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Price Ks 11 in debut, Jays top Twins 5-1

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price tips his hat to the crowd as he comes out of the game at the end of the eighth in a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Toronto on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. The Jays defeated the Twins 5-1. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) David Price was blown away by the reception he got in his Toronto debut.

Then he blew away the Minnesota Twins.

Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his first Blue Jays start, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home run and Toronto beat Minnesota 5-1 in the opener of a four-game series between AL wild-card contenders.


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