MLB: Tampa Bay 10, Toronto 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 8 (UPI) -- Evan Longoria drove in three runs Wednesday, two of them with a fourth-inning homer that helped power Tampa Bay past Toronto 10-4.

MLB: Seattle 4, Toronto 0

TORONTO, May 3 (UPI) -- Felix Hernandez struck out seven Blue Jays and held them to five hits over eight innings Friday in carrying Seattle to a 4-0 victory over Toronto.

Blue Jays, Happ ink two-year deal

DUNEDIN, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- Left-handed starting pitcher J.A. Happ and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed on a two-year, $8.9 million contract, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB: Toronto 9, Baltimore 5 (2nd game)

BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A grand slam homer by J.P. Arencibia was the big blow in Toronto's 9-5 victory over Baltimore in the second game of a Monday doubleheader at Camden Yards.

MLB: Seattle 3, Toronto 2

TORONTO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Tom Wilhelmsen finished off four hitless innings by the Seattle bullpen Wednesday, boosting the Mariners to a 3-2 decision over Toronto.

MLB: Tampa Bay 9, Toronto 4

TORONTO, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Ben Francisco homered to trigger a six-run second inning and David Price notched his 17th win Sunday in the Tampa Bay Rays' 9-4 victory over Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 2, Toronto 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Phil Hughes shut the Blue Jays down on one run over seven innings Tuesday and the New York Yankees edged Toronto 2-1.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 9, Toronto 5

TORONTO, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo accounted for all the Chicago scoring during a five-run seventh Wednesday that sent the White Sox to a 9-5 win over Toronto.

MLB: New York Yankees 10, Toronto 4

TORONTO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Ichiro Suzuki drove in five runs and Mark Teixeira homered Friday, pacing the New York Yankees to a 10-4 win over Toronto.

MLB: Seattle 4, Toronto 1

SEATTLE, July 31 (UPI) -- Hisashi Iwakuma set a Mariners rookie record Monday with 13 strikeouts in an eight-inning start in Seattle's 4-1 win over Toronto.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 0 (7 innings)

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) -- Hiroki Kuroda tossed a rain-shortened, seven-inning shutout Wednesday and the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep of Toronto with a 6-0 win.

MLB: Cleveland 1, Toronto 0

TORONTO, July 13 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson and two relievers combined on a five-hit shutout Friday and Travis Hafner's homer gave the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 win over Toronto.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 2, Toronto 0

CHICAGO, July 7 (UPI) -- Gavin Floyd hurled 7 2/3 shutout innings and Kevin Youkilis homered Saturday, sparking the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 whitewash of Toronto.

MLB: Kansas City 11, Toronto 3

TORONTO, July 2 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas drove in five runs with a grand slam and RBI double Monday, powering the Kansas City Royals to an 11-3 rout of Toronto.

MLB: Boston 10, Toronto 4

BOSTON, June 27 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez accounted for three runs in a six-run Red Sox first inning Wednesday and Boston coasted to a 10-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
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Ricky Romero
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ricky Romero throws a first inning pitch against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on August 12, 2009. UPI/John Angelillo

Ricardo "Ricky" Romero, Jr. (born November 6, 1984 in East Los Angeles, California) is an American baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays. Romero stands at 6 foot and weighs 210 pounds. He throws left-handed and bats right-handed.

After spending three years at Garfield High School, Romero graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in East Los Angeles. In his senior year he was named L.A. City Section co-player of the year and Eastern League co-MVP for baseball, going (12-1) with a 0.53 ERA and 162 strikeouts for the Rough Riders.

Upon graduation, Romero attended Cal State Fullerton from 2001 to 2005. The lefty starter helped the Titans capture a National Title in the 2004 College World Series, pitching the team into the semifinals past Miami (FL) and winning game one of the World Series against Texas. He was also selected to the All-Tournament team for that season and played for the U.S. National Team pitching to a (3-1) record with a 1.57 ERA. In 2005 he led Fullerton in wins (13) and the Titans returned to the World Series.

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