Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson continued his dominance over the Mariners as he outdueled Joe Saunders in a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium.
Derek Norris is known as one of the toughest guys in the A's clubhouse. So when he left the game in the sixth inning after Adrian Beltre foul-tipped a ball into his groin, you knew it was bad.
The Blue Jays continued their hot streak by sweeping the Rockies on Wednesday for their eighth straight win, their longest streak since September 2008. Toronto was given a three-run lead courtesy of Adam Lind's home run in the first, and it was all the team would need to defeat Colorado, 5-2, at Rogers Centre.
After scoring two combined runs in a pair of losing efforts in Tuesday's doubleheader, manager Joe Maddon joked that the Rays needed a pair of shutouts to have any chance at winning. They didn't get that Wednesday, but they submitted an in-sync offensive performance equally as impressive as the six innings of two-run ball spun by right-hander Jeremy Hellickson.
Over its last five contests, the Tribe committed six errors and six wild pitches. Second baseman Jason Kipnis said there's no real way to explain an error -- or a bunch of them -- and he believes defense is one of Cleveland's strengths.