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SportsTellez slam helps Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-6 to end skid

07:12  13 june  2019
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Tellez leads Blue Jays to breakout night against Hess, Orioles

Tellez leads Blue Jays to breakout night against Hess, Orioles The Toronto Blue Jays’ six-run outburst in the fifth matched their most productive output in an inning this season ending a five-game losing streak and their struggles against David Hess. The post Blues winning Stanley Cup still like a dream for owner Tom Stillman appeared first on

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BALTIMORE — Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Wednesday night to end a five-game losing streak.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had two RBIs for the Blue Jays, who matched their run total from the previous five games combined.

Toronto sent nine batters to the plate in the fifth, scoring on an infield single and a wild pitch before Tellez sent a 2-2 pitch from Miguel Castro over the right-field scoreboard . It was the second grand slam of the season for the rookie, who had gone hitless in his previous 11 at-bats.

Skaggs solid as Angels remain undefeated against Blue Jays this season

Skaggs solid as Angels remain undefeated against Blue Jays this season TORONTO — Tyler Skaggs pitched solidly into the eighth inning to outduel Marcus Stroman, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Tuesday. Kole Calhoun and Brian Goodwin hit solo homers for the Angels (37-37), who beat Toronto for a second straight night and improved to 5-0 against the Blue Jays this season. Tommy La Stella tacked on a late RBI. Skaggs (6-6) allowed one run and three hits while striking out six over 7 1/3

For the second straight day, the Blue Jays were denied a run due to a ground-rule double. On Saturday, Tulowitzki was held at third on a Goins ground-rule double Blue Jays : Toronto announced the trade of RHP Jarrett Grube from Triple-A Buffalo to the Columbus Clippers for cash considerations.

Celebrations delayed once again, the Blue Jays clinched their first division title in 22 years on Wednesday against the Orioles . The Toronto Blue Jays celebrate on the field after clinching the AL East title in Baltimore on Wednesday. (Tommy Gilligan / USA Today Sports).

Trey Mancini homered for the Orioles, who won the series opener and were trying to put together back-to-back victories for the first time since May 4-6.

Baltimore used a four-run eighth to cut into an 8-2 deficit but could not complete the comeback.

Pitching in his 400th career game, Edwin Jackson (1-4) allowed two runs in five innings of relief for Toronto. The 35-year-old was initially listed as the starter, but manager Charlie Montoyo switched to opener Derek Law so the struggling Jackson could avoid facing the top of the Baltimore batting order at the outset.

Law pitched a scoreless first inning before giving way to Jackson, who came in with an 11.90 ERA over five starts.

Daniel Hudson quelled Baltimore's uprising in the eighth and earned his first save by getting three straight outs after the Orioles put runners on second and third.

Means leads Orioles past Blue Jays 4-2 in series opener

Means leads Orioles past Blue Jays 4-2 in series opener BALTIMORE — Rookie John Means tied a season-high with seven strikeouts and the Baltimore Orioles took the series opener from the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night. Means (6-4) allowed one run on four hits with three walks over five innings and lowered his ERA to 2.60. Baltimore reliever Shawn Armstrong threw a pair of scoreless innings with three strikeouts. Miguel Castro entered and allowed a bloop RBI double to Randal Grichuk that pulled the Blue Jays 3-2 in the eighth. The Orioles answered in the bottom half with a double that scored Stevie Wilkerson for a key insurance run. Mychal Givens picked up his sixth save.

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Melky Cabrera hits fourth-inning grand slam as Cleveland Indians blank Baltimore Orioles 8 -0. Starter Mike Clevinger pitched six scoreless innings and Not just for the win, but it helps your roster, it helps everybody feel like they're doing something." Cabrera, batting right-handed against reliever Sean

Baltimore starter David Hess (1-9) gave up four runs and five hits in four-plus innings. He's winless in 12 starts since beating Toronto on April 1.

The game drew 11,153 fans, many of whom departed after it started to rain in the seventh.


Baltimore's major league-worst home record fell to 9-24. Toronto ended a seven-game road skid and improved the AL's second-worst road record to 12-21.


Blue Jays: Toronto closer Ken Giles (1-1, 1.08 ERA, 11 saves) was placed on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to June 9, with elbow inflammation. Montoyo expects the right-hander's stint on the IL to be a short one.

Orioles: Manager Brandon Hyde said the decision to shut down RHP Alex Cobb for season-ending hip surgery did not come abruptly. "I knew it was a possibility. Obviously we want what's best for Alex, and we want Alex healthy," said Hyde, who expects Cobb to be ready for spring training.

Marte helps lift Diamondbacks over Blue Jays for three-game sweep

Marte helps lift Diamondbacks over Blue Jays for three-game sweep TORONTO — Ketel Marte hit his 15th homer of the season and Carson Kelly hit a two-run shot to back a solid start from Robbie Ray, and the Arizona Diamondbacks downed the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep of the interleague series. The Blue Jays, who have dropped four straight games and 14 of 17, were swept for the seventh time in 20 series this season. The Diamondbacks (34-32) outscored Toronto 22-4 in the three-game set. Only the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have worse MLB records than Toronto's 23-42. Lourdes Gurriel Jr., provided some offence for the Blue Jays with his fifth home run of the season in the first inning.

Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Kendrys Morales ( 8 ) celebrates with centre fielder Kevin Pillar, right, and teammates after hitting a three run Before the game, Orioles OF Adam Jones tweeted a welcome message to new Blue Jays C Danny Jansen, who was promoted from Triple-A on Aug.

Box score: Blue Jays 11, Orioles 8 . Adam Jones and Chris Davis homered for the Orioles , who fell May 3: Blue Jays baserunner Yangervis Solarte tries to slide into third base in the third inning April 7: Red Sox slugger Xander Bogaerts watches his grand slam leave the yard second inning against the


The Blue Jays filled Giles' roster spot by purchasing the contract of right-handed reliever Jordan Romano from Triple-A Buffalo. Romano pitched a scoreless seventh inning to become the 28th Canadian-born player in Blue Jays history and 13th to make his major league debut with Toronto.


Blue Jays: Marcus Stroman (3-8, 3.31 ERA) makes his 15th start of the season in the series finale. He is 4-5 lifetime vs. Baltimore.

Orioles: Gabriel Ynoa (0-2, 4.96) resumes his quest to earn his first win since Sept. 21, 2017. The right-hander has never faced Toronto.


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Ohtani hits three-run homer, Trout hits 20th of season as Angels topple Jays.
TORONTO — Shohei Ohtani hit one of three Angels homers in a seven-run second inning, Mike Trout went deep for the 20th time this season, and Los Angeles downed the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Monday in the opener of a four-game series. Ohtani's three-run homer capped an offensive outburst from the Angels (36-37) against a struggling Edwin Jackson (1-5), who lasted just 2/3 innings and allowed seven runs with six hits and two walks. Justin Upton homered on Jackson's first pitch of the game, Cole Kalhoun added another solo shot two pitches later and Trout hit a bases-loaded double to give the Angels a 4-1 lead.

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