Toronto Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers, according to Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik.
Logan Morrison hit two home runs, Mike Zunino also connected and the Seattle Mariners kept their faint playoff hopes alive, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 Thursday.
Taijuan Walker turned in the best start of his career, but it wasn’t enough to get the slumping Seattle Mariners back on track
Seattle lost its fourth straight thanks to another poor effort by a starting pitcher.
“I probably just wanted it a bit too much,” Paxton said. “It all seemed like a blur there for a moment.”
The Seattle Mariners finish their 11-game road trip with the first of four in Toronto.
Kendrys hit a two-run home run in the first inning to back a stellar start by Hisashi Iwakuma and lead the Mariners to a 2-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.
After winning seven of eight, the Mariners are more than in the conversation. They are over .500 at home and tied with Detroit for the second wild card spot in the American League.
For all that Felix Hernandez has done in his career, pitching meaningful games in the final two months of the season has been a rarity
The Seattle Mariners conclude their 9-game homestand with three against the Toronto Blue Jays.