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About Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays

The American League (AL) East Division has always been tough. Among the giants of this division are the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays. Both teams have very different histories and a loyal fan base. The Red Sox are one of the oldest teams in the league, having been founded in 1901. The Blue Jays, on the other hand, were formed as an expansion franchise in 1977. Having worked relentlessly to make a name for themselves, over the past few years, the Blue Jays have managed to break a long playoff drought and become one of the strongest contenders in the AL East Division. Despite their differences, each game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays is electric.

The Red Sox and the Blue Jays – Notable Encounters

Since the Red Sox and the Blue Jays are part of the same division, their games are always exciting to watch. While the Red Sox may spend a considerable amount of time focusing on their division rivalry with the New York Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays have proven time and again that they are tough opponents to beat. In 2015, the Blue Jays reestablished their momentum by winning the division championship. As Jays pitcher Jason Grilli once remarked, the American League East is a heavyweight fight every night, and since then, the games between the Jays and the Red Sox have been nothing short of a battle of wills.

A Quality Match-Up- In May 2015, the Jays would take on the Red Sox at home for the first time in the season at the Rogers Center. The first game of the series turned out to be a massive win for the Jays with the team winning 7-0. This was their 3,000th win in the history of the franchise, the first shutout of the 2015 season, as well as the first time Aaron Sanchez recorded a quality start in his career.

A History of the Matchups between the Red Sox and Blue Jays

The Boston Red Sox have played a number of games against the Toronto Blue Jays over the years. Here’s how they’ve fared against their Canadian adversaries.

Games Played Losses Wins Wins %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
600 273 327 .545 159-139 168-134

In all their meetings, the Boston Red Sox have managed to score 3016 runs against the Toronto Blue Jays while allowing 2824 runs. To date, the Red Sox have never met the Blue Jays in a postseason game.

Top Picks in the Blue Jays Line-up

The Blue Jays are a relatively young team in the MLB but have still managed to get some of the top players in the league. Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar helped lead the team to back-to-back World Series championships and became the first Blue Jay to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Joe Carter, another outstanding player for the Jays, hit a massive walk off home run that would win the 1993 World Series. Over the last few years, the Toronto Blue Jays have been carried by powerhouse right fielder José Bautista.

The Heavy Hitters in the Red Sox Arsenal

As one of the oldest teams in the league, the Red Sox have seen their fair share of great players. They’ve had hall of famers, MVP’s, all-stars and World Series winners. Some of the all-time greats to play for the Red Sox include Carl Yastrzemski, the left fielder/first baseman who spent all 23 years of his career playing for the Red Sox. He became an 18-time All-Star, a member of the 3,000 club, and the winner of seven Gold Gloves. Other top players include Hall of Famer Babe Ruth, World Series veteran David Ortiz, and one of the best pitchers to ever play for the Red Sox, Pedro Martinez.

The Red Sox and the Blue Jays go head to head

All eyes are on the American League (AL) East Division to see who manages to claim the coveted top spot. A match-up that’s always exciting in this division is that of the Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays. Fans know that the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays tickets are always in high demand. To ensure that you don’t miss out on seeing these two teams, check the Boston Red Sox Schedule and the Toronto Blue Jays Schedule. Take a good look at the Rogers Center and the Fenway Park seating charts to secure the best seats. Get your cheap Boston Red Sox Toronto Blue Jays tickets from here.

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