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Urena’s walkoff RBI singular completes Blue Jays’ 9th-inning rally

Rookie Richard Urena has been display he’s gentle during a large joining spin ever given a Blue Jays called him adult progressing this month.

He valid it again on Tuesday night.

The 21-year-old Urena strike a walkoff singular in a bottom of a ninth to lift Toronto to a 3-2 win over a Baltimore Orioles, fluctuating a Blue Jays’ winning strain to 4 games.

Game Wrap: Jays convene in 9th inning to kick Orioles1:53

The convene began when Zach Britton (2-1) walked Kevin Pillar to start a ninth, afterwards gave adult a line expostulate singular to Teoscar Hernandez. Luke Maile gathering in Pillar with a singular to tie a diversion and Urena followed with a line expostulate to centre-field to image splash hitter Darwin Barney, who had reached on a force out.

‘Looks like he belongs’

“I only consider he’s loose and he’s assured — he looks like he belongs,” manager John Gibbons pronounced of a immature shortstop. “There’s unequivocally no panic, he only looks like he’s been personification here for a while.”

Urena had a contingent of singles on a night, fluctuating his strike strain to 5 games. He has reached bottom in 8-of-9 games given he was promoted to a large leagues for a initial time when rosters stretched on Sept. 1.

“I feel a lot of emotions, we dream about that,” Urena pronounced by a translator. “You only come out here and try to do your pursuit and it’s only a and when we get a possibility to win a game.”

Justin Smoak had an RBI double for a last-place Blue Jays (68-77) and Tim Mayza (1-0) pitched 1/3 of a ninth to acquire his initial win.

Tim Beckham had strike a tie-breaking solo homer off starter Joe Biagini in a eighth to give Baltimore a 2-1 lead. Mark Trumbo gathering in a other run for a Orioles (71-74), who mislaid their sixth straight.

Biagini baffles

Biagini had confused a Orioles for many of a game, not permitting an extra-base strike until a seventh, when Trey Mancini strike a double to left-field. Mancini came around to measure on Trumbo’s single, restraining a diversion to a exasperation of a 29,055 in attendance.


Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Joe Biagini (31) works opposite a Baltimore Orioles during a initial inning. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)

Biagini pitched a career-high 8 innings, permitting dual runs and 6 hits with dual strikeouts and 0 walks. He threw only 88 pitches, 63 for strikes.

“It’s been a frustrating deteriorate for me since I’ve been a lot reduction unchanging than we would have favourite to be,” Biagini said. “A diversion like this was roughly unequivocally frustrating since it was not utterly enough.

“I consider that when you’re cruising along and we have it spin like that unequivocally quickly, it cooking during we a small bit.”

Dylan Bundy started for Baltimore, permitting a run and 5 hits over 6 plain innings. He also walked one and struck out eight.

Smoak gave Toronto a 1-0 lead by attack a prolonged double to right margin to measure Maile from initial bottom in a third inning. Maile reached on a leadoff single, his fourth strike in 8 at-bats.

Maile improving

Maile has dual RBIs in his final 3 games after recording only one in his prior 19.

“Overall I’m putting some-more A-swings on a ball,” Maile pronounced of his proceed during a plate. “I’m not unequivocally removing cheated like we was progressing this year. I’m flattering happy about that.”

Bundy late 7 true after Smoak’s run-scoring double in a third inning before using into a jam in a sixth with a leadoff singular and a walk. But a Baltimore right-hander struck out Jose Bautista and Kendrys Morales, afterwards got a cocktail fly from Pillar to finish a inning.

The Blue Jays had a restraining and go-ahead runs on initial and second with one out in a eighth. But Bautista popped out and Morales struck out to finish a threat.

Toronto strike 4 balls to a warning lane over a initial 4 innings that were held by Orioles outfielders — 3 by centre-fielder Adam Jones.

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