Blue Jays come out over Brewers

Drew Hutchison allowed only one run over seven innings to help lead the Toronto Blue Jays over the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-1, in the opener of a two-game series on Tuesday afternoon.

Blue Jays defeat Detroit Tigers 5-3

The Toronto Blue Jays rallied late to top the Detroit Tigers, 5-3, in the opener of a three-game set from Comerica Park.

Cleveland Indians defeat Toronto 15-4

David Murphy went 5-for-6 with five RBI to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 15-4 drubbing of the Toronto Blue Jays in the middle test of a three-game set.

MLB: Toronto 4, Boston 2

BOSTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Toronto's Mark Buehrle handcuffed Boston's batters Saturday, limiting the Red Sox to one run over six innings in the Blue Jays' 4-2 win.

MLB: Toronto 4, Minnesota 0

TORONTO, July 5 (UPI) -- Mark Buehrle worked seven shutout innings Friday and Juan Bautista ignited the offense with a homer to bring the Toronto Blue Jays a 4-0 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 3

CHICAGO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Dylan Axelrod earned his first major league win with six shutout innings Monday and the Chicago White Sox hung on for a 4-3 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Seattle 4, Toronto 2

SEATTLE, July 3 (UPI) -- Miguel Cairo put Seattle in front with a two-run double in the fifth Wednesday and the Mariners went on to defeat Toronto 4-2.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Toronto 0

TORONTO, June 27 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens and Mike Gonzalez combined on a three-hitter Friday and Mark Teixeira drove in three runs, giving Atlanta a 4-0 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Toronto 8, Pittsburgh 5

PITTSBURGH, June 22 (UPI) -- Toronto's Scott Rolen and Lyle Overbay combined to drive in four runs and the Blue Jays ended a seven-game losing streak Sunday with an 8-5 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Milwaukee 7, Toronto 0

MILWAUKEE, June 17 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun had two home runs while going 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 7-0 win Tuesday over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Toronto 3, Seattle 1

TORONTO, June 10 (UPI) -- Dustin McGowan pitched a complete game, five-hitter Tuesday, pacing the Toronto Blue Jays' 3-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

MLB: Toronto 10, LA Angels 4

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 31 (UPI) -- Lyle Overbay homered twice Friday and the Toronto Blue Jays pounded out 16 hits in winning their fourth straight game -- 10-4 over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Toronto 3, Kansas City 1

TORONTO, May 25 (UPI) -- Dustin McGowan gave up nine hits but only one run in seven innings Sunday, helping Toronto beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1.

MLB: LA Angels 3, Toronto 1

TORONTO, May 20 (UPI) -- John Lackey pitched seven innings Tuesday for his first win of the season, pacing the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Cleveland 12, Toronto 0

CLEVELAND, May 10 (UPI) -- Cleveland exploded for six runs in the bottom of the first inning Saturday and went on to clobber the Toronto Blue Jays 12-0.
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Dustin McGowan
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Corey Patterson hits a single to break an 0-19 slump in the fifth inning against Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan on May 23, 2007 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Dustin Michael McGowan (born March 24, 1982, Savannah, Georgia) is a baseball player, currently a pitcher for Toronto Blue Jays. Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays out of Long County High School in Ludowici, in the 1st round with 33rd pick of the draft on June 4, 2000. He made his major-league debut on July 30, 2005 against the Texas Rangers and received a no decision in an impressive performance when he logged 5 innings, allowing just 1 run while striking out 6, the most number of strikeouts by a Toronto starter in his Major League debut..

McGowan throws primarily a four-seam fastball in the 94-96mph range and sometimes as fast as 98mph. He uses his above-average velocity fastball to challenge hitters at the plate, and throws a sinking fastball as well a 4-seamer. McGowan also throws a hard slider that ranges in the high 80s to 90mph, a power curve with great tumbling action, and a change-up with good late movement as well.

One of McGowan's vulnerabilities is his slow delivery, as his high leg kick makes him susceptible to base-stealers. McGowan allowed 29 stolen bases in 27 starts in 2007, and only one runner was caught stealing while he was on the mound.

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