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Cruz Hits 2 Homers as Orioles Beat Blue Jays 10-8

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TORONTO, CANADA - APRIL 22: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles is congratulated after hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning by Steve Lombardozzi #12 and Nick markakis #21 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 22, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

TORONTO, CANADA – APRIL 22: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles is congratulated after hitting a three-run home run in the sixth inning by Steve Lombardozzi #12 and Nick markakis #21 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 22, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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TORONTO — Nelson Cruz hit two of Baltimore’s season-high four home runs, Chris Davis and Matt Wieters also connected and the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Wednesday night.

Cruz hit a solo homer off Dustin McGowan in the third and a grand slam off Todd Redmond (0-2) in the fifth, giving him six homers this season and 11 career multihomer games. The slam was his seventh.

Davis hit a solo homer in the first, and Wieters added a solo drive off J.A. Happ in the seventh.

Shortstop J.J. Hardy (right hamstring) and Wieters (right forearm) both returned to Baltimore’s lineup after sitting out the previous two games. Wieters hit a two-run double in Baltimore’s six-run fifth and Hardy added a sacrifice fly.

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