Orioles at Blue Jays

Orioles at Blue Jays

He tried to get a double-play ball from Teoscar Hernández and got the count to 2-2 by working the lower part of the plate but left a pitch slightly up that Hernández singled to right to put runners on the corners.

Every player has their own reasons for wanting to finish the year on a high note, even on a team that is just spinning its wheels.

The Jays climb to 68-77 and extend their winning streak to four games. Martin has struggled at times this season. "Just wasn't able to do it [in the ninth], didn't repeat it when I went back out there". "I just think he's relaxed and he's confident". Toronto did their damage on ten hits and three bases on balls with Richard Urena and Justin Smoak driving in runs while Luke Maile scored and recorded an RBI. Jays starter Joe Biagini picked up the win with both runs given up on six hits through eight innings of work. Martin overall has been out of action for 29 games.

Teams that Martin has played for have made the postseason in nine of his first 11 seasons, including the past two he has been in a Blue Jays uniform.

"I think that when you're cruising along and you have it turn like that really quickly, it eats at you a little bit".

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Maile has two RBIs in his last three games after recording just one in his previous 19.

I'm pretty sure this is exactly why slow motion instant replay was created.

Bundy's unbeaten streak ended at seven starts on September 4, when he was tagged by the New York Yankees for five runs on five hits and four walks in four innings. Before the Blue Jays handed a minor-league deal to Jarrod Saltalamacchia, they were spurned by Chris Iannetta, who figured he'd get more playing time in Arizona. But Bautista popped out and Morales struck out to end the threat. Biagini also lost his other career start against the Orioles on June 27 at home, surrendering three runs on five hits and four walks over 5 1/3 innings to fall to 0-2 with a 2.31 ERA versus the club in 14 career appearances.

Lost seasons are few and far between in Russell Martin's career, with nine trips to the playoffs in 11 years, including the last six in a row, before this hard and trying campaign with the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Orioles (71-74) will start right-hander Kevin Gausman (10-10, 4.99 ERA) Wednesday while the Blue Jays will send out right-hander Marcus Stroman (11-7, 3.18).

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