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by Epiehl
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A recap of last night's Houston/Toronto Game One.
After sweeping the two game mini series against the Miami Marlins, the Toronto Blue Jays were crushed by the Houston Astros last night 13-1.

Yordan Alvarez drove in Aledmys Diaz at the top of the fourth inning with a double to begin the rout.

Myles Straw scored on a sacrifice fly by Jose Altuve to put Houston ahead 2-0 at the top of the fifth inning.

Later in the inning, Carlos Correa hit a solo home run.

At the top of the sixth inning, Martin Maldonado broke the game wide open with a grand slam.

At the top of the seventh inning, Diaz hit a solo home run.

The Jays scored their lone run in the bottom of the seventh with a solo home run by Randal Grichuk.

At the top of the eighth inning, Maldonado drove in Chris McComick with a single.

Altuve drove in Straw with a single,

Then, Correa hit a three run homer.

Maldonado had five RBIs.

Astro's starting pitcher, Zack Greinke pitched a complete game.

Grienke went nine innings, allowing six hits, an earned run, a walk, and struck out three batters.

Toronto's Teoscar Hernandez went two for three at the plate.

Jay's starting pitcher, Hyun-Jin Ryu had a really bad outing on the mound.

At the postgame press conference, Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyp, said that Ryu's command wasn't there.

Ryu went 5.2 innings, allowing seven hits, six earned runs, three walks, and a strike out.

Game Two is later this afternoon.

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