There was no sugarcoating it. Closer Brian Fuentes was tagged with the blown save in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday, but it was right fielder Bobby Abreu’s fielding gaffe that allowed Toronto to score the tying run.
“I’m the one who screwed up in the ninth,” Abreu said. “It was my fault.”
That just made the bottom of the ninth sweeter for Abreu and the Angels, who notched their fourth walk-off win of the season when Abreu slapped a two-out, bases-loaded single to left field for a 6-5 victory over the Blue Jays at Angel Stadium.
Mike Napoli opened the ninth with a double to left-center