Jays Lose To K.C.

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A recap of last night's Toronto/Kansas City Game One

Hunter Dozier

 

Nothing went right for the Toronto Blue Jays last night in Kansas City as the team lost to the Royals 7-5.

Andrew Benintendi opened the scoring for K.C. in the bottom of the first inning, driving in Whit Merrifield with a double.

In the bottom of the third inning, Nicky Lopez drove in Hanser Alberto with a triple.

The Royals went ahead 3-0 when Lopez scored on an error later that same inning.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Hunter Dozier drove in Jorge Soler with a double.

Alberto put the Royals ahead 5-0, driving in Dozier with a double.

Then, Alberto and Lopez scored on an error.

The Jays finally got on the scoreboard at the top of the sixth inning when Joe Panik hit a two run double.

Rowdy Tellez then drove in Panik with a single later that same inning.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored on a sacrifice fly by Josh Palacios.

At the top of the seventh inning, Vladmir Guerrero Jr. hit a solo home run.

Dozier went two for four at the plate and had a RBI.

Royal's starting pitcher, Jakob Junis went five innings, allowing five hits, two earned runs, a walk, and struck out six batters.

Panik had two RBIs.

Toronto's starting pitcher, Anthony Kay went 3.1 innings, allowing six hits, four earned runs, no walks, and struck out three batters.

Game Two is tonight.


Submitted: April 16, 2021

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88 fingers

I think there will be interesting pennant races in some of these divisions. And some surprises. Redsox are doing well.

Fri, April 16th, 2021 10:35pm

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Yes, and the Yankees are not as dominant so far this year so far. The Rays swept them this weekend.

Sun, April 18th, 2021 3:12pm

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