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A recap of yesterday's Kansas City/Toronto games.

Submitted: April 18, 2018

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The Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals played a double header yesterday.

The Jays won both games.

11-3 in the first game and 5-4 in extra innings in the second.

Yangervis Solarte kicked things off in the first game by hitting a two run homer in the opening inning.

Down 2-1, Mike Moustakas tied the game by hitting a solo home run at the top of the third inning.

Later in the inning, the Royals went ahead 3-2 when Lucas Duda hit a solo home run.

The Jays had a big inning in the fifth.

First, Steve Pearce drove in Randal Grichuck with a single.

Justin Smoak drove in Pearce with a single.

Finally in the fifth inning, Solarte drove in Teoscar Hernandez with a single.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, Grichuk hit a three run homer to make it 8-3 for Toronto.

The Jays scored two more runs in the eighth inning.

Luke Maile had three RBIs in the second game.

In the second game, the Royals went ahead 3-0 at the top of the sixth inning.

Luke Maile closed the gap to 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning by driving in Kevin Pillar and Aledmys Diaz with a single.

Grichuk scored the tying run on a infield hit by Devon Travis.

The Jays went ahead 4-3 when Pearce drove in Maile with a single.

Alcides Escobar tied the game at the top of the eighth inning with a solo home run.

Maile drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning with a RBI single.

Maile went two for four at the plate and collected three RBIs. 


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