Toronto starter Hyun Jin Ryu used to be pressured to depart early with a minor pressure and 5 relievers finished the shutout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Tampa Bay Rays 1-Zero Sunday.
Ryu gave up 3 hits and struck out 5 in three 2/three innings, however exited with proper glute harm after giving up a unmarried to Manuel Margot.
Tim Mayza (1-0) adopted Ryu and were given the general out within the fourth. He gave up two singles within the 5th — the ultimate hits for the Rays — and used to be changed via Tyler Chatwood, who labored out of the jam.
Rafael Dolis were given 4 outs to get his 2nd save.
Marcus Semien singled off Josh Fleming (1-2) to start the 5th for Toronto’s first hit and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. adopted with a bunt unmarried. Semien scored on Santiago Espinal’s unmarried.
Fleming have shyed away from additional harm via placing out Bo Bichette with the bases loaded to finish the inning.
Rays opener Luis Patiño walked Cavan Biggio main off the primary on a nine-pitch at-bat after which blended with Fleming to retire the following 12 batters.
Tampa Bay reliever Louis Head made his main league debut at 31 and labored a super 8th via retiring Bichette, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk The proper-hander used to be added to the roster from the exchange web site Friday on his birthday.
Toronto catcher Danny Jansen hit a pair balls laborious however went Zero for four and is hitless in a career-long 31 at-bats.
Patiño, bought within the December industry that despatched LHP Blake Snell to San Diego, made his Tampa Bay debut and pitched for the primary time as a large leaguer in entrance of his oldsters — Carlos Patiño and Zulema Arzuza— who flew in from Colombia. He struck out 3 and walked one in 2 ⅔ hitless innings.
Blue Jays: Make a 35-minute commute north to start out a five-game homestand at TD Ballpark in Dunedin, Florida, on Tuesday night time towards Washington and RHP Max Scherzer (1-1). It’s the second one homestand at Toronto’s spring coaching complicated, the place the Blue Jays are enjoying thru a minimum of Might.
Rays: LHP Wealthy Hill (1-0) will face Oakland on Monday night time. The Athletics had a 13-game successful streak finish Sunday at Baltimore. Hill, who has given up 8 runs and 11 hits over 6 ⅓ innings in his earlier two outings, has been operating on concealing his pitch variety from base runners on 2nd. “I’ve been making changes with my glove,” Hill stated. “They are able to see the grip at the pitch. It doesn’t serve a super objective for me if they’ve some thought what’s coming.”