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Boston Red Sox
Toronto Blue Jays
Ricky Romero allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and retired 17 straight batters at one point as the host Toronto Blue Jays took two of three from the Boston Red Sox with a 3-1 win.
Romero (1-0), who struck out four, walked Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia to lead off the ninth inning after not allowing a baserunner since the third.
After Adrian Gonzalez's deep flyout to center field advanced both runners, Romero was replaced by Sergio Santos. The Blue Jays closer struck out Kevin Youkilis and got David Ortiz on a grounder to earn his first save in three chances.
Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and Rajai Davis tripled and scored a pair for the Blue Jays.
Jon Lester (0-1) allowed three runs, three hits, two walks and struck out six in eight innings. The left-hander retired 15 straight batters spanning the third and eighth.
Lester, who had won six of his last seven decisions in Toronto, fell to 10-5 lifetime against the Blue Jays.
Both pitchers retired their first six bat...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Blue Jays are a trendy "sleeper" pick this year and were picked by some experts during the offseason as the team that could benefit most from the extra wild card berth being awarded this season. Playing in the AL East is never an easy assignment, as the Blue Jays have shown with four straight fourth-place finishes despite a respectable .504 winning percentage during...
The Blue Jays took two of three from the Red Sox, and they now sit at 4-2 to begin the season. But that could just be the start of something bigger. Manager John Farrell discussed the team's fans prior to Wednesday's game, and he called the fan base "a sleeping giant," saying that the city has just been waiting for something to latch onto when it comes to the game...
The below photo was taken from a recent Toronto Blue Jays game at Rogers Centre and shows a kid attempting to sneak a beer in his coat.
Now, it's unsure whether he actually got a chance to drink it but he might have to work on his hiding skills:
(Courtesy of The Nosebleeds)
'YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE'
One fan at Tuesday's Red Sox-Blue Jays game at Rogers Centre took "YOLO" a step further. The young fan -- rocking a solid Speedo with sneakers and white socks combo -- sprinted onto the field with "YOLO" written across his chest. For all of you scoring at home, "YOLO" stands for "You Only Live Once," and is a term that's recently been...
Day baseball wasn't any kinder to the Sox than night baseball, as Boston fell 3-1 to Toronto on a three-hit effort this afternoon.
Jon Lester went eight innings, giving up three hits and two walks to go along with six strikeouts. A fine performance, but one that wasn't dominant enough for this anemic offense. They did manage to get two guys on in the 9th, but Gonzalez, Youkilis...
I’d say that Labatt Blue or Molson Golden were involved, but the Rogers Centre has put strict alcohol restrictions into place. Here is what appears to be some friendly Canadians that get into a brawl at the Toronto Blue Jays game in the cheap seats.
It was looking just like a bunch a pushing a shoving, then the punches come. I wouldn’t mind owning that Alomar T-shirt.
Catch your breath, look around, take in the scenery, what do you see? Looking at the big league club, I'm mostly pleased. The starting pitching has been almost uniformly excellent, the the bullpen has turned in a lot of good work, two blown saves notwithstanding, and the staff overall has a 2.57 ERA.The hitters are not yet where they need to be but I have a theory about that...
Ricky Romero used to struggle against the Boston Red Sox. Not anymore.
Romero outdueled Jon Lester, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 3-1 Wednesday to drop the Red Sox to 1-5.
''Ricky was the story here today,'' Blue Jays manager John Farrell said.
Romero (1-0), who won just two of his first 11 career starts against the Red Sox...
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Ricky Romero outdueled Jon Lester, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 3-1 Wednesday to drop the Red Sox to 1-5.
Other than a third inning that saw the teams combine for five hits and three runs, both left-handers were perfect until Lester (0-1) issued a two-out walk to Rajai Davis in the eighth, snapping a streak of 15 consecutive outs. Davis promptly...