Baltimore (AFP) – Bo Bechet He made three runs at home in Game Two of the double-header, and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 on Monday night to complete a sweep and extend their lead in the wild cards race.
Bichette hit Homer in three strokes off Nick Vespi in the third, then added individual drives in the sixth and seventh inning from Bruce Zimmermann. Shortstop has had six hits and seven reds during the double-hit, scoring .400 (24 for 60) over his last 15 games and has 21 points at home this season.
Bichette lined up for ninth place when he got a chance to tie the league’s major record by four home runs in one game. He hit the highest level of his career with five RBIs per nightcap.
Toronto won the opening match 7-3 Kevin Gussmanwho allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings on his first Camden Yards outing since Baltimore traded him in July 2018.
Kavan Biggio also scored in Game Two for the Blue Jays, who extended their lead over Baltimore to 4 1/2 games to finish third and final on the wild card. The teams will meet 10 times in the last 31 days of the regular season, an extension that began on Monday.
Rougned . scent and Adley Rutschman in Game Two, Baltimore. The Orioles have lost three in a row, their longest slip since slipping four games from June 28 to July 2.
Toronto’s Jose Berrios (10-5) allowed three runs and eight strikes in six. He crossed out two.
Baltimore scratch start scheduled Jordan Lyles Among the double head games. Lyles went to warm up but he wasn’t feeling well and he was substituted Keegan Akin (3-2). Akin allowed two runs in 2 1/3 innings, both of which came in a Bichette blast that put Toronto ahead 3-1.
The Blue Jays broke the match in the sixth against Zimmerman. Bichette advanced with Homer to secure his eighth multiplayer career, and Biggio followed up with a solo push after that with two strokes. After back-to-back singles, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a double run.
Bichette is back with one in the seventh, becoming the first Blue Jays player with a three-way match since Vladimir Guerrero Jr. did it on April 13 against the New York Yankees.
Tuscar Hernandez made his 20th home career in the first game to support Gusman (11-9), whom Baltimore picked for fourth overall in the 2012 draft. He skipped the club’s minor league system and played for the Orioles from 2013-18.
Arguably the biggest obstacle to his return to Baltimore was the appeal of the fourth rejecter. Gusman stormed the hill and began arguing with second base referee Jeff Nelson before Bichette rushed to block him.
Baltimore Anthony Santander Homer from both sides of the board in his seventh opening game of his multiplayer career. Mike Bowman (1-3), who was added as the 29th man of the Orioles, allowed three in five rounds on his first career start.
The holiday double title included makeup for a rain shower on August 10 during Toronto’s first visit to Baltimore this season.
Blue Jays: Toronto activated RHP Julian Merryweather (abdominal strain) from the injured roster for 60 days prior to game two. Choose Blue Jays RHP Casey Lawrence to Triple-A Buffalo and set C Zack Collins for assignment. … RHP Zach Pop was added as the 29th man to the team. The pop acted ninth with no goals in the opening.
Orioles: In addition to Baumann’s addition, Baltimore called up RHP Beau Sulser from Triple-A Norfolk for RHP Rico Garcia and picked it up for Norfolk. Sulser was picked back to Norfolk after pushing the first half into the opener. He called up Baltimore Zimmerman of Norfolk for the second game. …claimed Baltimore RHP Jake Reed of concessions from the Los Angeles Dodgers and placing INF Jonathan Araúz on the banned list. RHP Phoenix Sanders has canceled outright waivers and is assigned to Norfolk.
Blue Jays: RHP Mitch White (1-5, 4.67 ERA) is 0-2 with an ERA of 12.10 in his last two rounds. He faces Baltimore for the first time on Tuesday.
The Orioles: RHP Kyle Bradish (3-5, 5.17) allowed four strokes in 15 goalless runs over his last two appearances to win a back-to-back start after only taking one win in his first 15 spins. He is 0-1 with a 6.91 ERA in three games against Toronto.
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