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Sports Happ gets 100th career win, Blue Jays top Orioles 5-1

05:30  09 june  2018
05:30  09 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

Tigers score three in the eighth to beat Blue Jays 7-4

  Tigers score three in the eighth to beat Blue Jays 7-4 Tigers score three in the eighth to beat Blue Jays 7-4Miguel Cabrera singled off Seunghwan Oh (1-1) with one out in the eighth, and was replaced by pinch-runner Victor Reyes. Victor Martinez followed with a ground-rule double to left-centre and Ronny Rodriguez ran for him.

J.A. Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100 th career victory, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5 - 1 to win consecutive games for the first time in more than a month.

Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100 th win , Russell Martin homered and drove in two runs and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5 - 1 on Friday The Blue Jays went 49 games between back-to-back wins in 1979, their third season. "You've got to start somewhere," Happ said.

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)© The Associated Press Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO — J.A. Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100th career victory, Russell Martin homered and drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Friday night to win consecutive games for the first time in more than a month.

Randal Grichuk and Kevin Pillar also homered as the Blue Jays recorded their first back-to-back victories since April 30 and May 1 at Minnesota.

Blue Jays come back for 5-4 win over Orioles

  Blue Jays come back for 5-4 win over Orioles Blue Jays come back for 5-4 win over OriolesHernandez led off the frame with a flare to shallow left-centre field. He stretched it into a double and came home when Diaz lashed a two-out single off Miguel Castro (1-2).

J.A. Happ hit the century mark in career victories and gave the Toronto Blue Jays their first winning streak in more than a month. Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100 th win , Russell Martin homered and drove in two runs and the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles

TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100 th career victory, Russell Martin homered and drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5 - 1 on Friday night to win consecutive games for the first time in more than a month.

The Orioles lost for the ninth time in 11 games and dropped to 9-25 on the road and 19-43 overall, both worst in the majors.

Craig Gentry got both of Baltimore's hits off Happ (8-3), and two relievers completed the five-hitter. The left-hander won his fourth straight decision. The only run Happ surrendered was unearned, with Danny Valencia scoring on second baseman Devon Travis' throwing error in the second inning.

Right-hander Andrew Cashner (2-8) lost his third straight start. Cashner allowed three runs and nine hits in six innings.

Seunghwan Oh got two outs in the eighth and Ryan Tepera recorded the final four outs for his third save in six opportunities.

Toronto went 33 games without consecutive wins, the third-longest streak in franchise history. The Blue Jays went 49 games between back-to-back wins in 1979, their third season.

Blue Jays battle back to edge Orioles in 10 innings

  Blue Jays battle back to edge Orioles in 10 innings Aledmys Diaz drove in Teoscar Hernandez with the winning run in the 10th inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 5-4 comeback win over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night at Rogers Centre. Hernandez led off the frame with a flare to shallow left-centre field. He stretched it into a double and came home when Diaz lashed a two-out single off Miguel Castro (1-2). The Blue Jays forced extra innings with a three-run ninth off Baltimore reliever Brad Brach. Randal Grichuk hit a two-run double and tied the game when he scored on a Kevin Pillar single. Danny Barnes (2-1) worked an inning of scoreless relief for the win.

J.A. Happ earned his 100 th career victory and the Blue Jays hit three solo homers in a 5 - 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night at Rogers Centre. "I definitely feel like we have the potential to be a great team," said Toronto catcher Russell Martin.

Happ gets 100 th career win , Blue Jays top Orioles 5 - 1 . After tying the game one batter prior, Maikel Franco gets just enough of a walk-off three-run homer to lift Philadelphia. Red Sox 'shooting for' Chris Sale (shoulder) to return Wednesday.

Grichuk had the defensive highlight of the game, a diving catch in foul territory to retire Manny Machado in the sixth.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Orioles: LHP Zach Britton completed his back-to-back appearances for Triple-A Norfolk by giving up two hits and one run in one inning. It was the first run Britton has allowed in five rehab games. Britton had been scheduled to go back-to-back Sunday and Monday but is now expected to rejoin the Orioles on Monday. ... Slumping 1B Chris Davis got the day off. Davis is batting .152 and has not homered since May 9 against Kansas City, a span of 80 at-bats. Davis is in the third season of a seven-year, $161 million contract. ... RHP prospect Hunter Harvey was scratched from his scheduled start at Double-A Bowie because of a sore shoulder.

Blue Jays: RHP Marcus Stroman (shoulder) felt good following a three-inning simulated game at Toronto's spring training facility in Florida on Friday. ... 3B Josh Donaldson (left calf) needs to run the bases at full speed before he will be activated off the disabled list. Donaldson was eligible to come off the DL Friday but remains day-to-day. ... 3B prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went to Florida to have his sore left knee examined. Guerrero went on the seven-day minor league DL on Thursday. ... LHP Jaime Garcia had treatment on a blister on his index finger Friday and remains on track to make his next start, manager John Gibbons said.

Blue Jays beat Oroles 4-3 in 10 innings

  Blue Jays beat Oroles 4-3 in 10 innings Blue Jays beat Oroles 4-3 in 10 inningsSmoak started the rally with a one-out walk off Mychal Givens (0-2), Kendrys Morales followed with a single and Randal Grichuk was hit by a pitch to load the bases for Luke Maile.

Daily Recap: Russell Martin, Randal Grichuk and Kevin Pillar homered, as J.A. Happ notched his 100 th MLB victory in the win vs. the O's About Major League

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs to back Happ 's 100 th win . It started with Aaron Sanchez, then carried over to Marco Estrada, Sam Gaviglio and Jaime Garcia, and finally to the club's top overall pitcher this season: Happ .

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Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman (3-5, 4.63) faces Blue Jays RHP Aaron Sanchez (3-5, 4.48) on Saturday. Gausman in winless in four starts, while Sanchez picked up his first win since April in his previous outing.

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