Sac Fly Wins It For Jays

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

Randal Grichuk's sacrifice fly wins the game for Toronto

Bo Bichette scored on a sacrifice fly by Randal Grichuk in the eighth inning last night to win the game for Toronto.

The Jays won 5-4 over the Baltimore Orioles to win the three game series.

Marcus Semien started things off with a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning to put Toronto up 1-0.

The Orioles went ahead 2-1 at the top of the second inning when Toronto's starting pitcher, Steven Matz, walked in two runs.

The Jays went ahead again 4-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning when Lourdes Gurriel Jr hit a two run single.

The Os tied the game 4-4 at the top of the seventh inning when Trey Mancini hit a RBI single.

Jay's catcher, Alejandro Kirk made two good fielding plays last night.

Kirk picked off Austin Wynn at first base at the top of the sixth inning and threw out Mancini at third base at the top of the seventh inning.

Alejandro Kirk.

Matz pitched five innings, allowing just two earned runs, and struck out five batters.

"To me, he, (Matz), was the player of the game," said Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo.  "Great job from him."

Steven Matz

Jay's reliever, Jordan Romano picked up his 15th save of the season.

Oriole's starting pitcher, Matt Harvey lasted just four innings and allowed four earned runs.

The Orioles left seven runners on base.

Toronto is off today.

The team begins a three game series with the Oakland Athletics tomorrow night. 

Submitted: September 02, 2021

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