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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2257932
A recap of yesterday's Oakland/Toronto Game Two.
Toronto Blue Jay's Teoscar Hernandez reached a huge milestone in a 10-8 win over the Oakland Athletics yesterday.

Hernandez hit his 100th career home run in the bottom of the seventh inning in a real slugfest.

Hernandez had three RBIs in yesterday's game.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a solo home run in the bottom of the first inning and hit a three run double in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Gurriel Jr. finished the afternoon with four RBIs.

Danny Jansen and Breyvic Valera both had home runs for Toronto.

Toronto now has 204 home runs this season.

Jay's starting pitcher, Jose Berrios, had a good day on the mound.

Berrios pitched 6.2 innings, allowing just three earned runs, and struck out seven batters.

Berrios took a no hitter into the fifth inning.

Berrios has not walked a batter in three straight starts.

Oakland, however, made a comeback two times in the game.

Down 4-1 at the top of the seventh inning, Mark Canha and Chad Pinder hit RBI singles to close the gap at 4-3.

Then, down 10-3 at the top of the ninth inning, Canha hit a three run homer and Sean Murphy hit a two run homer.

Canha had four RBIs

Thankfully for the Jays, Jordan Romano shuts things down and picked up his 16th save of the season.

Oakland's starting pitcher, Paul Blackburn had a tough day on the mound.

Blackburn pitched just 3.2 innings, allowing nine hits.

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