Each Blue Jays starter recorded at the least one hit on Sunday, and 6 of the 9 notched two or extra. The Jays additionally mixed for 5 house runs, together with a pair from Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who drove in seven runs over the course of the afternoon. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the meantime, hit his forty fourth house run to tie him with Los Angeles Angels two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani for the majors’ lead.
Along with Gurriel, the Blue Jays had three different gamers drive in at the least three runs: outfielder Teoscar Hernández (5, with 4 approaching a grand slam); catcher Danny Jansen (4); and infielder Breyvic Valera.
The Blue Jays got here into play on Sunday with the most effective offenses within the majors. As a crew, they ranked first in house runs; second in wRC+ (a FanGraphs superior metric that adjusts for ballpark and different variables); and third in runs scored. Sunday’s outburst needs to be sufficient for Toronto to maneuver into second in that final class.
Certainly, the Blue Jays owe the Orioles a thanks for the weekend’s impression on their statistics. Together with Saturday’s doubleheaders, the Blue Jays scored 44 runs in three video games. (The Blue Jays additionally scored three runs in Friday’s sequence opener, which they misplaced.)
Toronto entered Sunday tied with the New York Yankees for the American League’s second wild card spot. The Yankees will conclude their sequence in opposition to the New York Mets on Sunday night time. A Yankees loss would give the Blue Jays sole possession of that wild card spot. A Yankees win, nevertheless, would preserve the tie. The Blue Jays and Yankees have three head-to-head video games remaining in late September.
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