder George Springer (4) off starting pitcher Logan Gilbert (36) during second inning MLB action in Toronto on Tuesday May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Matt Chapman (26) breaks his bat on a foul ball against the Seattle Mariners during sixth inning American League, MLB baseball action in Toronto on Monday, May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Bichette and Chapman’s home runs lift Blue Jays over Mariners 6-2

Bichette and Chapman’s home runs lift Blue Jays over Mariners 6-2

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Matt Chapman (26) breaks his bat on a foul ball against the Seattle Mariners during sixth inning American League, MLB baseball action in Toronto on Monday, May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Gleyber day: Torres’ 5 RBIs lead surging Yanks over Jays 5-3

Gleyber day: Torres’ 5 RBIs lead surging Yanks over Jays 5-3

Cleveland Guardians' Steven Kwan celebrates with Austin Hedges (17) after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Rookie Kwan hits first homer, Guardians beat Blue Jays 6-5

Rookie Kwan hits first homer, Guardians beat Blue Jays 6-5

Cleveland Guardians' Steven Kwan celebrates with Austin Hedges (17) after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (16) throws during the first inning of MLB baseball action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Blue Jays edge Yankees 2-1 to end New York’s 11-game win streak

Blue Jays edge Yankees 2-1 to end New York’s 11-game win streak

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (16) throws during the first inning of MLB baseball action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson (28) hits an RBI double against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

All Rise! Judge drives in three runs as Yankees dump Jays 9-1 for 11th win in a row

All Rise! Judge drives in three runs as Yankees dump Jays 9-1 for 11th win in a row

New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson (28) hits an RBI double against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ross Stripling (48) throws the ball during the first inning of MLB action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Monday, May 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Torres drives in three runs as Yankees edge Blue Jays for 10th straight win

Torres drives in three runs as Yankees edge Blue Jays for 10th straight win

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ross Stripling (48) throws the ball during the first inning of MLB action against the New York Yankees in Toronto on Monday, May 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Matt Chapman (26) scores on a double hit by left fielder Raimel Tapia (15) during the second inning of MLB baseball action against the Houston Astros in Toronto on Friday, April 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Peña and Alvarez’s home runs in five-run sixth inning lead Astros past Blue Jays 11-7

Peña and Alvarez’s home runs in five-run sixth inning lead Astros past Blue Jays 11-7

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Matt Chapman (26) scores on a double hit by left fielder Raimel Tapia (15) during the second inning of MLB baseball action against the Houston Astros in Toronto on Friday, April 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Alek Manoah (6) throws the ball during first inning MLB baseball action against the Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Thursday April 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Manoah goes 7 to win again, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 1-0

Manoah goes 7 to win again, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 1-0

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Alek Manoah (6) throws the ball during first inning MLB baseball action against the Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Thursday April 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette (11) returns to first base during first inning MLB baseball action against Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Boston Red Sox top Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 to end four-game losing skid

Boston Red Sox top Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 to end four-game losing skid

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette (11) returns to first base during first inning MLB baseball action against Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (13) and first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) celebrate by pouring cooler water on shortstop Bo Bichette (11) after the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-2 in nine innings MLB baseball action against, in Toronto, Monday, April 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Bichette hits tiebreaking grand slam to power Blue Jays to 6-2 win over Red Sox

Bichette hits tiebreaking grand slam to power Blue Jays to 6-2 win over Red Sox

Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (13) and first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) celebrate by pouring cooler water on shortstop Bo Bichette (11) after the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-2 in nine innings MLB baseball action against, in Toronto, Monday, April 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Toronto Blue Jays Vladimir Guerrero Jr. at bat during a spring training game against the Baltimore Orioles at TD Ballpark on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Dunedin, Fla. He captured the Toronto Blue Jays' mood perfectly at spring training when he was asked what his expectations were for this season. “What we did last year was the trailer,” Guerrero said through a translator on March 17. “Now you guys are going to see the movie." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor

Next Level: Blue Jays target post-season after falling short by one game in 2021

Next Level: Blue Jays target post-season after falling short by one game in 2021

Toronto Blue Jays Vladimir Guerrero Jr. at bat during a spring training game against the Baltimore Orioles at TD Ballpark on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Dunedin, Fla. He captured the Toronto Blue Jays' mood perfectly at spring training when he was asked what his expectations were for this season. “What we did last year was the trailer,” Guerrero said through a translator on March 17. “Now you guys are going to see the movie." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor
FILE - Chicago Cubs' Seiya Suzuki, of Japan, signs autographs for fans prior to a spring training baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. About 1 in 4 fans of Major League Baseball feel at least some anger toward the sport after its first work stoppage in a generation, according to a new poll, but the vast majority are still excited about the new season. Only 27% of Americans say they are currently a fan of MLB, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Interest in MLB season tops ire over lockout: AP-NORC poll

Interest in MLB season tops ire over lockout: AP-NORC poll

FILE - Chicago Cubs' Seiya Suzuki, of Japan, signs autographs for fans prior to a spring training baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. About 1 in 4 fans of Major League Baseball feel at least some anger toward the sport after its first work stoppage in a generation, according to a new poll, but the vast majority are still excited about the new season. Only 27% of Americans say they are currently a fan of MLB, according to the poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
The electronic pitch-calling system approved by Major League Baseball, sits on display, Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in New York. In an effort to eliminate sign stealing, Major League Baseball says catchers may use a new electronic signal system to call pitches this season. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)

Sign of times: MLB gives OK to electronic pitch calling

Sign of times: MLB gives OK to electronic pitch calling

The electronic pitch-calling system approved by Major League Baseball, sits on display, Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in New York. In an effort to eliminate sign stealing, Major League Baseball says catchers may use a new electronic signal system to call pitches this season. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)
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Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) round the bases after hitting a two run home run during second inning MLB American League baseball action against the Baltimore Orioles, in Toronto, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. Guerrero, Bo Bichette, and Teoscar Hernandez were among the players who reported to Toronto's training camp this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Vlad Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette among players to report to Blue Jays spring training

Vlad Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette among players to report to Blue Jays spring training

Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) round the bases after hitting a two run home run during second inning MLB American League baseball action against the Baltimore Orioles, in Toronto, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. Guerrero, Bo Bichette, and Teoscar Hernandez were among the players who reported to Toronto's training camp this morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn