TORONTO – Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo had two questions on post-game media availability Tuesday night when he took a few seconds to adjust his uniform.
“I’m still sweating,” he said, smiling.
The race was understandable given his team was able to hold on to another win.
Alejandro Kirk hit a homecoming pair from two rounds to lead Toronto to a 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox and help the Blue Jays extend their winning streak to the season’s top six games.
Closer Jordan Romano, fifth laid down in Toronto tonight, gave up back-to-back singles before saving his 16. The Blue Jays are leading the major tournaments with 15 victories in one round this season.
“It’s a bit stressful, I’m not going to lie,” he told the start of Toronto Kevin Gussman. “But it’s good. I think it’s going to really help us when it comes to a rough time (later in the year).”
Kirk went too far from the start of Chicago Lucas Giolito (3-2) in the second half and connected again in four games in Toronto. He also had one song to raise his hit rate to .304.
“He doesn’t shoot and puts the ball into play,” said Montoyo. “It doesn’t surprise me because I’ve already seen him (hit really well). So he’s doing it again.”
This was Kirk’s third multiplayer game. Toronto (28-20) has won 10 of its last 13 matches.
“These guys never back down and it seems like any time the opposing team takes the lead, they know right away they’re going to get back on the horse and rerun,” said Gusman, who allowed three runs they had over five innings.
“As a starting player, you will always feel like you’re in the game.”
Andrew Vaughn, who hit four highs in the game, slapped Homer solo from Gusman (5-3) in the first half. Toronto cleaning hitter Tuscar Hernandez He doubled the second and scored on Homer’s Rainbow Kirk.
Chicago (23-24) scored a double in the fifth game to advance a short-lived 3-2. George Springer The spark ignited Toronto’s rally in the lower half as the swing glow floated into the shallow right field.
Bo Bechet He sent him into third place with two goals, both of which scored easily when Hernandez hit a sinking liner that escaped the diving midfielder’s grasp. Adam Engel.
Kirk then turned the field 2-1 for his third pitch of the season.
“I just try to be more selective and find the stadium I want,” he said. “I try not to chase which are the results I’m looking for.”
Chicago scored two more games in the sixth game, but missed a golden opportunity to equalize.
with Rhys McGuire At third base and Danny Mendyk at the start with one exit, Yasmani Grandal A volleyball was raised to the left field.
The ball was deep enough to score, but Lourdes Gurriel Jr. He threw in second base for Mendick to try to move forward in play. Second baseman Kavan Biggio applied the card to double play before McGuire crossed the board.
“He just came and apologised,” White Sox director Tony Larosa said of Mendyk. ‘I said, ‘First of all, marking that play is good play, but you have a throw right in front of you. If the throw goes there, you just have to stop. “
“Stop, running results. Can’t tag you in there.”
Bichette made a nice play to help eliminate the Chicago threat in the eighth inning. With two riders in place, he made a backhand on Grandal’s chopper and made a powerful throw by Guerrero at first base after one jump in the final.
Romano, of Markham, Ont. , happened Jake Burger To the ground in a 5-4 double game before the write-off javen leaves To finish the game.
There were 25,424 reported attendance and the match took three hours and 24 minutes to play.
White Sox Shortstop Tim Anderson He was added to the list of those injured for 10 days due to a strain in the right thigh. He is expected to miss at least three weeks.
Chicago player activation Louis Robert From the list of those infected with COVID-19 and placing the right hand Kendall Grafman And the stop dylan in the restricted list.
The White Sox also called the right hand Kyle Crick From Triple-A Charlotte and released left Dallas Kyuchelwhich was placed on unconditional waivers on Monday.
Prior to the match, the Blue Jays called up right-handed Trent Thornton of Triple-A Buffalo and named him left-handed. Ryan Borucki for commissioning.
The game started in a six-game home for the Blue Jays, who are aged 15-8 on home soil this season.
the left hyun jin ryu (2-0, 5.48) is scheduled to start Wednesday night against right-handed Michael Kubis in Chicago (1-1, 1.29). The teams will wrap up the three-game series with a newspaper on Thursday.
This report was first published by The Canadian Press on May 31, 2022.
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