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by Epiehl
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A recap of last night's Toronto/New York Yankees Game Two of four.
Alejandro Kirk hit two home runs last night as his Toronto Blue Jays defeated the New York Yankees 5-1, extending their winning streak to six games.

Kirk also scored on a sacrifice fly At the top of the fourth inning, along with Teoscar Hernandez.

Kirk had three hits and two RBIs.

Marcus Semien hit his 38th home run at the top of the fifth inning.

"Anytime we do well at Yankee Stadium is pretty cool," said Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo at the postgame press conference.

Jay's starting pitcher, Steven Matz allowed an earned run in six innings and struck out six batters.

As for the Yankees, things just continue to get bad.

Their lone run was scored in the bottom of the third inning when Anthony Rizzo hit a RBI single.

Both D.J. LeMahieu and Aaron Judge went 0 for 4 at the plate.

Worse, the Yankee's starting pitcher, Gerrit Cole, was pulled out of the game after just 3.2 innings with tightness in his left hamstring.

Cole allowed five hits and two earned runs.

Jay's rookie pitcher, Alek Monoah takes to the mound tonight.
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