Mariners can’t complete sweep in Toronto, drop finale, 8-2

Taijuan Walker holds the Blue Jays without a hit through four innings, but then Toronto comes alive and beats Seattle, 8-2, to avoid the sweep.

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Mariners’ minor league report, May 24

Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action. Class AAA Tacoma Justin Germano was rouged up and the Rainiers couldn't overcome...

Pregame notes and lineups: Brad Miller starts at second, Robinson Cano with a DH day

Manager Lloyd McClendon gives the slumping Robinson Cano an "off day" at designated hitter, while do-everything player Brad Miller will get the start at second base. Welington Castillo starts the day game after the DAY game. Other than that, it's a relatively standard left-handed heavy lineup to face Blue Jays' right-hander Aaron Sanchez. Cano is struggling....

Josh Hamilton is set to rejoin Rangers

Josh Hamilton is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. The opener Monday is four weeks to the day after Texas finalized a trade to reacquire the 2010 AL MVP from the Los Angeles Angels.

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Dodgers: In the span of a week, they were swept and shut out in three games against the Giants and lost Hyun-Jin Ryu to season-ending shoulder surgery. There’s not enough botox to hide Dodger fans’ frown lines. Cubs: You know your bullpen is bad when you are actually considering signing Rafael Soriano and it would...

Mariners eke out a 3-2 win over Blue Jays

James Paxton settles down after a shaky first inning and Willie Bloomquist drives in two runs with a two-out double to help the Mariners win their second straight in Toronto, 3-2.