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by Epiehl
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A recap of yesterday's Toronto/Cleveland doubleheader.
The Toronto Blue Jays split yesterday's doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians.

Toronto won the first game 4-1.

The Jays went ahead 1-0 at the top of the third inning when Joe Panik scored on a forced out.

The Jays went ahead 3-0 at the top of the fourth inning with solo home runs by Teoscar Hernandez and Rowdy Tellez.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, the Indians got on the scoreboard when Josh Naylor hit a solo home run.

At the top of the seventh inning, Santiago Espinal scored on a sacrifice fly by Vladmir Guerrero Jr.

Semien went three for three at the plate.

Jay's starting pitcher, Ross Stripling went five innings, allowing two hits, an earned run, a walk, and struck out three batters.

Naylor went three for three at the plate and had a RBI.

Indian's starting pitcher, Aaron Civale went six innings, allowing 10 hits, four earned runs, a walk, and struck out a batter.

Game Two

The Blue Jays lost 6-5 after going into the sixth inning up 4-0.

At the top of the third inning, Hernandez hit a three run double two put the Jays ahead 3-0.

Later in the inning, Randal Grichuk drove in Hernandez with a double.

Things fell apart in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Cleveland tied the game, scoring four runs.

Toronto did went ahead again at the top of seventh inning when Semien drove in Jonathan Davis with a single.

In the bottom of the seventh, the Jays walked in a run.

Then, Bradley Zimmer scored on a sacrifice fly to win the game.

Cleveland's Amed Rosario and Jose Ramirez had two RBIs.

Cleveland's starting pitcher, Sam Hentges went 2.1 innings, allowing four hits, four earned runs, three walks, and struck out two batters.

Hernandez had three RBIs.

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

The Jays have a day off today before kicking off a two game mini series with the Miami Marlins.
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