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Drury hits first career grand slam

TORONTO—As soon as Brandon Drury's bat connected with the ball he knew he'd hit the first grand slam of his career.

Drury's moon shot to deep left field scored half of the runs in an eight-run fourth inning that helped the Blue Jays cruise past the visiting Texas Rangers 19-4 last night.

It was Drury's second at-bat of the inning as Toronto worked through its entire lineup.

Canada's Andreescu wins Rogers Cup after Williams retires

TORONTO—As soon as Bianca Andreescu heard that Serena Williams was retiring from their Rogers Cup final, she went to her opponent's bench, took a knee, and started consoling the veteran tennis player.

Lost in that moment of empathy was the fact that Andreescu had just become the first Canadian to win the tournament in 50 years.

Mercado lifts Cleveland over Blue Jays, spoils Borucki's return

TORONTO—Ryan Borucki isn't in mid-season form just yet. Unfortunately for him, the Cleveland Indians are.

The left-hander made his season debut last night after missing the first four months of the season with inflammation in his throwing elbow.

He allowed four runs—two earned—over 4 2/3 innings in a 7-3 loss to Cleveland.

Johnson excited to play in 'home town'

OAKVILLE, Ont.—Dustin Johnson pulled on the Edmonton Oilers jersey with “Gretzky 99” on the back, lined up his shot, and drove over the water and on to the green at No. 7 on Glen Abbey Golf Course.

American through-and-through, the RBC Canadian Open is Johnson's home tournament by marriage, with future father-in-law Wayne Gretzky growing up in nearby Brantford, Ont.