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DETROIT -- Lloyd McClendon was upset after he was thrown out by umpire Tony Randazzo for the second straight game. [url=http://www.cheapathleticsjerseys.com/]Cheap Athletics Jerseys Authentic[/url] . At least this time it came in a victory for his Seattle Mariners. Chris Young pitched six shutout innings and Seattle beat Detroit 8-1 Sunday, winning the weekend series and moving back ahead of the Tigers in the race for the second AL wild-card spot. McClendon was ejected in the seventh inning of the series finale when Randazzo said the manager made a hand gesture after the third base umpire turned down a check-swing appeal on a 3-2 pitch to Alex Avila. "They said I raised my hand," McClendon said. "Thats a new one for me." Randazzo said McClendon "took his hand and shooed away my call." McClendon also was ejected by Randazzo during Detroits 4-2 win on Saturday night for arguing balls and strikes, even though McClendon said it wasnt him complaining. "Ive never had a problem with him before this weekend, so I dont understand this," McClendon said. "If theres a history between us, Im certainly not aware of it." Young (12-6) allowed four hits and walked one while improving to 2-0 with a 1.67 ERA in four career starts against Detroit. The 6-foot-10 right-hander has won each of his last three starts this season and is 4-0 with a 2.45 ERA in his last five games overall. "With that lineup, you know you are going to get into trouble," he said. "The key is getting out of it, and I was able to miss bats when I needed to today." Tigers rookie Robbie Ray (1-3) struggled while replacing injured right-hander Anibal Sanchez. Ray allowed four runs, three earned, and seven hits in five innings. "Were asking Robbie to compete in a pennant race," Detroit manager Brad Ausmus said. "Thats a tall order. Its not always going to come up roses for a young pitcher in that situation." Ray got into trouble in the first inning, when he hurt himself by a balk when he lost focus in mid-delivery and stumbled off the mound without throwing a pitch. He also threw a wild pitch in the third that allowed a run to score, giving Seattle a 3-0 lead. Rajai Davis created a threat for Detroit with one out in the bottom half, walking and stealing second and third, but Young got out of the jam. Chris Denorfias two-out RBI triple made it 4-0 in the fifth, and the Mariners added three more in the sixth in Jim Johnsons first appearance with Detroit. Victor Martinez drove in Detroits only run with an eighth-inning double. UP NEXT Seattle: The Mariners travel to Philadelphia to open a three-game series with the Phillies on Monday night. Roenis Elias (9-9, 4.14 ERA) is scheduled to start in the opener for Seattle, while Jerome Williams (0-0, 3.38 ERA) will go for Philadelphia. Detroit: The Tigers have Monday off before going to Tampa for three games. Detroits Max Scherzer (14-4, 2.98 ERA) is scheduled to oppose Chris Archer (8-6, 3.24 ERA) in the opener, while David Price is slated to go against his old team on Thursday. TRAINERS ROOM Seattle: OF Michael Saunders will get a few more rehab games with Triple-A Tacoma before rejoining the Mariners. Detroit: RHP Joakim Soria (oblique) was feeling "significantly better" on Saturday, according to Ausmus. Soria is eligible to return from the disabled list on Aug. 25, and will probably make a rehab appearance before that. . Davis left the game with a left thumb contusion. Umpires: Randazzo was hit in the left foot by a line drive from Detroits J.D. Martinez in the fourth inning, but the ball only struck a glancing blow and he stayed in the game. LETTING DOWN Ausmus thought the Tigers might have lost some focus after beating Felix Hernandez on Saturday. "Young pitched well, but that wasnt all Chris Young," he said. 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PETERSBURG, Florida – Its been almost seven years since the Blue Jays last won a series at Tropicana Field.ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Both quarterbacks are downplaying Luck vs. Manning III as Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning seek to knock each other out of the playoffs.Theyre 1-1 against each other heading into Sundays tiebreaker that will determine which one gets to play for the AFC championship and which one gets to start thinking about Luck vs. Manning IV next season in Indy.Manning lost his homecoming in 2013 when his emotions and the Colts both got the best of him in Denvers 39-33 defeat that wasnt really that close.He bested his successor in this seasons opener with a trio of TD tosses to Julius Thomas in a 31-24 win that wasnt really that close.If not for Tebowmania, this game might very well have pitted Luck and the Broncos against Manning and the Colts.After a poor start in 2011, the Broncos promoted backup Tim Tebow, and many beleaguered Broncos fans, dreaming of a franchise-changing quarterback, adopted the popular slogan Suck for Luck.The Broncos fell out of the running when Tebow started winning games, guiding Denver to the AFC West title and the playoffs while the Colts wrapped up a 2-14 season with Manning sidelined after neck surgery.The Colts drafted Luck and Manning went to Denver to restart his career. Tebow went to New York for a forgettable season with the Jets and is now a college football analyst for the SEC Network.Since coming to Denver, Manning is 40-12, including 2-2 in the playoffs. Luck is 35-17 and also 2-2 in the playoffs, including a 26-10 win over Cincinnati in the wild-card round last week.Afterward, Luck was asked about facing his predecessor in the playoffs.I think we face the Broncos in a sense. Its not the quarterback versus quarterback thing, he said. Were not on the field at the same time. I have a lot of respect for him, what he does, what he still does is amazing. Hes a stud. Ill worry about the Denver defence, thats what I worry about.Thats pretty much howw Manning sees it, too. [url=http://www.cheapathleticsjerseys.com/]Cheap Athletics Jerseys[/url]. As hes fond of reminding people, he doesnt really like going down memory lane.He was asked on Wednesday about facing his old team and shrugged it off, noting, Ive been here for three years and this is the third time weve played them.As for the parallels between the passers, Ive never thought much about comparisons, how it affects me, Manning said, and Im sure he doesnt either.However, both quarterbacks realize theyll be linked forever.I guess if youre the first pick of the draft, youre always going to be compared to other first picks. When you play for a team, there are going to be comparisons to other quarterbacks that have played, Manning said.Luck said talking about Manning beats being asked about his beard all the time.Its part of the job I guess, Luck said. I mean honestly, people dont ask me too much about it. Its you guys on the media days, and I would, too. As fans, we love story lines. 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