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Cruz has grand slam, Orioles hit season-high 4 homers in 10-8 win over Blue Jays

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TORONTO — Nelson Cruz hit two of Baltimore's season-high four home runs, Chris Davis and Matt Wieters also connected and the Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Wednesday night.

PHOTO: Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Dustin McGowan reacts after loading the bases and then being pulled against the Baltimore Orioles during fifth-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Dustin McGowan reacts after loading the bases and then being pulled against the Baltimore Orioles during fifth-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Cruz hit a solo homer off Dustin McGowan in the third and a grand slam off Todd Redmond (0-2) in the fifth, giving him six homers this season and 11 career multihomer games. The slam was his seventh.

Davis hit a solo homer in the first, and Wieters added a solo drive off J.A. Happ in the seventh.

Shortstop J.J. Hardy (right hamstring) and Wieters (right forearm) both returned to Baltimore's lineup after sitting out the previous two games. Wieters hit a two-run double in Baltimore's six-run fifth and Hardy added a sacrifice fly.

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