Sports Davis hits 29th home run, A's beat Blue Jays 6-2

09:16  01 august  2018
09:16  01 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

Report: Doesn’t appear Blue Jays will trade Donaldson in July

  Report: Doesn’t appear Blue Jays will trade Donaldson in July Report: Doesn’t appear Blue Jays will trade Donaldson in JulyDue to nagging injuries that have limited the superstar to just 36 games this year, the Blue Jays have seen Donaldson’s trade value take a significant hit — especially considering he is eligible to hit free agency at season’s end.

Smoak hits three- run home run as Blue Jays rough up struggling Gray, beat Yankees 6 - 2 . Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Sam Gaviglio throws to a New York Yankees batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 6, 2018, in Toronto.

Twins use 6 - run 11th to beat Blue Jays 12- 6 , complete sweep. Jose Berrios and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, Eduardo Escobar hit a three- run home run and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Tuesday night.

OAKLAND, Calif. - Khris Davis homered among his three hits, Matt Olson had two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Mark Canha doubled twice and stole home and Marcus Semien added two hits.

Bob Melvin celebrated his 600th win as manager of the A's — tied for third-most in franchise history behind Connie Mack (3,582) and Tony LaRussa (798).

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Oakland moved within one game of Seattle for the second wild card. The A's are 29-10 since June 16, the best record in baseball.

Despite being in the thick of a playoff race, Oakland stayed quiet as the trade deadline passed. There were reports early in the day linking the A's to a trade with Detroit but nothing materialized.

Solarte caps comeback as Jays top Orioles

  Solarte caps comeback as Jays top Orioles Solarte caps comeback as Jays top OriolesRandal Grichuk also hit a two-run shot off Brad Brach to spark the eighth-inning comeback from a 4-1 deficit, and Solarte went deep off Tanner Scott (1-2) for the winning runs.

Matt Olson hit a three- run home run , Davis and Matt Chapman added two- run shots, and the Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night. Davis matched a career-high with four hits and scored three times as Oakland snapped a

Brock Holt had a hit -and- run single and Martinez was intentionally walked before Bogaerts hit his shot to "They're tough, man," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "They got different ways they can beat you. The left-hander was on a run with three straight scoreless starts, covering 19 innings.

Justin Smoak homered for Toronto. The Blue Jays have lost six of eight.

Trevor Cahill (3-2) overcame an uneven night and allowed two runs in six innings. The right-hander has won consecutive starts for the first time since May 2017.

Yusmeiro Petit, Jeurys Familia and Blake Treinen retired three batters apiece to complete the six-hitter.

Olson's two-run single off Sam Gaviglio (2-4) in the first put the A's up 2-1.

After Davis hit his 29th homer leading off the third, Canha and Semien pulled off a double steal with Canha sliding into home to beat the throw from second baseman Devon Travis.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Blue Jays: 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. will be sidelined indefinitely after being diagnosed with a left high ankle sprain and bruised knee. Gurriel has a franchise record 11 consecutive multi-hit games. Reports estimate the rookie could miss 2-6 weeks but manager John Gibbons declined to give a timetable. "Those ankles can be a little bit tricky," Gibbons said. "Best to let him heal up and get back to his normal self." . Giles isn't expected to join the team until Thursday in Seattle.

Athletics: RHP Daniel Gossett will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, making him the fourth Oakland pitcher to have the reconstructive surgery this year. Gossett was 0-3 with a 5.18 ERA in five starts this season. ... RHP Andrew Triggs (right arm nerve irritation) has begun a throwing program.

UP NEXT

A's LHP Sean Manaea (9-7, 3.46 ERA) faces the Blue Jays for the second time this season in the series finale Wednesday afternoon. Manaea took a no-decision after allowing four runs in five innings against Toronto on May 19. RHP Marcus Stroman (4-7, 5.20), who has won three of his last four starts, pitches for the Blue Jays.

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