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  • 导出博客文章ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Toronto Blue Jays lead the major leagues in extra-base hits and they used an effective combination of those to beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Saturday night and put themselves in position to move into first place in the American League East. Jim Kelly Bills Jersey . Eighth-inning doubles by Kevin Pillar and Jose Reyes produced the go-ahead run. Doubles by Anthony Gose and Brett Lawrie also played roles in runs. Jose Bautista opened the scoring with a first-inning home run. Toronto has won four straight and 10 of its last 14 to move within a half-game of Baltimore and the Yankees for first-place in the AL East. "Weve got a quality team," said Bautista, who had two hits and reached base in all five plate appearances. "When we execute like we have the last couple of games, we do well. "We have a lot of guys who have been around and have had success. We have to keep coming out and executing." Right-hander Steve Delabar (3-0) retired four straight, including striking out the side in the eighth, to earn the victory. The save by right-hander Casey Janssen was his third of the season and 19th straight in save situations going back to last year. Bautistas homer was his 179th with Toronto, tying him with Jesse Barfield for fifth place in club history. The Blue Jays broke a 1-1 tie in the seventh when Gose, a speedster called up Thursday from Triple-A Buffalo when Colby Rasmus went on the disabled list, led off by legging out a double to left, stole third and scored on Melky Cabreras chopper to third. "He wants to be here, and hes showing he belongs," Jays manager John Gibbons said of Gose. "Guys who do what he does constantly put pressure on the opponent." Jays starter Mark Buehrle was denied his major league-leading eighth victory. He allowed two runs over 6 2-3 innings. His ERA rose to 2.11 and his road ERA went up to 1.00. Buehrle had six assists, many of which had teammates telling him he threw harder to first base. "I dont know if I say in my mind I know Ive got to kind of let it loose," Buehrle said. Pillar hit a cue shot down the right-field line off left-handed reliever Neal Cotts (1-3). Reyes two-out dunker into right off Cotts scored Pillar. Texas has lost four straight and six of its last seven to fall seven games behind first-place Oakland in the AL West. Michael Choices third-inning RBI single to left tied the score and ended Texas scoreless streak at 15 innings. "Ive been through struggles as a player, as a coach and as a manager," Rangers manager Ron Washington said. "I have to lead and come out positive every day." Texas starter Robbie Ross lasted only 4 1-3 innings. In the Rangers last 18 games, they have gotten three quality starts -- all from Yu Darvish. Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder sat out with a herniated disk in his neck, ending his consecutive games streak at 547. Fielder received a nerve-root injection on Saturday morning to alleviate pain that he has felt since last season and, according to Texas general manager Jon Daniels, causing weakness in his left arm. The Rangers hope Fielder can return to the lineup on Tuesday. One of the 13 Rangers currently on the disabled list, left-hander Martin Perez, confirmed before the game that he will undergo Tommy John surgery on Monday. NOTES: Recently retired Michael Young, a seven-time All-Star with the Rangers, was honoured before the game. ... With Toronto C Dioner Navarro returning from the bereavement list, RHP Neil Wagner was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo. ... RH reliever Justin Germano, designated for assignment by Texas on Wednesday, cleared waivers and is deciding whether to accept an outright assignment to Triple-A Round Rock. Tremaine Edmunds Bills Jersey . - A late-game interception by defensive back Malcolm Butler saved the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots. Tremaine Edmunds Jersey . Sweeting scored two in the first and three in the second before Strong (4-4) got two back in the fourth. Sweeting then scored three in the fifth, two in the sixth and one in the seventh to grab a commanding 9-2 lead.NEW ORLEANS - Eric Gordon looked a lot more like the player the Pelicans thought they were getting when he first arrived in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.Coincidentally or not, Gordons best performance this season came against the Clippers at a time when New Orleans needed someone to step up in All-Star Anthony Davis absence.Hitting five 3-pointers, clutch mid-range jumpers and explosive driving layups, Gordon scored a season-high 28 points and New Orleans snapped the Clippers six-game winning streak, 108-103 on Friday night.I had it going good when I first hit those couple 3s early in the game and then I attacked the rim, Gordon said. As long as I keep mixing it up like that, its going to be hard for a team to predict what Im going to do.With Davis sitting out because of his sore left groin, the Pelicans benefited from exceptional shooting from behind the 3-point line, hitting 13 of 25, and at the foul line, where they made 23 of 26 free throws, including their last 17.Ryan Anderson, starting for Davis, scored 24, including five 3s. Alexis Ajinca, playing more minutes with Davis out, had 17 points and nine rebounds to help New Orleans win for the fifth time in six games.Tyreke Evans scored 11 points and tied his season high of 12 assists for the third time in four games.I knew DeAndre Jordan wanted to block shots tonight so I just wanted to probe, get in the paint, look for Ryan, Eric, Dante (Cuningham) and those guys, Evans said. They did a good job of spacing and knocking down shots.Paul scored 24 points for Los Angeles, while Blake Griffin added 19 points. Jordan had 12 points and 15 rebounds.We let those guys get comfortable, Paul said of the Pelicans. We gave them a few dare shots early (from the perimeter), guys starting making shots and gaining confidence.New Orleans led by as many as 14 and was up 95-82 after Ajincas llayup as he was fouled by Griffin with 7:38 left. Buffalo Bills Jerseys. .But with Paul orchestrating the offence in a stadium where he became an All-Star, Los Angeles scored 12 straight points. Paul started the run with a step-back jumper. He added a floater and two 3s, the second making it 95-94.Gordon ended the surge with his fifth 3. He added a tough 16-foot fade-away over JJ Redick and got another 16-footer to fall, making it 106-100.Gordon was injured for much of his first two seasons in New Orleans. Then he began deferring more as Davis emerged as the Pelicans franchise player. But the veteran guard said he still has the mindset that he can take over if needed.Ive been put in this position many times, Gordon said. I tried to just make the right plays at the end of the game, so it was good for me to knock down those couple shots.The Pelicans outrebounded the Clippers 51-38, with 14 coming on the offensive end. Cunningham grabbed 12 rebounds.They pushed us around, Griffin said. They played how they wanted to play. We came out and didnt play with any energy and didnt play with any passion. We were just bad all around.___TIP-INSClippers: Los Angeles fell to 1-1 on its eight-game road trip. ... The Clippers were 7 of 28 from 3-point range and 12 of 17 on free throws. ... Crawford was 1 of 6 on 3s. The one he made gave him 1,787 for his career, tied for eighth all-time with Rashard Lewis. ...The Clippers finished the game with a 54-34 advantage in points inside and led 54-53 at halftime. Redick scored 12 after missing the previous game because of back spasms, but missed all five of his 3-point attempts.Pelicans: New Orleans improved to 16-6 at home. ... New Orleans won for the first time in five years (Jan. 22, 2010) when making at least six fewer field goals than their opponent.UP NEXT:Clippers: Visit San Antonio on Saturday.Magic: Host Atlanta on Monday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap NFL Hoodies China NFL Gear NFL Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback ' ' '