J.A. Happ (2-4) struck out nine in 6 2/3 innings, but allowed eight hits and three runs.
"I can't really swing", Garcia said. "Stroman's pretty good but luckily he made a couple of mistakes and the boys took advantage of it". The shot drove in Troy Tulowitzki and helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally past the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Sunday afternoon. And while the teams played a rather tame series last month in Toronto in which the Jays took two of three, it was also a routine first series at the Rogers Centre last season as well.
"I think that's his best start for us today", manager Rick Renteria said, "especially because he continued to throw strikes effectively through the fifth and even the sixth". The Jays climbed to within one in their half of the second when Ryan Goins smacked a ground rule double into the gap in right centre, scoring Kendrys Morales.
"That was huge because they had the go-ahead run at first and the tying run at second", Kahnle said.
They're now 32-35 and leaving the break-even point well behind before they face Baltimore, Boston, the Yankees and Houston before the break and Detroit, Boston and Cleveland right after would offer some insulation for that challenging stretch. He was named to the MLB All-Star team during his 2016 season which is probably why his value is still so high in addition to his career ERA over five seasons.
PADRES 7, BREWERS 5: Cory Spangenberg and Chase d'Arnaud each hit solo home runs in the 11th inning, lifting San Diego over Milwaukee in yet another slugfest. Abreu's was his 11th of the season. Relievers Anthony Swarzak and Dan Jennings allowed two runs apiece and Michael Ynoa pitched a scoreless 1 1/3 inning.
Blue Jays: Toronto visits Texas for a four-game series beginning Monday, when RHP Marco Estrada (4-5, 4.54) goes up against Rangers RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx (2-0, 3.28).
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"I kind of felt like I was kind of not staying within my mechanics very well", he said. If they throw a good game against you, things are tough, that's the way it is, if they're swinging the bats. Over the past two weeks the Blue Jays are 4-6 against Oakland, Seattle, Tampa and Chicago, repeatedly failing to reach and surpass.500.
"We couldn't get enough offense going, obviously", Gibbons said. Which of these teams could have the best chance of acquiring the 28-year-old lefthander from the White Sox rotation and who else might the White Sox part ways with?
Blue Jays: Toronto announced the trade of RHP Jarrett Grube from Triple-A Buffalo to the Columbus Clippers for cash considerations. For the second straight day the roof was closed midway through the game due to impending thunderstorms. The solo shot to center field was Abreu's 11 homer of the year, all of which have come on the road.
Pearce just got back from the DL and Carrera was recently placed on it. One day after returning from the DL, OF Steve Pearce was given the day off. Smith took his place in the lineup. After catching three straight games, Russell Martin also sat out Saturday, with Luke Maile suiting up behind the plate.
White Sox: RHP Mike Pelfrey (2-5, 3.88) is 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA and 22 strikeouts over his last five starts.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons agreed with his starting pitcher, saying he wasn't anxious about complacency in Toronto's clubhouse after the team went 18-10 in May to recover from an 8-17 April.