Jansen had a second-inning RBI single and drew a pivotal walk during a three-run fourth as Toronto won for the ninth time in 12 games and improved to a season-high six games over . Jansen had two hits in three at-bats and raised his batting average to . Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez (5-2) gave up five runs and 11 hits in five innings.
Alex Verdugo picks up two hits, including a double, against the Blue Jays
The Boston Red Sox opened up their three-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays. But they won’t be playing in Canada this time around. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the Blue Jays have not been able to play in their home ballpark this year.