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Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista celebrates in the dugout after scoring on an Edwin Encarnacion two-run single against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-runner Kevin Pillar scored the winning run on a throwing error by pitcher Juan Carlos Oviedo and the Toronto Blue Jays won their ninth straight game and completed a sweep of Tampa Bay, beating the Rays 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Dioner Navarro singled to begin the ninth and was replaced by Pillar. Oviedo fielded Anthony Gose's bunt along the first base line and threw wildly to first, with the ball rolling into foul territory down the right field line. Pillar was waved home by third base coach Luis Rivera and slid home safely under the tag of catcher Ali Solis.

Aaron Loup (2-1) worked one inning for the win as Toronto won for the 14th time in 16 games.

Oviedo (1-1) faced just two batters.




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