TORONTO(AP) Held without a hit through the first six innings, the
finished with 15 on Monday night and they needed all of them to beat the
Toronto Blue Jays
singled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning as Cleveland erased two deficits and survived a blown save to hold off Toronto
''I can't say enough about the position players and how they just kept fighting back,'' Cleveland manager
said. ''You're not going to ever see any more fight in a ballclub than what you saw with our guys tonight.''
opened the 12th with a double to right off
(0-1). One out later,
walked and Barfield followed with a single up the middle, scoring DeRosa.
capped the rally with a two-out, two-run double into the right-field corner.
''We've been playing really hard and a lot of things haven't really gone our way in the first couple of months,'' Cleveland's
said. ''It's nice to finally have some balls fall in and get some results.''
(1-1) pitched two innings for the win.
came on after
gave up three hits in the bottom of the 12th, including an RBI single to
, and got his first save by striking out
with runners at first and third.
''We haven't caught too many breaks until this point and we finally did,'' Lewis said. ''It took everybody to win this game
and we'll just use this momentum going into tomorrow.''
Cleveland's first extra-inning win of the season came after a wild ninth inning when both teams came within a strike of victory
only to blow the save.
Leading 4-3 to begin the ninth, Toronto handed the ball to right-hander
had pitched in three straight games.
gave League his second blown save, tying it 4-all with a two-out, two-strike single.
followed with an RBI double and scored on a single by Shin-Soo Choo.
Toronto answered with two runs in the bottom half against Cleveland closer
. With two outs and runners at second and third,
sent it to extra innings by lining Wood's 2-2 pitch into left-center for a two-run single.
took a 2-0 lead on Barajas' sacrifice fly in the second and
's RBI double in the third.
didn't give up a hit through the first six innings but was roughed up in the seventh. Garko ended the no-hit bid with a one-out
single up the middle and
followed with a two-run homer to right, tying the game at 2.
It was the first career hit for LaPorta, a former first-round draft pick by Milwaukee who was dealt to Cleveland in last year's
trade for CC Sabathia. LaPorta was called up from Triple-A on Saturday and made his major league debut Sunday.
''It's always big to get that first (hit),'' Wedge said. ''Obviously, his was a little bigger.''
Tallet gave up a bunt single to
, a double to Sizemore and an RBI fielder's choice by Cabrera, giving the Indians a 3-2 lead.
''You hate to lose (the no-hitter), you'd love to throw one, but that's not the goal,'' Tallet said. ''The goal is to win
the ballgame and we just didn't do it tonight.''
Toronto reclaimed the lead in the bottom half on a two-out, two-run single by Wells, chasing Indians starter
Carmona allowed four runs and eight hits in 6 2-3 innings. He walked one and struck out three.
Tallet gave up three runs and five hits a career-high seven innings. He walked three and struck out five.
LHP B.J. Ryan will head to Florida to began a minor league rehab assignment. Ryan, who has blown two saves in four chances,
went on the DL on April 23 with muscle tightness in his back and shoulder. ... Toronto LHP
(strained muscle in his right side) threw his second bullpen session in the past three days and will begin a rehab assignment
in Florida this week. ... Barajas has 12 RBIs in his last 11 games.