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Jays nip Astros to avoid sweep

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Moises Sierra and Ryan Goins each drove in a run in the ninth inning, as Toronto overcame Houston, 2-1, in the finale of a three-game set.

Mark Buehrle (10-7) worked the first eight innings, scattering seven hits and one run while fanning seven for the Blue Jays, who avoided a sweep with a late rally.

Casey Janssen walked two and gave up a hit in the ninth, but held on for his 23rd save.

Chia-Jen Lo (0-2) was charged with both runs while recording only one out for the Astros, who had taken the first two games by scoring a combined 20 runs but came up empty when it counted.

Starter Dallas Keuchel tossed seven scoreless innings, giving up four hits and three walks while striking out two.

08/25 17:09:25 ET