SARASOTA, FLA. – Francisco Peguero hit a three-run triple with two outs in the eighth inning to cap a seven-run frame and give the Orioles a 9-7 comeback win over the Toronto Blue Jays in their Grapefruit League home opener in front of an announced 6,901 at Ed Smith Stadium.
The Orioles entered the inning trailing by five runs.
The Orioles eighth-inning rally started on Jonathan Schoop’s bases-loaded, one-out RBI single. Xavier Paul followed with a two-run single and the Orioles cut the lead to 7-6 after Julio Borbon hit into a fielder’s choice play.
The inning was kept alive by a fielding error by Toronto second baseman Chris Getz on Cord Phelps’ grounder to...