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Recap: Astros 1, Blue Jays 2
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 4
Venue: Rogers Centre
Date: July 28, 2013 1:07 PM EDT
  

TORONTO (AP) - Colby Rasmus drove in Emilio Bonifacio with a game-winning single in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Sunday.

Rajai Davis stole a career-high four bases as the Blue Jays won for the third time in four games against Houston, owners of the worst record in the majors.

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Bonifacio doubled to begin the ninth against Jose Cisnero (2-2), and Wesley Wright came on to strike out pinch-hitter Adam Lind, who was batting in place of the ejected Jose Bautista.

Edwin Encarnacion was intentionally walked to bring up Rasmus, who bounced a single over the mound and up the middle as Bonifacio scored standing up.

Casey Janssen (3-0) worked one scoreless inning for the Blue Jays, who rebounded against Houston after being swept in consecutive series against Tampa Bay and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Blue Jays rookie right-hander Todd Redmond struck out a career-high 10 in six innings, the longest of his five career starts. He allowed one run, three hits and two walks.

Astros right-hander Jarred Cosart gave up one run and four hits in six innings, walked a career-high five and struck out one. Cosart allowed at least one base runner in every inning, but was able to minimize the damage.

Houston's top pitching prospect, the 23-year-old Cosart took a no-hitter into the seventh of his big league debut at Tampa Bay on July 12, earning the win against reigning AL Cy Young Award winner David Price.

After stranding three runners in the first two innings, Toronto broke through in the third when Jose Reyes drew a leadoff walk, moved to third on a single and a fly ball and scored on Encarnacion's sacrifice fly.

Houston tied it in the fourth on a one-out solo shot by Brett Wallace, a former Blue Jays minor leaguer. The home run was Wallace's sixth of the season.

Encarnacion led off the bottom of the sixth with a drive to deep center and went into his home run trot as he rounded first. Outfielder Brandon Barnes threw the ball back after it appeared to bounce off the wall, and no home run was called. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons came out to argue and the umpires huddled before checking the replay, but upheld the original call.

Maicer Izturis drew a one-out walk and Encarnacion went to third on Rajai Davis' fielder's choice, but both runners were stranded when Josh Thole grounded out.

Toronto came up empty again in the seventh, leaving the bases loaded and losing designated hitter Bautista after he was ejected for arguing with home plate umpire Sam Holbrook.

Houston reliever Josh Fields left after Encarnacion was intentionally walked to load the bases and Travis Blackley got Rasmus to pop out.

Davis drew a one-out walk in the eighth and pinch-hitter J.P. Arencibia followed with a drive to center, but Barnes made a leaping catch against the wall.

After Jose Cisnero came on to face Lawrie, Davis stole second and went to third on Carlos Corporan's second throwing error. Lawrie walked but Reyes flied out to end the inning.

NOTES: Bautista's ejection was his second of the season. ... There was a video tribute before the fifth to mark the 22nd anniversary of former Montreal Expos pitcher Denis Martinez's perfect game. Martinez is now Houston's bullpen coach. ... The family of late Blue Jays broadcaster Tom Cheek received the Ford C. Frick Award in a ceremony Saturday at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Astros at Blue Jays
Thu, Jul 25 Final 0 to 4
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Astros at Blue Jays
Fri, Jul 26 Final 6 to 12
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Astros at Blue Jays
Sat, Jul 27 Final 8 to 6
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 4
Astros at Blue Jays
Sun, Jul 28 Final 1 to 2
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 HOU  +170   -120   9.5 
 TOR  -185   +100   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 HOU  +165   -120   9.5 
 TOR  -190   +100   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 HOU  45%   19%   28% 
 TOR  55%   81%   72% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 Jul 27, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 HOU 8 Cover: +220 
 TOR 6 Over: 14 
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 Jul 26, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 HOU 6 Over: 18 
 TOR 12 Cover: +100 
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 Jul 25, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 HOU 0 Under: 4 
 TOR 4 Cover: +100 
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 Mar 19, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 HOU 6 Over: 16 
 TOR 10 Cover: +100 
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 Mar 17, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 TOR 2 Over: 13 
 HOU 11 Cover: +100 
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 Feb 27, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 HOU 10 Cover: +140 
 TOR 1 Over: 11 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Sunday, Jul 28
 
    Phillies at Tigers
1:05 PM EDT
    Rays at Yankees
1:05 PM EDT
    Astros at Blue Jays
1:05 PM EDT
    Rangers at Indians
1:05 PM EDT
    Pirates at Marlins
1:10 PM EDT
    Red Sox at Orioles
1:35 PM EDT
    Mets at Nationals
1:35 PM EDT
    Royals at White Sox
2:10 PM EDT
    Angels at Athletics
4:05 PM EDT
    Cubs at Giants
4:05 PM EDT
    Twins at Mariners
4:10 PM EDT
    Brewers at Rockies
4:10 PM EDT
    Reds at Dodgers
4:10 PM EDT
    Padres at Diamondbacks
4:10 PM EDT
    Cardinals at Braves
8:05 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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