Rielly scores in OT as Maple Leafs beat Blackhawks 7-6

Maple Leafs

Jay Cohen, The Associated Press Published Sunday, October 7, 2018 10:45PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 7, 2018 11:15PM EDT CHICAGO — After John Tavares went off and Auston Matthews and Patrick Kane staged a memorable duel, Morgan Rielly got the last word on a wild Sunday night. Rielly scored 19 seconds into overtime, Tavares had three goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs spoiled Chicago’s home opener with a 7-6 victory over the Blackhawks. “Top to bottom we had contribution everywhere,” Tavares said. Matthews had two goals and two assistsRead More

Maple Leafs beat Canadiens in overtime during season opener on home ice

Maple Leafs beat Canadiens in overtime during season opener on home ice

Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:22PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:38PM EDT TORONTO — Auston Matthews scored his second goal of the night in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday in the NHL’s regular-season opener. Matthews took a feed from Patrick Marleau and beat Carey Price upstairs with 61 seconds left in the extra period. John Tavares, with his first for Toronto, also scored, while Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots. Nazem Kadri added two assists.Read More

Red Sox move closer to AL East crown, beat Blue Jays 4-3

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel

Doug Alden, The Associated Press Published Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:17PM EDT BOSTON — J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Boston Red Sox moved closer to clinching the AL East title, completing a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. Xander Bogaerts scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning error after the Blue Jays rallied in the top half with two runs to tie it 3-all. Rafael Devers also homered for the major league-leading Red Sox (101-46), who pulled 10 1/2Read More

Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-2 becoming first MLB team to clinch playoff spot

Kevin Pillar

The Associated Press Published Tuesday, September 11, 2018 10:38PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, September 11, 2018 11:08PM EDT BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season, rallying on pinch-hitter Brock Holt’s go-ahead home run in the seventh inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 Tuesday night. Guided by rookie manager Alex Cora, the Red Sox improved the best record in baseball at 99-46. They assured themselves at least a spot in the AL wild-card game while reachingRead More

Prado has 3 RBIs in return, Marlins beat Blue Jays 6-3

Miami Marlins

Christopher Stock, The Associated Press Published Saturday, September 1, 2018 10:19PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, September 1, 2018 11:04PM EDT MIAMI — Martin Prado looked to be at full strength in his first game in three weeks. Prado hit a bases-clearing double in his return from his latest injury, Wei-Yin Chen pitched eight strong innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Saturday night. “It was huge personally and for the team,” Prado said. “I think every time you get to contribute to win a gameRead More