MLB: Toronto 6, Baltimore 5

May 26, 2013 at 4:54 PM
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TORONTO, May 26 (UPI) -- Munenori Kawasaki stroked a game-winning, two-run double in the bottom of the ninth Sunday, rallying the Toronto Blue Jays over Baltimore 6-5.

Trailing 5-2 entering their final at-bat, Toronto struck for four runs off struggling Orioles closer Jim Johnson (2-5) to pull out the win in a stunning comeback.

Edwin Encarnacion led off the ninth with a double, went to third on Adam Lind's hit and scored on an RBI single from J.P. Arencibia (3-for-4), with Lind reaching third.

After Brett Lawrie popped out, Anthony Gose drew a walk and Lind scored on Mark De Rosa's fielder's-choice grounder to make it 5-4.

That brought up Kawasaki, who belted a pitch into the left-center field gap that rolled to the wall, scoring Gose and De Rosa with the tying and winning runs.

Kawasaki finished 3-for-5 and also delivered an RBI single in the eighth for Toronto, which earned a split of its four-game series.

Steve Delabar (4-1) was credited with the decision despite allowing two runs in the top of the ninth.

Johnson was roughed up for his fourth blown save in six appearances for Baltimore.

Matt Wieters went 4-for-5 with three doubles and three RBI and Adam Jones chipped in with three hits -- including a solo homer.

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