May 27, 2016

G48: Blue Jays 7, Red Sox 5

Red Sox   - 010 100 210 - 5  7  0
Blue Jays - 101 210 02x - 7 11  1
Josh Donaldson was a one-man wrecking crew on Friday night at Skydome. The Toronto third baseman went 4-for-5, with two home runs, a single, and a double. He knocked in five runs.

Whenever the Red Sox battled back, Donaldson was just around the corner and he had a response.
1st inning: Solo home run gives Blue Jays a 1-0 lead.
3rd inning: Double scores one run, breaking 1-1 tie.
4th inning: Single scores one run, breaking 2-2 tie.
6th inning: Strikes out, but Blue Jays up 5-2, so no need for a hit.
8th inning: Two-run homer breaks 5-5 tie.
Joe Kelly: 4.2-9-5-3-8, 94. ... Xander Bogaerts extended his hitting streak to 20 games. ... The Orioles won, so Boston is now only 1 GA in the East.

Joe Kelly / Aaron Sanchez

Boston (29-18) is still 2 GA in the East.

1 comment:

allan said...

ELIAS: "Jackie Bradley Jr. went 0-for-4 on Thursday night, snapping his hitting streak at 29 games. Bradley's streak ended in the first start of his major-league career in the leadoff spot. He had batted sixth or lower in 28 of the 29 games of his streak, batting second in Game 20. You have to go back to 1942 to find the last major-leaguer who produced a hitting streak as long as Bradley's during which the player batted sixth or lower as many as 28 times. In 1942, Yankees second baseman and future Hall-of-Famer Joe Gordon hit safely in 29 straight games, each of which he started in the sixth slot in the lineup."