Jays Two Back In WC. Race, Despite Win

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A recap of last night's Toronto/Minnesota Game Three of four

The Toronto Blue Jays ended their losing streak last night, defeating the Minnesota Twins 6-1.

Unfortunately, the New York Yankees won too yesterday.

This means that the Jays are two back for the final wild card spot with seven games remaining.

Jorge Polanco put the Twins ahead 1-0 by scoring on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first inning.

After that, it was all Jays.

At the top of the second inning, Teoscar Hernandez hit a solo home run.

Hernandez went two for four at the plate last night.

Teoscar Hernandez

Then, Santiago Espinal scored on an error later in the inning to make it 2-1 Toronto.

Marcus Semien hit his 43rd home run of the season at the top of the sixth inning.

Later in the inning, George Springer hit a two run homer.

Springer was 0-16 at the plate before he hit last night's home run.

Danny Jansen had a RBI single last night.

Jay's starting pitcher, Robbie Ray pitched six innings, allowing an earned run, and struck out six batters.

Twin's starting pitcher, John Gant lasted just three innings, allowing an earned run.

The Twins left eight runners on base.


Submitted: September 27, 2021

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