Edmonton Journal

Encarnacio­n sparks 12-2 win


TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacio­n had his 20th career multihome run game on Friday night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 12-2 win over the Texas Rangers.

Encarnacio­n got Toronto (40-35) on the board in the bottom of the first inning when he hit a grand slam off of Rangers’ starter Nick Martinez. He added his 16th homer of the season in the seventh.

Mark Buehrle (9-4) tossed seven innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits while striking out five in the win.

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Edwin Encarnacio­n

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