Wild Card Walkoff: Blue Jays beat Orioles, advance to ALDS

October 4th, 2016: Toronto Blue Jays Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (2) and Toronto Blue Jays Right field Jose Bautista (19) celebrate Bautista's home run during the second inning of the American League Wild Card game between the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON. (Photo by Gerry Angus/Icon Sportswire) (Icon Sportswire via AP Images)

TORONTO (AP) – Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning off Ubaldo Jimenez, and Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 in Tuesday night’s AL wild card game to advance to a Division Series matchup against Texas.

Jimenez relieved Brian Duensing with one out in the 11th, and Devon Travis singled in a 1-1 pitch. Reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson singled on the next pitch, and Travis went all the way to third as left fielder Nolan Reimold bobbled the ball.

Encarnacion sent the following pitch, a 91 mph fastball, soaring into the second deck in left. Encarnacion immediately knew it was gone and raised both arms in triumph, index fingers pointed skyward.

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