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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2248088
A recap of last night's Los Angeles Angels/Toronto Game One.
David Fletcher's two run single at the top of the 11th inning gave the Los Angeles Angels the 7-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

It was the Jay's home opener in Dunedin, Florida.

L.A. went ahead 1-0 at the top of the first inning when Anthony Rendon drove in Mike Trout with a single.

Toronto tied the game in the bottom of the first when Teoscar Hernandez drove in Cavan Biggio with a single.

Later that same inning, Vladmir Guerrero Jr. hit a two run homer to put Toronto ahead 3-1.

At the top of the second inning, the Angels quickly tied the game.

First, Jose Iglesias drove in Justin Upton with a double.

Then, Fletcher drove in Iglesias with a double.

At the top of the fifth inning, Mike Trout hit a solo home run to put the Angels up 4-3.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Biggio tied the game with a solo home run.

Later in the inning, Guerrero Jr. drove in Bo Bichette with a single.

Guerrero Jr. went two for four at the plate and had three RBIs.

At the top of the seventh inning, Shohei Ohtani drove in Dexter Fowler with a single to tie the game at 5-5.

At the top of the 11th inning, Fletcher drove in Upton and Iglesias for the win.

Fletcher went two for six and had three RBIs.

Angel's starting pitcher, Griffin Canning went 5.1 innings, allowing three hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out seven batters.

Toronto's starting pitcher, Ross Stripling went five innings, allowing six hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out five batters.

Toronto continues the four game home series with the Angels tonight.
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