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Jose Lopez hit a key two-run double Sunday, leading the Seattle Mariners to a season-ending 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers. The hit gave the Mariners a 4-1 lead with two outs in the bottom of the fifth. Franklin Gutierrez had two hits and two RBI, and Josh Wilson had three hits for the Mariners, who
Roy Halladay threw a three-hitter and the Toronto Blue Jays produced 17 hits Wednesday in blasting Boston 12-0. The Red Sox, even though they clinched the American League wild-card berth Tuesday, have lost six games in a row.
Adam Lind's second homer Saturday, a solo shot in the bottom of the 10th, lifted Toronto to a 5-4 win over Seattle. The homer, Lind's 32nd, broke a 4-4 tie leading off the bottom of the 10th. His 31st, a two-run blast, created the tie with no outs in the eighth, erasing a 4-2 deficit. Jose Bautista
Roy Halladay broke out of a recent slump Friday to throw a seven-hit shutout and carry Toronto to a 5-0 decision over Seattle. Halladay (16-10) had lost five of his previous seven starts, but produced the 48th complete game and 14th shutout of his 12-year career.
Casey Janssen began a four-inning scoreless stretch by the Toronto bullpen Wednesday in the Blue Jays' 7-3 victory over Baltimore. Toronto overcame an early 2-0 deficit to win its third straight game. Scott Richmond (7-10) left the game after five innings with a 4-3 lead and got the win thanks to outstanding relief pitching from Janssen, Josh Roenicke, Brandon League and Jason Frasor. The relievers combined to give up a hit and one walk. The Blue Jays broke a 2-2 tie with a three-run fourth.
Travis Snider drove in three runs Monday to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. The Blue Jays had sixth-inning solo homers by Lyle Overbay and John McDonald while ending a four-game losing streak.
Aubrey Huff hit a three-run homer in the ninth and Brandon Inge scored on an error in the 10th Monday to help Detroit beat Toronto 6-5. Huff hit his second home run since joining the Tigers in mid-August and Ryan Raburn also homered and drove in two runs for Detroit. Detroit starter Justin Verlander gave up five runs and 10 hits in seven innings while striking out nine.
Aaron Hill's late two-run homer Saturday boosted the Toronto Blue Jays to an 8-6 win over the slumping Detroit Tigers. The homer, Hill's only hit, came with two outs in the top of the ninth, and was his 32nd this season. One of two hits by Rod Barajas was a two-run homer. Marco Scutaro had three hits,
Rod Barajas and Randy Ruiz hit home runs in the seventh inning to give Toronto a five-run lead Friday and the Blue Jays held on to down Detroit 6-4. The Tigers, who began the night with a 5 1/2-game lead over Minnesota at the top of the American League Central, lost their fourth straight. Toronto took a 3-1 lead into the seventh, which Barajas opened by hitting his 17th home run of the season.
Adam Lind's sacrifice fly Thursday boosted the Toronto Blue Jays to 3-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. The sac fly broke a 2-2 tie with one out in the bottom of the fifth inning.
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