Ed-WIN! Encarnacion's HR lifts Blue Jays past Orioles, in to ALDS

TORONTO (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning off Ubaldo Jimenez, and Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 in Tuesday night’s AL wild card game to advance to a Division Series matchup against Texas.

Jimenez relieved Brian Duensing with one out in the 11th, and Devon Travis singled in a 1-1 pitch. Reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson singled on the next pitch, and Travis went all the way to third as left fielder Nolan Reimold bobbled the ball.

Edwin Encarnacion celebrates his game-winning home run that delivers the Blue Jays to an extra-inning win and a berth in the ALDS.

Edwin Encarnacion celebrates his game-winning home run that delivers the Blue Jays to an extra-inning win and a berth in the ALDS.

(Nick Turchiaro/USA Today Sports)

Encarnacion sent the following pitch, a 91 mph fastball, soaring into the second deck in left. Encarnacion immediately knew it was gone and raised both arms in triumph, index fingers pointed skyward.

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Marcus Stroman tosses six strong innings for Toronto.

(Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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