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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2249717
A recap of yesterday's Atlanta/Toronto Game Three
The Toronto Blue Jays swept the weekend series over the Atlanta Braves, winning 7-2 yesterday.

"I'm really happy with everybody's performance," said Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo at yesterday's postgame press conference.

The Braves scored first at the top of the second inning when William Contreras drove in Ozzie Albies with a single.

The Jays tied the game in the bottom of the second inning when Danny Jansen drove in Randal Grichuk with a single.

In the bottom of the third inning, Marcus Semien hit a two run double to put the Jays ahead 3-1.

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Bo Bichette drove in Jansen with a double.

At the top of the fifth inning, Austin Riley scored on a sacrifice fly by Ronald Acuna.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, Semien hit a two run homer.

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

Later in the eighth inning, Joe Panik drove in Lourdes Gurriel Jr. with a double.

Toronto's starting pitcher, Ross Stripling went 4.1 innings, allowing five hits, two earned runs, a walk, and struck out four batters.

Riley went four for four at the plate.

Brave's starting pitcher, Ian Anderson went four innings, allowing six hits, four earned runs, two walks, and struck out five batters.

Toronto kicks off a four game series against the Athletics in Oakland tonight.
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