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Encarnacion stays hot, Jays sweep Tigers

Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion, right, rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Alfredo Simon as Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias, left, looks on during first-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) As the surging Blue Jays keep piling up wins, they're starting to believe in their own championship credentials.

Edwin Encarnacion homered for the fourth time in two days, Josh Donaldson also connected and Toronto beat the struggling Detroit Tigers 9-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

Russell Martin and Kevin Pillar each hit a two-run shot for Toronto, which leads the majors with 184 home runs. The AL East leaders had their second straight four-homer game and sixth of the season.


AL Wins
Rank Name W
1t F. Hernandez, Sea15
1t D. Keuchel, Hou15
3t C. Lewis, Tex14
3t C. McHugh, Hou14
5t M. Buehrle, Tor13
5t N. Eovaldi, NYY13
5t D. Hutchison, Tor13
5t D. Price, Tor13
9t C. Carrasco, Cle12
9t S. Gray, Oak12
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NL Wins
Rank Name W
1t J. Arrieta, ChC16
1t M. Bumgarner, SF16
3t G. Cole, Pit15
3t M. Wacha, StL15
5 Z. Greinke, LAD14
6 C. Martinez, StL13
7 J. deGrom, NYM12
8t B. Colon, NYM11
8t R. De La Rosa, Ari11
8t M. Harvey, NYM11
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