After a frustrating start to the game, the Blue Jays offence exploded for ten runs, including back-to-back four run innings. The Orioles took an early 2-0 lead in the third after a two-out, two-run double from Jimmy Paredes. The previous hitter, Manny Machado, set up the inning with a questionable double that appeared to be a foul ball. Unfortunately, the play was not reviewable and the Jays were soon forced to play from behind.
The Jays offence struggled in the early-going, managing just two infield-hits the first time through the order. A Chris Colabello RBI single cut the lead in half in the forth, before Edwin Encarnacion hit a solo shot to tie the game in the sixth.
Toronto finally took the lead in the seventh, when a Manny Machado error allowed pinch-hitter Justin Smoak to advance to second base. After Ezequiel Carrera struck out, Josh Donaldson managed to take advantage with a two-out RBI single up the middle. Jose Bautista quickly followed with a double, before Edwin crushed his second home run of the game. The Jays never looked back, tacking on four more insurance runs to win the game 10-2.
- Ezequiel Carrera: 0 for 4, HBP.
- Josh Donaldson: 2 for 5. On top of the clutch single, he also homered in the eighth.
- Jose Bautista: 1 for 4, Double. He also flew out to deep left field, just missing a home run in the fifth.
- Edwin Encarnacion: 2 for 4, 2 HR, BB. Both home runs were to the opposite field. He really seems to like the month of May.
- Russell Martin: 2 for 4, 2 singles, HBP. His on base is now up to .392!
- Chris Colabello: 2 for 5, 2 singles.
- Kevin Pillar: 1 for 5, single.
- Ryan Goins: 3 for 5, 3 singles. Nice to see him contributing offensively.
- Steve Tolleson: 0 for 2. Was pinch-hit for in the 7th.
- Justin Smoak: 0 for 1, fielder's choice.
- Devon Travis: 0 for 1, fielder's choice.
- Mark Buehrle: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 4 K, 1 BB. Finally started to look like his usual self. He continues to get terrific run support.
- Roberto Osuna: 1 IP, 1 K. Pitched a clean 7th, right after the Jays took the lead. His ERA is now down to 0.98!
- Aaron Loup: 1 IP, 1H. I was kind of surprised to see him enter the game given that the Jays were up 10-2.
- Ryan Tepera: Pitched a clean inning, getting the heart of the Orioles lineup with three groundouts.