Blue Jays beat Yankees again

Blue Jays beat Yankees again


It's been a very long week for the Yankees, who lost their third straight flag to the Toronto Blue Jays in New York. The visitors had a great fifth inning to win 5-2 on Saturday. 

The Bronx Bombers have won just one of their last eight games at Yankee Stadium. They took a 1-0 lead in the second round at bat with a paying single from Estevan Florial, and it was all good on the mound for Gerrit Cole (9-6). 

It went The Yankees starter slipped on the fifth offense when he doubled Jackie Bradley Jr., who scored his first points in a Jays uniform by allowing Santiago Espinal and Danny Jensen to score.

Author of his 500th career hit the day before, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. obtained two more in this meeting, including one at the expense of Cole.

During this famous fifth inning, the Dominican showed all his speed by following the fast Raimel Tapia on the trails, following a double from Alejandro Kirk. If Tapia was declared safe at the plate, Guerrero son, a meter behind, was pinned narrowly. Bradley Jr. had also joined the plate on the play to make it 4 to 1 for his team.

At the end of the game, the two teams exchanged homers, namely the 18th from Gleyber Torres and the 24th from Matt Chapman.

Mitch White started the game on the mound and allowed one run on seven hits. The victory, however, went to reliever Austin Cimber (9-4), who was perfect in the fifth inning.

Toronto (64-54) will try to sweep the Yankees (73-47), leaders in the American League East Division, with a victory in the fourth and final game of this series, Sunday afternoon.