Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/25/12
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Three Blue Jays droughts ended Monday: Toronto won the second game of a doubleheader, 9-5 over the Orioles in Baltimore, to snap its seven-game losing string. J.P. Arencibia drove in five runs in the nightcap, going 3-for-3 with a grand slam and a sacrifice fly. He had not hit driven in a run since July 24, the day before he suffered a fractured right hand that kept him on the disabled list until Sept. 7. But the longest slump of all ended when starting pitcher Ricky Romero survived five-plus innings to earn the win. He had pitched better and lost, but Monday's outing ended a string of 15 starts without a victory. He had not won since June 22 at Miami, and he had lost 13 consecutive decisions. After Monday's win, Romero is 9-14 with a 5.76 ERA. After beating the Miami Marlins in June, he was 8-1 with a 4.34 ERA. Romero left the sixth inning Monday after loading the bases with no outs and Toronto leading 5-3. Brad Lincoln limited the damage to one run, which scored when his...
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