• Canadian soccer commentator Graham Leggat dies at 81

    TORONTO (AP) — Graham Leggat, a longtime soccer commentator in Canada who played for Scotland in the 1958 World Cup and coached in the NASL in the 1970s, has died. He was 81.

  • Jays ownership would ‘love’ to keep general manager

    TORONTO (AP) — The ownership of the Toronto Blue Jays said Monday it would “love” to keep general manager Alex Anthopoulos and has been in discussions about extending his contract.

    Updated: 3:09 pm

  • In this Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Indians president Mark Shapiro points out the major renovations to right field at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Shapiro, who has been with Cleveland since 1992, will replace Paul Beeston, the Toronto Blue Jays CEO and president who is retiring. The teams will make the announcement Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, said a person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the sides were still working through some details. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    AP Source: Indians president Shapiro leaving for Blue Jays

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Shapiro’s baseball life has been with the Indians. He rose through their front office, helped build them into winners and directed their stadium renovation. He did it all, but fell short of a World Series title.

    Updated: 9:18 am

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion, right, rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Alfredo Simon as Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias, left, looks on during first-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Encarnacion homers again, Blue Jays hit 4 to beat Tigers 9-2

    TORONTO (AP) — As the surging Blue Jays keep piling up wins, they’re starting to believe in their own championship credentials.

  • Montreal Impact fire coach Frank Klopas

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Impact fired coach Frank Klopas early Sunday.

  • Detroit Tigers' Anthony Gose runs toward the dugout following the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 in Toronto (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Slumping Tigers battered by Encarnacion, Blue Jays 15-1

    TORONTO (AP) — Amid a run of rotten results, this was a new low for the reeling Detroit Tigers.

  • Toronto FC 's Sebastian Giovinco (10) stretches to bring the ball under control during first-half MLS soccer match action against the Montreal Impact in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Toronto FC beats Impact 2-1

    TORONTO (AP) — Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore scored and Toronto FC beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday to match their franchise season record with 11 victories.

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion, left, hits a three-run home run in front of Detroit Tigers' catcher James McCann during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, 9 RBIs as Blue Jays rout Tigers

    TORONTO (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs as the high-scoring Blue Jays routed the Detroit Tigers 15-1 Saturday.

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion rounds the bases following a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Blue Jays’ Encarnacion hits 3 HRs against Tigers

    TORONTO (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam in the seventh inning for his third home run of the game in Saturday’s contest against Detroit.

  • Encarnacion extends hitting streak to 24 games

    TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has extended his career-long hitting streak to 24 games with a three-run homer in the first inning against Detroit.