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Will Venable

Blue Jays rally for two in the 9th to take series opener

ARLINGTON, Texas The Toronto Blue Jays scored twice in the ninth inning to take the series opener 6-5 against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night at Globe Life Park. The teams combined for five home runs but it was walks that played the biggest part of the Blue Jays victory. Closer Shawn Tolleson walked two in the ninth and surrendered a soft liner to left to Troy Tulowitzki that tied the score at 5. Toronto took the lead when pinch-runner Ezequiel Carrera scored on a third baseman Adrian Beltre's throwing error to first on a slow hopper. Pitching Derek Holland gave up three homers, including a solo homer to Chris Colabello in the second, a two-run homer to Jose Bautista in the...