Sports Borucki shines as Blue Jays beat Mariners, 7-2

14:59  04 august  2018
14:59  04 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Ryan Borucki held down Seattle's offence and the Toronto Blue Jays got home runs from Russell Martin and Devon Travis in a 7 - 2 win over the Mariners on Friday night. Stage is set for Lafreniere to shine at Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

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SEATTLE - Ryan Borucki was tiring as he prepared to enter the eighth inning for the first time in his major league career. Fortunately, the Blue Jays' rookie left-hander had the boisterous assistance of a crowd packed with Canadians vacationing a bit south of the border in Seattle.

The 24-year-old starter, pitching in his seventh game, breezed through a perfect eighth to put a signature on his first big league victory as Toronto beat a suddenly reeling Mariners team, 7-2 on Friday night. He walked off the mound to a standing ovation from what seemed like a rare home crowd on the road.

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"I'm on cloud nine right now," said Borucki (1-2), who gave up one run and four hits in eight innings, striking out two without issuing a walk. "It was definitely worth the wait. These fans here, I was just riding on those fans. They were keeping me in it. . It was a lot of fun."

Toronto got a well-balanced attack including home runs from Russell Martin and Devon Travis and added three insurance runs in the ninth.

The Blue Jays supported Borucki right away. Randal Grichuk led off the game with a double down the first-base line against Seattle starter Marco Gonzales and Travis singled him in. Toronto extended its lead to 2-0 in the fourth inning when Martin hit a solo homer to left-centre field.

The Mariners got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the fourth on Kyle Seager's RBI single, but the Blue Jays pulled away in the top of the fifth when Grichuk reached on a one-out infield single and Travis hit a two-run homer off the scoreboard beyond the left-field wall. Toronto added three in the ninth off Mariners reliever Chasen Bradford.

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Meanwhile, Borucki shined, getting quick outs via ground balls, spotting his fastball in the 92-93 mph range, and making the Mariners hitters' aggressiveness work against them.

"He looked composed, in control and just pitched his game," Martin said. "He's good. He's got what it takes and he's not afraid out there. It's just nice to see somebody out there that just attacks the zone and goes right after guys."

The Mariners have lost four consecutive games and are looking to break out of a slump that saw them score the fewest runs in MLB in the month of July and only eight in three games so far in August.

"It's kind of the same old tune here offensively," Seattle manager Scott Servais said. "It will turn, I know it will, our guys know it will, but it is really frustrating right now. Everybody's grinding away trying to figure out a way to get out of this thing."

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Toronto reliever Ken Giles, acquired in a deadline trade with the Houston Astros, made his Blue Jays debut in the ninth and gave up a run on a two-out single by Ryon Healy. The reliever struck out three.

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Последние твиты от Blue Jays Beat (@bluejaysbeat). Matt Borucki @TheeMattB. Ahead of Ryan’s matchup against the White Sox tomorrow, at dinner this week we were reminiscing over some of our most fond White Sox memories and I felt compelled to share.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Blue Jays: CF Kevin Pillar returned from the disabled list (sprained right sternoclavicular joint) without having played in any minor league rehab games and batted ninth. The Blue Jays optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Pillar on the active roster. ... The Blue Jays announced that RHP Oliver Drake was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins.

Mariners: 2B Dee Gordon was back in the lineup leading off and at his position. Gordon left Thursday night's game in the ninth inning after rolling his right ankle while landing to catch a throw from third baseman Seager. "He didn't swell up at all," Servais said. "He feels pretty good today." ... Servais said reliever Juan Nicasio was unavailable Friday because of right knee soreness that the right-hander experienced in May. Nicasio was slated to get the knee checked out by a team doctor.

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Blue Jays: RHP Marco Estrada (4-8, 4.90) gets the ball for Toronto on Saturday night. Estrada returned from the 10-day disabled list in his last start July 30 and gave up four runs and five hits in four innings in a loss at Oakland.

Mariners: LHP James Paxton (9-4, 3.49), a native of British Columbia, Canada, faces the Blue Jays for the first time since pitching a no-hitter in a 5-0 victory over the Blue Jays on May 8 in Toronto.

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Grichuk drives in three runs as Jays top Red Sox .
Randal Grichuk drove in three runs including a two-run homer as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 8-5 on Thursday. Teoscar Hernandez also had a homer for the Blue Jays (52-62) and Justin Smoak drove in a pair of runs.

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