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Toronto at Chicago

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Toronto (28-36) «02002000127130
Chi. White Sox (28-35)01040000005113

Blue Jays 7, White Sox 5 (10)

CBSSports.com wire reports
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CHICAGO -- Chien-Ming Wang and Joey Bautista gave Toronto a chance, and two late miscues by the Chicago White Sox gave the Blue Jays a win.

Bautista hit a game-tying home run in the ninth inning and Rajai Davis scored on a wild pitch in the 10th to lead the Blue Jays to a 7-5 win over the White Sox at a dimmed U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday night.

Wang made his first start of the season after signing with the injury-riddled Blue Jays, lasting 7 1/3 innings while giving up five runs and 10 hits to help Toronto avoid a three-game losing streak.

"I thought he did a great job," Gibbons said. "He really did."

During the 10th, there was a brief delay after a handful of bulbs in the light standards above the infield at U.S. Cellular Field went out as Ramon Troncoso (0-1) prepared to throw his 2-1 pitch to Adam Lind. Following the delay, Davis scored on Troncoso's wild pitch.

Toronto took a 7-5 lead when Maicer Izturis came home on Munenori Kawasaki's double after Tyler Flowers dropped Alexei Ramirez's relay throw for Chicago's third error of the night.

Brett Cecil (2-0) went 1 2/3 innings for the win and Casey Janssen pitched a scoreless 10th for his 13th save in 14 tries, getting Adam Dunn to ground out with runners on first and second to end the game as the lights returned to full strength.

"It's baseball season. We're happy tonight and tomorrow's a new day," said Lind, who had three hits. "Another tough game tomorrow, their ace [Chris Sale] is on the mound so we know what we're in for.''

Wang started the season at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the Yankees' organization, but opted out of his minor league deal last Friday after going 4-4 with a 2.33 ERA in nine starts.

Wang has spent seven seasons in the major leagues, five with the Yankees, but last started at least 15 games in 2008. Tuesday was only his 26th start since then because of a series of injuries.

Before Tuesday, Wang hadn't pitched in any game since June 1, when he threw seven shutout innings against Durham. His previous major-league start was Sept. 23 against the Brewers, and his last win was June 12 of last year against the Blue Jays, when he was with the Washington Nationals.

Manager John Gibbons said Wang will get another start for the Blue Jays.

To make room for Wang, the Blue Jays designated IF Andy LaRoche for assignment. LaRoche was 1 for 4 in one game with the Blue Jays.

Before Tuesday, Blue Jays relievers had thrown 18 innings over their last three games, including 11 during their 4-3 18-inning win Saturday over Texas.

Wang struggled through the fourth, allowing five runs to fall behind 5-2, but settled in and gave the bullpen a rest. He escaped a bases-loaded jam with no outs in the fifth by striking out Paul Konerko and getting Dunn to line into a double play.

"I'm very happy to be back and thank you to the Blue Jays for giving me a chance and opportunity to play baseball in the major leagues," Wang said.

The White Sox, meanwhile, gave Toronto ample chances to get back into the game.

Chicago's three errors gave the Blue Jays three unearned runs. The three errors gave them 42 this season after 70 last year, and they've now given up 23 unearned runs after surrendering 30 in 2012.

They also made mistakes on the bases. Dayan Viciedo got caught stealing in the second, Alejandro De Aza was picked off first in the third, Gordon Beckham was thrown out at third by Bautista in the fourth and Ramirez was doubled off second in the fifth on Dunn's liner.

"We kept shooting ourselves in the foot running the bases," Chicago manager Robin Ventura said. "Any time you lose like that it doesn't feel good."

Jose Quintana pitched 6 1/3 innings, giving up four runs (two earned) and six hits while striking out five to leave with a chance for his first win since May 21. Dunn hit a solo home run, his 17th of the year, and Conor Gillaspie hit a three-run homer off Wang in the fourth to give Chicago a 5-2 lead.

Even after Edwin Encarnacion's two-run home run in the fifth cut the White Sox lead to 5-4, Chicago was one out from a win until Bautista connected off closer Addison Reed.

"I felt great out there," Reed said. "One bad pitch and the next thing you know it, tie ballgame."

Notes

Gibbons said SS Jose Reyes would need ``a couple weeks'' on a rehab assignment before coming back. Reyes has been on the disabled list since April 13 with a sprained left ankle.. White Sox OF Dewayne Wise worked out before Tuesday's game, and Ventura said he hopes he can go to Triple-A Charlotte ``in the next few days'' on a rehab assignment. Wise has been on the DL since June 2 with a strained right hamstring.. Toronto C Henry Blanco, who was designated for assignment June 7, has been released.. The White Sox returned LHP Leyson Septimo from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Charlotte, reinstated him from the 60-day DL, and outrighted him back to Charlotte.. Wednesday's pitching matchup is Toronto's Esmil Rogers (1-2, 3.60) against Sale (5-4, 2.68).

 
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Players of the Game
Toronto

E. Encarnacion
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 2
Chicago

C. Gillaspie
AB 4
R 1
H 1
HR 1
RBI 3
 
Toronto Blue Jays
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Melky Cabrera, LF6110001 .283
Jose Bautista, RF5111021 .266
Edwin Encarnacion, DH4122100 .266
Mark DeRosa, 3B4100031 .235
   a- Colby Rasmus, PH1000011 .254
    Emilio Bonifacio, 2B0000000 .206
Rajai Davis, CF5130001 .304
Adam Lind, 1B5130001 .344
J.P. Arencibia, C4000135 .214
Maicer Izturis, 2B-3B5121003 .214
Munenori Kawasaki, SS5010003 .215
Totals44713429  
a-struck out for DeRosa in the 9th
Batting
2B - Melky Cabrera (12, Quintana), Adam Lind (14, Quintana), Munenori Kawasaki (4, Troncoso)
HR - Jose Bautista (15, Reed), Edwin Encarnacion (18, Quintana)
RBI - Jose Bautista (36), Edwin Encarnacion 2 (53), Maicer Izturis (7)
2-OUT RBI - Jose Bautista (14), Edwin Encarnacion 2 (27), Maicer Izturis (3)
SB - Rajai Davis 2 (11, 3rd base off Thornton/Flowers, 2nd base off Troncoso/Flowers)
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Jose Bautista 1
DP - Kawasaki
Toronto Blue Jays
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chien-Ming Wang 7.11055332 6.14
Brett Cecil (W,2-0) 1.2000020 1.59
Casey Janssen (S,13) 1100120 2.61
Pitches-Strikes - Chien-Ming Wang 93-59, Brett Cecil 12-10, Casey Janssen 19-11
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Chien-Ming Wang 9-6, Brett Cecil 2-1, Casey Janssen 1-0
Batters Faced - Chien-Ming Wang 31, Brett Cecil 5, Casey Janssen 5
Chicago White Sox
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Alejandro De Aza, CF-LF4010111 .270
Alexei Ramirez, SS5010021 .265
Alex Rios, RF5130001 .293
Paul Konerko, DH4000114 .231
    Casper Wells, PR-DH0000000 .129
Adam Dunn, 1B4211105 .182
Dayan Viciedo, LF4121000 .232
    Jordan Danks, CF0000000 .120
Conor Gillaspie, 3B4113020 .248
Gordon Beckham, 2B3000100 .314
Tyler Flowers, C4020011 .222
Totals37511547  
Batting
2B - Alejandro De Aza (13, Wang)
HR - Adam Dunn (17, Wang), Conor Gillaspie (4, Wang)
RBI - Adam Dunn (38), Dayan Viciedo (15), Conor Gillaspie 3 (14)
2-OUT RBI - Dayan Viciedo (6), Conor Gillaspie 3 (4)
SB - Alex Rios (10, 2nd base off Wang/Arencibia)
PK - Alejandro De Aza (1, Wang)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Alejandro De Aza 1
DP - A. Ramirez-Beckham-Dunn
PB - Tyler Flowers (7)
E - Tyler Flowers (4, Missed catch of throw), Conor Gillaspie (3, Throwing), Alexei Ramirez (8, Misplayed grounder(Ground rule))
Chicago White Sox
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jose Quintana 6.1642151 3.86
Nate Jones (H,3) 0.2100120 5.23
Matt Thornton (H,14) 1100010 3.38
Addison Reed (BS,2) 1211011 3.48
Ramon Troncoso (L,0-1) 1321000 4.50
WP - Ramon Troncoso (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Jose Quintana 111-64, Nate Jones 19-10, Matt Thornton 10-7, Addison Reed 21-16, Ramon Troncoso 19-11
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jose Quintana 11-5, Matt Thornton 1-0, Addison Reed 2-0, Ramon Troncoso 1-2
Batters Faced - Jose Quintana 28, Nate Jones 4, Matt Thornton 3, Addison Reed 5, Ramon Troncoso 6
Game Information
Attendance - 20700
Game Time - 3:17
Temperature - 75
Umpires - Home - Ed Hickox, First Base - Jim Joyce, Second Base - Cory Blaser, Third Base - Jeff Nelson