Toronto Blue Jays
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As long as they have Albert Pujols at the plate in a clutch situation, the Los Angeles Angels are confident they can win any close game they trail in the late innings.
Albert Pujols, Howie Kendrick and Erick Aybar each had run-scoring hits in the fifth inning and five relievers helped fill in for an injured Jered Weaver, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.
Mark Buehrle wasn’t at his best, but he was exactly what the Blue Jays needed to snap a three-game losing streak.
With his command failing him in a tight situation, Jered Weaver put his pride aside and did something he’s never done before: He asked to be taken out of the game.
Blue Jays’ Ryan Goins plays a great second base, but needs to contribute at the plate.
Garrett Richards pitched 6 2-3 innings for his third straight win, Kole Calhoun hit a solo home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Kole Calhoun hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, C.J. Wilson won his eighth straight decision and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with two-out singles in the ninth against Dane De La Rosa after closer Ernesto Frieri was lifted, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 on Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.
On Tuesday, the Dodgers made a statement that captured the very essence of their ascent from a last place bewilderment to a serious post-season contender.
A.J. Ellis, who went 4-for-6 with 5 RBI, had the best of his career from the plate and six Dodgers in the starting lineup recorded a multi-hit game as the Dodgers beat the Blue Jays 14-5 on Monday night to take first place in the National League West.
Justin Miller, a pitcher for four teams during a major league career that spanned seven seasons, has been found dead. He was 35.
Fully healthy and with a good amount of experience under his belt, Brett Lawrie is fully capable of putting a season similar to that composite line.
Albert Pujols circled the bases without showing much emotion after hitting his long-awaited first home run for the Los Angeles Angels – same as he did 445 times with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a game-ending home run in the 12th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Los Angeles 4-3 on Thursday night, dealing the Angels another blow in their chase for a playoff berth.