Jays Lose In Extra Innings

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A recap of last night's Seattle/Toronto Game Two

BUFFALO NY.  It was a rough night for Toronto Blue Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz.

Matz lasted just 2.2 innings in a 9-7 loss to the Seattle Mariners last night.

"He, (Matz), wasn't sharp," said Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo at the postgame press conference.

After Lourdes Gurriel Jr. tied the game 6-6 with a solo home in the bottom of the eighth inning, Dylan Moore hit a three run homer at the top of the 10th that would eventually win the game for the Mariners.

It was the second time in the game that the Blue Jays battled back.

The Mariners went ahead 4-1 at the top of the third inning.

In the bottom of the third, Randal Grichuk hit a two run double to close the gap at 4-3.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Marcus Semien hit a RBI double to tie the game 4-4.

At the top of the fifth inning, Seattle went ahead 6-4 with a two run homer by Mitch Haniger.

Moore went three for five at the plate and had three RBIs.

Dylan Moore wins the game for Seattle.

Mariner's starting pitcher, Justus Sheffield pitched four innings and allowed four earned runs.

Gurriel Jr. went two for four at the plate and had three RBIs. 


Submitted: July 01, 2021

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