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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2254944
A recap of yesterday's Texas/Toronto double header.
The Texas Rangers are a really bad team this year and proved it yesterday.

The Toronto Blue Jays shut out the Rangers in yesterday's double header, sweeping the three game series.

At the postgame press conference, Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo credited good pitching for the wins.

Game One

The Jays defeated the Rangers 5-0 in the first game.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr, and Teoscar Hernandez scored on routine ground outs.

Bo Bichette hit a RBI single in the bottom of the third inning.

Danny Jansen hit a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning.

George Springer scored on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Jay's starting pitcher, Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven innings, allowing no earned runs.

"His, (Ryu's), command was really good today," said Montoyo.

Ranger's starting pitcher, Kolby Allard pitched five innings, allowing seven hits and five earned runs.

Game Two

Gurriel Jr. hit a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning in a 10-0 Jay's victory in the second game of the double header.

Gurriel Jr. had four RBIs yesterday.

Randal Grichuk hit a two run homer.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit and Springer both hit solo home runs.

Hernandez hit a RBI double.

Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz pitched five innings, allowing no earned runs.

Texas's starting pitcher, Mike Foltynewicz pitched just 1.2 innings, allowing 10 earned runs.

Toronto hosts the Boston Red Sox tonight.

Boston lost two out of three against the New York Yankees this past weekend.

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