- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 6, 2014

TORONTO (AP) - Wei-Yin Chen’s career-best winning streak came to a close against the only AL East team he’s never beaten.

Drew Hutchison came within one out of his second career complete game, Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Chen and the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Wednesday night.

Melky Cabrera had three hits as the Blue Jays snapped a four-game losing streak and closed within four games of the AL East-leading Orioles, handed Baltimore its first loss in four games.

Chen (12-4) had won his past five starts but couldn’t extend his run of success, allowing four runs and eight hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out six.

“We didn’t give him much margin for error,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.

Toronto made it tough on Chen, scoring four runs in the first two innings and driving up his pitch count with 23 total foul balls.

“I wasn’t able to control the game in the first two innings,” Chen said through a translator. “I was kind of upset about it.”

Hutchison, meanwhile, was in complete control. He struck out eight and allowed just one hit, a solo homer by Chris Davis in the second, to win for the second time in three starts.

Hutchison (8-9) responded to Davis’ homer by setting down 22 straight batters but was replaced after Nick Markakis walked in the ninth.

“After he gave up the home run he really buckled down,” Davis said of Hutchison. “We just couldn’t square anything up.”

Casey Janssen came on and finished it by getting Manny Machado to foul out.

Hutchison is 3-0 with a 1.13 ERA in six career starts against Baltimore.

“Me and (catcher Dioner) Navarro were on the same page pretty much every pitch tonight,” Hutchison said.

Davis, who also homered in Baltimore’s 9-3 win on Tuesday, went deep in back-to-back games for the first time since Aug. 12 and 13, 2013.

All five Toronto runs came with two outs, and the Blue Jays collected nine two-out hits.

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