Toronto Blue Jays defeat Boston Red Sox, 9-5
TORONTO—David Ortiz knows plenty about power hitting and he doesn't understand why Jose Bautista isn't in the Home Run Derby at the All-Star game.
The Boston Red Sox slugger might have a point.
Bautista hit his major league-leading 24th home run, Alex Gonzalez and Adam Lind also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 9-5 on Saturday.
"(Bautista) should be there because he's a home run hitter and he's swinging the bat really good," Ortiz said. "I think he'...
TORONTO—Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona and outfielder Mike Cameron have been ejected for arguing with plate umpire Jeff Kellogg in the seventh inning against Toronto.
Cameron was tossed Saturday for arguing from the dugout after he struck out looking against Blue Jays right-hander Jason Frasor for the second out of the inning.
Cameron and Francona came out of the dugout to confront Kellogg, with Francona sending Cameron back to the bench before resuming the ar...
TORONTO — What’s the difference between Red Sox starters John Lackey and Daisuke Matsuzaka?
One has struggled with his control all season, put too many runners on base, and has fans wondering whether he is worth the large contract paid to lure him away from the shores of the Pacific Ocean.
The other one is Japanese.
Lackey had another rough outing yesterday, getting pulled in the fifth inning after giving up seven runs as the Red Sox were beaten, 9-5, by the Toron...