Blue Jays drop four-run lead, fall to Oakland 5-4

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Blue Jays drop four-run lead, fall to Oakland 5-4
Blue Jays drop four-run lead, fall to Oakland 5-4

TORONTO -- Chad Pinder hit his first-career grand slam in the eighth inning as the Oakland Athletics erased a 4-0 deficit to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Saturday at Rogers Centre. “There's no better feeling than helping the team win, especially in a big way like that,' Pinder said. ”That feels really good.“ Stephen Piscotty had an RBI single to start the eighth as Oakland (24-22) won its third straight game. Gio Urshela hit a two-run homer for Toronto (22-24), while pitcher Sam Gaviglio had a strong debut as a starter for the Blue Jays. He didn't allow a run surrendering just six hits and one walk while striking out six batters over 5 1/3 innings. He had two previous appearances in relief

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