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.
BATTING 2B: Hill, A 2 (35, Hernandez, F, Hernandez, F). HR: Wells, V (15, 6th inning off Hernandez,
F, 2 on, 0 out). TB: Wells, V 5; Lind; McDonald, Jo 2; Hill, A 4. 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).