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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2249793
A recap of last night's Toronto/Oakland Game One.
Toronto Blue Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz, showed his frustration in the dugout last night as his team lost 5-4 to the Oakland Athletics.

Oakland went ahead 3-0 in the bottom of the second inning.

First, Jed Lowrie drove in Matt Chapman with a double.

Then, Stephen Piscotty hit a two run homer.

At the top of the third inning, the Jays tied the game.

First, Bo Bichette drove in Danny Jansen with a single.

Then, Teoscar Hernandez hit a two run single.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Ramon Laureano hit a two run homer to put the A's up 5-3.

At the top of the eighth inning, Vladmir Guerrero Jr. scored on a wild pitch.

Piscotty went two for three at the plate and had two RBIs.

Oakland's starting pitcher, Frankie Montas went six innings, allowing seven hits, three earned runs, a walk, and struck out four batters.

Hernandez had two RBIs last night.

Matz went five innings, allowing seven hits, five earned runs, a walk, and struck out six batters.

Game Two is tonight.
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