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TORONTO -- Esmil Rogers started so well after he moved from the bullpen to the starting rotation for the Toronto Blue Jays on May 29. Christine Michael Sr Jersey . But the right-hander has struggled over his previous few starts, including Friday, where he lasted only three innings in the Blue Jays 14-6 loss to the Oakland Athletics. It was Rogers fifth consecutive loss. "Hes not in the strike zone as much, thats pretty obvious." Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "Theyre barrelling him up, theyre not missing many right now." Josh Reddick hit three home runs and drove in five in Oaklands victory. The As hit a season-high five home runs as Jed Lowrie and Yoenis Cespedes also added solo shots. It was a needed win for Oakland, who has won only two of their past eight games. With Fridays victory, the As ended their three-game losing streak. Lowrie picked up four RBIs and recorded his third four-hit game of the season, while As second baseman Eric Sogard extended his career-best hitting streak to 14 games -- the longest hitting streak by an As player this season. "I finally got something to go my way," said Reddick, who entered Friday struggling with a .145 batting average and an 0-for-20 slump before homering in the third inning against Rogers. "You hit it over there, they cant catch it." Rogers (3-7) has an earned-run average of 8.50 over his past seven starts. But the 27-year-old, whos thrown 96 2/3 innings so far this season, was quick to dismiss fatigue as a reason for his recent struggles. "I dont feel tired," Rogers said. "I dont even know how many innings I got. At the end of the day I passed the innings from last year, but I dont think about it. I dont think my body is hurting, and I feel great." He said the problem lies in his breaking ball. "I cant even use my breaking pitch because I cant even throw it for a strike," Rogers said. "Yes, its really hard for me. I think thats my key. My secondary pitch is my breaking ball. When Im only using my fastball, everybody can hit the fastball at this level. "Im not doing anything different. I think today, something was wrong with my mechanics, but I think everything is okay. I keep working on my arm motion. I think thats the key." Despite the struggles from his starter, Gibbons doesnt think Rogers should be pulled from the rotation. "Hes earned that," Gibbons said of Rogers spot. "Hes battling out there. Hes a competitor. Hes going through a really tough time." The Blue Jays, who have now lost two in a row, hit two home runs against As reliever Pat Neshek in the eighth inning. Jose Bautista hit his 26th homer of the season and Colby Rasmus followed with his 18th. It was the opener of a seven-game home stand for the Blue Jays (53-62) who returned from a 5-5 West Coast trip that included winning two of three games against the Athletics (65-49). Brett Lawrie doubled in the second inning to extend his hit streak to 11 games, the longest for a Blue Jay this season. As right-hander Jarrod Parker (8-6) allowed six hits and three runs in six innings to win his sixth successive decision dating back to May 28. Parker has a 2.90 ERA in that span of 13 starts. Oakland got things off to a quick start by plating its first four batters of the game. Coco Crisp led off with a single, Sogard walked and Lowrie hit his ninth homer of the season to right field. Cespedes then hit his 18th homer of the season to left on the next pitch before Rogers retired the next three batters. The As added two runs in the second on a single by Crisp that sent Seth Smith across the plate. Sogards sacrifice fly scored Stephen Vogt for the second run of the inning. But the Blue Jays scored three runs in their half of the second inning to cut Oaklands lead to 6-3. Rasmus drew a one-out walk and scored on a double by Lawrie as the ball bounced pass Crisp in centre field. Emilio Bonifacio singled in a run, stole second and scored on a double by Jose Reyes. Oakland increased the lead to 7-3 in the third when Reddick homered with two out. He hit his second homer of the game to left with two out in the fifth against reliever Neil Wagner. Smith and Vogt doubled to increase the lead to 9-3. Reddicks three-run home run, his third homer of the game and eighth of the season, came against left-hander Juan Perez in the sixth inning. Perez left with two out in the seventh with an elbow injury. "It doesnt look good. Theres nothing definite right now," Gibbons said of Perezs injury, adding that his reliever will be re-examined on Saturday. The Blue Jays will most likely put Perez on the disabled list and call up a replacement for the bullpen. NOTES: Attendance at Rogers Centre was 31,862. ... Catcher Josh Thole started for the fourth game in a row on Friday. Manager John Gibbons said that regular catcher J.P. Arencibia (right knee bursitis) was available to play if needed and might start on Saturday. Infielder Mark DeRosa is the emergency catcher .a The Athletics assigned on option right-hander pitcher Evan Scribner to triple-A Sacramento to make room for Adam Rosales, who was claimed on waivers from Texas on Thursday. The Rangers had claimed Rosales from the As on Aug. 2. a Left-handed pitcher Mark Buehrle (7-7, 4.41 earned-run average) will start Saturdays game for the Blue Jays against Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray (0-0, 0.00.) who is 10-7, with a 3.42 ERA in 20 starts at triple-A Sacramento. Gray will make his third career major-league outing and first start. Clayton Geathers Jersey . 10 Texas A&Ms offence dominated as usual against SMU. LeRaven Clark Jersey .5 million, one-year contract on Friday. Hawkins, who turns 41 in December, will compete with Rex Brothers for the closers role at spring training. http://www.coltsfansshop.com/Colts-Matthias-Farley-Draft-Jersey/ . Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday that allowed the veteran right-hander to retire as a member of team with which he broke into the majors and spent the bulk of his distinguished 16-year career. HARRISON, N.J. -- Connor Lade and Felipe scored and the New York Red Bulls cruised to a 2-0 win over Orlando City on Wednesday night.Alex Muyl deflected Sean Davis corner toward Bradley Wright-Phillips, who stabbed it away from a crowd of defenders in the 37th minute. Lade rushed to the loose ball and buried it into the top left corner from 15 yards out -- the fifth-year defenders first career MLS goal.Felipe made it 2-0 for thhe Red Bulls (8-9-3) in the 59th minute on a free kick that bent away from the wall and outside the reach of a diving Joe Bendik. Erik Swoope Jersey. 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