Lourdes Guriel Jr. and Teoscar Hernández hit a Grand Slam, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. slugged his 44th homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 22–7, two runs off the franchise record.
BALTIMORE – Lourdes Guerriel Jr. and Teoscar Hernández hit a Grand Slam each, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. slugged his 44th homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 22-7 on Sunday, two runs away from the franchise record. Gave.
Guerrero’s drive tied him with Angels Two-Way star Shohei Ohtani for the major league lead. Jake Lamb also made a home during the third inning of 10 runs for the Blue Jays, who scored three of four runs in the series.
Toronto scored 44 runs in their three wins.
“In the last three days, I’ve been in the game for 35 years, and I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo. “I didn’t know we were going to score that many runs, but at the end of August, I said we were going to heat up because we have a lot of hitters. Now we are swinging the bat really well. It’s contagious. “
Gurrell set a franchise record with his fourth Grand Slam of the season and a two-run homer in the fifth with seven runs. Danny Jensen had four hits, including three doubles and four RBIs.
The club record for runs was set in a 24–10 defeat to the Orioles on June 26, 1978, a game in which John Mayberry hit only two homers to the Jays and seven RBIs after coming off the bench.
Toronto had 19 hits and improved to 80–63 after starting the day with the Yankees for the second AL wild card behind Boston.
Ryan Mountcastle hit his 28th homer, equaling the Orioles rookie record set in 1982 by Cal Ripken Jr.
Anthony Santander made a home run for the third time in four games, and Austin Wynes hit a single shot in the seventh and finished with three RBIs for Baltimore.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said, “We got the bat going well.” “We’re not pitching very well right now.”
Blue Jays left-hander Steven Matz (12-7) allowed five runs and six hits with six strikeouts and scored two runs in six innings.
“We’re putting pressure on everyone,” Matz said. “We want people to be supported in the corners. We can score 10 runs in an innings, so it’s a very special thing.
Orioles rookie left-hander Zack Lowther (0–2) was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk to take a spot in the rotation on 6 September. Lothar loads the base on a single and takes two walks in the first. He then hit Hernandez for the Blue Jays’ first run. Gurrell followed with a Grand Slam and Toronto took a 5–0 lead.
In the second, Guerrero took the lead 6-0 with a single shot.
“They’re good hitters and I wasn’t going to attack them,” Lothar said. “With a lineup like that, you have to go ahead and attack, and I wasn’t doing that.”
A fielder pick by Calvin Gutierrez and a two-run single by Vyans pulled the Orioles to within 6-3 in the lower half.
The Blue Jays pulled off a two-run double by Jensen in the third against Spencer Watkins, a single by Breivik Valera and a homer by Lamb.
Toronto overtook Baltimore in the seventh inning of 11 runs on Saturday night and became the third team with more than 10 runs in consecutive games against Toronto and New York in both the 2000 Orioles and the 1969 Astros’ games for the Mets. joined against. A doubleheader according to Elias.
Hernandez knocked the game out of reach with the Grand Slam.
This was the first time the Blue Jays had played two Grand Slams in a single game.
Mike Baumann enters and gives Valera a two-run double.
Blue Jays: DH George Springer was dropped from the lineup a day after hitting a two-run homer, giving Toronto an 11-10 win in the first game of the doubleheader. Springer missed three games after fouling a ball with his knee in Monday’s 8-0 win over the Yankees.
Orioles: RHP Matt Harvey (swelling of the right knee) was transferred to 60-day-old IL. Harvey finished the season 6–14 with a 6.27 ERA over 28. He is a free agent season after season.
Blue Jays: RHP Alek Manoah (5-2, 3.71 ERA) makes his series debut against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
Orioles: LHP Alexander Wells (1-2, 7.15 ERA) starts Tuesday against the New York Yankees.
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