Rays say plan to share team with Montreal is progressing

Tampa Bay Rays president Matt Silverman said Saturday during an appearance on This Week in Rays Baseball that the team plans to unveil a sign on the back wall of Tropicana Field showcasing a future plan to split Rays games between Tampa-St. Petersburg and Montreal.

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Blue Jays recall Snead, place Soria on COVID-related injured list

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed reliever Joakim Soria on the COVID-related injured list. Soria was recently activated from the family medical emergency list. Lefty Kirby Snead has been recalled from Triple-A Buffalo and will be active for Saturday's game against the Minnesota Twins.

Blue Jays recall Snead, place Soria on COVID-related injured list

Push for the playoffs

Jays’ postseason push coming down to the wire

They are around the turn and headed home. The Red Sox, Yankees and Blue Jays all have nine regular-season games left to play. Three teams battling for two wild-card spots. TSN Baseball Insider Steve Phillips looks at what's to come in the final days of the season.

Steve Phillips

Steve Phillips

Robbie Ray's brilliant season has lefty in position for Cy Young, huge payday

The Robbie Ray that has shown up in his second kick at the free-agent can has been dominant and consistent, and he’s the most important arm in a rebuilt, postseason-pushing Blue Jays rotation. As Scott Mitchell writes, it has also led to a career year, a deserving run at the AL Cy Young award and eventually a giant nine-figure contract.

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Scott Mitchell

Twins bump Blue Jays back in wild card race

Nick Gordon drove in four runs and Michael Pineda won his third straight start as the Minnesota Twins beat Toronto 7-2 on Thursday night to bump the Blue Jays back in the AL wild-card race.

Twins bump Blue Jays back in wild card race

Are the Jays playing with a chip on their shoulder?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by the special advisor to the Yankees GM and Fox Sports 1 analyst Nick Swisher to discuss the Kevin Kiermaier incident and baseball being back in Toronto.

Montoyo suspended one game, Borucki three after Kiermaier plunking

Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo has received an automatic one-game suspension from Major League Baseball. Pitcher Ryan Borucki has received a three-game suspension. With Montoyo unable to appeal his suspension, it will be served on Thursday night against the Minnesota Twins with bench coach John Schneider serving as acting manager.

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Brewers on brink of NL Central title after Burnes beats Mets

Corbin Burnes pitched seven brilliant innings to win his ninth consecutive decision and the Milwaukee Brewers moved to the brink of clinching the NL Central title with a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night.

Gutierrez homers, 105-loss Orioles send Rangers to 99th loss

Kelvin Gutierrez homered to cap a three-run seventh inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.

Morgan allows 1 hit in 6 innings, Cleveland beats White Sox

Eli Morgan allowed one hit in six innings and José Ramirez drove in three runs, powering Cleveland to a 6-0 victory over the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.

Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals set a franchise record with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier Molina and center fielder Harrison Bader helped pull off a wild double play Saturday in an 8-5 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Suarez shutout, Phillies top Pirates to win 5th in a row

Ranger Suarez pitched a four-hit shutout, Bryce Harper homered and the Philadelphia Phillies kept up their playoff push, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 Saturday for their fifth straight win.

Cabrera drives in 4 runs as Tigers top Royals

Miguel Cabrera drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers downed the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday.

Matheson on Kiermaier’s comments: ‘this adds a little spice to this’

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by MLB.com Blue Jays reporter Keegan Matheson to discuss Kevin Kiermaier’s comments after Wednesday’s game.

Should Montoyo show emotion instead of Walker?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan discuss Kiermaier’s comments after the game and if Montoyo should show more emotion.

AL Wild Card Race

Blue Jays stay ahead of Red Sox, Yankees in Power Rankings

The Blue Jays finish off the season with games against the Twins, Yankees and Orioles as they try to win an AL wild-card slot.

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Report: Grievance over shortened MLB season opens Monday

In the midst of difficult negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, Major League Baseball and its players' association are scheduled to start a grievance hearing next Monday over the union's claim the 2020 pandemic-affected season was too short.

Report: Grievance over shortened MLB season opens Monday

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By the Numbers: The race for the American League wild card

After being dead to rights at the end of August, the Toronto Blue Jays' remarkable surge up the American League standings has them closing in on an improbable playoff berth. Here's a look at how that happened and what's left to play out in the final days of the Major League Baseball season.

Monday with Mitchell: Red-hot bats helping swing Jays' playoff chances

The Blue Jays offence is averaging 7.5 runs per game in their last 16 outings and, as Scott Mitchell writes, thanks to the scorching bats Toronto now sits atop the AL wild-card race. The Jays are hoping their hitting will help them in the six games they have remaining against the Tampa Bay Rays, a team that has been a thorn in their side for years.

Scott  Mitchell

Scott Mitchell

Is Vladdy the AL MVP front runner?

Bryan Hayes, Jeff O’Neill and Jamie McLennan are joined by MLB Network insider Mark Feinsand to discuss Vladdy’s quest for triple crown and possible MVP.

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Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire adds for Week 25

As we head into the final weeks of the season, the time for waffling on roster moves is over. Any player sitting on your bench who isn’t an immediate asset should be dropped for a streamer or a hot bat.

Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire adds for Week 25

Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire Adds for Week 23

Most teams in the fantasy playoffs will have their roster set and ready to roll but for anyone dealing with injuries or slumps, these six players, rostered in fewer than 50 per cent of ESPN leagues, can provide the necessary push for a playoff run.

Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire Adds for Week 23

Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire adds for Week 22

Colorado Rockies first baseman Connor Joe has been on fire over the past month and has earned a spot on playoff rosters moving forward. He and five other are available in more than 50 per cent of ESPN leagues.

Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire adds for Week 22

TSN Baseball Insider Steve Phillips

Blue Jays clicking on all cylinders as postseason nears

In a tight AL wild-card battle with the Red Sox and Yankees, the Blue Jays are playing hungry baseball and, as Steve Phillips writes, they don’t care who they’re playing on any given day – they just want to crush their opponents.

Steve Phillips
- Steve Phillips
Blue Jays clicking on all cylinders as postseason nears

Red-hot Blue Jays control their destiny

The Blue Jays have leap-frogged the Mariners and A’s during the winning streak and find themselves within a half-game of the Yankees for the second wild-card spot and 1.5 games behind the Red Sox. It's on them to carry that momentum forward, writes Steve Phillips.

Steve Phillips
- Steve Phillips
Red-hot Blue Jays control their destiny

Jays face narrowing path to secure wild-card berth

The Blue Jays have the daunting task of making up five games to grab the final AL wild-card spot, with three teams ahead of them in the race and Toronto playing just one of these teams in their remaining 30 games, Steve Phillips writes.

Steve Phillips
- Steve Phillips
Jays face narrowing path to secure wild-card berth

TSN Blue Jays Reporter Scott Mitchell

Monday with Mitchell: Red-hot bats helping swing Jays' playoff chances

The Blue Jays offence is averaging 7.5 runs per game in their last 16 outings and, as Scott Mitchell writes, thanks to the scorching bats Toronto now sits atop the AL wild-card race. The Jays are hoping their hitting will help them in the six games they have remaining against the Tampa Bay Rays, a team that has been a thorn in their side for years.

Scott  Mitchell
- Scott Mitchell
Monday with Mitchell: Red-hot bats helping swing Jays' playoff chances

Monday with Mitchell: Atkins believes Jays still have time to make a run

With 33 games to go, the Toronto Blue Jays’ post-season odds, per FanGraphs’ estimation, sat at just 7.6 per cent heading into Monday night’s series opener against the lowly Baltimore Orioles, so they’re facing a stretch where they truly need to go 25-8 to have a chance at a wild-card spot, Scott Mitchell writes.

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- Scott Mitchell
Monday with Mitchell: Atkins believes Jays still have time to make a run

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Follow all of the off-season trades from around the baseball world right here with TSN.ca's MLB Trade Tracker.

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Flirting with Disaster

In MLB, pitching velocities are higher than ever and incidents involving players getting hit by those pitches are increasing. Steve Phillips explains that the league is flirting with disaster by not doing a better job to try to quell these incidents.

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Flirting with Disaster