Blue Jays bring fans closer to action with Rogers Center renos

Blue Jays bring fans closer to action with Rogers Center renos

The Blue Jays feel like they’ve been playing in a stadium for the last 33 years. Pretty soon, they’ll have a ballpark to call their own. That was the message club president Mark Shapiro wanted to get across as he unveiled plans Thursday afternoon for the long-awaited renovations at Rogers Centre. With an estimated price … Read more

Blue Jays humiliate Red Sox at Fenway with franchise record 28 runs

Blue Jays humiliate Red Sox at Fenway with franchise record 28 runs

Three things you should know from the Blue Jays’ 28-5 win over the Red Sox in Boston: weird ball It was The Massacre on Jersey Street, formerly 4 Yawkey Way. If Fenway Park had a roof, it would have caved in under the barrage of Blue Jays hits and ding-dongs. There was nowhere for the … Read more

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Half a million Toronto residents in apartments with no air conditioning this summer

Kiki Jones has spent the past few days taking cold showers, avoiding physical activity, keeping the blinds shut and blasting electric fans in their non-air-conditioned apartment in Toronto. But despite those measures, the 31-year-old hasn’t found much relief from the intense summer heat that’s gripped the city this week. “I’ve lived in Toronto for about … Read more

Toronto Blue Jays redesign Fourth of July hats, remove stars

Toronto Blue Jays redesign Fourth of July hats, remove stars

Tea Toronto Blue Jays have altered the design of an upcoming special edition Fourth of July ballcap. All 30 Major League Baseball teams were originally scheduled to wear special hats decorated with American emblems to celebrate Independence Day in the United States. But when previews of the caps came out, fans of the Blue Jays … Read more

Jays fan who gave homer to young Yankees fan share their story

Jays fan who gave homer to young Yankees fan share their story

Mike Lanzilotta remembers the first ball he took home from a Blue Jays game. He was 12 years old and reached over the railing, before netting was around, to grab a slow-rolling foul ball. “My grandfather held my legacy as I grabbed the ball. And then he pulled me back in,” he said. To this … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency crews … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

Toronto subway: Suspect wanted after woman pushed

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth following cancer diagnosis

Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth following cancer diagnosis

Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. In a statement released by Sportsnet, Martinez said Sunday’s game against the Oakland Athletics would be his last for “a little while” as he begins weeks of cancer treatment. Martinez, 73, said he hoped to join … Read more