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Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/2229653-Jays-Lose-Doubleheader
by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2229653
A recap of yesterday's Tampa Bay/Toronto games
The Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays had to play back to back games yesterday because Saturday night's game was suspended due to rain.

Toronto lost both games, 3-2 and 7-5.

At the top of the third inning of the first game, Austin Meadows hit a solo home run.

Rowdy Tellez tied the game in the bottom of the fourth inning by singling in Randal Grichuk.

Down 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Jays tied the game when Teoscar Hernandez drove in Joe Panik with a double.

Unfortunately for Toronto, Brandon Lowe hit a game winning home run at the top of eighth inning.

Lowe went three for five at the plate and had a RBI.

Tampa's pitcher, Ryan Yarbrough, went three innings, giving up four hits, no earned runs, no walks, and struck out two batters.

Toronto's starter, Chase Anderson, also went three innings, giving up five hits, an earned run, no walks, and struck out three batters.

On to the second game.

Toronto opened the scoring when Grichuk hit a two run homer in the bottom of the first inning.

At the top of the fourth inning, though, Tampa went ahead 3-2 when Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a three run shot.

Vladmir Guerrero Jr. tied the game 3-3 when he hit a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth.

The Jays went ahead again when Anthony Alford hit a two run homer later that same inning.

At the top of the fifth inning, Keven Kiemaier scored on a sacrifice fly by Meadows.

Yandy Diaz singled in Meadows at the top of the seventh inning to tie the game 5-5.

At the top of the eighth inning, Willy Adams hit a two run homer.

Tsutsugo went two for five at the plate and had three RBIs.

Ray's pitcher, Yanny Chirinos, went 2-2 innings, giving up five hits, two earned runs, no walks, and struck out three batters.

Grichuk went two for four at the plate and had two RBIs.

Toronto's starter, Matt Shoemaker went four innings, giving up three hits, three earned runs, a walk, and struck out seven batters.

The Blue Jays travel to Baltimore tonight to face the Orioles in a three game series.

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