Blue Jays battle back to edge Orioles in 10 innings


Aledmys Diaz drove in Teoscar Hernandez with the successful run in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 5-Four comeback win over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night time at Rogers Centre.

Hernandez led off the body with a flare to shallow left-centre subject. He stretched it right into a double and got here house when Diaz lashed a two-out single off Miguel Castro (1-2).

The Blue Jays compelled additional innings with a three-run ninth off Baltimore reliever Brad Brach. Randal Grichuk hit a two-run double and tied the sport when he scored on a Kevin Pillar single.

Danny Barnes (2-1) labored an inning of scoreless reduction for the win. The victory, Toronto’s second win in 9 video games, ended a two-game dropping skid.

Baltimore fell to 19-42 on the season whereas the Blue Jays improved to 27-35.

Every workforce scored a run in the opening body. Manny Machado’s sacrifice fly introduced house Trey Mancini however leadoff hitter Curtis Granderson answered in the underside half together with his fifth homer of the 12 months.

Toronto’s Jaime Garcia, coming off a season-worst five-out outing in his final begin, was environment friendly over the following 4 innings earlier than operating into bother in the sixth.

Machado and Mark Trumbo hit singles and Jonathan Schoop was issued a two-out intentional stroll to load the bases. Chris Davis labored a full rely earlier than placing out for a 3rd straight time.

Toronto Blue Jays’ Randal Grichuk hits a double in opposition to the Baltimore Orioles in the course of the third inning. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press)

Baltimore starter David Hess held the Blue Jays to 5 hits, one earned run and two walks over six innings plus a batter. He had 4 strikeouts.

Garcia allowed one earned run, 4 hits and three walks whereas placing out six.

Austin Wynns gave Baltimore a 2-1 lead in the seventh inning when he went deep off Tyler Clippard for his first profession homer. Danny Valencia and Trumbo added solo homers in the eighth off John Axford.

Valencia’s sixth homer of the 12 months landed in the second-level standing-room part above the wall in centre subject. Trumbo hit a liner with an exit velocity estimated at a formidable 109 miles per hour for his third homer of the season.

Within the ninth, Brach issued a one-out stroll to Luke Maile and Diaz adopted with a double earlier than Grichuk’s two-run double. Devon Travis walked earlier than Pillar delivered his RBI single to tie the sport.

Castro relieved Brach and acquired Yangervis Solarte to hit into an inning-ending double play.

Introduced attendance was 24,494. The sport took three hours 13 minutes to play.



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