Jays Split Doubleheader

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A recap of Friday's Toronto/Boston doubleheader.

The Toronto Blue Jays split Friday's doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox.

The Jays won the first game 8-7 and lost the second 3-2.

In the first game, Travis Shaw put the Jays ahead 1-0 with a solo home run at the top of the second inning.

Later that same inning, Danny Jansen put the Jays ahead 3-0 with a two run homer.

In the bottom of the second, Yairo Munoz hit two run homer.

At the top of the third inning, Randal Grichuk scored on a double play.

Toronto went ahead 5-2 at the top of the fifth inning when Cavan Biggio scored on a sacrifice fly by Rowdy Tellez.

The Sox battled back in the bottom of the fifth.

Jose Peraza drove in Munoz with a double.

Then, Peraza scored on a wild pitch to closed the gap at 5-4.

At the top of the sixth inning, Joe Panik drove in Vladmir Guerrero Jr. with a single.

Then, Grichuk drove in Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Shaw with a single.

In the bottom of the sixth, the Red Sox scored three more runs, but it wasn't enough.

Shaw went three for four at the plate and had a RBI.

Travis Shaw

Jay's pitcher, Tanner Roark, went 4.1 innings, allowing seven hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out six batters.

Munoz went three for three at the plate and had three RBIs.

Boston's pitcher, Zack Godley, went three innings, allowing five hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out four batters.

Game two was a low scoring affair with Toronto as the home team.

At the top of the second inning Tzu-Wei Lin put Boston ahead 1-0 with a solo home run.

Boston went ahead 2-0 at the top of the third inning when Michael Chavis drove in Rafael Devers with a single.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Tellez hit a solo home run.

At the top of the fifth inning, Munoz scored on an error.

At the top of the sixth inning, Jonathan Villar drove in Grichuk with a single.

Munoz went three for four at the plate.

Sox's starting pitcher, Chris Mazza, went four innings, allowing three hits, an earned run, a walk, and struck out two batters.

Jay's starter, Ross Stripling, went 4.1 innings, allowing six hits, three earned runs, two walks, and struck out four batters.


Submitted: September 06, 2020

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