July 14, 2024

Crimson Sox

Boston was held to 5 hits within the shutout loss.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s three-run shot proved to be the distinction on Friday evening. (Chris Younger/The Canadian Press through AP) AP

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TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos and two relievers mixed on a five-hitter, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run house run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Crimson Sox 3-0 Friday evening to snap a four-game shedding streak.

Berríos (11-10) allowed all 5 hits and struck out eight over seven sharp innings because the Blue Jays bounced again after being swept in a four-game collection towards AL wild-card rival Texas. Toronto got here in 1 1/2 video games behind Seattle for the third wild-card spot.

Jordan Hicks labored the eighth and Jordan Romano completed Toronto’s 14th shutout, incomes his thirty fifth save in 38 probabilities.

Berríos has gained back-to-back selections after shedding his earlier three. He was coming off a win towards Boston in his final begin, his first time beating the Crimson Sox in seven profession alternatives.

Not one of the three Blue Jays pitchers allowed a stroll.

Toronto has gained six of its previous 9 conferences towards AL East opponents.

Justin Turner had two hits for the Crimson Sox, however Boston misplaced its fourth straight towards Toronto after successful the primary seven conferences this season.

Guerrero homered for the second straight sport when he went deep on the primary pitch he noticed from Boston right-hander Brayan Bello within the third. Guerrero’s two-out drive was his team-leading twenty third.

Bello (12-9) allowed three runs and 4 hits in six innings. He walked one and struck out a career-high 10, fanning the ultimate three batters he confronted.


Crimson Sox: 1B Triston Casas was scratched from the lineup due to a sore proper shoulder.


Berríos is 3-6 all-time towards the Crimson Sox. Two of the wins have come this season.


Crimson Sox: Boston optioned LHP Brandon Walter to Triple-A Worcester and recalled RHP Chris Murphy from Triple-A.

Blue Jays: Toronto optioned RHP Bowden Francis to Triple-A Buffalo and recalled RHP Nate Pearson from the Bisons.


RHP Chris Bassitt (14-8, 3.83 ERA) is anticipated to start out for the Blue Jays on Saturday towards Crimson Sox LHP Chris Sale (6-4, 4.88).