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Francisco Liriano won for the first time in three starts, Russell Martin homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Monday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Josh Tomlin pitched six efficient innings, Carlos Santana homered twice and the Cleveland Indians won their fourth straight, 6-2 over the tumbling Cincinnati Reds on Monday night in the makeup of a May 25 rainout.
Rookie Rodney Adams is first in line to pick up where Percy Harvin and Cordarrelle Patterson left off with eight years of big kickoff returns and touchdowns for the Vikings.
Braced for the worst possible news on injured ace Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to find some comfort Monday that his back diagnosis did not appear as dire as last season.
The Twins haven't been to Chavez Ravine since 2005, so this is a unique experience in a lot of ways.