The Yankees strike first in this game as Luke Voit connects with a first pitch fastball and launches it over the left field wall. Aaron Hicks follows up with a home run of his own. Toronto closes it in the bottom of the first wih Rowdy Tellez hitting a double and Cavan Biggio crossing home. 2-1 Yankees.
Toronto ties the game up in the next inning with Travis Shaw coming home from a single by Santiago Espinal before Jordan Montgomery gets three groundouts to end the inning. 2-2.
Miguel Andujar with another solo home run to edge the Yankees ahead. Montgomery continues to struggle through the Blue Jays after last less than an inning in his last start. He comes back out to start the fourth inning but is replaced by Jonathan Holder after a lineout and a walk. Holder issues a walk of his own, but gets the next to batter to flyout and strikeout respectively.
Fifth inning, Yankees get some life in their bats as DJ Le Mahieu and Voit get on base safely. A double by Clint Frazier brings both of them home. 5-2 Yankees.
Top of the sixth, two outs. A single and three straight walks drive in another run for New York. However their pitchers implode in the bottom of the sixth. Chad Green gets a walk, a flyout, a walk, and a single before a field error loads the bases and brings home a run for Toronto. He’s replaced by Adam Ottavino who allows a two run single, a one run single, a walk, another single, and another walk before giving up a grand slam. Luis Cessa takes over and gets the final two outs of the inning. 12-6 Blue Jays.
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The Yankees get another run in the top of the ninth but it’s too little too late.
12-7 Blue Jays.