If the Astros win and Yankees lose, then the AL West team will host the Yankees in the WC affair regardless of what the Rangers do. He finished with a 15-8 record and 3.81 ERA.
“It’s just unfortunate he didn’t get it done, unfortunately we didn’t get the win and we didn’t get the home-field advantage”. It was the seventh time in eight years that they have won the season series with the Jays. Tim Beckham was eager for one more at-bat. Only one of the runs was earned.
Gibbons said he kept hoping Buehrle could escape, but when he reached 45 pitches, there was choice but to take him out.
Errors by Ryan Goins and Edwin Encarnacion hurt Buehrle, but he was not sharp, which was understandable, given his short rest and the fact that assorted aches and fatigue have bothered him for much of the season’s second half.
Over the first four months of the 2015 season, it was obvious that the Blue Jays were a talented team.
It was the second largest first inning outburst by the Rays in franchise history (10 runs on March 25, 2005 at Oakland). “It’s a great home-run hitting park”.
Archer gave up one run, five hits, one walk and had three strikeouts before leaving after five innings.
Gallardo dominated the Blue Jays this season, keeping Toronto scoreless in two starts spanning 13.2 innings. His Toronto Blue Jays are feeling good about it, too.
“We’ve got a guy like Dalton here who’s done a good job with speed, trying to steal a base for us”, Anthopoulos said. “There are plenty of things I can improve on but a lot of positives to be taken from this season”.
Here’s the biggest takeaway: The post-season is here. “I thought his timing was pretty good for being out so long“. I normally wouldn’t have. “It’s been a tremendous year for these guys, it really has. The guys were pushing me out, so I did it”. “That’s disappointing, but with all the ups and downs we’ve had, we finished on a positive note”.
BALTIMORE-It has become clear that the most interesting game remaining in the Blue Jays season will be the simulated game at Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon featuring David Price and Troy Tulowitzki. He threw 96 pitches with 58 for strikes. “We’re in the playoffs and hopefully we can come out on a high note on Thursday”. After a planned day of rest on Saturday, he returned on Sunday and went 1-3, with a double. After pitching a complete game shutout on October 26th, allowing just four hits and throwing 117 pitches, Bumgarner came out of the bullpen on October 29th in game seven.
Smiling Texan John Gibbons doesn’t mind going back home for the first round of the playoffs. “For him to do what he did for more than a decade, it’s beyond impressive”. Everybody in our dugout had an appreciation for what he was going for right there.
“But I understand the situation”, Buehrle said. “So I’m going to be the one to step ahead of all of that and say that that man deserved that shot that he got today to get 200 innings”. (The Royals won.) That sequence set up Game 162, with Buehrle on the mound for possibly the final start of his 16-year career. Butler hit two home runs and six RBIs in a 12-3 win over the Blue Jays.
– Mikie Mahtook continueshis hot September belting his ninth homer and finishing the game 2-for-5.
The Rangers and Blue Jays played six times this season, with Toronto winning both series and holding an overall 4-2 advantage in the matchup.