Cubs walk it off in 10th inning against Blue Jays

Cubs walk it off in 10th inning against Blue Jays

All that led to a two-run single from Alex Avila-whose throwing error helped give the Jays the lead-to lead them back to a 6-5 win. Kyle Schwarber struck out but reached as the pitch got away from Raffy Lopez. Wilson once again struggled to throw strikes, allowing two walks that lead to the Jays taking the 5-3 lead.

Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ (6-9) allowed five runs and nine hits in five innings to snap a three-game winning streak. Almora advanced on Schwarber's bouncer to first, but was stranded at third when Zobrist and Anthony Rizzo hit harmless grounders to second.

Ryan Goins had a two-run single and Kevin Pillar added an RBI double to highlight a three-run eighth for the Blue Jays.

With two outs and the bases loaded, Avila lined a base hit into right field against Roberto Osuna (3-4).

But, on Sunday, Montero came to bat in the top of the sixth and launched a Kyle Hendricks pitch over the left centerfield fence to tie the game at three.

It seemed as if the Cubs would only get the series win, rather than sweep. Montero and Arrieta quickly patched things up, and each side has said everything is fine. To fill the two roster spots, LHP Rob Zastryzny and RHP Felix Pena were recalled from Triple-A Iowa.

Catcher Rene Rivera, claimed off waivers from the Mets on Saturday, is in the lineup, though. He used to watch the Cubs play with his grandfather when he was growing up in Puerto Rico. Regular third baseman Josh Donaldson made his first career start at shortstop, and veteran outfielder Bautista began the game at third. He also played one inning at the position with Oakland in 2013.

Donaldson, who has started 74 games at third base for the Blue Jays this season, shifted to the middle infield while Jose Bautista started at third.

Osuna entered the game with Toronto leading 5-3. The Blue Jays have dropped 12 of their last 17 road games.



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