Billy McKinney and Teoscar Hernandez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays kept the Texas Rangers off the board Tuesday in a 3-0 victory.
Randal Grichuk also hit a solo homer for the Blue Jays (51-72).
Danny Santana had a pair of doubles for the Rangers (59-60), supplying the visitors’ only two hits through the game’s first five innings.
Texas starter Lance Lynn (14-8) gave up one run and four hits with three walks and a strikeout in five innings. It was the first time since April 23 that Lynn had pitched fewer than six innings in a start.
Wilmer Font served as the opener for Toronto, allowing one hit and two walks over his two innings of work.
Left-hander Thomas Pannone (3-5) followed Font with four scoreless innings — allowing just two hits and two walks while striking out three — and Tim Mayza, Derek Law and Ken Giles kept the shutout going to give Toronto its fifth win in seven games.