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TORONTO - J. Marcus Allen Jersey .A. Happ faced pressure before he even stepped on to the mound Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. A night after the Blue Jays got blown out of the dome by the Red Sox, they needed a strong performance from the next starter. Happ gave them that with six shutout innings and Toronto hitters woke up to rebound and beat Boston 7-3. "Everybody knows, especially after last night, that demolition, we knew we got to come through today," catcher Dioner Navarro said. "We were expecting J.A. Happ to give us a shot and he did a great job and the offence came through." Happ (8-5) dominated in what manager John Gibbons called the leftys best start of the season. He allowed five hits and struck out four while throwing 68 of his 103 pitches for strikes. But what Happ did particularly well Tuesday night was work out of trouble. He got an inning-ending double play in the third, escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fourth, stranded a runner at third in the fifth and was masterful in getting a double play and then a final strikeout in the sixth. "I was trying to just take a breath and make a pitch," said Happ, who never looked fazed when runners were in scoring position. "Its a confidence-builder, gives you more confidence as you keep going out there and try to execute pitches." Given the jams he got himself into, Happ was far from flawless. He also got some help defensively, like when third baseman Munenori Kawasaki sprinted into foul territory to make an over-the-shoulder catch to end the second. But unlike Mondays starter, Drew Hutchison, Happ didnt make any mistakes that proved costly. Locating his curveball so effectively played a major role. "He established it, he used it quite a bit," Gibbons said. "He had a good curveball tonight that he was throwing over the plate and a good change-up. That was big." Happ operated with a razor-thin margin for error most of the night. Outfielder Anthony Gose manufactured the Blue Jays first run in the third by drawing a walk, stealing second and scoring when Melky Cabreras line drive hit Jake Peavy and the pitchers throw to first got away from Mike Napoli. That gave the Blue Jays a one-run lead, but the offence didnt explode until the sixth. That inning proved to be Peavys undoing. Jose Reyes led off with a solo shot, and then Navarro drove in two more runs with his seventh home run of the season. "Thats awesome," Happ said of the Blue Jays sixth-inning showing. "What were trying to do is let these guys get in the dugout and try to continue to go to work against a tough pitcher in Peavy, and we eventually got to him." Peavy finished with five earned runs on eight hits against him to drop to 1-9 this season. "Ive got to be better," he said. "Thats all there is to it." David Ortiz hit his 23rd home run of the season off Blue Jays reliever Dustin McGowan in the eighth to break up the shutout. But the offensive muscle the Red Sox flexed Monday night in a 14-1 stomping never quite materialized. "Theres no bank that we can take runs and put them in and take a loan out the next day, unfortunately," manager John Farrell said. "It would have been nice to be able to do that today." But that didnt stop Boston from making things interesting. And after some small ball by the Blue Jays (52-49) got it to 7-1, closer Casey Janssen ran into some problems in the ninth. Janssen, who had previously been bothered by a stomach illness, gave up a two-run home run to Stephen Drew and had two runners on and two outs when Gibbons went to lefty Brett Cecil to face Oritz. "I made some bad pitches and they hit them and made some good pitches and was able to get a little bit of success," said Janssen, who brushed off concerns about his health. Cecil needed only two pitches to get Ortiz to ground out and pick up his fourth save of the season and help the Blue Jays put Mondays blowout loss behind them. With two games left against the Red Sox (47-53) and the Blue Jays still within striking distance of the American League East-leading Baltimore Orioles, Happ was glad he was able to help Toronto get back on track. "I think the good thing is, whatever you want to say about last night is it counts as one and tonight counts as one, so were even," he said. "As bad as it may have seemed, we kind of came back, and as far as wins and losses they count the same." Notes: Called up earlier in the day, second baseman Ryan Goins drove in the Blue Jays sixth run with a single in the eighth. Along with Goins, Toronto purchased the contracts of top pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez and reliever Esmil Rogers and designated lefty long man Brad Mills for assignment and optioned catcher Erik Kratz and outfielder Darin Mastroianni. ... Milos Raonic served up the ceremonial first pitch, using a racket to hit a tennis ball to Mark Buehrle behind the plate. Knowing how hard the tennis star can hit it, Buehrle put on a catchers mask before getting in the way of Raonics over-handed volley. ... The paid attendance was 29,269. Mitch Morse Jersey . scored 18 of his career- high 28 points in the first half, as fifth-ranked Ohio State dominated No. Chris Conley Jersey .Boston beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Tuesday night and celebrated consecutive wins for the first time in more than a month.SAN DIEGO - Philip Rivers gingerly eased himself onto the stool at his locker, clearly sore after injuring his leg and then having the wind knocked out of him.While beat up, at least Rivers and the San Diego Chargers werent beaten as they had been in their previous three games.Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd on the games third play from scrimmage, and the Chargers held on for a lacklustre 13-6 victory against winless Oakland on Sunday, extending the Raiders losing streak to 16.The Chargers (6-4) snapped a three-game skid and welcomed back Ryan Mathews, Manti Teo and Melvin Ingram, who had been out since September.Oakland played well today, and it probably wasnt our best offensive day, but they had a lot to do with it, Rivers said.We found a way to win, and that is what its all about.The losing streak by the Raiders (0-10) is the equivalent of a full season. Monday is the one-year anniversary of their last win, 28-23 at Houston.Rivers was hurt after a 28-yard completion to Floyd was negated by a holding call against left tackle King Dunlap midway through the third quarter. The Chargers had to settle for Nick Novaks 52-yard field goal that made it 13-3.He had the wind knocked out of him in the fourth quarter and was walking gingerly on the sideline as backup Kellen Clemens warmed up.I will be fine, Rivers said.He went back in after Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 25-yard field goal to pull the Raiders within a touchdown with four minutes to play.The Chargers were coming off their bye, which was preceded by a 37-0 loss at Miami on Nov. 2, their worst in 18 seasons.Rivers was 22 of 34 for 193 yards.I didnt throw it as good as I need to throw it, but they covered us some — credit to them, he said. A lot of times there wasnt a lot there.The Chargers came up with a huge play on third-and-3 after the Raiders closed within a touchdown when tight end Antonio Gates tipped a pass to himself between safeties Charles Woodson and Brandian Ross for a 15-yard gain to the Oakland 45.Awesome catch,, Rivers said. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Jersey. I think I should have thrown it to him sooner.Woodson was in position to break it up or intercept it.Thats a play I should have made, Woodson said. I felt I let the team down. I dont know how many times I caught balls like that. ... Thats how the seasons going. Its been that close a lot of times.Oakland got to the San Diego 7 with 4:10 left, but the drive stalled and Janikowski kicked his 25-yarder.A desperation pass by Raiders rookie Derek Carr fell incomplete short of the end zone as time expired.Carr was 16 of 34 for 172 yards.Obviously there is a lot of anger, Carr said. Obviously there is a lot of disappointment. But no ones giving up; no one is going to give up.Novak extended his franchise-record streak to 32 consecutive field goals by making a 23-yarder late in the second quarter. He then pushed a 48-yard attempt wide left as the half ended.Carr fumbled on the games first play from scrimmage when he mishandled a shotgun snap, and San Diego linebacker Donald Butler recovered at the 22. Two plays later, Floyd leaped to catch a touchdown pass over T.J. Carrie.Carr almost led the Raiders to an upset of the Chargers on Oct. 12 but was intercepted with 1:13 to play to preserve San Diegos 31-28 victory.The Raiders crossed the 50-yard line only twice Sunday. They got to the San Diego 23 on their third drive before settling for Janikowskis 42-yard field goal.NOTES: Each team punted nine times. ... Raiders first-round draft pick Khalil Mack had his first career sack. ... Mathews had 70 yards on 16 carries. He limped out of the locker room, his right knee heavily wrapped. It was his first game back since spraining the knee in a win against Seattle on Sept. 14. ... Chargers rookie Jerry Attaochu, also returning from an injury, had a sack. ... Chargers C Rich Orhnberger (ankle) and NT Ryan Carrethers (elbow) left and didnt return.___Follow Bernie Wilson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/berniewilson___Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL ;Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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