MLB: Baltimore 6, Toronto 5

May 25, 2013 at 4:31 PM   |   Comments

TORONTO, May 25 (UPI) -- Danny Valencia smashed a key two-run homer and Freddy Garcia earned his first win as an Oriole Saturday in Baltimore's 6-5 triumph over Toronto.

Valencia's blast with J.J. Hardy aboard in the third inning put the Orioles ahead 5-2 and Adam Jones added a solo blast as Baltimore improved to 16-10 on the road this season.

Garcia (1-2) yielded three runs (two earned) on nine hits and no walks over five innings, striking out one.

The 36-year-old right-hander, who spent the last two seasons with the New York Yankees, collected his 153rd career win and first for Baltimore since being recalled from Class AAA Norfolk.

Hardy finished 2-for-4 with two RBI and Jim Johnson helped turn back a late Toronto rally with his 15th save as the O's took a second straight against the Blue Jays.

Toronto starter R.A. Dickey (4-6) was tagged for six runs on nine hits over 6 2/3 innings.

Adam Lind went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Emilio Bonifacio socked a solo homer for the Jays.

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