Encarnacion hits key double, Blue Jays top Rangers

Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run double, Neil Wagner earned his first major league win and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 6-1 on Friday night.

Melky Cabrera homered, scored twice and drove in two runs to help the Blue Jays win for the ninth time in 13 home games.

Texas batters struck out 13 times against five Blue Jays pitchers as the slumping Rangers lost for the seventh time in 11 games.

Making his second start of the season, Blue Jays right-hander Esmil Rogers allowed one run and three hits in four innings.

Aaron Loup struck out four of the five batters he faced, Wagner (1-0) pitched 1 1-3 innings, Brett Cecil worked the eighth and Steve Delabar fanned two in the ninth.

Rangers rookie right-hander Nick Tepesch (3-5) lost for the fourth time in his past five decisions.


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