Surging Blues Jays edge Pirates 4-3 to complete 3-game sweep

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Teoscar Hernandez delivered the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 to complete a three-game sweep.

Hernandez lined a shot up the middle against Duane Underwood Jr. (1-5) with two outs to push Toronto in front to stay.

The Blue Jays improved to a season-best 14 games over .500 (73-59) to maintain its hold on the third and final wild-card spot in the American League.

Rookie shortstop Oneil Cruz hit his 12th home run for the Pirates.

Pittsburgh has dropped four straight and is 11-34 in its last 45 games.

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