As Danny Valencia rounded first base on his three-run pinch-homer in the seventh inning on Wednesday night, he gave a little fist pump. The infielder’s first home run for the Blue Jays and his third of the season sparked Toronto to a 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Valencia, who usually plays against left-handed pitching, batted for third baseman Juan Francisco. The Red Sox countered with right-handed reliever Junichi Tazawa and Valencia pounded a 2-0 fastball to left to give Toronto a 4-2 lead.
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