Four straight losses for the Toronto Blue Jays who fell 6-5 in Tampa last night to the Rays. The Jays fall 6 back in the wild card race.
Lucas Duda and Corey Dickerson homered for the Rays.
Josh Donaldson and Nori Aoki hit home runs for the Jays.
Boston routed Cleveland, 9-1 as Doug Fister went the distance on a 1-hitter. The only hit he gave up was lead off homer to Franciso Lindor.
Boston is 4.5 up on the Yankees. New York ripped Detroit, 13-4. Gary Sanchez with a two-run homer.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have 89 wins and only 35 losses after dropping Pittsburgh, 8-5.
The Los Angeles Angels pounded the Texas Rangers, 10-1. Albert Pujols got his 610th career home run – the most ever for a non-American born player as he passed Sammy Sosa on the all-time list.
The Chicago Cubs stayed hot as they dropped Cincinnati, 13-9.
The Cubs have won 4 in a row and sit 2.5 up on Milwaukee in the N.L. Central.
N.L. East leading Washington got by Houston, 4-3.
The Charlottetown Islanders had their opening scrimmages in training camp as Team Black downed Team White, 3-0.
Team White won the evening game, 4-1.
The Islanders play their first Q exhibition game hosting the Moncton Wildcats at 7.00 at the APM Centre in Cornwall, tonight.
Disgruntled Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving has had his wish granted. He’s been moved in a blockbuster trade to the Boston Celtics for point guard Isaiah Thomas plus two other players and a first round draft pick.
Marc Campbell continues to lead both Red Shores tracks on the Island as far as wins are concerned in harness racing.
Campbell has 86 wins in Charlottetown and over $158,000 in earnings. He also has 36 wins in Summerside and over $97,000 in earnings.
Charlottetown goes to post Thursday night at 6.30. Summerside has the races on Friday night.
PEI will begin the Under 15 National Baseball Tournament in Summerside on Thursday. The Island team is coached by Kevin MacLean and has players from all over the province.
PEI plays BC and New Brunswick opening day on Thursday.
The Charlottetown Islanders will open the Best of 5 New Brunswick Senior Baseball League preliminary playoff round on next Thursday as they visit the Moncton Fisher Cats. Charlottetown gets the second game on Friday, September 1st at Memorial Field.