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by Epiehl
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A recap of last night's Atlanta/Toronto game.
The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Atlanta Braves 13-5 in a real slugfest.

The ball was just flying out of the park in Dunedin, Florida last night.

At the postgame press conference last night, Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo was quite pleased with his team's performance.

Bo Bichette kicked off the slugfest with as two run homer in the bottom of the third inning

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Alejandro Kirk hit a two run homer.

Up 5-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning, Kirk hit another two run homer.

The Jays went ahead 10-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Teoscar Hernandez hit a three run homer.

The Braves finally got on the scoreboard at the top of the seventh inning when Ozzie Albies hit a two run homer.

The Jays scored two more runs in the bottom of the seventh.

First, Santiago Espinal scored on a wild pitch.

Then, Vladmir Guerrero Jr. drove in Kirk with a single.

At the top of the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman drove in Ronald Acuna with a single.

Later in the inning, Marcell Ozuna hit a two run single.

In the bottom of the ninth inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr,. hit a solo home run.

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

Toronto's starting pitcher, Robbie Ray went 6.2 innings, allowing five hits, two earned runs, no walks, and struck out five batters.

"He, (Ray), was outstanding," said Montoyo.

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

Atlanta's starting pitcher, Drew Smyly went four innings, allowing seven hits, five earned runs, four walks, and struck out three batters.

Game Two is tonight.
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