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Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox

Toronto pitcher Jacob Waguespack spent the day prior to his first primary league get started as a vacationer in Fenway Park, signing his title throughout the Inexperienced Monster and FaceTiming his highschool coaches from the dugout.

When the time got here for him to take the mound, it was once the Crimson Sox who have been stuck having a look.

The Blue Jays right-hander restricted the protecting Global Sequence champions to 1 run prior to they figured him out within the 5th inning, and Toronto pounded new Boston starter Andrew Cashner for a 10-Four victory on Tuesday night time.

Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had a unmarried, double and triple for the Blue Jays, who misplaced 3 in their earlier 4 video games.

“First time in Boston. It is nice to pitch in Fenway Park,” stated Waguespack, whose father, stepmother, brothers and female friend have been there to look him. “It will get beautiful loud while you surrender runs. So optimistically it’s going to be a little bit higher subsequent time.”

Justin Smoak additionally homered for Toronto, which led Four-1 prior to the Crimson Sox tied it and chased Waguespack within the 5th. The Blue Jays took the lead correct again with two runs within the 6th, after which added 4 within the 9th.

“The only factor concerning the large leagues: You face a lineup for the 3rd time they usually most often get you,” Toronto supervisor Charlie Montoyo stated. “And so they did.”

Cashner (Nine-Four) was once got from the Orioles on Saturday to lend a hand bolster the Boston rotation, however briefly fell at the back of Four-1 after which didn’t get an out within the 6th.

In all, the bushy-bearded right-hander allowed six runs — 5 earned — on 8 hits and two walks, putting out two. He additionally gave up two homers, hit a batter and threw a wild pitch on a 3rd strike that allowed Hernández to succeed in first.

Xander Bogaerts had a unmarried, double and residential run, and Mookie Betts additionally had 3 hits for Boston, which fell 10 video games at the back of the first-place New York Yankees within the AL East.

Waguespack allowed 4 runs on six hits and 3 walks, putting out two and blowing a Four-1 lead within the 5th when Betts hit a two-run unmarried and scored when Bogaerts singled to finish Waguespack’s night time. Justin Shafer (1-1) were given J.D. Martinez to finish the inning.

Then Cashner gave the lead again within the 6th.

“It wasn’t superb, particularly when we scored the ones runs to tie the sport again up and surrender a leadoff homer,” he stated. “In order that’s most certainly the hardest blow of the sport.”

Smoak hit the 1st pitch out to right-center, and Freddy Galvis singled to chase Cashner. Hernández reached on a fielder’s selection, went from first to 3rd on a foul pickoff try by way of reliever Josh Taylor and scored on a wild pitch to make it 6-Four.

“We were given him out, and we throw the ball away, after which the wild pitch,” Crimson Sox supervisor Alex Cora stated. “They’ve to earn it, and we simply gave it to them.”

Shafer allowed the 1st two batters to succeed in within the 6th prior to leaving with two out and two on. Tim Mayza struck out Sam Travis to give protection to the lead.


Bogaerts matched Ted Williams as the one Crimson Sox avid gamers with a minimum of one hit, one run and one RBI in 8 immediately video games. (Williams did it two times, together with an 11-game streak in 1950.)

Betts, who leads the majors with 83 runs, has scored once or more in every of his ultimate 11 video games, the longest streak by way of a Crimson Sox participant since Kevin Youkilis scored in 11 immediately in 2006.


Blue Jays: Designated RHP Edwin Jackson for project to make room at the roster for Waguespack. Jackson was once 1-Five with an 11.12 ERA this season for Toronto, his document 14th primary league group over a 17-year occupation through which he has thrown a no-hitter (White Sox, 2010), made an All-Famous person group (Detroit, 2009) and received a Global Sequence (St. Louis, 2011).

Crimson Sox: Recalled LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned RHP Ryan Brasier to Pawtucket. Brasier has a Four.24 ERA with seven saves and 44 aid appearances this season.


Blue Jays: Gurriel was once hit within the helmet by way of the throw from the catcher when he stole 2nd within the 9th. He remained within the recreation and scored to make it Nine-Four when Randal Grichuk doubled at the subsequent pitch. … LHP Ryan Borucki threw six innings in his 2nd damage rehab look with Triple-A Buffalo. He allowed 3 runs on 5 hits and a stroll, putting out six.

Crimson Sox: 1B Mitch Moreland (strained correct quad) had a complete exercise and is scheduled to rehab at Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday. … RHP Nathan Eovaldi (elbow) is scheduled for a rehab time out both Wednesday or Thursday, relying at the climate.


RHP Aaron Sanchez (Three-13) begins for the Blue Jays in Sport Three of the four-game sequence in opposition to LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (10-Four).


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