Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Edwin Encarnacion's bases-clearing double in
the seventh inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-5 win over the Tampa
Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game set.
R.A. Dickey (4-5) surrendered three runs -- two earned -- over his first three
innings, but settled down and didn't allow another run over his last five
frames. He struck out five in all and gave up four hits and four walks in the
Melky Cabrera added an RBI double among his two hits for Toronto, which has
won five of its last seven tilts.
Evan Longoria tallied two hits, two RBI and a run scored, while Yunel Escobar
smacked a two-run homer for the Rays, who had won nine of their last 11
contests coming in.
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