Toronto starter Hyun Jin Ryu was compelled to depart early with a minor pressure and 5 relievers accomplished the shutout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Sunday.
Ryu gave up three hits and struck out 5 in 3 2/3 innings, however exited with proper glute damage after giving up a single to Manuel Margot.
Ryu, via an interpreter, stated the issue is “nothing severe.”
“He is strolling superb,” Toronto supervisor Charlie Montoyo stated. “That is nice information. He needs to be superb.”
However all of the in-game manoeuvring had a smiling Montoyo saying that his “mind was fried.”
“There was no room for error,” Montoyo stated of the bullpen. “They did a terrific job”
Tim Mayza (1-0) adopted Ryu and obtained the ultimate out within the fourth. He gave up two singles within the fifth — the final hits for the Rays — and was changed by Tyler Chatwood, who labored out of the jam.
Rafael Dolis obtained 4 outs to get his second save.
Semien scores on Espinal’s single
Totonto lowered its ERA from 3.20 to three.04, which is the very best in crew historical past via the primary 21 video games of a season.
The Rays had a baserunner in each inning however the first and ninth. Tampa Bay has misplaced 5 of six at residence.
“We could not get something going,” Tampa Bay manger Kevin Money stated. “Their bullpen stored our bats quiet.”
Marcus Semien singled off Josh Fleming (1-2) to start the fifth for Toronto’s first hit and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. adopted with a bunt single. Semien scored on Santiago Espinal’s single.
Fleming averted additional harm by placing out Bo Bichette with the bases loaded to finish the inning.
Jansen hitless in 31 at-bats
Rays opener Luis Patino walked Cavan Biggio main off the primary on a nine-pitch at-bat after which mixed with Fleming to retire the following 12 batters.
Tampa Bay reliever Louis Head made his main league debut at 31 and labored an ideal eighth by retiring Bichette, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk The suitable-hander was added to the roster from the alternate website Friday on his birthday.
“It was a rush,” Head stated. “A variety of enjoyable.”
Head’s spouse was on the sport.
After not pitching final 12 months as a result of the minor leagues have been shut down and uncertain about his future, Head spent 4 month promoting photo voltaic panels door to door in Arizona,
Toronto catcher Danny Jansen hit a pair balls exhausting however went 0 for 4 and is hitless in a career-long 31 at-bats.
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