Yankees Face Another A.L. Powerhouse in the Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — In the three American League divisions, two teams have held first place for nearly three months this season, and neither of them is the Yankees, who entered their Monday game with the best record in the league. The Houston Astros have been in first place since late April, in the A.L. West. So have the Minnesota Twins, in […]

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The Home for the Hall of Fame, Nestled in the Past

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Steve Pindar immediately spotted the problem on Thursday morning. The night security folks at the Baseball Hall of Fame had printed out two days’ worth of scores and standings, instead of just one, for him to post on a board in front of the museum. He double-checked for the proper date. “Occasionally they don’t give us the […]

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Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox

BOSTON – Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer off new Boston Red Sox starter Andrew Cashner, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits on Tuesday night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-4 victory. Gurriel had a single, double and triple, and Justin Smoak also homered for Toronto, which lost three of its previous four games. Cashner (9-4) […]

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Chavis’ grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8

BOSTON – Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston on Monday night to lead the Red Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Boston batted around for five runs in the first inning against starter Trent Thornton (3-7) and then sent 10 batters […]

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Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil Power Mets Past Marlins

MIAMI — Robinson Cano homered for the second consecutive game to help lead the Mets to a 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Cano finished 4 for 5, giving him his first four-hit game since May 7 at San Diego. Sunday’s outburst came a day after Cano hit a tiebreaking go-ahead homer in the eighth inning of a […]

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Rafael Devers, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-6

TORONTO – Rafael Devers hit two home runs and had six RBIs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 on Tuesday. Christian Vazquez also went deep for the Red Sox (45-40), who won the opener of the three-game series at Rogers Centre. David Price (6-2) picked up the win. The former Blue Jay struck out seven […]

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Jays ride season-high 18 hits to 11-4 win

TORONTO – Charlie Montoyo always believed his hitters were better than what they have shown for much of the season. “It started with (Lourdes) Gurriel. We sent him down, he came back and got hot and the rest followed,” the Toronto Blue Jays manager said. Cavan Biggio and Randal Grichuk drove in four batters each and Freddy Galvis had a […]

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