Toronto Blue Jays rout the Phillies 12-6

Edwin Encarnacion belted two home runs and drove in three to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 12-6 rout over the Philadelphia Phillies and sweep of the four-game set.
John Gibbons returns as Blue Jays' manager

John Gibbons returns as Blue Jays' manager

TORONTO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- John Gibbons, who managed the Toronto Blue Jays in 2004-08, is returning to the American League team as manager, the team announced Tuesday.
Toronto extends manager's contract

Toronto extends manager's contract

TORONTO, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays have extended the contract of Manager Cito Gaston through the 2010 season.
Cito Gaston returning to Blue Jays

Cito Gaston returning to Blue Jays

TORONTO, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Cito Gaston will manage the Toronto Blue Jays through the 2009 season.

MLB: Toronto 8, Pittsburgh 5

PITTSBURGH, June 22 (UPI) -- Toronto's Scott Rolen and Lyle Overbay combined to drive in four runs and the Blue Jays ended a seven-game losing streak Sunday with an 8-5 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 1, Toronto 0

PITTSBURGH, June 20 (UPI) -- Doug Mientkiewicz raced home from third on a fielding error with nobody out in the 12th inning Friday, giving Pittsburgh a 1-0 win over Toronto.

MLB: Seattle 2, Toronto 1

TORONTO, June 11 (UPI) -- Raul Ibanez' RBI single in the top of the ninth Wednesday gave the Seattle Mariners a 2-1 victory over Toronto.

Lawyers argue blame for 1993 terror attack

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Lawyers urged an appeals court to uphold a verdict blaming the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center.

Hillenbrand released by LA Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 9 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Angels released designated hitter Shea Hillenbrand Monday.

MLB: Minnesota 8, Toronto 5

MINNEAPOLIS, June 28 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter hit two home runs and drove in three runs Thursday in helping the Minnesota Twins rally past the Toronto Blue Jays, 8-5.

Blue Jays give manager contract extension

DUNEDIN, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Toronto Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons has signed a contract extension that covers the 2008 season.

Blue Jays cut ties with Shea Hillenbrand

TORONTO, July 19 (UPI) -- The Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday designated Shea Hillenbrand for assignment.

Giant pandas too expensive for U.S. zoos

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Giant pandas are the most popular attraction in several U.S. zoos but may be too expensive as officials try to renegotiate their annual fee with China. China has loaned the pandas to zoos in Washington, D.C., San Diego, Atlanta and Memphis for $1 million

Witnesses describe prison overcrowding

NEWARK, N.J., July 19 (UPI) -- Witnesses at a hearing Tuesday in New Jersey described what they said were the deadly effects of prison overcrowding.

Internet 'Pandacam' tracks days-old cub

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- The tiny panda cub born at Washington's National Zoo appears healthy in "Pandacam" images the zoo is broadcasting live on its Web site.
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John Gibbons
American League All Star Vladimir Guerrero of the Los Angeles is congratulated by third base coach John Gibbons after hitting a home run in the second inning of the All-Star Game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pa on July 11 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

As Player

As Manager

John Michael Gibbons (born June 8, 1962, in Great Falls, Montana) is the current bench coach for the Kansas City Royals. He was the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball from 2004 to 2008. He is often referred to as "Gibby" by his players and other baseball cohorts.

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