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Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak (14) makes it back to second as Los Angeles Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) misses the tag after teammate Jays centre fielder Kevin Pillar (11) lined out to third in first inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak (14) makes it back to second as Los Angeles Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler (3) misses the tag after teammate Jays centre fielder Kevin Pillar (11) lined out to third in first inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Seattle Mariners’ Jean Segura is safe at third base beating the tag attempt by Toronto Blue Jays’ Josh Donaldson in fourth inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Thursday May 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Seattle Mariners’ Jean Segura is safe at third base beating the tag attempt by Toronto Blue Jays’ Josh Donaldson in fourth inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Thursday May 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Toronto Blue Jays’ Russell Martin, right, slides safely into home plate as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino looks on during eighth inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday May 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Eighth-inning rally lifts Blue Jays over Mariners 5-2

Toronto bounces back after being no-hit by M’s

Toronto Blue Jays’ Russell Martin, right, slides safely into home plate as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino looks on during eighth inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday May 9, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton, from Ladner, shows off his Maple Leaf tattoo after pitching a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday May 8, 2018. Paxton is the first Canadian to have a no-hitter since Toronto’s Dick Fowler did it for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1945. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton, from Ladner, shows off his Maple Leaf tattoo after pitching a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday May 8, 2018. Paxton is the first Canadian to have a no-hitter since Toronto’s Dick Fowler did it for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1945. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton, from Ladner, B.C., reacts after throwing a no hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday May 8, 2018. Paxton is the first Canadian to have a no-hitter since Toronto’s Dick Fowler did it for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1945. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

B.C. lefty James Paxton no-hits Blue Jays in 5-0 Mariners win

Ladner product first Canuck to toss a no-no in 73 years

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton, from Ladner, B.C., reacts after throwing a no hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday May 8, 2018. Paxton is the first Canadian to have a no-hitter since Toronto’s Dick Fowler did it for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1945. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws against the Toronto Blue Jays in first inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday May 8, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

B.C. lefty James Paxton no-hits Blue Jays in 5-0 Mariners win

Ladner product first Canuck to toss a no-no in 73 years

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws against the Toronto Blue Jays in first inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Tuesday May 8, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
Mariners’ pitcher James Paxton returns to Canada as their strikeout champion

Mariners’ pitcher James Paxton returns to Canada as their strikeout champion

Lefty from Ladner coming into his own

  • May 8, 2018
Mariners’ pitcher James Paxton returns to Canada as their strikeout champion
Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols celebrates with Mike Trout between the top and bottom of the fifth inning after Pujols singled for his 3,000th career hit, against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Friday, May 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)

Albert Pujols becomes 32nd player in 3,000-hit club

Slugger accomplishes feat in Seattle against M’s

  • May 4, 2018
Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols celebrates with Mike Trout between the top and bottom of the fifth inning after Pujols singled for his 3,000th career hit, against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Friday, May 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
Toronto Blue Jays’ Yangervis Solarte, right, is congratulated by Luke Maile after Solarte hit a grand slam in the 11th inning in the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Cleveland. The Blue Jays won 13-11 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Solarte’s slam in 11th gives Jays 13-11 win over Indians

Toronto picks up big win over Cleveland

  • May 3, 2018
Toronto Blue Jays’ Yangervis Solarte, right, is congratulated by Luke Maile after Solarte hit a grand slam in the 11th inning in the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Cleveland. The Blue Jays won 13-11 in 11 innings. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
In this March 7, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki speaks at a news conference at the teams’ spring training baseball complex in Peoria, Ariz. Suzuki is leaving the playing field and transitioning into a front office role with the Seattle Mariners, although he is not completely shutting the door on playing again. The Mariners announced Thursday, May 3, 2018, that Suzuki was becoming a special assistant to the chairman effective immediately. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Ichiro moves into front-office role with Seattle Mariners

M’s legend, 44, won’t play again in 2018

  • May 3, 2018
In this March 7, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki speaks at a news conference at the teams’ spring training baseball complex in Peoria, Ariz. Suzuki is leaving the playing field and transitioning into a front office role with the Seattle Mariners, although he is not completely shutting the door on playing again. The Mariners announced Thursday, May 3, 2018, that Suzuki was becoming a special assistant to the chairman effective immediately. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
B.C.’s Paxton strikes out MLB season-high 16, but A’s beat Mariners 3-2
B.C.’s Paxton strikes out MLB season-high 16, but A’s beat Mariners 3-2
Toronto Blue Jays’ Justin Smoak is greeted in the dugout after scoring on a single by Yangervis Solarte in the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 30, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Blue Jays won 7-5. Smoak had a two-run home run in the fourth inning. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Smoak, Martin homer as Blue Jays hold on to beat Twins 7-5

Toronto picks up solid win over Minnesota

  • Apr 30, 2018
Toronto Blue Jays’ Justin Smoak is greeted in the dugout after scoring on a single by Yangervis Solarte in the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 30, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Blue Jays won 7-5. Smoak had a two-run home run in the fourth inning. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Seattle Mariners’ Mitch Haniger is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Zach McAllister in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

Mariners pound Cleveland 10-4

Healy homers twice for Seattle

  • Apr 29, 2018
Seattle Mariners’ Mitch Haniger is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Zach McAllister in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Teoscar Hernandez, left, and Blue Jays relief pitcher Aaron Loup (62) celebrate after defeating the Texas Rangers in AL baseball action in Toronto on Sunday, April 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Blue Jays use long ball to rout Rangers 7-2

Solarte, Hernandez and Pillar go deep for Toronto

Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Teoscar Hernandez, left, and Blue Jays relief pitcher Aaron Loup (62) celebrate after defeating the Texas Rangers in AL baseball action in Toronto on Sunday, April 29, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Miller’s absence felt by Indians as Mariners win 5-4

Miller’s absence felt by Indians as Mariners win 5-4

Seattle slips past Cleveland in AL action

  • Apr 26, 2018
Miller’s absence felt by Indians as Mariners win 5-4
Toronto Blue Jays’ Randal Grichuk breaks his bat on an infield out during fourth inning AL baseball action against the Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Thursday, April 26, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Blue Jays’ Randal Grichuk breaks his bat on an infield out during fourth inning AL baseball action against the Boston Red Sox in Toronto on Thursday, April 26, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Gonzales, Mariners edge sagging White Sox 1-0

Gonzales, Mariners edge sagging White Sox 1-0

Seattle slips past Chicago in AL action

  • Apr 24, 2018
Gonzales, Mariners edge sagging White Sox 1-0
WATCH: Mariners turn odd triple play, still lose to Astros

WATCH: Mariners turn odd triple play, still lose to Astros

Houston pounds Seattle 9-2 in MLB action

  • Apr 19, 2018
WATCH: Mariners turn odd triple play, still lose to Astros
Toronto Blue Jays’ Yangervis Solarte, right, is greeted by Devon Travis (29) after scoring on a base hit by Luke Maile against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Judge homers, Robertson escapes jam to lift Yanks over Jays

New York beats Toronto 4-3

  • Apr 19, 2018
Toronto Blue Jays’ Yangervis Solarte, right, is greeted by Devon Travis (29) after scoring on a base hit by Luke Maile against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Kansas City Royals third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert puts the tag on Toronto Blue Jays’ Justin Smoak for the out at third base in the sixth inning in the first game of their American League MLB baseball doubleheader in Toronto on Tuesday April 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill

Jays sweep doubleheader from Royals

Toronto moves to 11-5 on the season

Kansas City Royals third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert puts the tag on Toronto Blue Jays’ Justin Smoak for the out at third base in the sixth inning in the first game of their American League MLB baseball doubleheader in Toronto on Tuesday April 17, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill