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.

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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...

Pregame notes and lineups: Saturday afternoon baseball in Toronto

A little different lineup with Willie Bloomquist playing in right field. Manager Lloyd McClendon wanted to get Nelson Cruz off his feet after playing right field last night. The spongy turf here at the Rogers Centre is not player friendly. Teams that have come into the building this season have complained that players have had...

Rainiers lose in bottom of the ninth

Rafael Lopez hit a walkoff single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Iowa Cubs to a 10-9 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night in a Pacific Coast League game.