Megill gets first win, Alonso homers twice as Mets beat Blue Jays

Tylor Megill threw six scoreless innings for his first big league victory and got his first career hit, Pete Alonso homered twice and the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Friday night.

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Bauer appears in court over assault allegations

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer appeared in court Friday to fight the extension of a protective order sought by a woman who says he choked her to the point where she lost consciousness and punched her during two sexual encounters earlier this year.

Bauer appears in court over assault allegations

Jays put Jansen on IL, Kirk recalled

The Toronto Blue Jays announced Friday that catcher Danny Jansen has been placed on the injured list because of a right hamstring strain he suffered against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday night. As a corresponding move, the club has recalled catcher Alejandro Kirk.

Jays put Jansen on IL, Kirk recalled

Cleveland changes name to Guardians

Cleveland MLB team changes name to Guardians

Cleveland's MLB team has a new name. The organization announced Friday morning they are changing their name to the Guardians while also revealing a new logo and typeface.

Passan: Why Cleveland's name change is a half-century overdue

For those who believe modern society has grown soft and that's why Cleveland's baseball team no longer will be called the Indians in the near future, a quick history lesson.

Jeff Passan

Why Cleveland's MLB name change should have happened a while ago

Joon Lee preferred the Spiders to the Guardians but believes Cleveland's team name change is long overdue.

Cleveland name change a long time coming

Jason Fitz and Bart Scott react to the news that Cleveland's MLB team is changing its name to the Guardians.

Blue Jays look like buyers as trade deadline approaches

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins has already added a couple of quality relievers. It’s also helpful that the Jays’ needs are clear. Their offence is championship calibre but their starting pitching and bullpen are not. Steve Phillips has more on Toronto's deadline approach.

Blue Jays look like buyers as trade deadline approaches
- Steve Phillips
Blue Jays look like buyers as trade deadline approaches

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Varsho homers in third straight, D-backs beat reeling Cubs

Daulton Varsho homered in his third straight game and hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run seventh inning, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the struggling Chicago Cubs 7-3 on Saturday.

Odor, Yankees rally in 8th, end Boston's four-game win streak

Rougned Odor’s two-run double highlighted a four-run rally in the eighth inning after his two errors helped Boston build an early lead, and the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Saturday.

Astros hand Rangers 10th straight loss

Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer in Houston’s big third inning to help the Astros hand the Texas Rangers their 10th straight loss with a 7-3 victory on Friday night.

Twins rally in 8th inning, top Angels

Nick Gordon scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning for Minnesota on a throwing error by catcher Kurt Suzuki as the Twins rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Friday night.

O'Hearn, Royals end Tigers' seven-game winning streak

Ryan O’Hearn hit a three-run homer and Carlos Santana also connected as the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit 5-3 Friday night, ending the Tigers' seven-game winning streak.

Brewers beat White Sox; La Russa, Anderson ejected

Tyrone Taylor hit a grand slam to cap the Milwaukee Brewers’ six-run outburst in the seventh inning of a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

Cruz homers in Rays debut, Tampa Bay beats Cleveland

Nelson Cruz homered in his Tampa Bay debut and Joey Wendle hit a go-ahead single in a six-run ninth inning as the Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 Friday night.

Jays stall in Week 15 MLB Power Rankings

Toronto currently finds itself in the mix for a wild card and will need continued strong performances from Robbie Ray, among the leaders in baseball among starters in bWAR

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Red Sox smack five homers, beat Blue Jays in Buffalo finale

J.D. Martinez and Hunter Renfroe connected back-to-back as the Boston Red Sox won a home run derby, beating Toronto 7-4 Wednesday night in the Blue Jays' final game at their temporary Buffalo home.

Athletics continue stadium negotiations, still considering Las Vegas option

Oakland City Council officials voted Tuesday in favor of a non-binding term sheet for the ballpark and its surrounding development, a project that will cost up to $12 billion. But Kaval pushed back because the city voted in favor of a term sheet that differed from the one the A's proposed three months earlier.

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Should the Jays chase the big names at the trade deadline?

Bryan Hayes and Gord Miller are joined by TSN Baseball Insider Steve Phillips and they debate if the Jays should go after the big names at the trade deadline and Steve says the team should go after Max Scherzer and Craig Kimbrel.

Can the Blue Jays still win the division?

Bryan Hayes and Gord Miller are joined by TSN Baseball Insider Steve Phillips and they discuss is the Blue Jays can still win the division and whether or not the teams pitching is good enough to compete in the division.

Hollywood ending to Jays' story of adversity is all that's left

The Toronto Blue Jays' time away from their home field at the Rogers Centre is a story and time that no one involved will ever forget. And as Scott Mitchell writes, all it needs is a great ending.​

Scott  Mitchell

Scott Mitchell

Blue Jays coming home to normalcy July 30

Blue Jays coming home to normalcy July 30

The Blue Jays are coming home. With vaccine rates rising and border restrictions slowly loosening, the time was right for the feds to issue the National Interest Exemption that paves the way for the Jays to return home July 30 to kick off a 10-game homestand.

Blue Jays coming home to normalcy July 30
- Scott Mitchell

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Covering the Bases: Waiver Wire adds for Week 16

Top prospects Jarred Kelenic and Jarren Duran were brought up to the majors this weekend. The outfielders are two of the priority pickups this week among players rostered in fewer than 50 per cent of ESPN leagues.

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Week 15 is two weeks on the schedule as Major League Baseball takes it's all-star break. With time to re-evaluate and reload, managers can take an extra-long look at these six players rostered in fewer than 50 per cent of ESPN leagues.

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Blue Jays look like buyers as trade deadline approaches

Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins has already added a couple of quality relievers. It’s also helpful that the Jays’ needs are clear. Their offence is championship calibre but their starting pitching and bullpen are not. Steve Phillips has more on Toronto's deadline approach.

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- Steve Phillips
Blue Jays look like buyers as trade deadline approaches

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Tyler Black's choice about to pay off at 2021 MLB Draft

With the Major League Baseball draft fast approaching, soon-to-be 21-year-old Tyler Black is on the cusp of hearing his named called by an MLB team, and his bat is the reason the Toronto product who chose baseball over hockey could even land in the first round, Scott Mitchell writes.

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- Scott Mitchell
Tyler Black's choice about to pay off at 2021 MLB Draft

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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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