American League East

Estrada rescues Toronto from brink again

Estrada rescues Toronto from brink again

Pitching in elimination postseason games doesn’t seem to faze Marco Estrada.

The Glendale Community College product and Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher has handled the pressure well throughout the first two rounds of the playoffs.

Estrada helped extend Toronto’s postseason run after he allowed one run and five hits in 7 2/3 innings in a 7-1 win against the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday in the fifth game of the American League Championship Series.

Estrada, a former All-Western State Conference selection, struck out five and walked one in a 108-pitch performance. The series will resume at 5 p.m. PDT Friday at Kansas City with the Royals holding...