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Video: Roberto Osuna closes out Game 5 win, sending Blue Jays to ALCS

Roberto Osuna

Roberto Osuna


What were you doing when you were 20?

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna was finishing off the Rangers in a decisive ALDS Game 5 with the backing of a rabid home crowd of nearly 50,000 fans.

The rookie right-hander threw 1 2/3 perfect innings on Wednesday evening at Rogers Centre, striking out four of the five batters he faced to protect Toronto’s 6-3 lead. He put the cherry on top of the victory with this nasty 3-2 delivery to pinch-hitter Will Venable ...

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Osuna, a 20-year-old from Juan Jose Rios, Mexico, posted a 2.58 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 75/16 K/BB ratio across 69 2/3 innings during the regular season. And he’s now thrown 5 2/3 hitless and walkless innings in the postseason.

Toronto is headed to the American League Championship Series with a whole lot of mojo.

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