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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2250933
A recap of last night's Tampa Bay/Toronto Game One.
It was a wild game, but it was the Tampa Bay Rays that came up on top as the team defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in the 12th inning last night 9-7.

The Jays went ahead 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning.

First, Vladmir Guerrero Jr. drove in Marcus Semien with a single.

Then, Teoscar Hernandez drove in Bo Bichette with a single.

Semien, then, drove in Jonathan Davis with a triple in the bottom of the second inning.

At the top of the third inning, Brandon Lowe hit a two run homer to make it a 3-2 game.

Guerrero Jr. put the Jays ahead 4-2 with a solo home run in the bottom of the third.

At the top of the fifth inning, Lowe hit a solo home run.

In the bottom of the fifth, Semien hit a solo home run.

At the top of the sixth inning, Ji-Man Choi tied the game with a two run homer.

There was no more scoring until the top of the 12th inning when Francisco Mejia hit a grand slam to make it 9-5 Rays.

Guerrero Jr. hit a two run homer in the bottom of the 12th, but that's all.

Mejia had four RBIs.

Ray's starting pitcher, Tyler Glasnow went 4.2 innings, allowing nine hits, five earned runs, a walk, and struck out two batters.

Guerrero Jr. went three for five at the plate and had four RBIs.

Jay's starting pitcher, Anthony Kay went four innings, allowing four hits, two earned runs, four walks, and struck out four batters.

Game Two is tonight.

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