Pinch-Hitting Inglett Lift Jays Over Twins

Toronto completes three-game series sweep of Minnesota
By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted May 16, 2008 12:35 AM CDT
Minnesota Twins' Jason Kubel, left, is tagged out by Toronto Blue Jays catcher Rod Barajas as he tried to score on a hit by Justin Morneau in seventh inning of a game yesterday in Minneapolis.    (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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(Newser) – Still stuck in last place and minus injured leader Vernon Wells, the streaky Toronto Blue Jays needed to reconstruct their confidence. This was a successful first step: A three-game sweep at Minnesota. Dustin McGowan survived his wildness without much damage, the bullpen was spotless and Joe Inglett picked up his first career pinch-hit lift the Blue Jays past the Twins 3-2 yesterday.

"It does good for any team when you get on a roll like this," Inglett said after slicing a two-out, bases-loaded single in the 11th inning. "Hopefully we just keep on truckin'." Shawn Camp (1-1) picked up the victory by getting the last out of the 10th, and B.J. Ryan finished off the Twins by converting his seventh save in as many attempts.