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Great start from Drew Hutchison, Jay beat Yankees

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Nice to be on the winning side for a change.

Kevin Pillar's catch in the first inning.
Kevin Pillar's catch in the first inning.
Tom Szczerbowski

Yankees 0 Blue Jays 2

A win. What a novel idea.

Drew Hutchison had a terrific start. He allowed just 1 hit over 7 innings. He did have 2 walks and 2 hit batters, the hit batters came either side of the one hit, with two outs in the 4th inning, the only inning he had any troubles, but he was able to get Martin Prado to fly out to end the Yankee's only thread of the day.

We didn't do much on offense. Jose Bautista's 4th home run in his last 4 games, a 2-run shot in the first inning was the sum total of the scoring on the day. We should have scored more, we had 7 hits on the day, but it goes down as the 15th time in 25 August games that we scored 3 runs or less, and the 2nd time that we've won despite scoring less than 4 runs.

Aaron Sanchez was perfect over the last 2 innings to get his first major league save, and 2nd professional save. He had 1 in the minors. I'm so glad that Gibby didn't bring in Casey. Aaron had 3 strikeouts in the 6 outs.

It is pretty impressive to hold the Yankees to 1 hit. And a pretty quick game, even with Michael Pinada being very slow. The game took just 2:32, pretty quick for a game with the Yankees.

Jays of the Day are Drew (.414 WPA), Sanchez (.157) and Bautista (..136).

No Suckage Jays, Kevin Pillar had the low mark at -.073, but he made a nice catch in CF to balance things.

It was a pretty quiet GameThread, 287 comments. Alan F led the way to victory. Great job.

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