Blue Jays 6, Marlins 5
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) _ The Toronto Blue Jays got strong pitching from Mike Arner, then hung on to break a seven-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory Tuesday over the Florida Marlins.
Winning pitcher Arner went five innings, allowing four hits and a run. Loser Don Lemon also pitched well, allowing two runs on four hits in five innings.
The Blue Jays scored twice in the first on an RBI double by Brian Brooks and a run-scoring single by Aurelio Llanos.
In the sixth, Toronto made it 5-0 off Steve Stowell on two walks and two hits _ an RBI single by Llanos and an RBI double by Derek Henderson.
Toronto added its final run in the seventh on a double by shortstop Rob Montalvo and a sacrifice fly by left fielder Trevor Penn.
Florida scored in the seventh and added two runs in the eighth on a two-run double by Mike Fuentes.
Steve Sharts notched the save despite allowing a run in the ninth on doubles to Dave Patterson and Greg Lonigro.
The game drew 1,932 fans.