MLB Game Recap - Toronto at Miami
Wed Sep 2, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

SF
6
COL
9
F
NYM
9
BAL
4
F
TOR
2
MIA
1
F
STL
3
CIN
4
F
CHC
8
PIT
2
F
WSH
0
PHI
3
F
TB
5
NYY
2
F
ATL
7
BOS
5
F
DET
5
MIL
8
F
CLE
5
KC
0
F
TEX
1
HOU
2
F
CHW
1
MIN
8
F
ARI
2
LAD
3
F(10)
SD
11
LAA
4
F
OAK
SEA
PPD

Toronto 2, Miami 1

September 2, 2020 6:40 PM

Final

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

R

H

E

Toronto (19-16)

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

2

7

1

Miami (16-16)

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

6

1

W: Ryu (3-1)

L: Sanchez (1-1)

S: Bass (4)

TOR - HR: Gurriel Jr. (5)

MIA - HR: none

Gurriel homers to lead Blue Jays past Marlins 2-1
Wed Sep 2, 2020 9:45 PM

MIAMI (AP) Lourdes Gurriel homered and Hyun Jin Ryu pitched six solid innings to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.

After Miami's Sixto Sanchez got through the first four innings on 43 pitches, Gurriel snapped the rookie right-hander's 11-inning scoreless string with a two-run shot for a 2-0 lead in the fifth. Gurriel drove Sanchez's 0-1 slider over the left-center wall for his fifth homer.

Ryu (3-1) allowed one run and six hits, walked two and matched a season high with eight strikeouts.

A.J. Cole and Rafael Dolis each pitched scoreless innings and Anthony Bass got his fourth save for the Blue Jays, who are 12-12 in one-run games.

Jonathan Villar had two hits in his second game since joining the Blue Jays in a trade with Miami on Monday.

Sanchez (1-1) was lifted after seven innings. He allowed six hits and struck out five.

Miami scored its run on Garrett Cooper's RBI single in the fifth.

The Blue Jays committed three baserunning blunders that ended innings. Jonathan Villar was thrown out attempting to stretch a single into a double in the first, and Miami catcher Jorge Alfaro picked off Gurriel at first in the second and Villar at third in the fourth.

TRAINER'S ROOM:

Blue Jays: RHP Trent Thornton underwent surgery Tuesday to remove loose bodies from his pitching elbow. Manager Charlie Montoyo anticipates Thornton will be ready for next spring training.

Marlins: RHP Eliecer Hernandez (lat muscle sprain) was placed on the 10-day injured list. Hernandez felt discomfort and departed after pitching two plus innings in his start Tuesday against the Blue Jays. In a corresponding move, Miami promoted IF Eddy Alvarez from its alternate training site.

UP NEXT:

Blue Jays: RHP Taijuan Walker (3-2, 3.27 ERA) will make his second start for Toronto on Thursday at Boston. Acquired from Seattle Aug. 27, Walker pitched six shutout innings against Baltimore in his debut with the Blue Jays on Aug. 29.

Marlins: RHP Pablo Lopez (3-2, 2.10 ERA) will start the opener of a three-game series at Tampa Bay on Friday night. Lopez has not allowed more than two earned runs in any of his six starts this season.

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Pitchers of Record

Toronto IP H ER BB K ERA WHIP
H. Ryu (W, 3-1) 6 5 1 2 8 1.50 1.167
A. Bass (S, 4) 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.000
Miami IP H ER BB K ERA WHIP
S. Sanchez (L, 1-1) 7 6 2 0 5 2.57 0.857

Batting Leaders

Toronto AB H R HR RBI BB TB SB RC
L. Gurriel Jr. 3 2 1 1 2 0 5 0 3.3
J. Villar 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.0
Miami AB H R HR RBI BB TB SB RC
B. Anderson 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.4
S. Marte 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.0

Team Comparison

TOR MIA
At Bats 32 33
Hits 7 6
Batting Average .219 .182
On Base Percentage .219 .270
Slugging Percentage 0.344 0.212
Doubles 1 1
Triples 0 0
Home Runs 1 0
Total Bases 11 7
Walks 0 3
Strikeouts 6 9
Stolen Bases 0 0
Caught Stealing 0 0
Runners Left On Base 3 9
Hits / At Bats with Runners In Scoring Position 0/3 1/10
Double Plays Fielded 3 0
Errors 1 1

2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 2-2

Date Result Winner Loser
Tue Aug 11 MIA 4 @ TOR 5 A. Cole S. Tarpley
Wed Aug 12 MIA 14 @ TOR 11 B. Kintzler R. Dolis
Tue Sep 1 TOR 2 @ MIA 3 J. Hoyt S. Yamaguchi
Wed Sep 2 TOR 2 @ MIA 1 H. Ryu S. Sanchez

Game Information

Stadium: Marlins Park, Miami, Florida
Attendance: 0
Game Time: 2:37
Weather: 70F, Dome or Roof Closed
Wind:
Umpires: Home Plate - ?, First Base - ?, Second Base - ?, Third Base - ?