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Red Sox work hard to beat the Blue Jays 6-5

TORONTO – The drama of the second half of the game. Post-season strength. Even dust-up to get rid of bargains.

Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays rival Wednesday in 10 innings in the American League East, which appear to be ready for the second half of the season I strengthened it.

Boston was able to avoid a three-game sweep by winning 6-5 at the Rogers Center. Matt Strahm (3-2) gave up two runs in the bottom of the tenth inning and George Springer scored a goal in the scoring flyout.

"It's like playing a playoff game every day," said Charlie Montoyo, manager of the Blue Jays. "That's how it feels, it's all good. It never stops."

Boston takes two walks before relief David Phelps (0-2) hits the batter. And took the automatic runner Jackie Bradley Jr. to the home with a go-a-head run, scoring 3 runs at the top of the 10th inning. Alex Verdugo won a two-run double from Tim Mayza.

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Santiago Espinal and Cavan Biggio ran one in the bottom half, but Boston (43-33) Was left behind because he won. 8th in 10 games.

Verdugo also hit a home run, Franchy Cordero hit the Red Sox four times, and the Red Sox won the half-game in third-placed Toronto. Springer hit the Blue Jays (42-33) solo shot.

"We were a little short, but we'll keep fighting, chasing it, and trying to win the game," said Toronto starter Alek Manoah.

After starting the rally with a winch hitter single last night, Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk helped launch the attack again at the Series Finale.

He drew a lead-off walk from Boston's Starter Nick Pivetta in the second inning and moved to second place in the Laimer Tapia single. Espinal then drove Kirk on the opening run of the game.

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Cordero is Rob Refsnyder Refsnyder's sacrifice fly flies third. Tension increased in the lower half of the frame after Pivetta hit Kirk on his left elbow on the pitch.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. spoke a few words to people from Victoria from the dugout and led the prosecution when the dugout and bullpen were empty. The two squads almost chin to each other, and Springer surrounded Guerrero to prevent things from escalating.

Kirk, one of the most popular hitters in Major League Baseball, remains in the game.

"I don't know what the intention was," Montoyo said. "I can't read their minds, I'm not that smart. I only know what I know, but I keep it myself."

"I don't hit many people," Pivetta said. "I think their reaction is unjustified. That's not what I'm trying to do in that situation."

Springer was announced five times in his fifteenth home run of the season, 27,601. I rushed into a crowd of people. He made a great diving catch for the sixth time on J.D. Martinez's sunken liner, so his defensive skills also took shape.

Xander Bogaerts became a single in the second half of the frame and scored on Verdugo's sixth home run this year.

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Pivetta was pulled after a lead-off walk to Visio in the seventh inning. The Canadian was treated to a boo chorus when he walked to the bargain.

Toronto drew even eight times. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a one-out double, with pinch runner Bradley Zimmer scoring in Tapia's double-off relief Ryan Brasier.

The Red Sox had a runner on third base with one out in the ninth inning against Jordan Romano, but he hit a pinch hitter Bobby Dalbec and won Bradley on the flyout. did.

It took 3 hours and 54 minutes to play the game.

Pitching Plan

The potential pitchers for the five games against Tampa Bay in Toronto have not yet been officially announced, but manager Charlie Montoyo said Yusei Kikuchi on Thursday. He said he participated in the opening round that night.

José Berríos pitches on Friday and Kevin Gausman starts on Saturday, but it has not been decided whether to start games 1 or 2 in the doubleheader.


Former Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin is praised for his influence on baseball in Canada at the pre-game ceremony on Canada Day.

The four All-Stars were born in Toronto and raised in Montreal. Martin played 1,693 big league games over 14 seasons before retiring last month.

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This report by Canadian Press was first published on June 29, 2022. I did.

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