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Rowdy hits two bombs, Jays win big against Red Sox

The Toronto Blue Jays got Rowdy on a Tuesday night and crushed the Boston Red Sox 10-3 at home, tying up a four-game series.

Getting the win was Marcus Stroman, going a total of six innings and only allowing one earned run and five hits. Even though the Jays starter allowed six walks, he was able to punch out four batters.

On the other not so empathetic side, Eduardo Rodriguez suffered the rare offensive onslaught by the Jays. Allowing only six hits through five innings, but they produced a total of six earned runs for the pitcher.

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Finally the Jays offence was able to kick in for Stroman to notch just his second win on the season, even though he has a 2.95 ERA and 1.29 WHIP through 58 innings pitched. Run support is a hell of a drug.

Worth Mentioning

  • Clearly the highlight(s) of the night, Rowdy Tellez had his first multi-home run game of his career and destroyed some of the video board in the process. Batting in five runs in his two hits, Tellez now has 24 RBI on the season after his eighth home run.

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. recovered from his absent Victoria Day game with a 2-for-5 performance with two runs as well, both runs scored off Rowdy home runs is the best-case scenario for feeling good about the large sons of the Blue Jays.
  • The Jays as a whole enjoyed a rare high-exit velocity game, Rodriguez must have just loved allowing all of those hard-hit balls. Drury led the way with a two-run double that clocked in at 111.2 mph — the Jays all together had nine batted balls travel over 100 mph.
  • To close-out the game, lefty Tim Mayza came in relief of Stroman and struck-out two batters and allowed a walk in 0.2 innings. Joe Biagini pitched 0.2 innings as well, but allowed one earned run on a home run to Rafael Devers, a blast that went 432 feet into the Rogers Centre stands. Sam “best relief pitcher in baseball” Gaviglio closed out the game with 1.2 innings pitched, allowing one home run but that was the only hit as he was able to strikeout three.
  • This win feels so good after getting absolutely murdered at home to open this series against the disgusting Red Sox. Vlad doing well, Rowdy hitting bombs, Handsome Randy hitting an absolute dinger, Stroman suffocating the Boston offence — for a fleeting moment, baseball was fun again.