Blue Jays - 103 001 000 - 5 4 0 Red Sox - 000 000 013 - 4 6 0Marco Estrada (8-2-2-3-5, 110) came within five outs of pitching a no-hitter and all four of Toronto's hits were home runs.
Jose Bautista, as the first batter in the game, went deep off Eduardo Rodriguez (5.2-4-5-3-0, 99). In the third inning, Darwin Barney hit a solo shot and Edwin Encarnacion belted a two-run dong. Russell Martin homered in the sixth. ... As far as I could figure out, the most hits for a team in a game with every hit being a home run is six, set by Cleveland on June 24, 1989.
Chris Young ruined Estrada's bid for a no-hitter when he homered with one out in the bottom of the eighth.
The Red Sox provided some unexpected excitement in the bottom of the ninth. Dustin Pedroia doubled off Estrada and the Blue Jays brought in closer Roberto Osuna. Xander Bogaerts popped to second. David Ortiz doubled home Pedroia and, after Travis Shaw struck out for the second out, Hanley Ramirez doubled in pinch-runner Rusney Castillo. Jackie Bradley singled, scoring Ramirez. Chris Young singled, putting the tying run on second and the winning run on first. Marco Hernandez pinch-hit for Christian Vazquez and got ahead in the count 3-0. Then he took a strike, fouled two pitches off, and swung and missed, ending the game.
Betts, RFBoth Blake Swihart and Ryan Hanigan left yesterday's game with injuries, and now both players have been placed on the disabled list. Swihart has a left ankle sprain and Hanigan has a neck strain. Rusney Castillo and Sandy Leon were recalled from Pawtucket. ... Also, Noe Ramirez was optioned back to AAA and Heath Hembree was recalled.