Toronto Blue Jays
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.
Dan Haren’s outing ended after he was hit by a line drive on the final out of the eighth inning, Peter Bourjos and Vernon Wells homered, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Wednesday night.
Mark Trumbo hit a three-run homer, Vernon Wells added a solo shot and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 on Tuesday night.
Edwin Encarnacion hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 Sunday.
Adam Lind hit a grand slam, Edwin Encarnacion and Mark Teahen also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-2 on Saturday.
Ervin Santana won his fifth straight start, Vernon Wells homered against his former club and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired former Angel Juan Rivera from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
The Toronto Blue Jays are seeking nearly a half-million dollars from the Canadian government after being forced to shift a series last year because of the G-20 summit.
Jayson Nix hit a tiebreaking two-out homer in the eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays spoiled the Los Angeles Angels’ home opener with a 3-2 victory Friday night.