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Blue Jays 6, Rangers 4: Homers Power Jays Past Rangers

Colby Lewis was rocked on Monday night as the Rangers saw their winning streak snapped at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays

Lewis lasted just five innings, allowing six runs on seven hits while walking four.  Lewis allowed three home runs as well, a three run blast to Corey Patterson, solo shot to Jose Bautista and two run jimmy jack to Juan Rivera. Lewis' record fell to 1-3 and his ERA ballooned to 6.95 in the losing effort.

On the opposite end, Kyle Drabek received the win for Toronto, pitching six innings, allowing three runs on five hits, walking two and striking out two. Drabek escaped trouble in the first. After Ian Kinsler walked, Elvis Andrus singled - but Michael Young killed the rally with a double play and Adrian Beltre grounded out to end the inning. 

Toronto jumped out to a 6-0 lead, and Texas' bats did their best to chip away but still came up short. Yorvit Torrealba and Nelson Cruz hit homers in the losing effort, while Michael Young's fifth inning double extended his hitting streak to 15 games.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.