By LARRY FLEISHER, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his forty first dwelling run and the streaking Toronto Blue Jays knocked the slumping Yankees out of the AL’s high wild-card spot, beating New York 6-3 Wednesday evening.
The Yankees have misplaced 5 straight and 9 of 11 since successful 13 in a row. This latest defeat dropped them a half-game behind Boston for the primary wild-card slot.
Teoscar Hernández hit a go-ahead single within the seventh inning and Guerrero related off Aroldis Chapman to start the ninth because the Blue Jays gained their seventh in a row. Toronto moved inside 1 1/2 games of the Yankees.
Guerrero padded Toronto’s lead when he hammered a fastball a number of rows again within the left area seats. He is three shy of Hall of Fame father Vladimir Sr.’s profession excessive set in 2000 for the Montreal Expos.
Guerrero reached 3 times an evening after his career-high 14-game hitting streak ended. Toronto gained for the tenth time in 11 games.
Marcus Semien hit a two-run single throughout a three-run fourth. He scored the go-ahead run on Hernández’s hit off Clay Holmes (6-3), which got here shortly earlier than Boston secured a 2-1 win over AL East-leading Tampa Bay.
Jake Lamb added a sacrifice fly within the eighth.
Brett Gardner hit a tying, three-run homer within the fifth. It was New York’s first extra-base hit since Gary Sánchez’s two-run homer within the sixth inning of Sunday’s 8-7 loss to Baltimore.
Toronto rookie Alek Manoah allowed three runs and 5 hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Trevor Richards (6-2), who pitched for Tampa Bay and Milwaukee earlier than becoming a member of Toronto, tossed 1 2/3 innings for the win.
Adam Cimber fanned Anthony Rizzo with two on to finish the seventh to protect a 4-3 lead and tossed a scoreless eighth. Jordan Romano labored a 1-2-3 ninth for his sixteenth save in 17 probabilities.
Rookie Luis Gil returned to New York’s rotation and allowed the primary three runs of his profession and one hit in 3 1/3 innings. He struck out six and walked seven.
The 23-year-old righty made his main league debut final month and had not permitted a run in 15 2/3 innings over three begins till going through the surging Blue Jays.
The massive display screen on the middle area scoreboard confirmed Derek Jeter’s Hall of Fame speech. As the previous Yankee captain spoke, Yankee gamers loosening up within the outfield stopped to look at the speech.
“I assumed it was nice,” supervisor Aaron Boone stated. “I assumed he touched on slightly little bit of every part, shared some actually cool little tales, those that clearly impacted his profession, attending to see his household out within the crowd was cool and attending to witness one other Hall of Famer I received to play alongside of.”
During the game, the scoreboard performed a number of notable highlights of Jeter’s 20-year profession that resulted in 2014 and a number of other No. 2 jerseys had been noticed within the stands.
Blue Jays: Manager Charlie Montoyo stated DH George Springer (left knee contusion) is feeling higher. He fouled a ball of his left knee within the eighth inning on Monday and was on the injured record Aug. 15-29 with a sprained left knee. … RHP Ross Stripling (strained left indirect) made a rehab begin Tuesday for Triple-A Buffalo and may very well be begin one the games in Saturday’s doubleheader at Baltimore.
Yankees: RHP Gerrit Cole (left hamstring tightness) was inspired by his situation based on Boone. Cole exited his begin Tuesday with two outs within the fourth inning. As of now, Cole will not be getting an MRI. … RHPs Domingo Germán and Luis Severino threw bullpen classes Tuesday that Boone stated went nicely. Germán has been on the IL since Aug. 1 with proper shoulder irritation and will progress to going through reside hitters subsequent. Severino is recovering from a decent proper shoulder sustained in his rehab from March 2020 Tommy John surgical procedure.
RHP José Berríos (7-5, 3.48) begins for Toronto towards RHP Nestor Cortes (2-2, 2.67) in Thursday’s collection finale. Berríos is 3-2 with a 3.79 ERA in seven begins since being acquired from Minnesota on July 30.
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