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2021 Season
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2021-08-20 Detroit Tigers 4 @ Toronto Blue Jays 1Final
2021-08-17 Toronto Blue Jays 6 @ Washington Nationals 12Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2021-08-18 Washington Nationals – 8 Toronto Blue Jays – 5 FINAL 119 63-56
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: Thompson, L: Hand, SV: Finnegan
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Kevin Smith made his Blue Jays debut.
FAN RATING
73%
Based on 15 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 2021-08-18 | Time: 3:19 | Attendance: 18,336
At the ballpark in Washington

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 2021 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

Game Played on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 (D) at Nationals Park
TOR A    0  1  1    0  0  0    3  0  0  –   5  8  1
WAS N    3  0  0    0  0  1    4  0  x  –   8 11  1
BATTING
Toronto Blue Jays            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Semien 2b                     5   2   2   2       0   0       2   4
Bichette ss                   5   0   2   0       0   1       0   6
Guerrero 1b                   5   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
Hernandez rf                  4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Gurriel lf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Cimber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hand p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thornton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Richards p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Valera 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Grichuk cf                    2   1   0   0       2   2       2   0
McGuire c                     1   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Kirk ph,c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Berrios p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mayza p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dickerson lf                2   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Totals                       33   5   8   5       4   8      24  13
FIELDING – 
DP: 2. Bichette-Semien-Guerrero, Valera-Semien-Guerrero.
E: Berrios (3).
BATTING – 
2B: Hernandez (22,off Gray).
HR: Hernandez (22,2nd inning off Gray 0 on 0 out); Semien 2 (29,3rd inning
off Gray 0 on 2 out,7th inning off Harper 0 on 1 out); Dickerson (2,7th
inning off Harper 1 on 1 out).
SH: Berrios (1,off Gray).
HBP: McGuire (2,by Gray).
GDP: Berrios (1,off Gray).
Team LOB: 7.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Robles cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Escobar ss                    5   2   1   0       0   1       3   3
Soto rf                       2   2   1   3       3   0       4   0
Bell 1b                       5   1   1   3       0   0       5   1
Hernandez lf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Thomas lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kieboom 3b                    3   2   1   1       0   1       1   0
Garcia 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Adams c                       3   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Gray p                        2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Zimmerman ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Harper p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stevenson ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Machado p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Finnegan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   8  11   8       4   6      27   7
FIELDING – 
DP: 1. Gray-Escobar-Garcia.
E: Bell (3).
BATTING – 
2B: Adams (2,off Berrios).
HR: Soto (20,1st inning off Berrios 2 on 0 out); Bell (20,7th inning off Hand
2 on 0 out); Kieboom (3,7th inning off Hand 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Kieboom (2,by Mayza); Adams (2,by Thornton).
GDP: Bell (16,off Berrios); Kieboom (4,off Berrios).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Toronto Blue Jays            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Berrios                       5     5   3   2   3   3   1  22
Mayza                         0.2   1   1   1   0   1   0   4
Cimber                        0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   3
Hand L(0-2)                   0.2   2   3   3   1   0   2   5
Thornton                      0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Richards                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    11   8   7   4   6   3  40
Cimber faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
HBP: Mayza (2,Kieboom); Thornton (4,Adams).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Cimber 2-1; Hand 1-1.
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Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gray                          6     5   2   2   1   4   2  24
Harper                        0.1   2   3   3   1   0   2   4
Thompson W(1-1)               0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Machado                       0.2   0   0   0   2   2   0   4
Finnegan SV(4)                1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   5   5   4   8   4  39
WP: Machado (2).
HBP: Gray (1,McGuire).
Inherited Runners – Scored: Finnegan 2-0.
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Umpires: HP – Lance Barksdale, 1B – Shane Livensparger, 2B – Ted Barrett, 3B – Angel Hernandez
Official Scorer: Ben Trittipoe
Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance: 18336
Starting Lineups:

   Toronto Blue Jays             Washington Nationals     
1. Semien              2b        Robles              cf
2. Bichette            ss        Escobar             ss
3. Guerrero            1b        Soto                rf
4. Hernandez           rf        Bell                1b
5. Gurriel             lf        Hernandez           lf
6. Valera              3b        Kieboom             3b
7. Grichuk             cf        Garcia              2b
8. McGuire             c         Adams               c
9. Berrios             p         Gray                p

BLUE JAYS 1ST: Semien flied to left; Bichette popped to
shortstop; Guerrero grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Robles singled to left; Escobar reached on a
fielder’s choice [Robles to third (error by Berrios)]; Soto
homered [Robles scored (unearned), Escobar scored]; Bell flied
to left; Hernandez was called out on strikes; Kieboom was called
out on strikes; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 0,
Nationals 3.

BLUE JAYS 2ND: Hernandez homered; Gurriel popped to second;
Valera lined to left; Grichuk struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Blue Jays 1, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 2ND: Garcia grounded out (second to first); Adams
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gray singled to right; Robles
lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 1, Nationals 3.

BLUE JAYS 3RD: McGuire was hit by a pitch; On a bunt Berrios
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second)
[McGuire out at second]; Semien homered; Bichette singled to
left; Guerrero flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays
2, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 3RD: Escobar grounded out (third to first); Soto
walked; Bell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Soto out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 2,
Nationals 3.

BLUE JAYS 4TH: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Gurriel flied to right; Valera lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 4TH: Hernandez walked; Kieboom grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Hernandez out at second];
Garcia singled to left; Adams doubled [Garcia to third]; Gray
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Nationals 3.

BLUE JAYS 5TH: Grichuk struck out; McGuire walked; Berrios out
on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [McGuire to second];
Semien flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 2,
Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 5TH: Robles flied to right; Escobar grounded out
(shortstop to first); Soto walked; Bell flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Nationals 3.

BLUE JAYS 6TH: Bichette struck out; Guerrero struck out;
Hernandez doubled to center; Gurriel singled to third [Hernandez
to third]; Valera popped to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue
Jays 2, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 6TH: MAYZA REPLACED BERRIOS (PITCHING); Hernandez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kieboom was hit by a pitch;
Garcia struck out; Adams singled to left [Kieboom to second];
ZIMMERMAN BATTED FOR GRAY; DICKERSON REPLACED MAYZA (PLAYING
LF); CIMBER REPLACED GURRIEL (PITCHING); Zimmerman singled to
second [Kieboom scored, Adams to second]; Robles struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays 2, Nationals 4.

BLUE JAYS 7TH: HARPER REPLACED ZIMMERMAN (PITCHING); Grichuk
walked; McGuire popped to shortstop; Dickerson homered [Grichuk
scored]; Semien homered; THOMPSON REPLACED HARPER (PITCHING);
Bichette grounded out (second to first); Guerrero was called out
on strikes; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 7TH: Escobar singled to center; HAND REPLACED CIMBER
(PITCHING); Soto walked [Escobar to second]; Bell homered
[Escobar scored, Soto scored]; Hernandez lined to left; Kieboom
homered; Garcia grounded out (shortstop to first); THORNTON
REPLACED HAND (PITCHING); Adams was hit by a pitch; STEVENSON
BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Stevenson singled to right [Adams to
second]; Robles grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Nationals 8.

BLUE JAYS 8TH: MACHADO REPLACED STEVENSON (PITCHING); Hernandez
struck out; SMITH BATTED FOR THORNTON; Smith struck out; Valera
walked; Machado threw a wild pitch [Valera to second]; Grichuk
walked; FINNEGAN REPLACED MACHADO (PITCHING); KIRK BATTED FOR
MCGUIRE; Kirk flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Blue Jays
5, Nationals 8.

NATIONALS 8TH: KIRK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); RICHARDS
REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Escobar struck out; Soto grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bell grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Nationals 8.

BLUE JAYS 9TH: THOMAS REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PLAYING LF); Dickerson
struck out; Semien flied to right; Bichette singled to first
[Bichette to second (error by Bell)]; Guerrero grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Blue Jays 5, Nationals
8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Blue Jays        5   8   1    7
 Nationals        8  11   1    8