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Andrew Heaney

Price, Donaldson lead surging Blue Jays' 9-2 rout of Angels

David Price had a three-run lead before he even took the mound at Angel Stadium, and it was more than he needed to keep the Toronto Blue Jays rocketing up the AL standings. Price struck out nine during eight innings of six-hit ball, and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs in the Blue Jays' 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Justin Smoak hit a two-run homer and Ben Revere had four hits for the Blue Jays, who opened a weekend meeting of the AL wild card leaders with their 17th victory in 21 games. Price (12-4) was better than he needed to be while picking up his third victory in four starts for the Blue Jays, who acquired the former Cy Young winner for the...