Toronto Blue Jays drop second straight one-run game to Tampa Bay Rays

National Post

TORONTO — Steven Souza Jr. homered and later scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

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In the eighth inning, Souza Jr. reached on a bunt single, stole second base and took third when Toronto catcher Russell Martin’s throw was low for an error. Desmond Jennings lifted a fly ball into centre field off reliever Miguel Castro (0-1) to bring Souza Jr. home and help the Rays earn their second straight win over Toronto (4-4).

Kevin Jepsen worked the ninth inning for his first save. Tampa Bay (5-3) has won four games in a row.

Souza Jr. opened the scoring by launching a solo shot that reached the third…

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