Blue Jays Beat Red Sox, Encarnacion Homers Twice

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Blue Jays Beat Red Sox, Encarnacion Homers Twice
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The Jays had just given away another run on defence when Edwin Encarnacion stepped to the plate in the seventh inning, with Jose Bautista on first base. The Jays had a soul-searching players-only meeting on Sunday, promising to return to an early spring swagger. With a team searching for on-field leadership, Encarnacion crushed a Junichi Tazawa pitch deep to centre field, putting the Jays back in front, this time to stay, in a much-needed 9-7 win over the Red Sox at the Rogers Centre.

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