Grichuk Gets Four RBIs In Extra Inning Win

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A recap of last night's Toronto/Baltimore game.

The Toronto Blue Jays did it again last night.

The Jays defeated the Baltimore Orioles, this time 8-7 in extra innings.

In the bottom of the first inning, though, the Orioles struck first.

Anthony Santander hit a two run homer to put Baltimore ahead 2-0.

At the top of the third inning, Toronto tied the game with a two run homer by Randal Grichuk.

Santander put the Os' ahead again in the bottom of the third inning with a solo home run.

Santander went three for five last night and had three RBIS.

At the top of the fifth inning, Grichuk drove in Santago Espinal and Anthony Alford with a double.

Grichuk finished the night with four RBIs.

For the second game in a row, Randal  Grichuk had four RBIs.

Later in the fifth, Travis Shaw hit a three run homer to put the Jays ahead 7-2.

Baltimore, however, battled back.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, Chance Sisco hit a two run homer.

Then, Rio Ruiz scored on a sacrifice fly by Renato Nunez.

In the bottom of the seventh inning, Baltimore tied the game 7-7 when Hanser Alberto drove in Nunez with a single.

Shaw scored the winning run on a fielder's choice at the top of the 10th inning.

Shaw had three RBIs last night.

Toronto's starting pitcher, Nate Pearson, went four innings, giving up four hits, five earned runs, three walks, and struck out three batters.

Orioles starter, Wade LeBlanc, went four innings, allowing five hits, five earned runs, two walks, and struck out three batters.

Submitted: August 19, 2020

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