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Justin Verlander slowed down the rampaging Mets, pitching seven solid innings Thursday to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over New York.
Eric Wedge decided to stick with the roles that are already being established in Seattle's bullpen.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Luke Scott singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles ended a 12-game losing streak against the Toronto Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Monday night.
Yunel Escobar hit his first career grand slam during a six-run second inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays cruised past the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Yunel Escobar says he was misunderstood in Atlanta, and Toronto Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston intends to provide his newly acquired shortstop a clean slate in a different city.
Stephen Strasburg's fifth big league start was by far his toughest.
ATLANTA — Manny Acta, as Nationals fans know by now, is optimistic even in the most dismal situations.