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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Blue Jays cool down Red Sox

TORONTO (AP) – J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.

Reyes and Navarro both connected in the sixth inning as the Blue Jays rebounded from Monday’s 14-1 defeat to snap Boston’s winning streak at five games. ...

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TORONTO (AP) – J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.

Reyes and Navarro both connected in the sixth inning as the Blue Jays rebounded from Monday’s 14-1 defeat to snap Boston’s winning streak at five games.

Reyes and Melky Cabrera both had three hits and two RBIs. Cabrera has 14 multihit games in his past 30.

David Ortiz hit a solo homer in the eighth, his third homer in two games and the 36th of his career at Rogers Centre, matching Alex Rodriguez for the most by a visiting player.

Happ (8-5) allowed seven hits in six innings, walked one and struck out four to win for the first time since beating the Chicago White Sox on June 26.

Notes

MOVING UP: Monday night’s night’s 14-run output, the Red Sox moved from last in the AL in runs (380) to 10th in the AL (394).

PATIENCE: Heading into Tuesday night, the Red Sox ranked second in MLB with 354 walks (Oakland has 366) and were fourth in the AL in times on base (1,241).

Boston had seen an MLB-high 15,409 pitches and is averaging 4.03 pitches per at bat, second in MLB to MIN (4.05).

STREAK OVER: Before Tuesday night’s loss, Boston each of its first four games after the All-Star break for the first time since the 1996, when they won five straight after returning.