#The Toronto Blue Jays

Minnesota Twins: Three options for shortstop in 2022

The Minnesota Twins are in the final stretch of a disappointing season, and one area of the team that hasn’t worked out well is the shortstop position. The Twins signed 31-year-old defensive wizard Andrelton Simmons to a one-year deal before the season started, and as Twins fans know, he’s had a disappointing season to say the least.
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Twins starting Willians Astudillo at first base on Saturday

Minnesota Twins utility-man Willians Astudillo is batting eighth in Saturday's lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays. Astudillo will operate first base after Miguel Sano was chosen as Saturday's designated hitter, Brent Rooker was moved to left field, and Rob Refsynder was rested. In a matchup against left-hander Steven Matz, our...

Which wild-card hopefuls could have the pitching edge in a play-in game?

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a decision to make heading into the final day of the 2014 season in Cincinnati: Use ace Gerrit Cole in game No. 162 or save him for the wild-card game against San Francisco. The Pirates were guaranteed a wild-card spot, but the division title was still up for grabs.

Blue Jays: The Jose Berrios trade is working out well right now

The Toronto Blue Jays were big players at the trade deadline this year, acquiring starter Jose Berrios from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for top prospects Austin Martin and Simeon Woods-Richardson. For many fans who follow the Blue Jay farm system, this seemed like a massive overpay when compared to...

Donaldson 'wishes' Blue Jays could play in front of 50,000 fans

Minnesota Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson believes the Toronto Blue Jays are missing out by not having full capacity at the Rogers Centre during a September playoff push. "This place, when 50,000 people are packed into it, would be rumbling. I wish this team would be able to feel that right now because they deserve it the way they are playing," Donaldson said postgame, according to Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun.

Miguel Sanó becomes fastest player in MLB history to 1,000 strikeouts

Minnesota Twins first baseman Miguel Sanó made history on Saturday when he became the fastest player in Major League Baseball history to record 1,000 strikeouts. Sanó reached the dubious milestone in the ninth inning of the Twins' loss to the Toronto Blue Jays after striking out in three pitches against Jordan Romano. He reached the 1,000 strikeout mark in his 661st career game, surpassing Mark Reynolds who accomplished the feat in 747 games.

Rob Refsnyder out of Minnesota's Saturday lineup

Minnesota Twins utility-man Rob Refsnyder is not starting in Saturday's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays. Refsynder will sit on Saturday afternoon with Brent Rooker in left field, Miguel Sano handling designated hitting duties, and Willians Astudillo at first base. Per Baseball Savant on 100 batted balls this season, Refsnyder...

Shane Baz Will Make His MLB Debut Monday Against the Blue Jays

The MLB’s 20th best prospect will be making his major league debut on Monday. Shane Baz will be promoted to the Tampa Bay Rays taxi squad on Sunday and will be activated for the Rays game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday. The Rays acquired baz as a...

Twins Beat Toronto, Lynx Secure First-Round Bye

The Minnesota Twins found their way back to the win column in a strong performance against the Toronto Blue Jays, while the Lynx knocked off the Indiana Fever for the third straight time to lock up a first-round bye in the playoffs. The Twins beat the Blue Jays 7-3 to...

Red Sox Vs. Orioles Lineups: Alex Verdugo Sits, Kyle Schwarber Starts

The Red Sox can win the series against the Orioles on Saturday afternoon. Boston hosts Baltimore at Fenway Park after a dominant 7-1 victory Friday night as it looks to gain more ground in the American League Wild Card standings. Every win counts at this point, especially with the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees and Red Sox fighting for a spot in the postseason.