Toronto socked a trio of home runs in the first two innings and added three more runs in the third for a 7-0 lead before Texas was able to get on the board. Toronto's 8-4 win
In Houston, the scenario was a bit more dramatic. Down, 6-2, in the eighth inning, the Royals rallied to a 9-6 victory, putting the Houston celebration on hold.
Hosmer was 2-for-5 on the day, with three RBI and two runs.
In the NLDS, the Mets and Cubs both are up two games to one over the Dodgers and Cardinals, respectively.
Chicago pounded six homers out of Wrigley Field, whipping St. Louis, 8-6. Game four is scheduled for Tuesday at 4:37 pm EDT.
The Mets hammered the Dodgers, 13-7, at Citi Field in New York. Curtis Granderson drove in five runs with a pair of doubles. Yoenis Cespedes and Travis d"Arnaud each homered, drove in three runs and scored three times.
Game four is slated for Tuesday, 8:07 pm EDT.