Aaron Laffey Earns Win in Toronto vs Cleveland Game
Edwin Encarnacion swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Blue Jays defeated Cleveland 11-9 at Rogers Centre.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 10.5.
Aaron Laffey earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Adam Lind in the win.
Cleveland got a 2 1/3-inning outing from Ubaldo Jimenez in the loss. He gave up 8 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Brantley had 3 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-12 advantage in hits.
Casey Janssen pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.