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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2231530
A recap of Friday's Toronto/Boston doubleheader.
The Toronto Blue Jays split Friday's doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox.

Toronto won the first game 8-7 and lost the second 3-2.

At the top of the second inning of the first game, Travis Shaw put Toronto ahead 1-0 with a solo home run.

Later that inning, The Jays went up 3-0 with a two run homer by Danny Jansen.

In the bottom of the second, Yairo Munoz hit a two run homer.

At the top of the third inning, Randal Grichuck scored on a double play.

At the top of the fifth inning, Cavan Biggio scored on a sacrifice fly by Rowdy Tellez.

The Sox stormed back into the game in the bottom of the fifth.

Jose Peraza drove in Munoz with a double.

Then, Peraza scored on a wild pitch to close the gap to 5-4.

At the top of the sixth inning, Joe Panik drove in Vladmir Guerrero Jr. with a single.

Later in the inning, Grichuk drove in Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Shaw with a single.

In the bottom of the sixth, Boston scored three more runs, but it wasn't enough.

Shaw went two for four at the plate and had a RBI.

Jay's pitcher, Tanner Roark, went 4.1 innings, allowing seven hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out six batters.

Munoz went three for three at the plate and had three RBIs.

Red Sox's pitcher, Zack Godley, went three innings, allowing five hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out four batters.

The second game was a low scoring affair with Toronto as the home team.

At the top of the second inning, Tzu-Wei Lin drove in Christian Vazquez with a double.

At the top of the third inning, Boston went ahead 2-0 when Micheal Chavis drove in Rafael Devers with a single.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Tellez hit a solo home run.

Munoz put the Sox ahead 3-1 when he scored on an error at the top of the fifth inning.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Jonathan Villar drove in Grichuk with a single.

Munoz went three for four at the plate.

Sox's starting pitcher, Chris Mazza, went four innings, allowing three hits, an earned run, a walk, and struck out two batters.

Jay's starter, Ross Stripling, went 4.1 innings, allowing six hits, three earned runs, two walks, and struck out four batters.
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