9/17 Blue Jays @ Yankees


Final game of the series between the two teams.


First inning. DJ LeMahieu walks and Luke Voit hits a double to the wall. Aaron Hicks walks to load the bases. Giancarlo Stanton his a sharp line drive to right field, scoring a run. Gleyber Torres grounds into a double play, but allows Voit to score. 2-0 Yankees.

Bottom of the second, second night in a row the home plate umpire has gotten hit in the face by a ball. This one bouncing off the glove of the Blue Jays’ catcher.

Skipping to the top of the third inning. Home run by Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Masahiro Tanaka gets the next batter out but then allows three hits in a row that scores another run. 2-2.

Bottom of the fourth. Gio Urshela lines out and Clint Frazier walks. Gary Sanchez comes to the plate and hits a double that bounces off the visitor’s bullpen wall and Frazier scores. Brett Gardner hits a home run to the Yankee’s bullpen. LeMahieu hits a home run to right field. Voit hits a home run to the bullpen. Hicks strikes out. Stanton homers and set a MLB record for most home runs in a three game set by a team. Torres hits a home run to the visitor’s bullpen. Blue Jays change pitchers and Urshela gets on base, but Frazier is the final out of the inning. 9-2 Yankees.

Top of the fifth, a home run by Gurriel adds another run for the Blue Jays. Bottom of the seventh, the Yankees add another home run, courtesy of Sanchez, and become the first team to hit at least six home runs in three straight games in MLB history.

Top of the ninth, Blue Jays try and claw their way back in the game. Hicks can’t catch the ball hit by Travis Shaw. A single and a walk load the bases. Danny Jansen gets a base hit that scores a run. A walk, brings in another. The Yankees change pitchers, bringing in Aroldis Chapman. He allows another single that scores two, but strikes out the next two batters with 100+mph pitches.

Yankees win 10-7 and sweep the Blue Jays.

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