The Toronto Blue Jays missed out on an inspired batting performance from Bo Bichette in Game 2 of their series against the Orioles on Tuesday in Baltimore, dropping the flag 6-5.
The shortstop homered twice and drove in four runs in the loss. The Jays looked like they were heading for a win with a 5-3 lead in the seventh inning, but Ryan Mountcastle with a double and Rougned Odor with a two-run long ball gave their team the win. /p>
Yimi Garcia (1-4) saw the loss added to his record, he who allowed Odor's game-winning home run.
Used as the fifth batter in the rotation, Bichette took advantage of his first appearance at the plate, in the second inning, to send out an offering from gunner Kyle Bradish out of bounds.
Bichette repeated this feat in the sixth inning, this time at the expense of Bryan Baker, sending Alejandro Kirk and Matt Chapman to the plate.
Alek Manoah had better days on the mound, allowing three earned runs on eight hits in five innings . His vis-à-vis Nick Vespi (4-0) needed only two outs to register the victory.
The Jays will try to avoid the sweep on Wednesday in Baltimore.