Martinez's Ninth Inning Homer Wins Game For Sox

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A recap of last night's Boston/Toronto Game Three.

The Toronto Blue Jays lost a heart breaker last night as pitcher, Rafael Dolis blew the save to give the Boston Red Sox the 8-7 victory.

The Jays went ahead 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning.

First, Vladmir Guerrero Jr. drove in Bo Bichette with a double.

Then, Randal Grichuk drove in Guerrero Jr. with a double.

The Red Sox went ahead 3-2 at the top of the second inning when Bobby Dalbec hit a three run homer.

Enrique Hernandez, then drove in Michael Chavis with a single.

Then, Boston went ahead 5-2 when J.D. Martinez drove in Hernandez with a single.

In the bottom of the second, Bichette drove in Marcus Semien with a double.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, Semien scored on an error to make it a 5-4 game.

The Jays tied the game later in the inning when Cavan Biggio drove in in Guerrero Jr.  with a single.

The Jays went ahead 7-5 in the bottom of the sixth inning.

First, Jonathan Davis drove in Danny Jansen with a single.

Then, Grichuk drove in Davis with a single.

Things fell apart for the Blue Jays at the top of the ninth inning.

Dalbec scored on a routine groundout.

Then, Martinez hit a two run homer.

Martinez  went two for five at the plate and had three RBIs.

J.D. Martinez hit the game winning home run last night.

Boston's starting pitcher, Nick Pivetta went five innings, allowing seven hits, four earned runs, two walks, and struck out eight batters.

Grichuk went two for five at the plate and had two RBIs.

Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz went six innings, allowing 10 hits, five earned runs, two walks, and struck out four batters.

Toronto kicks off a four-game home series against the Tampa Bay Rays tonight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Submitted: May 21, 2021

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