Yunel Escobar homered during a seven-run burst in the second inning and Brett Lawrie later added a three-run shot, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Los Angeles Angels 11-2 Saturday.
Lawrie also doubled and singled. He drove in three runs and scored three before leaving after the seventh.
The Angels lost consecutive games for the first time since June 3-4.
Los Angeles rookie Mike Trout, who came in leading the AL with a .342 average, was held hitless for the first time in 12 games. He finished 0 for 4, dropping his average to .336.
Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia almost tumbled over the dugout railing while catching Trout's foul popup in the eighth, but Toronto third base coach Brian Butterfield and pitcher Brett Cecil leapt off the bench to prevent a painful fall.
Henderson Alvarez (5-6) worked seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time since May 10, when he followed up a shutout of the Angels with a win at Minnesota. Alvarez, who left Monday's start at B...