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OOTP Season Sim Game 30: Jays Beat Red Sox

Tampa Bay Rays v Toronto Blue Jays Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images

Red Sox 2 Blue Jays 8

With tomorrow an off-day, the Jays end April 13-11. The 5-1 March sure helped things out.

We got another great start from Hyun-Jin Ryu. 7.1 innings, 7 hits, 1 earned, 0 walks and 7 strikeouts. Ryu has had 7 starts and in six of them he hasn’t allowed a walk. That’s pretty amazing.

Rafael Dolis pitched the last 1.2, allowing 2 hits, 1 earned and 1 walk, picking up his second save. He gave up a home run to Jackie Bradley in the ninth, but by then we were up by 7, so it didn’t matter.

On offense we had 8 hits and 4 walks. Half the hits were home run. Teoscar Hernandez, Derek Fisher, Randal Grichuk, Reese McGuire, and Travis Shaw each hit home runs.

We scored:

  • 3 runs in the third: Bo Bichette led off the inning with a single and Hernandez hit a 421 foot home run. Two outs later, Fisher hit a solo homer.
  • And then no again until the eighth inning: Hernandez led off with a walk. An out later, Grichuk homered. Fisher followed with a triple, Lourdes Gurriel was intentionally walked and Shaw hit a 3-run homer.

Let’s give JoDs to Ryu, Teoscar and Grichuk.

For the Red Sox Collin McHugh went 7.1 innings but gave up 5 earned runs and 3 home runs.

25,592 sim Jays fans (Jays sim fans?) showed up at a closed Rogers Centre for today’s game.

The Jays are now 18-12.

Tomorrow is an off-day and then we have a 3-game weekend series with the Yankees at Rogers.

With it being an off day I’ll post the minor league stats tomorrow.

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