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MLB: Toronto 10, Milwaukee 9

June 20, 2012 at 12:31 AM   |   Comments

MILWAUKEE, June 20 (UPI) -- Colby Rasmus and Jose Bautista hit back-to-back ninth-inning homers Tuesday, rallying the Toronto Blue Jays to a wild 10-9 interleague win over Milwaukee.

The Brewers scored five runs in the sixth inning to grab a 9-6 lead but the Blue Jays started a comeback in the seventh on RBI singles by Edwin Encarnacion and Yunel Escobar.

Then in the ninth, Rasmus connected for a game-tying solo blast into the corner of the right-field stands off Brewers closer John Axford (1-4), and Bautista followed with an opposite-field shot to right for the decisive blow.

Toronto belted six homers in the game, including two each from Rasmus and Bautista -- who now has 22 for the season -- while Encarnacion hit his 19th and Brett Lawrie also went deep in the win.

Darren Oliver (1-2) notched the with win with a scoreless eighth inning and Casey Janssen picked up his seventh save as the Blue Jays evened their three-game set.

Aramis Ramirez belted a grand slam for the Brewers.

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