Wieters homers as Orioles hold off Blue Jays

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Updated: September 26, 2013

Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) – Matt Wieters homered and knocked in two runs
to back a solid seven-inning outing from Miguel Gonzalez, as the Baltimore
Orioles edged the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 in the rubber match of a three-game
series at Camden Yards.

Gonzalez (11-8) limited the Jays to two hits, walked one and struck out five
before exiting with a 3-1 lead.

Baltimore reliever Tommy Hunter struggled in the eighth, allowing hits to
three of the first four batters. Toronto trimmed its deficit on Brett Lawrie’s
RBI double, but wound up stranding two men in scoring position as Hunter
preserved the advantage by striking out both Moises Sierra and Anthony Gose.

Closer Jim Johnson then pitched around a two-out single in the ninth to record
his 48th save.

Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle (12-10) left with one out in the fourth inning
after sustaining a right calf contusion when he was struck by a Steve Pearce
comebacker. Buehrle allowed three runs and eight hits over the first three
frames.