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Toronto Blue Jays rally for 9-3 victory over Minnesota

The Blue Jays rallied big for a 9-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the opener of a three-game series.

MLB: Toronto 12, Baltimore 6

TORONTO, May 23 (UPI) -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam and J.P. Arencibia drove in four runs Thursday in sending Toronto to a 12-6 victory over Baltimore.

MLB: New York Yankees 7, Toronto 2

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano homered twice and David Phelps hurled seven innings of one-run ball Saturday in the New York Yankees' 7-2 win over Toronto.

MLB: Toronto 10, Seattle 2

TORONTO, May 5 (UPI) -- Mark DeRosa and Melky Cabrera each supplied three hits and a homer Sunday, helping the Toronto Blue Jays avoid a sweep with a 10-2 rout of Seattle.

MLB: New York Yankees 9, Toronto 4

TORONTO, April 19 (UPI) -- Travis Hafner hit one of New York's three solo homers and had two RBI Friday in helping the Yankees roll over Toronto 9-4.

MLB: Detroit 7, Toronto 3

DETROIT, April 9 (UPI) -- Miguel Cabrera keyed a 15-hit Detroit attack Tuesday with four RBI, including a three-run homer, helping power the Tigers over slumping Toronto 7-3.

MLB: Toronto 2, Minnesota 1

TORONTO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Brandon Morrow struck out 11 over eight innings to finish his season with 10 wins Wednesday and boost Toronto to a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Toronto 6, New York Yankees 0

TORONTO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Brandon Morrow allowed four hits over seven innings Thursday in helping Toronto cool off the New York Yankees 6-0.

MLB: Tampa Bay 11, Toronto 5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Evan Longoria belted a go-ahead, three-run homer Saturday, one of four long balls launched by the Tampa Bay Rays in their 11-5 win over Toronto.

MLB: Toronto 5, Boston 0

TORONTO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Adeiny Hechavarria cracked a two-run homer to back Brandon Morrow's six scoreless innings Sunday in the Toronto Blue Jays' 5-0 win over Boston.

MLB: Seattle 4, Toronto 3

TORONTO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Erasmo Ramirez earned his first major league victory with seven strong innings Tuesday and the Seattle Mariners hung on to best Toronto 4-3.

MLB: Toronto 2, Tampa Bay 1

TORONTO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Brandon Morrow allowed a lone run despite giving up 10 hits in 6 2/3 innings Friday, helping bring Toronto a 2-1 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Baltimore 8, Toronto 2

BALTIMORE, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- J.J Hardy went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer Saturday, leading a 13-hit attack that carried the Baltimore Orioles to an 8-2 triumph over Toronto.

MLB: Washington 6, Toronto 3

TORONTO, June 11 (UPI) -- Edwin Jackson tamed the Blue Jays on three hits over eight innings Monday, staking the Washington Nationals to an 6-3 interleague win over Toronto.

MLB: Toronto 4, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, June 6 (UPI) -- Brandon Morrow threw a two-hitter and recorded his third shutout of the year Wednesday, carrying the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox.
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Seattle Mariners' rookie pitcher Brandon Morrow walks towards the bullpen carrying his pink backpack before their game against the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field in Seattle on May 20, 2007. Not only is Morrow a rookie, but he's the youngest pitcher in the bullpen. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).
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Brandon John Morrow (born July 26, 1984 in Santa Rosa, California) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball . Morrow has four primary pitches, a fastball, slider, circle change and a spiked curveball combination. He can throw for a high velocity, often getting into the mid to high-90's with his fastball. On August 8, 2010, Morrow pitched a complete game one hitter with 17 strikeouts, coming within one out of a no-hitter.

Morrow attended Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park, California. As a senior he was 9-2 with a 0.61 ERA and had 84 strikeouts in 63 innings. He earned first-team all-league, first-team All-Redwood Empire, first-team All-North Coast Section and second-team all-state honors. He competed for the California All-Stars at the 2002 Sunbelt Classic in McAlester, Oklahoma. He majored in American studies.

He was selected by the Anaheim Angels in the 40th round, 1200th overall, in the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. However, he did not sign with the Angels and decided to attend college at UC Berkeley.

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