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TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays have always known they had the potential to break out in a big way after struggling through the first five weeks of the season. Martin Maldonado Jersey . The bats have come alive over the last week and the Blue Jays are looking more and more like the team they were expected to be this year. Adam Lind and J.P. Arencibia homered as the Blue Jays crushed the San Francisco Giants 11-3 on Wednesday to extend their winning streak to a season-high four games. Ramon Ortiz worked seven solid innings for the win as Toronto (17-24) hit the double-digit scoring plateau for the third straight game. "Earlier in the year we were having a tough time scoring runs but like weve said before, theres a track record with the guys in this clubhouse," Arencibia said. "Theres too many guys that have done a lot of good things offensively for a long time to have that happen for an extended period of time." April was marked by a quiet Toronto offence, poor pitching and a freefall to the basement of the American League East. May has been more kind now that the bats are going and the quality starts are becoming more frequent. There is still plenty of work to be done and the Blue Jays remain stuck in the division basement. But the big names are starting to get the job done and it has fuelled a sense of optimism. Manager John Gibbons changed his batting order last week in Boston and it has paid off with big results. Melky Cabrera, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion have all posted impressive numbers since forming a 1-2-3 punch at the top of the order. "We are really swinging the bats now," Gibbons said. "Were on a nice little roll." Toronto had a big first inning for the second straight night against the National League West leaders. The Blue Jays took advantage of some ugly San Francisco defence in a five-run first inning, added three more runs in the second and the rout was on. Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong (1-4) lasted just two innings, giving up six hits, eight runs -- three of them earned -- and two walks. San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said it felt like "Groundhog Day" on the heels of a 10-6 loss the night before. "Probably the worst thing that could have happened for (Vogelsong) is what happened there," Bochy said. "Thats a lot of work in two innings." San Francisco (23-17) opened the scoring on a comfortable, breezy night at Rogers Centre. Angel Pagan hit a ground-rule double and later scored on a Pablo Sandoval sacrifice fly. Marco Scutaro and Pagan both made errors in the bottom half of the frame and Toronto made the Giants pay. Bautista reached base when Scutaro dropped a pop-up in shallow right field. Encarnacion walked and Arencibia hit a sinking liner that Pagan flubbed in centre field, allowing two runs to score. Lind followed with a two-run shot -- his third homer of the season -- and Emilio Bonifacio later added an RBI single. Munenori Kawasaki hit into a double play to end the threat. Cabrera doubled to lead off the second inning and Bautista drove him in with a single. Encarnacion flied out before Arencibia hit a rainbow blast for his 10th homer of the year. Ortiz (1-1) allowed one earned run and six hits to help Toronto sweep the two-game interleague set and record its first home series win of the year. Giants reliever Chad Gaudin entered in the third inning and issued one-out walks to Kawasaki and Cabrera. Bautista drove in a run with a double and Encarnacion cashed in another with a sacrifice fly. San Francisco put runners on the corners in the fourth inning but Ortiz -- who turns 40 this month -- escaped by getting Scutaro to fly out. Toronto added another run in the sixth inning when Brett Lawrie of Langley, B.C., scored from first base after Colby Rasmus doubled down the right-field line. Blue Jays reliever Mickey Storey came on in the eighth inning and gave up a pair of runs. He allowed two hits in the ninth before striking out Joaquin Arias to end it. Announced attendance was 32,863 and the game took two hours 54 minutes to play. Notes: Scutaro extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a ninth-inning single. ... The last time Toronto scored at least 10 runs in three consecutive games was nearly a decade ago (May 30-June 1, 2003). ... Cabrera had MRI exams done on both legs earlier Wednesday. Results revealed only irritation in the right quadriceps and left hamstring. ... Toronto batted around in the first inning for the second straight night. The last time the Blue Jays did that in the first inning of consecutive games was April 10-11, 1994 against the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics. ... The Blue Jays have a day off Thursday and will begin a three-game series against the Yankees on Friday in New York. Torontos Mark Buehrle (1-2) is scheduled to start the opener against Hiroki Kuroda (5-2). ... 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LOUIS -- St. SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott says hell miss having All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman roaming the secondary this season.But McDermott also has growing faith that the NFC champions will be just fine with three rookie cornerbacks that teammates have dubbed the Three Amigos.The Panthers wrapped up training camp on Tuesday at Wofford College with James Bradberry and Daryl Worley still working with the first-team defense and Zack Sanchez seeing plenty of action at nickel back.They have done a nice job out there so far, McDermott said. I like their poise. They played with the (starters) the other night against Baltimore and they looked they played with a clear mind, which is hard to do in your first NFL preseason game. To this point, the arrow is pointing up.McDermott says theres still work to be done.He knows it wont be easy to replace Norman, among the leagues top cornerbacks in 2015. Norman held opposing quarterbacks to the lowest passer rating in the league and had a breakout season that included four interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns.The Panthers initially put the franchise tag on Norman while contemplating a long-term contract extension, but later pulled the offer and allowed him to become a free agent. Norman signed with the Washington Redskins less than 48 hours later, leaving another hole in Carolinas secondary.A knee injury last season forced the teams other starting cornerback, 35-year-old Charles Tillman, into retirement and the team opted not to re-sign veteran safety Roman Harper.Carolina responded by drafting Bradberry, Worley and Sanchez with three consecutive picks last April.Bradberry and Worley have performed so well as starters the Panthers have kept them there even though it was expected one of those spots would go to Bene Benwikere once he fully recovered from a broken leg he suffered last season.But at lleast for now, Benwikere is behind the rookies on the depth chart. Milwaukee Brewers Neftali Feliz Jersey. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he has no fear of putting all three rookie cornerbacks on the field at the same time if needed, pointing out that the that 1981 San Francisco 49ers won a Super Bowl behind three starting rookie defensive backs in cornerbacks Ronnie Lott and Eric Wright and safety Carlton Williamson.In the meantime the Three Amigos have leaned heavily on each other.Being able to know that there are guys in the same position as you, it definitely gives you a level of comfortability, knowing, `Oh, he made the same mistake as me, Worley said. You can learn just watching someone else make the mistake.In the teams defensive backs room, no question is a dumb question since everyone is learning the system.But its clear the room is much quieter now without the brash and outspoken Norman, who feared no one and wasnt afraid to let you know it. It was Norman who got under the skin of opposing wide receivers Odell Beckham and Dez Bryant last year, disrupting their play with bold trash talk.But teammates say these three rookies dont do much talking.Thats one good thing is theyre not too loud, said Benwikere, who still hopes to rise up and win a starting job. Thats good, theyre all humble and they take coaching very well. I know our coaches and the staff love that.Said defensive tackle Star Lotulelei: They dont talk much. They just go out there and compete.Game notes The Panthers will return to Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday to resume preparation for the season following their 22nd summer at Wofford College... Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen missed his second straight day of practice with back spasms.---AP NFL website: and Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '