Blue Jays stay alive in ALCS with win over Indians

Dusty Fields

Dusty Fields

Born in Vancouver but now live in the beautiful Toronto, Ontario. I like baseball, camping and being out on Lake Ontario in my boat. My dog Sparky loves it too! Make sure you follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest by clicking on the tabs.

 

Toronto’s offence broke out of a slump, Aaron Sanchez pitched six strong innings and the Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 to stay alive in the American League Championship Series.

The Blue Jays cut Cleveland’s lead in the best-of-seven series to 3-1, with Game 5 set for tomorrow at Rogers Centre.

Josh Donaldson opened the scoring with a solo home run in the third inning to give the Blue Jays their first lead of the series.

Ezequiel Carerra’s RBI single in the fourth increased Toronto’s lead to 2-0, but Cleveland got a run back on an RBI double by Roberto Perez in the top of the fifth.

Edwin Encarnacion gave the Jays some much needed insurance with a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh. Kevin Pillar capped the scoring with a sac fly in the eighth.

Sanchez gave up one run on just two hits and struck out five in his first action of the post-season.

More coming.

The Canadian Press via tsn.ca | Photo:  The Canadian Press

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