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Springer's timely hit and stripling's return to form led Jays to victory over Orioles

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The Canadian Press

The Canadian Press

Tim Wharnsby

TORONTO — The Blue Jays pitched a Pinch-hit for George Springer for six runs in the seventh and a great return off pitcher Ross Stripling to boost Toronto. beat the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, 6-1.

The win ended his three-game losing streak for the Blue Jays (62-54) and marked his third win in 11 games. The Orioles (61-56) lost only five in his 15 games in August, but the Americans earned his third and final wild card spot in the league. lost to Toronto by 1.5 games behind him.

After a spectacular 1-hit run in 6 1/3 innings, stripling into the dugout, the Blue Jays hit his 11th inning in the seventh. was sent to bat.

Teoscar Hernandez and Bo Bichette started singles to center field. Springer then hit Laimer Tapia to give Center three straight safety to score Hernandez.

On Tuesday he had three hits Santiago Espinal doubled to right center, and he also scored two runs.

Joey Krehbiel (4-4) lost with his two hits in the first of his eighth, but Cionel Perez gave up a single for Springer and a double for Espinal.

Cedric Mullins broke Stripling's no-hitter and led off the seventh with a single to center.

Stripling recorded his 7 strikeouts, 2 fly he ball his outs and 9 groundouts. He led Anthony his Santander from his 8th base to his 1st, making way for reliever Imi his Garcia (2-4) to clinch the win.

Stripling (right hip pain) began his 67-ball, five-inning rehab at Triple-A Buffalo last Friday. He managed his 72 pitches against the Orioles in his first outing in Toronto since July 30th.

Baltimore's starter Austin he was a solid boss too. He allowed only two hits and three runners with three strikeouts in six innings. Toronto's Danny Jansen knocked his single to right with two outs in his third, and Kirk put out his walk with two outs in his fourth.

Bichette hit the left field line in the fifth inning where he doubled the leadoff, but Tapia and Espinal flew left and Jansen caught opponent Robinson fouling his Chirinos. After, stuck in the second.

Chirinos scored Rodgers at his center with an infield hit before he scored 40,141.He knocked in the Orioles' only run in the eighth inning.

Veteran Tsutsugosain

The Blue Jays signed Yoshi Tsutsugo to his minor league deal. He was expected to play left field for Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday. He was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates last week after posting 171, two home runs and 19 RBIs.


The Blue Jays began a seven-game stint that began with a four-game series against the New York Yankees and ended with a three-game set against Boston. Red Sox.

Righty Jose Berrios (8-5) will start the season opener at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. The Yankees have yet to name a pitcher, but it's Frankie Montas' turn (4-9) in the rotation.

This Canadian Press report was first published on August 16, 2022.