"The only reason we went and checked was because when the ball went into the shadow we couldn't see exactly where it hit," West told a pool reporter.
Maicer Izturis drew a one-out walk and Encarnacion went to third on Davis' fielder's choice, but both runners were stranded when Josh Thole grounded out.
Toronto came up empty again in the seventh, leaving the bases loaded and losing designated hitter Bautista after he was ejected for arguing with home plate umpire Sam Holbrook.
Houston reliever Josh Fields left after Encarnacion was intentionally walked to load the bases. Travis Blackley came on and got Rasmus to pop out.
Davis drew a one-out walk in the eighth and pinch-hitter J.P. Arencibia followed with a drive to center, but Barnes made a leaping catch against the wall.
"We did a lot of good things, we just didn't do enough to win the ball game," Porter said.
After Jose Cisnero came on to face Lawrie, Davis stole second and went to third on Carlos Corporan's second throwing error. Lawrie walked but Reyes flied out to end the inning.
NOTES: Bautista's ejection was his second of the season. ... There was a video tribute before the fifth to mark the 22nd anniversary of former Montreal Expos pitcher Denis Martinez's perfect game. Martinez is now Houston's bullpen coach. ... The family of late Blue Jays broadcaster Tom Cheek received the Ford C. Frick Award in a ceremony Saturday at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field.