After a rough first game following the All-Star break, the Toronto Blue Jays showed they still have a lot of pop in their lineup.
Right-hander Carlos Villanueva is trying to show he belongs in the rotation.
Villanueva makes his third start of the season Sunday when Toronto concludes its season series with the Cleveland Indians.
Held to five singles by Justin Masterson while getting shut out at home for the first time this season in Friday's 1-0 loss, the Blue Jays (44-44) pounded out 13 hits in Saturday's 11-9 victory.
Edwin Encarnacion had his first two-homer game of the season, Yunel Escobar also went deep and Adam Lind finished 4 for 5 with four RBIs to improve to 6 for 8 in the series.
"Just an outstanding offensive day," manager John Farrell said.
Toronto goes for its first series victory since June 22-24 in Miami with Villanueva (3-0, 3.05 ERA) facing the Indians (45-42) for the third time this season. He threw 3 1-3 innings of scoreless relief in two appearances at Cleveland ...