Blue Jays eye another victory against Orioles' Chris Tillman
The right hander was handed a 2 0 setback despite both runs he allowed over eight innings coming unearned.
The Blue Jays got the runs off him in the fourth inning, a frame that saw third baseman Jonathan Schoop commit a pair of throwing errors.
Tillman fell to 3 4 with a 3.42 ERA in his career versus Toronto, though he earned praise after the outing.
"That was one of the best I've ever seen Tillman throw," said teammate Adam Jones. "He threw a tremendous ball."
Tillman returned to thethe kids Timberwolves jersey
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In facing Baltimore nearly two weeks ago, McGowan was making just his sixth start since his last previous victory on June 22, 2008, and hurled 6 1/3 scoreless innings. He also moved to 1 3 with a 5.98 ERA in his career against the Orioles, facing them 14 times with seven starts.
"I think the most important thing is just feeling good," said McGowan, who made 25 relief appearances last season without a decision. "I got the opportunity to pitch again and that's all I could ask for. Just trying to make the best of it."
The 32 year old righty was not as lucky last Thursday in a no decision against Minnesota, giving up three runs on six hits and four walks in just four innings of his team's 9 5 defeat. That moved McGowan's season ERA to 4.85 with a 1 1 record.
Toronto used a trio of three run homers to win Tuesday's opener 9 3. Edwin Encarnacion hit a game tying blast in the sixth frame, while Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera both went deep in the eighth frame to snap a tie game.
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Toronto has won three of its last four, while Baltimore has dropped three of four on the heels of winning three straight.
Nelson Cruz slugged a three run homer in defeat, while Chris Davis went 0 for 4 but drew a walk to reach base safely in a career high 18th straight game.