Archer wins 3rd straight decision, Rays rout Blue Jays again
TORONTO (AP) Chris Archer pitched six innings to win his third straight decision, Brad Miller had three hits and three RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays routed the Toronto Blue Jays again, 12-2 on Tuesday night.
Logan Morrison had two hits and two RBIs for the Rays, who beat Toronto 13-2 on Monday night. Tampa Bay has scored in each of the first three innings in back-to-back games for the first time in team history.
Morrison's RBIs were his first of the season.
Tampa Bay matched Monday's season high of 17 hits and reached double figures in runs in consecutive games for the first time since doing it against the Yankees on April 18 and 19, 2014.
Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman (4-1) allowed a career-worst 13 hits in 5 2/3 innings, and the slumping Blue Jays lost their fourth straight.
Archer (3-4) allowed two runs and four hits.