Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 6/23/13
The Toronto Blue Jays extended their unbeaten streak to 10 games in dramatic fashion yesterday as Jose Bautista launched a 2-run home run in the bottom of the 8th inning to break a 2-2 tie. Bautista hit the blast off Baltimore Orioles reliever Darren O’ Day who a day earlier had words for Bautista after he struck him out. On this day Bautista would get the last laugh and he let O’Day know it as he rounded third base headed for home. The Jays once again received a strong outing from their starting pitcher as Chien-Ming Wang hurled 6.1 innings of 4 hit ball keeping the Orioles at bay and exiting the game with a 2-1 lead. During the 10 game winning streak a Blue Jays starter has only allowed more than 2 earned runs on 2 occasions. The bullpen has been even better shutting the door all season on opposing lineups. Coming into yesterday the Blue Jays bullpen earned run average for the month of June was 0.61. That would be a new MLB record if the stat holds up for the remainder of the mont...
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