Posted August 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
David Cooper hit a tying homer in the ninth inning and Edwin Encarnacion scored on catcher George Kottaras' throwing error in the 11th, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays over the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Saturday. The Blue Jays ended a six-game losing streak a day after they fell to the A's 5-4 in 15 innings. Cooper hit a solo homer off Ryan Cook with one out in the ninth. Cook gave up a tying, three-run shot in the ninth on Friday night. Encarnacion hit a leadoff single in the 11th against Jerry Blevins (4-1). Encarnacion stole second with one out and Rajai Davis walked. As Jeff Mathis struck out, Encarnacion stole third and scored on Kottaras' error. Jesse Chavez (1-1) got the win and Darren Oliver recorded his second save.
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