Edwin Encarnacion advanced Toronto to the AL Division Series in the Blue Jays' familiar manner — with a big home run.
Encarnacion hit a three-run drive in the 11th inning off Ubaldo Jimenez , and Toronto beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 in Tuesday night's AL wild card game to advance to a Division Series matchup against old foe Texas.
"It was a very special moment and a very special opportunity," Encarnacion said through a translator.
Jose Bautista also homered for the Blue Jays , who open the Division Series on Tuesday at Texas. Encarnacion's homer brought back memories of the tiebreaking,...