(Minneapolis) José Berríos walked five times and went as far as the sixth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated his former team, the Minnesota Twins, 3-0 on Sunday, winning their first series in four attempts.
Alejandro Kirk hit a two-run single in the second round that kept Berríos (5–4) in front.
In the eighth inning, Varsho jumped the center field wall to steal a home run from Carlos Correa.
Jordan Romano recorded his 12thIt is rescue with a scoreless ninth inning, allowing only rookie Matt Wallner a single.
The Blue Jays (28-26), who are bottom of the AL East Division, improved to 10-17 in their last 27 games.
With Alek Manoah struggling at the top of the rotation, the Blue Jays need a few more games like this one from Berríos, who was traded by the Twins on deadline two years ago. The right-hander is 3-1 with a 2.30 ERA in his last five starts, including four wins for the Blue Jays.
Bailey Ober (3-2) completed six innings for the Twins for the fourth time in five starts in May. He allowed five hits and struck out eight batters.