Chris Coghlan

Travis hits tiebreaking homer, Jays sweep Reds with 5-4 win

After a hot month of May returned the Blue Jays to respectability, the start of June will bring a stiff test: a visit from the first-place New York Yankees.

Devon Travis hit a tiebreaking two-run home run in the seventh inning, Luke Maile also hit a two-run shot, and Toronto beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.

Jason Grilli (2-4) pitched one inning for the victory as the Blue Jays won for the eighth time in nine games and finished May at 18-10.

After winning eight of their final nine games in May, the Blue Jays welcome the AL East-leading Yankees for a four-game series starting Thursday.

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