A Four Run Ninth Inning Breaks The Hearts Of Blue Jays Fans

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A recap of Game Two of the Los Angeles/Toronto series.

Submitted: May 24, 2018

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The Toronto Blue Jays were two outs away from winning two in a row last night, going into the ninth inning.

Unfortunately, the Los Angeles Angels scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning and won Game Two 5-4.

Devon Travis kicked things off in the bottom of the third inning with a solo home run.

Next inning, Yangervis Solarte hit a solo home run.

The Jays went up 3-0 in the bottom of fifth inning when Solarte drove in Josh Donaldson with a RBI single.

Martin Maldonaldo made it 3-1 at the top of the sixth inning by driving in Andrelton Simmons with a single.

At the top of the ninth inning, the wheels fell off for the Blue Jays.

First, Shohei Ohtani tied the game 3-3, driving in Mike Trout and Justin Upton with a single.

Simmons put the Angels ahead 5-3, driving in Michael Hermosillo and Ohtani with a single.

The Jays scored another run in the bottom of the ninth inning, but it wasn't enough.

Simmons went two for five at the plate and collected two RBIs last night.

L.A.'s starting pitcher, Tyler Skaggs, gave up six hits, three earned runs, no walks, and struck out six batters in five innings pitched.

Toronto's starter, Aaron Sanchez, gave up two hits, no earned runs, five walks, and struck out two batters in five innings pitched.


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