DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Hyun Jin Ryu cruised into the seventh inning, Marcus Semien and Rowdy Tellez homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 7-3 on Tuesday night time.
Ryu (1-1) allowed solely an unearned run over 6 2/3 innings, hanging out seven and limiting the Yankees to 4 hits and a stroll. The Blue Jays ace retired 12 in a row after DJ LeMahieu had a leadoff infield single within the first.
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“Classic Ryu,” Toronto supervisor Charlie Montoyo mentioned. “When he takes the mound, we all know we’ve a superb probability to win.
Ryu threw 68 of 95 pitches for strikes.
“The way in which it performs throughout the sport, I see which of my pitches work for me,” Ryu mentioned by a translator. “At this time my fastball, the speed was there for me, so I used it extra.”
Yankees middle fielder Aaron Hicks was again within the lineup and went 3 for 4 after getting permission from supervisor Aaron Boone to sit down out Monday’s sport following the police capturing of a Black man, Daunte Wright, in Minnesota.
“I simply felt prefer it wasn’t proper for me to play that sport,” Hicks mentioned. “It was robust to learn that anyone simply bought murdered. He’s a father to his son, and he’s additionally a son to his mom. It’s extraordinarily robust when the conditions like that occur.”
Hicks wrestled with the choice whereas driving to the sport and mentioned he bought unbelievable assist from his teammates.
Boone texted with Hicks within the morning and the pair met on the ballpark.
“He’s in a superb head area,” Boone mentioned earlier than the sport. “There’s no query he was down yesterday after we first talked in my workplace. Simply struggling.”
Giancarlo Stanton, mired in an 0-for-16 skid, bought the Yankees inside 6-3 on a two-run single off Jordan Romero within the eighth. With Hicks batting in opposition to nearer Julian Merryweather with two on and two outs, Gary Sánchez bought caught between first and second after a pitch within the dust and was tagged out in a rundown.
Merryweather didn’t return for the ninth resulting from left hip irritation.
Bo Bichette put Toronto forward 7-3 with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly
Josh Palacios had a two-run single within the second and Randal Grichuk hit a third-inning sacrifice fly off Jameson Taillon (0-1).
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Semien linked for a solo homer earlier than Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made it 5-0 and ended Taillon’s night time on an RBI double within the fourth.
Taillon allowed 5 runs and eight hits over 3 2/3 innings in his second begin after lacking the 2020 season recovering from Tommy John surgical procedure.
Tellez had a fifth-inning solo shot off Lucas Luetge.
Romero changed David Phelps, who earlier within the eighth departed after get hit within the decrease again by Clint Frazier’s 107 mph line drive single.
Montoyo mentioned Phelps has a contusion.
Montoyo introduced that OF Teoscar Hernández examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Tuesday. He has been away from the workforce since final Thursday after having shut contact with somebody away from the workforce that examined optimistic.
Yankees: SS Gleyber Torres was out of the lineup with a sore proper ring finger stemming from a head first dive into first base on a pickoff play Monday night time. X-rays and a CT scan have been clear. Gio Urshela stuffed in for Torres. … 1B Luke Voit (partial left knee meniscus tear surgical procedure) may begin hitting off a tee subsequent week.
Blue Jays: OF George Springer (quadriceps) took batting apply. He gained’t accompany the workforce for the beginning of a nine-game highway journey that begins Friday in Kansas Metropolis. … RHP Nate Pearson (groin) will throw reside BP on Wednesday.
Yankees RHP Corey Kluber (0-1) and Toronto RHP Ross Stripling (0-1) are the scheduled starters in Wednesday’s collection finale.
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