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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2250112
A recap of last night's Toronto/Houston Game Two.
The Toronto Blue Jays managed to secure the 8-4 victory last night against the Houston Astros.

"It was the biggest win of the year," said Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo at the postgame press conference. "I'm really happy about it.

Cavan Biggio kicked things off for the Blue Jays with a two run homer at the top of the second inning.

At the top of the third inning, Danny Jansen hit a solo home run.

Later in the inning, Randal Grichuk put the Jays up 5-0 with a two run double.

The Astros scored in the bottom of the fourth inning when Yordan Alvarez hit a two run homer.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, Alvarez drove in Aledmys Diaz with a single.

Houston closed the gap at 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Alex Bregman scored on a routine ground out.

Fortunately for the Jays, Marcus Semien gave Toronto some breathing room at the top of the ninth inning with a three run homer.

Semien had three RBIs last night.

Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz went five innings, allowing eight hits, three earned runs, no walks, and struck out four batters.

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

Astro's starting pitcher, Cristian Javier went 5.1 innings, allowing four hits, five earned runs, four walks, and struck out eight batters.
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