September 08

Toronto Blue Jays win 4-1; Jays take 3 of 4 Over Baltimore Orioles! Now Off To Texas.

The Blue Jays won three of four games to take a 4 1/2-game lead on the Baltimore Orioles for the last wild card in the American League. Alex Manoah (14-7) allowed a run in the first, but the Orioles didn’t manage another baserunner until the sixth.

Blue Jays: Lourdes Gurriel exited with left hamstring discomfort after running to first to beat out a potential double play in the second. … The Blue Jays were without OF Teoscar Hernández, who went on the paternity list. Toronto recalled RHP Zach Pop and C Gabriel Moreno from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned RHP Mitch White to Buffalo.

The Jays are now off to Texas for a 3 game series starting on Friday.