Steven Matz returned to New York along with his most interesting outing in two years, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his main league-leading sixteenth house run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-2 Tuesday evening.
Corey Kluber, making his first begin after pitching a no-hitter for the Yankees, had his outing reduce brief by shoulder tightness. The group stated the two-time Cy Younger Award winner can have a MRI.
Toronto stopped its six-game shedding streak and the Yankees’ six-game profitable streak, enhancing to 5-2 towards New York this season.
Kluber (4-3) was changed by Michael King in the beginning of the fourth inning.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered within the fourth and shortstop Gleyber Torres made a two-run throwing error that prolonged the result in 5-0 within the seventh. Randal Grichuk homered towards Justin Wilson within the ninth, his sixteenth towards the Yankees since 2018.
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Matz (6-2), a 29-year-old left-hander from Stony Brook, New York, received 11 video games for the Mets in 2019 however faltered to an 0-5 document and 9.68 ERA final yr. The Mets traded him to Toronto in January with a 36-43 document in seven seasons in Queens.
He gave up six hits in 6 2/3 innings, struck out 10 and walked none. New York did not advance a runner previous first till the seventh inning, when Clint Frazier doubled and Kyle Higashioka adopted with an RBI single on Matz’s 112th and closing pitch — his most since June 2019.
Matz reached 96.4 mph, up from a median of 94.7 mph for his fastball coming in.
New York starters had pitched 37 consecutive scoreless innings earlier than the third, when Bichette grounded to the shortstop gap and beat the throw from Torres, who was standing a couple of steps into left area. Guerrero then homered on a flat cutter.
Kluber threw 58 pitches, walked three and struck out 5. His fastball velocity dropped from largely 91-93 mph within the first two innings to 89-91 mph within the third.
Kluber’s 2019 season ended for Cleveland that Might 1 when he was hit on the forearm by a comebacker, and his debut for Texas in 2020 lasted only one inning earlier than he tore a muscle in his proper shoulder on July 26.