07/30 21:04 CDT Toronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red Sox
Toronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red Sox
AP Sports Writer
BOSTON (AP) --- Mark Buehrle pitched 6 2-3 innings to earn his first win in
almost two months and Dioner Navarro had three hits and three RBIs to lead the
Toronto Blue Jays to their fifth consecutive victory, a 6-1 win over the
slumping Boston Red Sox.
Buehrle (11-7) allowed one run on six hits and a walk to snap a six-game losing
streak that matched the longest of his career. He had not won in nine starts
since June 1.
Toronto has won eight of its last nine games and trails first-place Baltimore
by 2 1-2 games.
Brandon Workman (1-4) fell behind quickly after being called up from Triple-A
to replace trade bait Jon Lester. The All-Star left-hander was originally
scheduled to start for Boston, but he was scratched while his name is bandied
about ahead of Thursday's trade deadline. As the Red Sox went down in the
ninth, fans remaining from the sellout crowd chanted, "Jonny Lester!"