Bichette hits 5th HR in 4 games, Blue Jays beat Rangers 4-3

Rangers 2-0 win Mariners


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bo Bichette homered for the fifth time in the last four games, Danny Jansen hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and the playoff-contending Toronto Blue Jays beat Texas 4-3. Top Rangers prospect Josh Jung hit a home run in his first career at-bat.

Bichette’s 23rd homer was a two-run shot in the third inning that put the Blue Jays up 3-0.

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He also drove in a run with a fielder’s choice grounder in the first. Toronto maintained its 4 1/2-game lead over Baltimore for the American League’s third and final wild-card spot with its 16th win in 22 games.