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The Toronto Blue Jays need one victory for their longest winning streak of the season and a healthy Brandon Morrow could help them achieve it.
Morrow will try to lead the Blue Jays to a fifth consecutive win while earning his fourth in as many starts against his former team, the Seattle Mariners, on Tuesday night.
Toronto (64-75) hasn't taken five in a row since July 8-15, 2011, but is in position to match that streak following a three-game sweep in Boston over the weekend. Omar Vizquel drove in a pair of runs in a 4-3 victory Sunday, including the go-ahead one on a sacrifice fly in the ninth.
Morrow (8-5, 2.94 ERA) will try to deliver another win while building on a pair of solid outings. He's given up a combined three runs in those games while pitching at least six innings in each.
The right-hander allowed two runs and three hits over six in a 6-4 victory over Baltimore on Wednesday, though he didn't get the decision. It was the second time he faced the Orioles in ...
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The Toronto Blue Jays did their part in making the Boston Red Sox's miserable season just a little bit more wretched. They swept Boston for the second consecutive series at Fenway Park with a 4-3 win Sunday. The sweep knocked the Red Sox into last place in the American League East and moved the Blue Jays into fourth place. It's not much when you consider the hot race...
Omar Vizquel hit a pair of sacrifice flies, including one in the ninth inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays over the free-falling Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday.
Toronto entered the series in last place in the American League East but left Fenway Park two games ahead of the Red Sox. The Blue Jays have won four straight overall and six in a row against Boston.
North of the Border
After being swept the Mariners (67-74) retreat North and take on the Blue Jays (64-75) who just finished sweeping the Red Sox.
The M’s just need one more victory to surpass their winning record from last season.
Pitching match ups:
Game 142: RHP – Erasmo Ramirez vs. RHP – Brandon Marrow
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Ramirez gets a chance to make...