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AP source: Blue Jays trade Reyes to Rockies

AP source: Blue Jays trade Jose Reyes to Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki
The Associated Press

DENVER - AP source confirms Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyes.

More coming.

Correction: Hall of Fame Inductions story

Correction: Hall of Fame Inductions story
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - In a story July 26 about the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that John Smoltz was the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame who had undergone Tommy John surgery. Smoltz was the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame doors swing open for Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio

Correction: Hall of Fame Inductions-Smoltz story

Correction: Hall of Fame Inductions-Smoltz story
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - In a story July 26 about John Smoltz's induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he is the only man to make the Hall of Fame who had undergone Tommy John surgery. Smoltz is the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation.

A corrected version of the story is below:

John Smoltz inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Gutierrez homers in 10th to lift Mariners over Blue Jays 6-5

Franklin Gutierrez hits walkoff homer in 10th to lift Mariners over Blue Jays 6-5
Jim Hoehn, The Associated Press

SEATTLE - Franklin Gutierrez delivered the biggest hit yet of his comeback with the Seattle Mariners.

Gutierrez, who missed all of last season with an arthritic condition in his back, homered with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday to give Seattle a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, a game the Mariners kept close with the aid of a triple play.

He jumped on an 0-2 pitch from Aaron Loup (2-5) and drove it over the wall in left-centre for his third homer.

Royals get Cueto in trade with Reds

Kansas City Royals acquire ace RHP Johnny Cueto in trade with Cincinnati Reds
The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation.

Pedro Martinez inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

Pedro Martinez inducted into Hall of Fame; joins Juan Marichal as only Dominicans in shrine
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Pedro Martinez has been inducted into the Hall of Fame after a career in which he helped the Boston Red Sox end their World Series jinx.

The hard-throwing right-hander joins former Giants ace Juan Marichal as the only natives of the Dominican Republican in the Hall.

Craig Biggio inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Craig Biggio becomes first Houston Astro to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
The Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Craig Biggio has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

The multitalented native of Smithtown, New York on Long Island was enshrined on Sunday, becoming the first Houston Astro to make the Hall of Fame.

The 5-foot-11, 185-pound Biggio earned All-Star honours as both a catcher and second baseman in 20 years with the Astros. He is the only player in major league history with at least 3,000 hits, 600 doubles, 400 stolen bases and 250 home runs.

Phillies' Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Phillies ace Hamels throws 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years, wins 5-0 as trade deadline nears
Jay Cohen, The Associated Press

CHICAGO - The scouts packed the seats behind home plate, and Cole Hamels put on quite a show. The lanky left-hander was dominant on a picturesque afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Quite the timing, too.

Colabello's 2-run single lifts Blue Jays over Seattle, 8-6

Colabello's 2-run, bases-loaded single in 9th lifts Blue Jays to 8-6 victory over Seattle
The Associated Press

SEATTLE - Chris Colabello is a fast learner in the art of slowing down.

The Toronto Blue Jays' first baseman came through in the ninth inning, bouncing a two-run, bases-loaded single to give the Blue Jays an 8-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.

Hernandez wins 12th as Mariners knock off Blue Jays 5-2

Felix Hernandez gets run support in picking up 12th victory as Mariners beat Blue Jays 5-2
Tim Booth, The Associated Press

SEATTLE - Felix Hernandez pitching at his best, backed by key hits from Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Mark Trumbo.

It's a scenario the Seattle Mariners got a glimpse of on Friday night and one they expected to see far more than they have this season.

"We're a better club from an offensive standpoint than we showed in the first half and I think it's starting to come to fruition and guys are starting to swing the way they're capable of swinging," Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said.

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