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Derek Holland

MLB Playoffs: Blue Jays Avoid Elimination, Astros Take 2-1 Series Lead

Blue Jays 5, Rangers 1

ARLINGTON, Texas — Troy Tulowitzki drove in four runs, including a three-run homer for his first hit this postseason, and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided elimination in the AL Division Series with a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 3 on Sunday night.

The Blue Jays cut their deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-five matchup.

Marco Estrada limited the Rangers to one run and five hits over 6 1-3 innings, with four strikeouts and no walks.

Texas has another chance Monday to clinch the series at home. If not, a deciding Game 5 will be played Wednesday in Toronto, where the Rangers won the first two games.