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LEADING OFF: Struggling Padres face Braves, Buxton OK

Sat, 2022-04-16 18:30

Manager Rocco Baldelli said that a team doctor would examine Buxton but that for now the Twins anticipate he’ll be traveling with the team for the next series at Kansas City, which begins Tuesday. Buxton left in the first inning of Minnesota’s series-opening 8-4 win over Boston on Friday night after sliding roughly into second base. His left leg appeared to get caught underneath him while his right foot slammed into the bag.

A's vs. Blue Jays Highlights

Sat, 2022-04-16 17:24

Pache's 9th inning homer leads A's to 7-5 win

Pache hits game-winning homer in ninth, A's beat Jays 7-5

Sat, 2022-04-16 16:18

Cristian Pache hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth inning, Sean Murphy also connected and the Oakland Athletics beat Toronto 7-5 on Saturday, snapping a six-game losing streak against the Blue Jays. Facing Julian Merryweather (0-2), the right-handed Pache hammered a 1-0 pitch into the right field bullpen for his first home run of the season and second of his career. "It was incredible," Pache said through a translator.

Blue Jays burned by awful umpiring as Charlie Montoyo gets ejected

Sat, 2022-04-16 16:16

The Blue Jays had beef with the home plate umpire all afternoon.

Blue Jays' Chapman Hits Clutch Bomb, But A's Get Last Laugh

Sat, 2022-04-16 15:53

Matt Chapman faced his former team this weekend for the first time since being traded to the Blue Jays. The first game didn’t go amazing, but he cranked it up in Game No. versus the A’s.

Oakland-Toronto Runs

Sat, 2022-04-16 15:24

Cristian Pache flies out to left center field to Lourdes Gurriel Jr.. Drew Jackson reaches on a fielder's choice to shallow infield, advances to 2nd. Christian Bethancourt out at third.

Pache hits game-winning homer in ninth, A's beat Jays 7-5

Sat, 2022-04-16 15:19

Cristian Pache hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth inning, Sean Murphy also connected and the Oakland Athletics beat Toronto 7-5 on Saturday, snapping a six-game losing streak against the Blue Jays. Facing Julian Merryweather (0-2), Pache hammered a 1-0 pitch into the right field bullpen for his first home run of the season and second of his career. Pache was acquired from Atlanta last month in the deal that sent slugger Matt Olson to the Braves.

Game #9: Pache bomb in 9th gives A's 7-5 win

Sat, 2022-04-16 15:16

The A’s won a nail-biter on Saturday afternoon, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5. The offense came alive early and late, while Oakland got another solid outing from their starting pitcher. The A’s fell behind fast today.

Athletics GM David Forst credits hot start to players' fight amid opportunity

Sat, 2022-04-16 14:23

A's GM David Forst believes that the new opportunity created for certain young players has played a big role in the team's hot start to the season.

Guerrero Jr. hits MLB-leading 5th HR, Blue Jays beat A’s 4-1

Sat, 2022-04-16 08:39

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major league-leading fifth home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Friday night.

Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics play in game 2 of series

Sat, 2022-04-16 00:01

Oakland Athletics (3-4) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (5-3) Toronto; Saturday, 3:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-0); Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (0-0, 16.20 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, four strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -235, Athletics +190; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays face the Oakland Athletics, leading the series 1-0. Toronto had a 91-71 record overall and a 47-34 record at home last season.

Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics play in game 2 of series

Sat, 2022-04-16 00:01

Oakland Athletics (3-4) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (5-3) Toronto; Saturday, 3:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-0); Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (0-0, 16.20 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, four strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -235, Athletics +190; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Blue Jays face the Oakland Athletics, leading the series 1-0. Toronto had a 91-71 record overall and a 47-34 record at home last season.

A's place Stephen Piscotty on COVID-19 list; trio on restricted list

Fri, 2022-04-15 22:50

The Oakland Athletics placed outfielder Stephen Piscotty on the COVID-19 list prior to Friday night's game against the host Toronto Blue Jays. The Athletics also placed catcher Austin Allen along with left-handers A.J. Puk and Kirby Snead on the restricted list. Oakland didn't provide reasons regarding the trio, but teams are allowed to put unvaccinated players who can't travel into Canada on the restricted list.

Facing Matt Chapman was 'fun' for Athletics pitcher Daulton Jefferies

Fri, 2022-04-15 20:45

Matt Chapman still commands a lot of respect from his former team.

Toronto slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr., hits solo homer as Blue Jays top Athletics 4-1

Fri, 2022-04-15 20:19

A golden sombrero firmly in the rear-view mirror, Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr., was back to his old self Friday. He hit a solo homer for a lead Toronto wouldn't relinquish in a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics at Rogers Centre. Starter Ross Stripling threw four shutout innings and closer Jordan Romano earned his fifth save in the opener of a three-game series.

Game #8: A's stay close but lose 4-1

Fri, 2022-04-15 20:12

That was more what we expected from a rebuilding roster, and it still wasn’t that bad. The Oakland A’s lost 4-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, opening a series at the Rogers Centre. Coming off a strong first week of the season, the A’s never quite found the big plays they needed in this one.

Guerrero Jr. hits MLB-leading 5th HR, Blue Jays beat A's 4-1

Fri, 2022-04-15 19:18

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major league-leading fifth home run, Zack Collins had two hits and an RBI and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Friday night.

A's put 3 on restricted list, Piscotty on COVID IL

Fri, 2022-04-15 17:48

The Oakland Athletics placed outfielder Stephen Piscotty on the COVID-19 injured list and put catcher Austin Allen and left-handers A.J. Puk and Kirby Snead on the restricted list before Friday's game in Toronto. To enter Canada, the Canadian government requires a person must have received a second COVID-19 vaccine dose -- or one dose of Johnson & Johnson -- at least 14 days prior to entry. Players are not paid and do not accrue major league service time while on the restricted list.

Former Moeller pitcher Zach Logue gets big-league call-up from Oakland A's

Fri, 2022-04-15 13:11

Former Moeller High School pitcher is the latest Crusader to be called up to the majors.

With unvaccinated players barred from Canada, Oakland A's shuffle roster

Fri, 2022-04-15 11:32

While many of the Oakland A’s will get a chance to reunite with Matt Chapman in Toronto, a few aren’t with the team — almost assuredly because they remain unvaccinated. Catcher Austin Allen and relievers A.J. Puk and Kirby Snead were placed on the restricted list on Friday, hours before the A’s play the first of a three-game weekend series against the Blue Jays.

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