Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Buffalo and elected to become a free agent.
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Sorry, Detroit: Your team follows in the footsteps of other recent biggest losers. Where did every other club fall?
The Brewers traded right-hander Chase Anderson to the Blue Jays and declined the 2020 option of slugger Eric Thames on Monday.
William Weinbaum ESPN
The 8 finalists for the HoF's 2020 Ford Frick excellence in baseball broadcasting award were announced Friday - Joe Castiglione, Jacques Doucet, Tom Hamilton, Ken Harrelson, Pat Hughes, Ned Martin, Mike Shannon & Dewayne Staats. More than 200 broadcasters were eligible for the award, to be announced Dec. 11 (awarded this & every 3rd year to team-specific announcers — the other 2 years' winners are "national voices" & "broadcast beginnings" historic figures).
After a stunning World Series title, Washington faces some uncertainty this offseason. Will the Nats be No. 1 again or will the Astros or Dodgers take their place?
Ron Fairly, whose career as a player and broadcaster spanned nearly 50 years, has died at the age of 81, the Mariners announced Wednesday.
On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
Can the Rays go to Houston and take down the Astros? Buster and Keith Law discuss that after reacting to the triumphant return of Yandy Diaz, Charlie Morton's strong start and Oakland's stumble in another winner-take-all game (14:57). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (41:13).
William Weinbaum ESPN
The Phillies announced plans Tuesday to extend safety netting for 2020, becoming the 13th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Braves, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Brewers, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals said they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and the Marlins had extended theirs to 150 feet past each dugout before the 2019 season.
The Toronto Blue Jays feel good about four rising sons who made big strides in 2019 and figure to become lineup fixtures moving forward.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Blake Snell lost in a tuneup for a potential postseason outing, and the Tampa Bay Rays were beaten by the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 Sunday in their last game before the wild card playoff against the Oakland Athletics.
Tampa Bay managed just three hits and lost 4-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday, damaging the Rays' chances of hosting the AL Wild Card Game.
The Tampa Bay Rays returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night behind Tommy Pham's two-run homer and 4 1/3 hitless innings from Tyler Glasnow.
Rowdy Tellez hit two solo home runs, Jacob Waguespack pitched six shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night.
Trey Mancini had a career-high five hits, DJ Stewart hit a two-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 Tuesday night.
Anthony Alford hit a game-ending drive in the 15th inning for his first career homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Monday night.
Teams such as the A's, Rays and Nationals are about to earn an invitation to October, but credit these players for getting them there.
Luis Severino struck out nine over five scoreless innings for his first win of the season, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs as they beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Sunday in their regular-season home finale.
Giancarlo Stanton launched his first homer since missing nearly three months to injury, James Paxton won his 10th straight start and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 Saturday.
Star second baseman Gleyber Torres prompted an audible gasp from the Yankee Stadium crowd when his right leg buckled while fielding a grounder and made an early exit Friday night as New York lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3.
Cavan Biggio homered and had three RBI to offset a spectacular, homer-robbing catch by Austin Hays, and the Toronto Blue Jays used a six-run seventh inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Fun note: With Cavan Biggio hitting his 15th home run, the Blue Jays are just the fifth team to have three rookies hit 15 home runs. Only one of those teams had four, however: the 2006 Marlins (Dan Uggla 27, Josh Willingham 26, Mike Jacobs 20, Hanley Ramirez 17).
Randal Grichuk hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rebounded from an ineffective start by Clay Buchholz to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 11-10 on Wednesday night.