Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 5/1/12
TORONTO (AP) -- Brett Lawrie hit a walkoff home run in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 8-7 Tuesday night. After Francisco Cordero blew a save opportunity in the top of the ninth, Lawrie won it in the bottom half with a leadoff homer against Mike Adams, a shot that bounced off the top of the wall in left center, his third. It was the second Toronto homer of the game to bounce off the wall and out: Kelly Johnson's three run shot in the third did the same. Jose Bautista also connected for Toronto, who rallied from 5-0 down to beat the team with the best record in baseball. Cordero (1-1) allowed Michael Young's game-tying single in the ninth. Trailing 6-4 in the seventh inning, Toronto took advantage of some sloppy Texas fielding to score three runs and take the lead. Leadoff hitter Eric Thames reached on a fielding error by shortstop Elvis Andrus, Lawrie singled and Colby Rasmus was safe when catcher Mike Napoli couldn't make a clean play on his s...
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