Category: AL West

  • Rangers 9 – Blue Jays 2

    Rangers 9 – Blue Jays 2

    Teams 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Texas Rangers 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 9 11 0 Toronto Blue Jays 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 7:07 pm ET: Rogers Centre, Toronto, ONStarting: Nathan Eovaldi vs. Kevin GausmanGame Wrap…

  • Astros 7 – Nationals 1

    Astros 7 – Nationals 1

    World Series 2019, Game Five: Astros win three in a row in Washington Game Recap | Box Score Not satisfied with attending one World Series game, I decided about 90 minutes before game time to take a peek on StubHub and see if I could justify cost-wise taking in another game. While I shouldn’t have…

  • 🚀 Houston Astros 8 – 🏛 Washington Nationals 1

    🚀 Houston Astros 8 – 🏛 Washington Nationals 1

    World Series, Game Four: Bregman Grand Slam silences Washington Game Recap | Box Score When I booked a work-related trip to New York City for mid-October, I knew there was a good chance of a playoff game not too far from where I was staying (given that there are six teams in the Boston –…

  • Minnesota Twins 6 – Oakland Athletics 8

    Minnesota Twins 6 – Oakland Athletics 8

    Chris Herrmann’s first MLB hit? A grand slam! Game Recap | Box Score As a Montrealer who is used to massive concrete structures as a venue for baseball games, I feel a bit of sympathy for Oakland Athletics fans.  If we can forget Mount Davis for a second — which I realize it very hard…

  • Oakland A’s 1 – Toronto Blue Jays 7

    Oakland A’s 1 – Toronto Blue Jays 7

    Eric Sogard extends his hit streak to nine games Game Recap | Box Score Day two of the Vladimir Guerroro Jr. era is Toronto was a much more subdued affair thanks to a smaller crowd. While today’s defeat of Oakland by the Blue Jays was more convincing, the crowd didn’t enjoy the game as much as Friday’s…

  • Oakland A’s 2- Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Oakland A’s 2- Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Vladimir Guererro Jr. Debuts Game Recap | Box Score Once Blue Jays announced that Vladimir Guererro Jr. would be added to their roster and debut Friday, April 26th against the A’s, I knew that I had to be at that game. Everything about this young man life so far connects emotionally with this Montréaler. On…

  • Los Angeles Angels 5 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Los Angeles Angels 5 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Angels rise in the 9th with four runs Game Recap | Box Score It may have taken nine innings but the Angels bats finally lit up, taking a win away from the Blue Jays. After giving up three straight walks, Tyler Clippard gave up four earned runs to lose the game for Aaron Sanchez, who was sharp, if…

  • Los Angeles Angels 3 – Toronto Blue Jays 5

    Los Angeles Angels 3 – Toronto Blue Jays 5

    Morales leads the Blue Jays over the Angels Game Recap | Box Score With an explosive start to the game with five runs, the Blue Jays were able to hold off the Angels to win the game with those same five runs. Thanks to performances from the likes of light hitting Kendrys Morales and underperforming Josh Donaldson, J.A. Happ…

  • Texas Rangers 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 7

    Texas Rangers 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 7

    Happ has a quality start, striking out nine over seven innings Game Recap | Box Score Lead by a quality start delivered by J.A. Happ; other notable happenings shouldn’t go unnoticed. Teoscar Hernandez is looking better and better every day. Going two for three, with both being extra-base hits — a double and a home…

  • Texas Rangers 6 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Texas Rangers 6 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Stroman unsettled, Gallo swings for the fences and Smoak shines Game Recap | Box Score After a four-run first inning, it seemed as if Marcus Stroman had settled into a groove that would help to reduce his inflated ERA. Alas, no such luck as he was tagged with two more earned runs after a series of scrappy…

  • Houston Astros 4 – Seattle Mariners 1

    Houston Astros 4 – Seattle Mariners 1

    Lance McCullers dominates the Mariners through seven Game Recap | Box Score While Robinson Cano managed a solo home run in the first, Lance McCullers spent the rest of his seven innings shutting down the Mariners and striking out 11 of them. After having a disastrous start against the Minnesota Twins — where he gave up eight runs over four innings — this…

  • Oakland Athletics 2 – Seattle Mariners 1

    Oakland Athletics 2 – Seattle Mariners 1

    Manaea outduels King Felix for the win Game Recap | Box Score With Sean Manaea sharp through seven innings of two-hit ball, all it took for the Athletics to beat King Felix in his house was one home run in the first by Jed Lowrie. Hernandez seemed rattled in the first, confused by an overturned baulk call which seemed to…

  • Oakland Athletics 8 – Seattle Mariners 10

    Oakland Athletics 8 – Seattle Mariners 10

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Oakland Atheltics 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 8 10 3 Seattle Mariners 0 3 2 0 3 1 1 0 x 10 17 0 6:13 pm: , Safeco Park, Seattle, WAStarting Pitchers: XXX vs. XXXAttendance: 29,013 | Time: 3:32Section…

  • Houston Astros 0 – New York Yankees 5

    Houston Astros 0 – New York Yankees 5

    ALCS 2017, Game Five Game Recap | Box Score When I left Minneapolis at the end of September, I was sure that I had seen my 24th and final MLB game of 2017. The season was coming to an end, and so were my opportunities to travel to see another game. Little did I know then that…

  • Houston Astros 3 – Detroit Tigers 5

    Houston Astros 3 – Detroit Tigers 5

    Game Recap  | Box Score James McCann Bobblehead Day Getting to the game early to secure a Bobblehead, I enjoyed a 30-minute, pre-game Q&A with John Hiller. The interviewer was trying a bit too hard and should have just let Mr. Hiller tell his Tigers stories from the 1960’s & 1970’s. The Astros led the game for most…

  • Houston Astros 6 – Detroit Tigers 5

    Houston Astros 6 – Detroit Tigers 5

    Game Recap | Box Score Josh Reddick homer gives the Astros the win Watching Jose Altuve today, it’s clear that he is one of the rarest and most talented players in the game. Given his size relative to most of the other players — 5’6 looks tiny next to a team of 6’0+ players — many…

  • Oakland Athletics 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Oakland Athletics 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Game Recap   |   Box Score Kendrys Morales, Walkoff Homerun With the Blue Jays hitting silent most of the game thanks to a solid pitching performance by Paul Blackburn, the A’s cruised into the bottom of the 9th with an almost certain win. Little did they know that Justin Smoak and Kendrys Morales would pull off back to back home runs to…

  • Seattle Mariners 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Seattle Mariners 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Walkoff home run by Kevin Pillar in the bottom of the 9th inning While not the rarest of baseball events, a walk-off home run is an exciting and dramatic way for a game to end. Struggling with major holes in their lineup thanks to multiple injuries, Kevin Pillar is almost single-handedly carrying the Blue Jays’ offence…

  • Anaheim Angels 6 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Anaheim Angels 6 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    In attendance — Warren Wilansky

  • Seattle Mariners 2 – Detroit Tigers 4

    Seattle Mariners 2 – Detroit Tigers 4

    Game two at Comerica was a very different, with a very different pace. While yesterday’s game was closing in on 5 hours, we were already in the 5th at 8:30! Justin Verlander had a pretty solid start which unfortunately was marred by one meatball pitch which cost him 2 runs on a home run by Kyle Seager. Although…

  • Seattle Mariners 7 – Detroit Tigers 8

    Seattle Mariners 7 – Detroit Tigers 8

    When I played the game of hotel roulette on Hotwire, I had no idea that I would end up in casino during my time in Detroit. Little did I know that there was a casino, let alone 3 within the city limits. One perk of staying at the Motor City Casino was their complimentary shuttle…

  • Texas Rangers 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 12

    Texas Rangers 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 12

    6 RBI night for Edwin Encarnacion

  • Texas Rangers 1 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Texas Rangers 1 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Walk off Homerun by Justin Smoak

  • Seattle Mariners 10 – Boston Red Sox 8

    Seattle Mariners 10 – Boston Red Sox 8
  • Seattle Mariners 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 8

    Seattle Mariners 2 – Toronto Blue Jays 8
  • Seattle Mariners 3 – Toronto Blue Jays 2

    Seattle Mariners 3 – Toronto Blue Jays 2
  • Los Angeles Angels 4 – Toronto Blue Jays 8

    Los Angeles Angels 4 – Toronto Blue Jays 8
  • Los Angeles Angels 4 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Los Angeles Angels 4 – Toronto Blue Jays 3
  • Texas Rangers 5 – Toronto Blue Jays 1

  • Houston Astros 5 – Minnesota Twins 4

    Houston Astros 5 – Minnesota Twins 4
  • Texas Rangers 2 – Washington Nationals 0

    Texas Rangers 2 – Washington Nationals 0

    After a work meeting just outside of Washington on Thursday and Friday, I decided to stay in the city for the weekend to take in some museums and a second Nationals game. The weather was perfect and did manage to get a little bit of a sunburn. I asked for it by getting seats along…

  • Texas Rangers 2 – Washington Nationals 9

    Texas Rangers 2 – Washington Nationals 9
  • Oakland Athletics 1 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

    Oakland Athletics 1 – Toronto Blue Jays 3

      After spending a few days in Winnipeg as speaker and attendee of the Culture Days Congress, I decided to pass through Toronto for a few meeting (and Baseball games) before heading to Washington, DC to meet with a new client of ours. I could have gone home to Montreal for a day but I…

  • Los Angeles Angels 5 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

    Los Angeles Angels 5 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

    I decided at the last minute, after a late afternoon conference call, to bite the bullet and go see my 7th Blue Jays game of the year. I wasn’t going to go to the game (as I only had tickets for the Friday Orioles match) until someone reminded me that R.A. Dickey was starting and…

  • Cleveland Indians 5 – Los Angeles Angels 2

    Cleveland Indians 5 – Los Angeles Angels 2

    Since I was in California for a family wedding, seeing a Baseball game was not originally in the plans. With multiple events spread all over Southern California, I was sure I wouldn’t have any time to myself. In the end, on the last evening of our trip, my mother and I found that we had…

  • Tampa Bay Rays 0 – Seattle Mariners 1

    Perfect Game: Félix Hernández Game Recap | Box Score For the first time in Seattle Mariners history, Félix Hernández pitched a perfect game at Safeco Field, in Seattle, WA. His performance against the Tampa Bay Rays was only the 23rd  in the history of Major League Baseball. Hernandez threw 113 pitches and struck out eleven batters. Brendan Ryan was…

  • Houston Astros 0 – San Francisco Giants 10

    Perfect Game: Matt Cain Game Recap | Box Score For the first time in the complete Giant’s franchise history, Matt Cain threw a perfect game to beat the Houston Astros 10-0. In addition to the 27 batters he faced and vanquished, he managed to strike out 14 of them, tying Sandy Koufax for the most in a perfect…

  • Chicago White Sox 4 – Seattle Mariners 0

    Chicago White Sox 4 – Seattle Mariners 0

    Perfect Game: Philip Humber Game Recap | Box Score Baseball is a funny game. A player can struggle for a few years, throw out his arm and need Tommy John surgery. With slim prospects to even make a major league roster,  Philip Humber accomplished getting a slot in the White Sox’s rotation and managed to pitch one…

  • Los Angeles Angels 2 – Los Angeles Dodgers 3

    Los Angeles Angels 2 – Los Angeles Dodgers 3

    Game Recap | Box Score

  • Tampa Bay Rays 0 – Oakland Athletics 4

    Tampa Bay Rays 0 – Oakland Athletics 4

    Perfect Game: Dallas Braden Game Recap | Box Score In front of just over 12,000 fans, yet another journeyman starting pitcher manages to produce one of the most unlikely feats in baseball, a perfect game. One of the sweetest things that I discovered about this game is that it was Mother’s Day, and Dallas’ grandmother, Peggy Lindsey was in…