Jays’ offence stays stagnant in low-scoring loss to Rays


Kevin Kiermaier capitalized on a Kevin Pillar error in the second inning and later scored because the Tampa Bay Rays held on to edge the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Saturday.

The Rays (60-57) have now received three straight and 4 of 5 whereas bettering to 7-1 in opposition to the Blue Jays this season.

The reeling Jays (52-64) have only one win in their final six video games.

Blue Jays starter Sam Gaviglio (2-5) allowed two runs, one earned, on six hits whereas hanging out seven in 5 1/Three innings. Gaviglio has not received since Could 25. In 14 begins since, he’s 0-5 whereas the workforce is 5-9 throughout that span.

Diego Castillo (3-2) allowed one hit whereas hanging out two and strolling one over 2 2/Three innings of reduction for the win. Sergio Romo pitched a clear ninth inning for his 15th save of the season.

Mallex Smith obtained Tampa on the board in the primary, main off with a double and later scoring on a Joey Wendle ground-rule double.

Kiermaier led off the second with a single and superior to second on the Pillar error. The Tampa Bay centre fielder then stole third, and later scored on a Willy Adames groundout.

Blue Jays third baseman Yangervis Solarte left the sport in the second inning with a proper indirect damage after a clumsy swing on Ryne Stanek’s 2-2 pitch. The workforce introduced Solarte would endure additional exams whereas Richard Urena changed him at third base.

Aledmys Diaz obtained Toronto on the board in the fifth, taking Jaime Schultz’s 2-Zero pitch out of the park for his 15th residence run of the season.

Tampa restored its two-run lead in the ninth when Adames scored on an single from Jesus Sucre.




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