Jesilou TongioJesilou Tongio is a writer and web geek who joined CBCSports.ca in 2010. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ryerson University. Her work earned a Sports Media Canada Award in 2009. She was the youngest winner and only female among that year’s awardees.
Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. more »
Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones' grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the first time by beating Japan 2-1 on Tuesday night at rainy Dodger Stadium. more »
The Toronto Blue Jays and manager John Gibbons are reportedly near agreement on a two-year extension for 2018-19 with an option for 2020, the 54-year-old Texan's reward for guiding the team to back-to-back playoff appearances. more »
Auston Matthews and William Nylander had two points apiece as the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their seventh win in the last nine games, a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. more »