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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2259082
A recap of last night's Toronto/Minnesota Game Three of four.
The Toronto Blue Jays ended their losing skid last night, winning 6-1 over the Minnesota Twins.

The bad news, however, the New York Yankees won too yesterday.

This means the Jays are still two games back in the wild card race with seven games remaining.

Jorge Polanco scored on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first inning to put the Twins ahead 1-0.

After that, it was all Jays.

At the top of the second inning, the Jays went ahead 2-1.

First, Teoscar Hernandez hit a solo home run.

Hernandez went two for four at the plate yesterday.

Then, Santiago Espinal scored on an error.

Marcus Semien hit his 43rd home run of the season at the top of the sixth inning.

Then, George Springer, who was 0-16 at the plate, hit a two run homer later in the inning.

Danny Jansen had a RBI single yesterday,

Jay's starting pitcher, Robbie Ray pitched six innings, allowing an earned run, and struck out six batters.

Twin's starting pitcher, John Gant lasted just three innings and allowed an earned run.

The Twins left eight baserunners on base.

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