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Bautista hits go-ahead double in seventh, Buehrle gets win as Blue Jays beat slumping Cubs 9-2

  • Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista connects for a three run double during seventh inning action against the Chicago Cubs in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept.9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista connects for a three run double during seventh inning action against the Chicago Cubs in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept.9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)  (The Associated Press)

  • Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Valencia jumps over Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez as Baez steals third base while chewing bubble gum during first inning interleague baseball game action in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Valencia jumps over Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez as Baez steals third base while chewing bubble gum during first inning interleague baseball game action in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)  (The Associated Press)

  • Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion (left) congratulates Munenori Kawasaki after he scored on Jose Bautista's three run double during seventh inning action against the Chicago Cubs in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept.9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Toronto Blue Jays Edwin Encarnacion (left) congratulates Munenori Kawasaki after he scored on Jose Bautista's three run double during seventh inning action against the Chicago Cubs in Toronto on Tuesday, Sept.9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)  (The Associated Press)

Jose Bautista hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 9-2 on Tuesday night

Mark Buehrle (12-9) allowed two runs and 10 hits in seven innings to stop a six-start winless streak, helping the Blue Jays improve to 6-2 in September.

Aaron Sanchez pitched eighth and Daniel Norris finished for Toronto, which came in five games out in the AL wild-card race.

The Cubs lost their fifth straight game and dropped to 64-81, putting them one defeat away from a fifth consecutive losing season.