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Walk-off walk loses it for the Jays

July 16th, 2017 at 6:19 PM
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Blue Jays 5 Tigers 6 (11 innings)

So, another really poor start from Marco Estrada. Or a terrible start of a start.

His first inning started walk, single, double, then two sac flies to tie the score at 3 after we got 3 runs in the top of the inning.

After another walk, John Gibbons came out to talk to Marco and, whatever it was he said, it seemed to help Marco, because he got out of the inning and then pitched 2 scoreless innings.

Marco gave up another run, in the fourth inning, but that was wasn’t so much his fault. A gentle fly fell between Jose Bautista and Kevin Pillar, one of them should have caught it, a “double”. Then a deep fly to left, to the wall, that went into and out of Ezequiel Carrera’s glove, for another double and an earned run.

Estrada followed that up with two strikeouts, but a 2-out walk ended his day. In total 3.2 innings, 5 hits (2 that shouldn’t have been hits), 4 earned, 4 walks and 5 strikeouts. I’m hoping the good, aggressive pitching he showed us after the first, is what we’ll see in his next start.

Offensively, we had a pretty good day, until the Tigers bullpen came into the game.

We scored 3 in the first: A 2-out Josh Donaldson single was followed by back-to-back homers from Justin Smoak and Kendrys Morales.

And 2 more in the sixth: A leadoff Ryan Goins single, followed by a Jose Bautista homer, which put us in front again.

All off starter Anibal …

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