Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Edwin Encarnacion's fifth career grand slam
helped the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles, 12-6, in the opener
of a four-game series.
J.P. Arencibia added a two-run homer and four RBI for the Blue Jays, who have
won three of four. Emilio Bonifacio, Brett Lawrie and Colby Rasmus each
knocked in a run.
Toronto starter Brandon Morrow (2-3) allowed six runs on 10 hits while
striking out five over seven-plus innings.
Manny Machado hit three doubles and knocked in two runs for the Orioles, who
had a two-game winning streak snapped. Adam Jones, Nick Markakis and Chris
Davis all hit solo homers.
Baltimore starter Kevin Gausman (0-1), making his MLB debut, gave up four runs
on seven hits while striking out five over five innings. Gausman, the fourth
overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, went 2-4 with a 3.11 ERA in
eight starts with Double-A Bowie this season.
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