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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2192635
A recap of last night's New York Yankees/Toronto Game One.
The Toronto Blue Jays finally ended their six game losing streak last night, defeating the New York Yankees 4-3.

This is significant because the Yankees are first in the American League Eastern Division.

Also, the Jays managed to hit off of Yankee's starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka.

Tanaka is amongst the best pitchers in the Majors right now.

Clint Frazier put the Yankees ahead 2-0 at the top of the fourth inning with a two run homer.

The Jays had a huge inning in the fifth.

First, Randal Grichuk hit a solo home run.

Then, Freddie Galivis put the Jays ahead 3-2 with a two run homer.

Finally, Vladmir Guerro drove in Eric Sogard with a RBI single.

At the top of the eighth inning, Aaron Hicks hit a solo home run.

Frazier went 1 for 3 at the plate and collected two RBIs.

Tanaka went six inns, giving up six hits, four earned runs, two walks, and struck out just two batters.

Sogard went three for four at the plate.

Galvis finished the night with two RBIs.

Toronto's starter, Clayton Richard just went 4.2 innings, giving up four hits, two earned runs, three walks, and struck out four batters.

Jay's Closer, Ken Giles, picked up his 11th save of the season.

Preview: Yankees Verses Jays Game Two

Tonight 7:07 p.m. EDT.

Rogers Centre, Toronto, ONT.

Tonight's Pitchers:

NYY: Jamie Paxton - 3-2.

TOR: Trent Thornton - 1-4.

Paxton hasn't pitched against the Jays this season. In fact, he hasn't faced Toronto since August 4, 2018.

Thornton has never pitched against the Yankees as a starter.

Justin Smoak hit .333 off of Paxton in 2017.


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