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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2258221
A recap of last night's Toronto/New York Yankees Game Four of four.
Toronto Blue Jay's young slugger, Vladimir Guerrero Jr,, reached a milestone last night in a 6-4 win over the New York Yankees.

Guerrero Jr. hit a solo home run at the top of the ninth inning and record his 100th RBI this season.

At age 22, Guerrero is now the youngest player in franchise history to reach the 100th RBI mark.

Bo Bichette hit a lead off home run at the top of the first inning.

At the top of the fifth inning, Randal Grichuk hit a solo home run to put Toronto ahead 2-0.

Anthony Rizzo, though, tied the game with a two run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning.

The Jay's went ahead again at the top of the seventh inning when Bichette hit a RBI single.

Breyvic Valera hit a RBI double at the top of the ninth inning.

New York gave Toronto a scare in the bottom of the ninth inning when Gary Sanchez and Luke Voit hit back to back home runs with two out.

Thankfully for the Jays, reliever, Nate Pearson struck out the final batter to extend Toronto's winning streak to eight games.

With the win, Toronto is within a half a game of New York for the final wild card spot.

"We know where we are at right now, said Jay's starting pitcher, Jose Berrios, at the postgame press conference.

"I'm so proud of my team," said Jay's manager, Charlie Montoyo after the game.

Berrios pitched 6.2 innings, allowing just two earned runs, and struck out eight batters.

Berrios threw 109 pitches.

Yankee's Aaron Judge went three for four at the plate.

Yankee's starting pitcher, Nestor Cortes pitched six innings, allowing six hits, and struck out six batters.

The is Toronto first four game sweep at Yankee Stadium since 2003.

Toronto kicks off a four game series with the Baltamore Orioles tonight.


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