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by Epiehl
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A recap of last night's Toronto/Houston Game One.
The Houston Astros hammered the Toronto Blue Jays last night 10-4 with a big bottom of the eighth inning.

Toronto opened the scoring at the top of the first inning when Bo Bichette hit a solo home run.

Houston went ahead 2-1 in the bottom of the second inning when Carlos Correa hit a two run homer.

Down 3-1 at the top of the third inning, Danny Jansen hit a solo home run.

The Astros went ahead 5-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Yuli Gurriel hit a two run homer.

Gurriel drove in Alex Bregman with a single in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Later in the inning, Kyle Tucker drove in Yordan Alvarez with a double.

The Astros scored three times in the bottom of the eighth.

First, Bremen drove in Jose Altuve with a double.

Michael Brantley scored on a routine groundout.

Then, Bregmen scored on a sacrifice fly by Gurriel.

At the top of the ninth inning, Teoscar Hernandez hit a two run homer.

Gurriel went four for four at the plate and had four RBIs.

Houston's pitcher, Jose Urquidy went seven innings, allowing four hits, two earned runs, a walk, and struck out two batters.

Hernandez had two RBIs last night.

Despite his recent struggles, Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo, still has confidence in pitcher, Ross Stripling.

"We still believe in him, (Stripling)," said Montoyo at last night's postgame press conference.

Stripling went just 3.2 innings, allowing six hits, three earned runs, three walks, and struck out three batters.

Game Two is tonight,
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