José Bautista made a graceful exit in what was almost certainly his last game at Rogers Centre as a Blue Jay, leading Toronto to a memorable victory over the Yankees in their last home game of the 2017 season.
Ryan Goins led the charge offensively, and even made a rare defensive play, while Marco Estrada had another great outing to lead the Blue Jays to an emphatic 8-1 win over the Yankees in their series opener Friday night at Rogers Centre.
After an emergency appendectomy overseas left him with a bill of more than CAD$14,000 that was left uncovered because he couldn’t afford any travel insurance, Steven de Waard, a 26-year-old Australian currently ranked number 133 in the world in doubles, courageously decided to open a GoFundMe page in the hopes of eventually raising enough money to cover a few thousand dollars in expenses, but has been met with the incredible support of tennis fans—and players—all over the world.
Marcus Stroman put together another stellar, seven-inning outing at Rogers Centre on Tuesday night with the help of a trio of RBIs from Darwin Barney to lead the Blue Jays to a win in the first game of their final homestand of the season.
Josh Donaldson and Kevin Pillar both went deep to help the Blue Jays earn just their second win over the Twins in seven games this season, and their first over Bartolo Colón on “Big Sexy” night at Target Field.
In her compelling new memoir, Maria Sharapova opened up about her difficult road to the top, which started by chance when she pulled out an oversized racquet from her dad’s bag and began to hit balls against a wall in a Russian town near the Black Sea, her 15-month doping suspension and her greatest competitor Serena Williams, who she hasn’t beaten since 2004.