Vernon Wells

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Pinch-Hitting Inglett Lift Jays Over Twins

Toronto completes three-game series sweep of Minnesota

(Newser) - Still stuck in last place and minus injured leader Vernon Wells, the streaky Toronto Blue Jays needed to reconstruct their confidence. This was a successful first step: A three-game sweep at Minnesota. Dustin McGowan survived his wildness without much damage, the bullpen was spotless and Joe Inglett picked up his... More »

Sizemore Homers Twice in Tribe Blowout

Centerfielder has 5 RBI to back Laffey's pitching against the Blue Jays

(Newser) - Grady Sizemore homered twice and drove in five runs, Aaron Laffey pitched seven sharp innings and the Cleveland Indians routed Toronto 12-0 Saturday night to hand the Blue Jays their fourth straight loss. Sizemore had three hits, including a leadoff homer to start a six-run first inning against Dustin McGowan... More »

Indians' 6-run Rally Defeats Blue Jays

Blake, Francisco hit two-run doubles to spark big inning

(Newser) - Casey Blake and Ben Francisco hit two-run doubles in a six-run seventh inning to help C.C. Sabathia and the Cleveland Indians defeat Roy Halladay and the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 in a duel of Cy Young Award winners last night. Blue Jays center fielder Vernon Wells jammed his left... More »

Litsch Pitches Blue Jays to 3rd Straight Win

Wells drives in three runs as Toronto downs White Sox

(Newser) - Vernon Wells drove in three runs, Marco Scutaro homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 today. Right-hander Jesse Litsch (4-1) gave up two runs and five hits in 7 1/3 innings for Toronto, which has won three straight after losing eight of nine. Wells went... More »

Blue Jays Top White Sox

Shaun Marcum gets win for Toronto

(Newser) - Shaun Marcum matched Mark Buehrle pitch for pitch and Shannon Stewart drove in the only runs, helping the Toronto Blue Jays beat the White Sox 2-0 last night for Chicago's third straight defeat. Marcum (3-2) struck out nine and won for the first time in three starts. He allowed just... More »

Athletics Top Jays; Sweep Series

Oakland records seventh-straight win in Toronto

(Newser) - Travis Buck doubled home two runs in the 12th inning and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 3-2 win Thursday night. Buck went 3-for-6 with three RBIs, matching an Oakland record with three doubles. The Athletics have won four of six overall,... More »

Ellis, Athletics Beat Blue Jays 6-3

Second baseman's 4 hits spark win

(Newser) - Mark Ellis had four hits, including the tying triple in the ninth, then scored the go-ahead run in the Oakland Athletics' 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. Ellis went 4-for-5 with two stolen bases and an RBI. Oakland closer Huston Street pitched around a single and... More »

Thomas' Slam Sinks Red Sox

Jays sweep weekend series from defending champs

(Newser) - Josh Beckett's first start of the season failed to send Boston home with a win. Frank Thomas hit his 11th career grand slam, Vernon Wells added a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 7-4 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the World Series champions.... More »

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