Moises Sierra

Orioles close out the season series against the Blue Jays with a 3-2 win

It was the kind of game the Orioles needed desperately earlier this month.

Paced by a tremendous outing from starter Miguel Gonzalez, a bullpen that preserved the lead and some timely hitting, the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-2, on Thursday night to win the season series against the American League East's last-place club.

“It's always the recipe. If you get good starting pitching and turn it over to the bullpen late in the game, it leaves us a lot of chances to win the ballgame,” Orioles catcher Matt Wieters said. “And our starters, they have it in them, and they are going to keep working and keep getting better.”

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