Ricky Romero allowed three runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
By Jordan Bastian / MLB.com
Rookie left-hander Ricky Romero struck out five and walked three in 6 1/3 solid innings against the Mariners, but reliever Jesse Carlson surrendered two runs in the eighth to lose it for the Jays. Vernon Wells hit a three-run homer in the sixth.
a-Struck out for Sweeney, M in the 3rd. 1-Ran for Griffey Jr. in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Johnson, Ro (19, Romero, R). 3B: Wilson, Jo (1, Carlson). HR: Gutierrez,
F (17, 3rd inning off Romero, R, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Suzuki, I 2; Gutierrez, F 5; Lopez, Jo; Beltre, A 2; Hall 2;
Tuiasosopo; Wilson, Jo 4; Johnson, Ro 2. RBI: Tuiasosopo (1), Gutierrez, F 2 (64), Wilson, Jo 2 (13). 2-out
RBI: Wilson, Jo 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez, Jo 2; Johnson, Ro. SF: Tuiasosopo. GIDP:
Gutierrez, F; Wilson, Jo; Hall; Beltre, A. Team RISP: 2-for-11. Team LOB: 9.
Wilson, Jo (1st base by Romero, R).
BATTING 2B: Hill, A 2 (35, Hernandez, F, Hernandez, F). HR: Wells, V (15, 6th inning off Hernandez,
F, 2 on, 0 out). TB: Hill, A 4; Lind; Wells, V 5; McDonald, Jo 2. RBI: Wells, V 4 (66). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V; Encarnacion; Bautista. Team RISP: 4-for-10. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING CS: McDonald, Jo (2, 2nd base by Hernandez, F/Johnson, Ro).
4 (McDonald, Jo-Hill, A-Overbay 2, Encarnacion-Hill, A-Overbay 2). Pickoffs: Romero, R (Wilson, Jo at 1st base).
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