Blue Jays 5, Angels 1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) _ Carlos Delgado and Shawn Green homered and Pat Hentgen snapped his three-game losing streak as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Anaheim Angels 5-1 Tuesday night.
Hentgen (8-10) gave up four hits in seven innings, struck out two and walked three. The victory was Hentgen’s first on the road since June 13 when he beat Philadelphia 7-2.
Rookie Billy Koch pitched 1 1-3 innings for his 25th save.
Ramon Ortiz (1-1) retired 17 of the first 20 batters he faced in his second major league start. He cruised along with a 1-0 lead before the Blue Jays took the lead in the sixth on a two-out single by Green and Delgado’s 36th homer.
The Blue Jays added three runs in the eighth for a 5-1 lead. Green opened with his 34th homer off reliever Mike Holtz and Willie Greene hit a two-run double.
The Angels led 1-0 in the first inning when Jim Edmonds hit his first homer of the season in his 75th at-bat.
Edmonds, who had 25 homers last season, came off the disabled list Aug. 2 after having right shoulder surgery earlier this season.
Notes: Shannon Stewart extended his hitting streak to a career-high 22 games with a single in the seventh, tying him with George Bell for third-longest in Toronto history. ... Delgado has a team-high 27 RBIs this month. ... The Angels have hit 15 homers in the last 14 games after a 27-game span during which they hit only 14. ... Toronto recorded its 34th come-from-behind victory of the season.