Jays Score All Five Runs In First Inning In 5-3 Win Over Angels

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A recap of Game One of the Los Angeles Angels/Toronto series.

Submitted: May 23, 2018

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Submitted: May 23, 2018




The Toronto Blue Jays ended their four game losing streak last night with a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

Toronto's starting pitcher, J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings, giving up just three hits, two earned runs, three walks, and struck out five batters.

The Blue Jays scored all five of their runs in the first inning.

First, Teoscar Hernandez drove in Josh Donaldson with a RBI single.

Then, Hernandez and Justin Smoak scored on an error.

Finally, Kendrys Morales hit a two run homer.

The Angels didn't score until the top of the fourth inning.

Albert Pujols drove in Mike Trout with a single.

Justin Upton made it 5-2 by scoring on a routine ground out by Andrelton Simmons.

L.A. scored their last run at the top of the eighth inning when Martin Maldonaldo scored on a sacrifice fly by Ian Kinsler.

Morales went two for three at the plate and collected two RBIs.

Garrett Richards gave up six hits, an earned run, two walks, and struck out four batters  in five innings pitched.

Game Two is tonight.

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