Toronto Blue Jays 5, New York Yankees 4
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a two-run triple during the seventh innings as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the New York Yankees, 5-4, on Saturday evening.
Thus handing New York their second straight loss following a season-high nine-match winning streak.
Guerrero Jr. leads all MLB rookies with 26 RBI’s since the end of the All-Star break.
Meanwhile, Gary Sanchez returned from the treatment table to hit a solo home run for the Yankees, while Gio Urshela added a further two-run drive.
However, the Jays trailed, 4-3, during the seventh when Bo Bichette drew a one-out walk from Adam Ottavino. Cavan Biggio singled and Guerrero Jr. hit an 0-2 grounder.
Meanwhile, Teoscar Hernandez also hit a three-run homer for the Toronto. The Jays have now gone deep in 15 consecutive games. It is the Blue Jays longest such streak since a 19-game run in 2010.
Jason Adam worked one inning for his first major league win, while Derek Law got four outs for his third save in three chanes. Five Blue Jays pitchers combined to hold the Yankees to just five hits.
Meanwhile, Urshela tied it at 3 apiece with a homer into the centre-field party deck during the sixth inning. This was his 17th.
Urshela had back-to-back, two-homer games against Baltimore and the Jays on Wednesday and Thursday. Of his past 29 hits, 20 have been for extra bases.
The loss for New York also marked the first time in 12 that they have lost when using an opener. Chad Green pitched a scoreless inning. Six New York pitchers combined to walk eight and strike out 14.