Lack of opportunism sinks the Blue Jays

Lack of opportunism sinks Blue Jays


The Toronto Blue Jays were unable to avoid the sweep against the Baltimore Orioles who took the honors 8-3 on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Center of Toronto. 

History repeated itself for the Jays as they suffered another loss to a divisional opponent. 

John Schneider's men have lost 12 of their 17 meetings against teams in their division.

Toronto hasn't been able to capitalize in the opportune moments. They left three runners on the trails twice during the game.

Matt Chapman opened the hostilities for the locals with a solo homer in the second inning.

The third baseman also produced a run in the seventh inning by hitting a sacrifice fly that allowed George Springer to cross the plate.

After tying the score in the tenth inning, the Torontonians granted five points to the Orioles, allowing them to save themselves with honors.

The representatives of the Queen City will face the leaders of the Eastern Division in the American, the Tampa Bay Rays, at Tropicana Field .

Yankees end week on a high

The New York Yankees completed the sweep Sunday afternoon with a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

Harrison Bader and Gleyber Torres each homered for New York during the game.

The Bronx Bombers suffered only one loss in seven games this week.

Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene suffered his fourth loss this season after allowing the Yankees all four runs in seven full innings of work.

Astros win by accuracy

At Minute Maid Park in Houston, Astros pitcher Framber Valdez pitched a full game leading his team to a 2-0 win over the Oakland Athletics.

So the Astros earned a 14th home win this season as the A's season of misery continued this afternoon with a 38th loss this season.