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Blue Jays Fall To Rays 9-2

Maicer Izturis finished with two hits to earn a game grade of 92.0 (A) but the Blue Jays dropped the game to Tampa Bay, 9-2. The Blue Jays gave up at least two hits to four different Rays in the loss. Toronto posted a batting average of .212 and a wOBA of .237. On the season they have a .344 batting average and .413 wOBA.

R.A. Dickey lasted five innings and slipped to 0-1 on the season after he was knocked around for six runs on five hits with four strikeouts and six walks. the win went to David Price (1-0), who pitched 7 1/3 innings and allowed two runs on six hits with six strikeouts and one walk. Erik Kratz gave a standout performance at the plate for the Blue Jays, going 1 for 1 with a home run, a run, and two RBIs. Izturis also had a good game, going 2 for 3 with a run. Matt Joyce went 2 for 2 with a double, a run, three RBIs, and a walk in the win.

The Blue Jays will go up against the Rays again Tuesday at Tropicana Field at 7:10 PM EDT.

Blue Jays Pitching
B83.9E. Rogers2.00.002.0032131
D63.5R. Dickey5.010.802.2054688
F56.1J. Jeffress1.027.004.0030135

Blue Jays Offense
A+109.0E. KratzPH1111200
A92.0M. Izturis2B3210000
B86.0J. TholeC2100000
C74.7D. NavarroDH4100000
C73.7M. CabreraLF4100001
C73.0C. RasmusCF3000011
C72.7J. BautistaRF4100001
C-71.0J. ReyesSS1000000
D64.0R. GoinsSS3000001
D-60.0B. Lawrie3B4000002
F59.0E. Encarnacio1B4000003

Rays Pitching
A94.8J. Peralta0.20.000.0001010
A-90.4D. Price7.12.450.95661102

Rays Offense
A96.6M. JoyceDH2210310
A96.1W. MyersRF5320202
A-91.7E. Longoria3B4210110
A-91.6D. JenningsCF4220011
B86.8B. Zobrist2B2020031
B86.3J. Loney1B3100110
C75.5D. DeJesusLF3000010
C74.7Y. EscobarSS4100000
F57.0J. MolinaC5000002

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