Jays rout Athletics 10-3 for 10th straight win

Aug 12, 2015 11:30 PM by Ross Fielda

TORONTO (AP) - The Toronto Blue Jays won their 10th straight, beating the Oakland Athletics 10-3 Wednesday night behind a pair of three-run homers from Chris Colabello and Justin Smoak.

Josh Donaldson had two hits and two RBIs, boosting his ML-leading total to 85.

R.A. Dickey (7-10) won his won his fourth straight decision, allowing three runs and six hits in six innings.

Toronto, which won 11 straight in June, is the first team with two winning streaks of 10 games or more in single season since Atlanta in 2013. The last AL team to do it was Kansas City in 1977.

Colabello gave Toronto an early lead with a drive off the third deck in the first, estimated at 420 feet.

Smoak's blast to center off Felix Doubront was the big blow in an 11-batter, seven-run second inning in which the first nine straight batters reached safely.

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