Left Menu
Development News Edition

Jays strike multiple homers to hammer Yankees in home turf

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 06-06-2019 09:50 IST | Created: 06-06-2019 08:50 IST
Jays strike multiple homers to hammer Yankees in home turf
Toronto came back with two runs in the seventh and five in the eighth and the Blue Jays have won the first two games of the three-game series. Image Credit: Flickr

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the eighth inning, Randal Grichuk hit two homers and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting New York Yankees 11-7 Wednesday night. DJ LeMahieu had given the Yankees a 7-4 lead with a three-run homer in the sixth.

Toronto came back with two runs in the seventh and five in the eighth and the Blue Jays have won the first two games of the three-game series. Gary Sanchez also homered for the Yankees.

Yankees reliever Zack Britton (2-1) allowed a one-out single to Danny Jansen in the eighth and walked Lourdes Gurriel Jr. to set up Guerrero's seventh homer this season. Grichuk and Brandon Drury added home runs against Luis Cessa in the eighth. Sam Gaviglio (4-1) pitched around a walk and struck out three over two innings to get the win. Ken Giles pitched around a single in the ninth.

Yankees starter James Paxton allowed four runs (three earned), four hits and three walks while striking out four in 4 2/3 innings. Blue Jays starter Trent Thornton allowed four runs, five hits and three walks and had four strikeouts in five innings.

Grichuk hit his 11th homer of the season in the first, scoring Guerrero, who had walked. The Blue Jays led 3-0 lead in the second on Cavan Biggio's RBI single that scored Teoscar Hernandez, who doubled. Hernandez was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo Wednesday and Jonathan Davis was sent down.

Thornton retired his first 11 batters before Sanchez hit his 19th homer this season in the fourth. The Yankees took a 4-3 lead with a three-run fifth. Clint Frazier walked and was forced at second on Brett Gardner's grounder. Gardner took second on Gio Urshela's single and scored on Cameron Maybin's single. Luke Voit walked and Sanchez hit an RBI single.

The Blue Jays tied it in the bottom of the fifth. Gurriel walked with one out and scored on Urshela's throwing error on Guerrero's infield single to third. Derek Law replaced Thornton in the sixth. Frazier and Maybin singled and LeMahieu hit his seventh home run of the season to put the Yankees ahead 7-4.

The Blue Jays scored twice against Jonathan Holder in the seventh on a two-out double by Hernandez. It scored Guerrero, who reached second on a throwing error by shortstop Gleyber Torres, and Grichuk, who was hit by a pitch.



5G will be the key driving force for COVID-19 recovery: Here's how?

... ...

Canada’s COVID-19 pitfalls highlight need for integrated health information system

In the globalized world of today where outbreaks can spread far and wide within a matter of days, a global-level integrated health information system is ideal but Canadas provincial barriers show that the country lags much behind in deployi...

Pandemic must be impetus, not obstacle, for clean water access

To make matters worse, there are suspicions that the inadequacy of wastewater treatment methods in California, the rest of the USA, and indeed around the world may help to propagate the disease even more widely. ...

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...


Latest News

Gay president 20 years off, says former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank

The United States will elect an LGBT president, but it might take another 20 years before the rainbow flag flies metaphorically over the White House, according to former Congressman and veteran civil rights campaigner Barney Frank.Attitudes...

Trump scores diplomatic deal with Middle East allies before election

President Donald Trump on Thursday managed to pull off a rare victory for U.S. diplomacy in the Middle East ahead of his Nov. 3 re-election bid by helping to broker a deal between American allies Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The Gul...

EXCLUSIVE-ByteDance censored anti-China content in Indonesia until mid-2020- sources

Chinese tech giant ByteDance censored content it perceived as critical of the Chinese government on its news aggregator app in Indonesia from 2018 to mid-2020, six people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The sources said th...

WHO chief calls for solidarity in financing, ensuring equal access to future COVID-19 vaccine

With the ripple effects of the pandemic upending peoples lives, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that to move forward, the best bet is to do it together, as he briefed reporters from Geneva on the latest developments.P...

Give Feedback