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Orioles complete first sweep of Blue Jays in Toronto since 2005 with 8-3 win in 11 innings – The Denver Post

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As the road team in extra innings, scoring one run is often not enough. Saturday’s win was the exception thanks to the heroics of Félix Bautista.

Playing in extras again Sunday, the Orioles in the 10th scored just one — the automatic runner placed at second — and the Toronto Blue Jays did the same. Terrin Vavra wouldn’t let that happen again.

After Austin Hays’ RBI single gave Baltimore another one-run lead, Brandon Hyde called on Vavra to pinch-hit, and he rewarded his manager with a two-run single amid the Orioles’ five-run 11th inning to beat the Blue Jays, 8-3.

“Especially in this division, games are hard-fought. It takes everybody in the clubhouse to get a win, and today was just a prime example of that,” Vavra said.

Vavra jumped on the first pitch he saw from…

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2023-05-21 16:58:48

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