TORONTO (AP) Ryan Roberts singled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 on Friday night.
Evan Longoria, Wil Myers, Kelly Johnson and Ben Zobrist all hit home runs off Toronto starter Esmil Rogers, but it was former Blue Jay Roberts whose two-out single off Steve Delabar was the key in lifting the Rays to their 15th win in 17 games.
Zobrist and Myers both had three hits, each coming within a triple of the cycle.
Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer for the Blue Jays, who got solo shots from Edwin Encarnacion, Brett Lawrie and J.P. Arencibia, but couldn't protect a 4-1 lead, losing for the ninth time in 12 games.
David Price (4-5) pitched seven innings for the win, improving to 7-0 in eight career starts at Rogers Centre. Price is 13-2 with a 2.45 ERA in 17 career starts against Toronto.
Johnson singled off Brett Cecil (3-1) to begin the eighth, bringing Delabar on in relief. Pinch hitter Sean Rodriguez advanced Johnson w...