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.