Tags: Toronto Blue Jays

On Baseball: What Mariano Rivera Shared With Roy Halladay, Besides Hall of Fame Credentials

Mariano Rivera will not be the only player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame this week on his first try. Public ballots have shown overwhelming support for Roy Halladay, the former ace of the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies. If Halladay were here, he would surely acknowledge that Rivera, the sublime Yankees…

Twins and Blue Jays Turn to the Rays to Fill Managerial Vacancies

Seeking a fresh voice for their underachieving young players, the Minnesota Twins have made Rocco Baldelli the youngest manager in the major leagues. The Twins hired Baldelli, 37, on Thursday, the first job as a manager for the former Tampa Bay player, assistant and coach. He replaces Paul Molitor, who was fired after four seasons…

Blue Jays 8, Yankees 7: Yankees’ Old Reliables Prove to Be Anything But

After a six-pitch first inning on Saturday, Sabathia came apart in the second, allowing a long home run to Randal Grichuk on the first pitch, and then surrendering an infield hit, a bloop single, a line-drive hit by Aledmys Diaz and a seeing-eye single by Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Then in the third, he gave up…