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.

The Blue Jays had lost three in a row and eight of 11 since producing an 11-game winning streak.


Buehrle (5-5) brought an end to that slump by giving up six hits without a walk and striking out five.

Brett Cecil allowed a hit in the eighth and Dustin McGowan worked a perfect ninth to complete the shutout.

Bautista hit a solo homer in the third to put Toronto on the scoreboard and he added an RBI single during a three-run fourth. Jose Reyes drove in the first two runs in the fourth with a double.

Kevin Correia (6-6) took the loss after giving up four runs on 10 hits in six innings. The Twins have lost six in a row.

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