Vladimir Guerrero Jr. scored the profitable run on Joe Panik’s sacrifice fly, capping a three-run rally within the backside of the ninth inning that gave the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-5 victory over the skidding Miami Marlins on Wednesday evening.
Bo Bichette tied it with a two-run triple within the ninth, and Randal Grichuk hit two solo homers to assist Toronto enhance to 2-0 this season in its non permanent Buffalo residence.
Panik lofted a one-out fly in a gradual rain in opposition to reliever Yimi Garcia (3-4) and reached safely when heart fielder Starling Marte dropped the ball for an error.
Anthony Castro (1-1) pitched a hitless ninth.
Corey Dickerson, Jazz Chisholm Jr., Jesus Aguilar and Marte homered for Miami, which has misplaced 5 straight. Marlins starter Pablo Lopez tied his profession excessive with 9 strikeouts over 4 innings.
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Toronto rookie right-hander Alek Manoah, a local of Homestead, Florida, bumped into hassle in opposition to his hometown crew and allowed three residence runs within the first three innings and left with the bases loaded within the fourth. Manoah tossed six shutout innings in his main league debut final Thursday at Yankee Stadium. Towards Miami, the 23-year-old allowed 4 hits and three walks and struck out 5.
Lopez, who additionally had 9 strikeouts on April 18 in opposition to San Francisco, fanned seven of eight batters at one level, with Grichuk’s second homer of the evening interrupting the spectacular streak.
Dickerson opened the scoring with a one-out solo shot within the second inning, his second of the season. Chisholm struck with a two-run drive within the third, his sixth, to place Miami up 3-1, earlier than Aguilar went deep one out later for his tenth of the marketing campaign.
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After Manoah walked two batters and hit one other with a pitch with one out within the fourth, he was changed by Joel Payamps, who fanned Chisholm and obtained Marte to floor out.
Marte hit his third homer within the seventh, offering Miami with its first four-homer recreation for the reason that finale of a Sept. 18, 2020, doubleheader in opposition to Washington.
Guerrero, the American League batting chief, tripled in his first at-bat, however went 1 for 4 to drop his common to .335. Within the seventh inning, with two on and Toronto trailing 5-2, he roped a pointy line drive to proper area, solely to have it caught by Adam Duvall. Hernandez then reached on Chisholm’s error at shortstop, enabling Semien to attain from second.
The Blue Jays are unable to play in Toronto for a second straight season due to Canadian well being restrictions attributable to COVID-19.