Jansen decides in the 11th inning, Toronto beats Cubs, Reyes gives 2 hits

Danny Jansen hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning and drove in the game-winning single in the 11th to help the Toronto Blue Jays overcome a four-run deficit and beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Monday night.

Jansen homered off Erich Uelmen for his 11th homer, then capped the game with a game-winning single to left off Mark Leiter Jr. (2-6) that drove in Matt Chapman from second and ended the streak of three Toronto losses.

The Blue Jays tied the score at 4 in the eighth when Cavan Biggio doubled with two outs off Manuel Rodriguez and scored on Chapman’s single.

Cubs outfielder Ian Happ lined out leading off the 10th inning, and shortstop Bo Bichette doubled into a double play that swept automatic runner Nelson Velazquez off second base.

After Chicago intentionally walked Alejandro Kirk to lead off the bottom of the inning, third baseman Christopher Morel started a double play off Bichette’s groundout. Kirk was initially declared safe at second base, but the Cubs objected and umpire Nick Mahrley’s decision was reversed.

The Cubs put runners on second and third with two outs in the 11th, but Yimi Garcia (3-4) struck out PJ Higgins.

George Springer went 0-for-5 for Toronto, bringing his 12-game hitting streak to an end.

Puerto Rican right-hander José Berríos of the Blue Jays allowed 10 hits and four runs in just over 5 innings. He was replaced by lefty Tim Mayza.

For the Cubs, Venezuelans Wilson Contreras 5-2, with an RBI, and Rafael Ortega 4-1, with a run scored. Dominicans Franmil Reyes 4-2, with one scored, and Morel 4-0.

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For the Blue Jays, Mexican Kirk 4-1. The Dominicans Raimel Tapia 3-1, with one scored, and Santiago Espinal 2-0.

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