Having already secured the series victory, the Blue Jays sent out R.A. Dickey to try and complete the sweep of the Angels in Los Angeles. Hoping to contain the Blue Jays offense the Angels countered with Garrett Richards.
With one out in the 1st inning Josh Donaldson hit a double to left field. Jose Bautista hit a single to left field moving Donaldson to 3rd base. Edwin Encarnacion hit a sacrifice fly to left field to score the first run of the game. Justin Smoak struck out to end the inning.
Kole Calhoun reached base being hit by a pitch to put the lead off runner on in the bottom of the 1st inning. Mike Trout hit a triple to right field to tie up the game. Albert Pujols hit a sacrifice fly to center field to score Trout from 3rd base. David Murphy hit a one out single to right field. Erick Aybar hit a single to left field to put two runners on base. C.J. Cron hit the 3rd straight single to score another run. Carlos Perez hit a sacrifice fly to right field to score another run. Kaleb Cowart hit a double to center field scoring another run. Grant Green reached base on an infield single putting runners on 1st and 3rd. Kole Kalhoun hit a fly ball to center to end the inning.
Kevin Pillar led off the top of the 2nd with a single to left field. Ben Revere followed that up with a single of his own into center field. Josh Thole struck out for the 1st out. Ryan Goins walked to load up the bases. Troy Tulowitzki hit a ball straight to the 3rd basemen but Kaleb Cowart booted the ball for an error, two runs scored on the play. Josh Donaldon ground into a double play to end the inning.
Mike Trout led off the bottom of the 2nd with a single to center field. Albert Pujols ground into a double play to erase the lead off runner. David Murphy ground out to end the inning.
Jose Bautista led off the top of the 3rd with a double to left field. Edwin Encarnacion hit a single to center field scoring the runner from 2nd. Justin Smoak struck out swinging but Jose Bautista was able to advance to 2nd base on the pass ball. Kevin Pillar hit a single to center to put runners on 1st and 3rd with one out. Ben Revere picked up an infield single and an RBI to tie up the game. Josh Thole struck out for the 2nd out of the inning. Ryan Goins reached base on an error to Eric Aybar allowing Pillar to score on the play. Troy Tulowitzki ground out to end the inning.
With one out in the 4th inning Jose Bautista hit a solo home run to center field. Edwin Encarnacion followed that up with a solo home run to left field. Garret Richards got out of the inning after retiring both Justin Smoak and Kevin Pillar.
With one out in the bottom of the 4th Kole Kalhoun hit a single that dropped into shallow left field. Mike Trout hit a single of his own to put two runners on base with one out. Albert Pujols ground into a double play to end the inning.
David Murphy led off the 5th inning with a double to center field, but after a short review was called out for leaving the bag. R.A. Dickey was able to get the next two batter to fly out and end the inning.
Troy Tulowitzki led off the 6th inning with a walk. Josh Donaldson drew a walk and that spelled the end of the day for Garret Richards. Trevor Got came into to pitch for the Angels. Jose Bautista popped up for the 1st out. Edwin Encarnacion hit a single to right field to load the bases. Justin Smoak hit a sacrifice fly to center to score the runner on 3rd. Kevin Pillar ground out to end the inning.
Kaleb Cowart drew a one out walk in the bottom of the 7th. Grant Green hit into a double play to end the inning.
Cesar Ramos entered the game to pitch the 7th for the Angels. He picked up a clean 1-2-3 inning.
Brett Cecil came in to pitch the 7th inning for the Blue Jays. Dioner Navarro came into the game to catch for Cecil. With two outs Albert Pujols hit a ball off the top of the wall in deep left for a loud single. David Murphy struck out to end the inning.
Joe Smith entered the game to pitch the 8th inning for the Angels. Troy Tulowitzki led off with a single to center field. Josh Donaldson hit a single to left field to put the first two runners on base. Jose Bautista drew a walk to load up the bases with no outs. Edwin Encarnacion hit a single scoring only one leaving the bases loaded. Justin Smoak popped up for the first out. Kevin Pillar hit an infield single to move all the runners. Ben Revere reached base on a fielders choice as the Angels picked up the force out at home plate. Dioner Navarro struck out to end the inning.
Aaron Sanchez entered the game to pitch the 8th inning for the Blue Jays and picked up a clean 1-2-3 inning.
Houston Street entered the game to pitch the 9th inning for the Angels. Ryan Goins led off with a ground rule double that bounced over the right field wall. Troy Tulowitzki dropped a single into right field putting runners on 1st and 3rd. Josh Donaldson ground into a double play but another run scored. Jose Bautista ground out to end the inning.
Roberto Osuna came in to close out the game and picked up a 1-2-3 9th inning.
- Edwin Encarnacion has extended his hit streak to 19 games. He is now only 2 shy for the longest in the majors behind teammate Troy Tulowitzki. Edwin has been able to raise his average from .234 all the way to .265.
- The defense was needed today and they picked up key double plays. When the Angels started to get something going the double play was there 3 times to end key innings.
- After the 1st inning R.A. Dickey went 5 shutout innings allowing only 5 hits.
- Ben Revere has been red hot at the bottom of the line up. He picked up 2 more hits today and is making a strong case to be moved up in the order.
- The Blue Jays now have 23 games in which they scored 9 or more runs.
- This series was the most runs the Blue Jays have scored in a 3 game series. They were able to put up a total of 35 runs.
- Today’s win put the Blue Jays a half game above the Yankees for the lead in the AL East.