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Gibbons glad to be a part of 'exciting' win in Montreal

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MONTREAL -- Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was happy about pretty much everything surrounding the 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Olympic Stadium on Friday night.

"It was exciting," Gibbons said. "We needed that to kind of prepare for the season, the excitement, and it does something to you. There's definitely more energy there and it's a good way to start, too. We didn't get too many walk-offs last year, so even if it's preseason, we'll take it."

Trailing by a couple of runs late, the Blue Jays rallied to tie the game on Edwin Encarnacion's two-run single in the seventh before Ricardo Nanita's walk-off single in the ninth sent the Olympic Stadium crowd into a frenzy.

Sean Farrell is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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