The Red Sox led 3-0 in the third on doubles by Mookie Betts, his first of three hits, and Andrew Benintendi, who also had three hits, and the sixth homer of the season by Ramirez. "He's hard to hit, so you're just trying to hit a good pitch versus eliminating one and trying to hit the other, because he'll throw of one without even thinking about it". "Luckily it worked out, I was hoping it would".
Marco Estrada has this signature thing, a quirk maybe, where he brings his hands to his mug in the start position and peers in over top the glove before beginning his delivery.
Curtis Granderson accomplished the feat with his fourth career walkoff homer in the 10th inning on April 24 in the first meeting between the teams at the Rogers Centre. "But I like the mound, it's a place I feel comfortable pitching in and I look forward to it every time I get the ball here". Maile followed by launching the first pitch he saw over the centre-field fence.
Price amassed 93 pitches in 5 1/3 innings, not so dominating despite a half-dozen strikeouts or in command of his control, with three walks.
"I thought I threw the ball pretty well", the 34-year-old said.
Making his first start in nine days, the left-hander allowed 2 runs and 5 hits, walked 3 and struck out 6 for his first victory since April 17.
At least that specific skipper's Ave Maria was answered in Toronto's 5-2 loss: a six-inning contribution by Estrada, in a month when only three starts have gone that distance. Toronto ranks second in the Majors with 61 runs against left-handers on the season, so I expect them to get to Pomeranz, and the over is 4-1-1 in Pomeranz' last six Sunday starts. His 15 strikeouts tied his career high.
Of starters in general, Gibbons said: "They need to be good".
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"You've got to tip your cap", Sale said.
YANKEES 7, ATHLETICS 6 (11) Left fielder Brett Gardner threw out Matt Olson at the plate with the help of a replay reversal to help Aroldis Chapman escape a bases-loaded, no-outs jam in the ninth, and NY beat visiting Oakland on Neil Walker's run-scoring single in the 11th. BRAVES 10, MARLINS 5 Freddie Freeman connected twice, Jose Bautista atoned for a costly error with his first home run of the season, and Atlanta beat host Miami.
Drew Pomeranz will get the call for the fifth time of the year, hunting for his third straight Quality Start.
Betts doubled and Benintendi had an RBI single in the ninth against Ryan Tepera.
Smoak led off the sixth with his fifth home run of the season.
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Russell Martin (55) tags out Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez (7) on a steal attempt during seventh inning American League baseball action in Toronto on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
"It has been a rough start for the rotation, no doubt", Gibbons said before the game. "He's doing a hell of a job". "I thought he would chase, he obviously didn't and Maile went down and got it". "And pitchers love throwing to him, so tip your hat". The veteran hurler has battled carpal tunnel syndrome of late and was pummeled for seven runs in his last outing, so this game was an encouraging sign for his fantasy owners. May. Kevin Pillar sent a one-out liner up the gap in right center, digging for third base as the Red Sox set up the relay.
Marcus Stroman is 0-5 with a 7.71 ERA and was placed on the disabled list Friday with fatigue in his right shoulder.