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Houck, Red Sox top Blue Jays 4-1, split doubleheader

Houck, Red Sox top Blue Jays 4-1, split doubleheader

 

New York Mets pitcher Tylor Megill throws to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, July 23, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Megill earns 1st win, Alonso homers twice as Mets blank Jays

Megill earns 1st win, Alonso homers twice as Mets blank Jays

 

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Cal Quantrill delivers in the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland’s baseball team

Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland’s baseball team

 

Toronto Blue Jays players raise their hats to fans during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. After a road trip, the Blue Jays will begin playing in Toronto for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)

Red Sox hit 5 HRs, beat Blue Jays 7-4 in Buffalo finale

Red Sox hit 5 HRs, beat Blue Jays 7-4 in Buffalo finale

Toronto Blue Jays players raise their hats to fans during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. After a road trip, the Blue Jays will begin playing in Toronto for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
The CN Tower is seen as the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Detroit Tigers in Toronto Saturday, May 7, 2011. The team says in a statement that it will begin playing its home games at Rogers Centre starting July 30 after receiving a National Interest Exemption from the federal government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30

Toronto Blue Jays get government approval to return to Canada, starting July 30

The CN Tower is seen as the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Detroit Tigers in Toronto Saturday, May 7, 2011. The team says in a statement that it will begin playing its home games at Rogers Centre starting July 30 after receiving a National Interest Exemption from the federal government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon, left, and center fielder Mike Trout stand in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 2, 2021, in Anaheim. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

On deck for MLB’s 2nd half: Trades, playoff races and prizes

On deck for MLB’s 2nd half: Trades, playoff races and prizes

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon, left, and center fielder Mike Trout stand in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 2, 2021, in Anaheim. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette, right, runs down Tampa Bay Rays' Yandy Diaz, left, for an out during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 11, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

AP source: Jays won’t learn if they’ll play at home soon

AP source: Jays won’t learn if they’ll play at home soon

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette, right, runs down Tampa Bay Rays' Yandy Diaz, left, for an out during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 11, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
National League’s Nolan Arenado, of the St. Louis Cardinals, center, warms-up during batting practice prior to the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Gabriel Christus)

MLB All-Star Game uniforms not drawing All-Star reviews

NL’s all-white ensemble had many commenting they look bland

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National League’s Nolan Arenado, of the St. Louis Cardinals, center, warms-up during batting practice prior to the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Gabriel Christus)
National League's J.T. Realmuto, of the Philadelphia Phillies, follows through on his solo home run during the fifth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Sho-case: Shohei Ohtani gets All-Star win for AL, bats, too

Sho-case: Shohei Ohtani gets All-Star win for AL, bats, too

National League's J.T. Realmuto, of the Philadelphia Phillies, follows through on his solo home run during the fifth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
American League's Shohei Ohtani, of the Los Angeles Angeles, watches his ball take flight during the first round of the MLB All Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Alonso bests Mancini, Ohtani for 2nd straight HR Derby title

Alonso bests Mancini, Ohtani for 2nd straight HR Derby title

American League's Shohei Ohtani, of the Los Angeles Angeles, watches his ball take flight during the first round of the MLB All Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 12, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette beats the throw to Tampa Bay Rays catcher Mike Zunino to score on George Springer's RBI-single during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, July 9, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Rays bullpen dominates again in 7-1 win over Blue Jays

Rays bullpen dominates again in 7-1 win over Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette beats the throw to Tampa Bay Rays catcher Mike Zunino to score on George Springer's RBI-single during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, July 9, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connects for a single against the Baltimore Orioles during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Guerrero and Bichette carry Blue Jays past Orioles 10-2

Guerrero and Bichette carry Blue Jays past Orioles 10-2

Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connects for a single against the Baltimore Orioles during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
The Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intrasquad baseball game in a nearly empty Rogers Centre in Toronto on Thursday, July 9, 2020. The Blue Jays have submitted a proposal to the federal government to return to Rogers Centre this season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio

Blue Jays submit proposal to federal government for Rogers Centre return

Blue Jays submit proposal to federal government for Rogers Centre return

The Toronto Blue Jays play an MLB intrasquad baseball game in a nearly empty Rogers Centre in Toronto on Thursday, July 9, 2020. The Blue Jays have submitted a proposal to the federal government to return to Rogers Centre this season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carlos Osorio
Toronto Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel Jr., left, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. celebrate their win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, July 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Manoah fans 10 and 3 Blue Jays homer in 11-1 win over Rays

Manoah fans 10 and 3 Blue Jays homer in 11-1 win over Rays

Toronto Blue Jays' Lourdes Gurriel Jr., left, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. celebrate their win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, July 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Here come the sons: Guerrero, Tatis voted All-Star starters

Here come the sons: Guerrero, Tatis voted All-Star starters

New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge follows through on a two-run home run during the second inning of the team’s baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yankees overcome Ohtani’s 2 HRs, slug past Angels 11-5

Yankees hadn’t scored at least 10 runs since April 30

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New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge follows through on a two-run home run during the second inning of the team’s baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerreo Jr. scores from third on a ball hit by Cavan Biggio during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Semien, Bichette power Blue Jays to 9-3 win over Mariners

Semien, Bichette power Blue Jays to 9-3 win over Mariners

Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerreo Jr. scores from third on a ball hit by Cavan Biggio during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Hirokazu Sawamura reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Hirokazu Sawamura reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Friday, June 11, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, June 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Keuchel, Grandal lead White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

Keuchel, Grandal lead White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, June 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)