Sports Blue Jays pummel Mets for 1st road win against them in franchise history

01:06  17 may  2018
01:06  17 may  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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If the Blue Jays want to make the playoffs this season, they will need their pitchers to step on and start helping them win games. 2-5 in their last 7 overall. The Red Sox have been great on the road this season, especially against teams with winning records.

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a baseball player throwing a ball© Al Bello / Getty Images Sport / Getty It finally happened.

The Toronto Blue Jays managed to win a road game against the New York Mets for the first time in franchise history Wednesday following a 12-1 final.

Toronto entered the game 0-12 all time in away contests against the Mets, which was the third-longest road losing streak versus an opponent in franchise history, according to Sportsnet Stats.

After the Mets opened the two-game set at Citi Field with a 12-2 shellacking of Toronto on Tuesday, it was the Blue Jays who did all of the damage during Wednesday's afternoon affair. They scored 12 runs on 15 hits during a soggy, rain-soaked contest.

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Thirty years ago, less two days, the Blue Jays played the only other winner-take-all game in franchise history , and they wound up on the wrong end of a historic collapse, blowing a three-games-to-one lead in a best-of-seven against the Kansas City Royals.

Justin Smoak, Teoscar Hernandez, and Richard Urena homered for Toronto, while Curtis Granderson was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a walk in his return to the Big Apple.

Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ was flawless despite pitching in the downpour, allowing just two hits and no runs. He earned his first win since April 29 against the Texas Rangers and moved to 5-3 on the year.

Happ also had a nice day at the plate, recording two hits, a walk, and two runs scored. He became the first pitcher in franchise history to reach base safely three times in one game, according to Blue Jays PR.

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Happ rights Jays' ship with solid 7 against Angels .
Kendrys Morales hit a two-run home run to back up another solid outing by starting pitcher J.A. Happ as the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing skid. Happ (6-3) struck out five while allowing two runs over seven innings. He had struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings in Toronto's 12-1 win over the Mets in New York on May 16. Ryan Tepera gave up a run in his one inning of relief before Tyler Clippard came in for his second save of the season. Russell Martin had two RBIs as part of the Blue Jays' (23-25) five-run first inning.

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