MLB: Toronto 7, Baltimore 6

June 21, 2013 at 10:22 PM   |   0 comments

TORONTO, June 21 (UPI) -- A two-out, ninth-inning single by Rajai Davis scored Maicer Izturis Friday, extending Toronto's win streak to nine games with a 7-6 victory over Baltimore.

The Blue Jays have captured 10 out of 12 and their winning streak is their longest since they captured 10 in a row in 2008.

Toronto's latest victory came after the Blue Jays fell behind by two in the late innings.

Munenori Kawasaki hit a two-run homer that lifted Toronto into a 6-6 tie in the seventh and the Blue Jays won it in dramatic fashion in the ninth.

Izturis opened the inning with a single off Brian Matusz (2-1) and reached second on a sacrifice. Mark DeRosa was intentionally walked and both runners moved up on a ground out by Kawasaki.

Pedro Strop came out of the bull pen to face Davis, who sent a 1-1 pitch into left field to bring home the winning run.

Casey Janssen (2-0) needed just seven pitches to get through the top of the ninth and picked up the win.

Adam Lind hit a two-run homer for Toronto in the first and Edwin Encarnacion added a solo shot in the sixth.

Baltimore took a 5-3 lead with a four-run sixth that included a three-run homer by Chris Davis. It was the 27th of the season for Davis, six more than any other player in the majors.

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