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Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/view_item/item_id/2250858-Martinez-Win-Game-With-Home-Run
by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2250858
A recap of last night's Boston/Toronto Game Three
Toronto Blue Jay's pitcher Rafael Dolis blew the save last night as his team lost 8-7 to the Boston Red Sox.

Vladmir Guerrero Jr. drove in Bo Bichette with a double in the bottom of the first inning.

The Jays went ahead 2-0 later in the inning when Randal Grichuk drove in Guerrero Jr. with a double.

At the top of the second inning, Boston went ahead 3-2 when Bobby Dalbec hit a three run homer.

Enrique Hernandez drove in Michael Chavis with a single.

Then, later in the inning, J.D. Martinez drove in Hernandez with single to make it a 5-2 game.

In the bottom of the second, Bichette drove in Marcus Semien with a double.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, Semien scored on an error to closed the gap at 5-4.

The Jays tied the game later in the inning, when Cavan Biggio drove in Guerrero Jr. with a single.

The Jays went ahead 7-5 in the bottom of the sixth inning.

First, Jonathan Davis drove in Danny Jansen with a single.

Then, Grichuk drove in Davis with a single.

Things fell apart at the top of the ninth inning for the Blue Jays.

Dalbec scored on a routine groundout to make it a 7-6 game.

Then, Martinez hit a two run homer.

Martinez went two for five at the plate and had three RBIs.

Boston's starting pitcher, Nick Pivetta went five innings, allowing seven hits, four earned runs, two walks, and struck out eight batters.

Grichuk went two for five at the plate and had two RBIs.

Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz went six innings, allowing 10 hits, five earned runs, two walks, and struck out eight batters.

Toronto kicks off a four game home series against the Tampa Bay Rays tonight.
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