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2023 Season
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2023-04-03 Toronto Blue Jays 5 @ Kansas City Royals 9Final
2023-04-01 Toronto Blue Jays 1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 4Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2023-04-02 St. Louis Cardinals – 9 Toronto Blue Jays – 4 FINAL 3 1-2
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: Montgomery, L: Bassitt
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Blue Jays Debuts
 Chris Bassitt made his Blue Jays debut.
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This game was played on 2023-04-02 | Time: 2:29 | Attendance: 45,525
At the ballpark in St.

Additional Data:
Innings: 9
Event: 2023 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

		1	2	3	4	5	6	7	8	9	R	H	E
Blue Jays, 1-2	0	3	0	0	0	1	0	0	0	4	10	0
Cardinals, 2-1	4	0	3	2	0	0	0	0	X	9	16	0

    Busch Stadium - St. Louis, MO

Blue Jays

HITTERS			AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
G. Springer RF		5	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.313	.313	.313	.625	0.0
B. Bichette SS		4	0	1	0	0	0	0	0	.429	.467	.500	.967	1.0
V. Guerrero 1B		4	0	1	0	0	0	0	1	.300	.467	.400	.867	2.0
D. Varsho CF		4	1	2	0	0	0	2	2	.250	.333	.333	.667	4.0
A. Kirk DH		3	1	1	0	0	1	2	0	.250	.333	.250	.583	2.0
M. Chapman 3B		4	2	3	1	0	0	0	2	.500	.538	.667	1.205	8.0
W. Merrifield LF	3	0	1	2	0	0	1	1	.167	.333	.167	.500	2.5
D. Jansen C		4	0	1	1	0	0	1	1	.143	.250	.143	.393	1.5
S. Espinal 2B		4	0	0	0	0	0	0	2	.000	.000	.000	.000	0.0
Total			35	4	10	4	0	1	6	10	-	-	-	-	-

BATTING

    2B - V. Guerrero, M. Chapman 2 (2)
    SF - W. Merrifield
    RBI - M. Chapman (2), W. Merrifield 2 (2), D. Jansen
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Varsho, M. Chapman

BASERUNNING

    SB - D. Varsho

FIELDING

    DP - 3 (Bichette-Espinal-Guerrero; Espinal-Bichette-Guerrero; Espinal-Bichette-Guerrero)

PITCHERS			IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
C. Bassitt (L, 0-1)		3.1	10	9	9	0	0	4	24.30	3.00	-14.0
Z. Pop				0.2	1	0	0	1	0	0	0.00	1.00	0.0
T. Richards			2.0	2	0	0	1	3	0	0.00	1.50	3.5
A. Bass				1.0	2	0	0	0	0	0	6.75	3.00	1.0
T. Mayza			1.0	1	0	0	0	0	0	9.00	4.00	2.0
Total				8.0	16	9	9	2	3	4	-	-	-

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - C. Bassitt 57-38, Z. Pop 7-2, T. Richards 37-22, A. Bass 11-7, T. Mayza 12-8
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Bassitt 5-8, Z. Pop 1-0, T. Richards 2-3, A. Bass 2-0, T. Mayza 2-1
    Batters Faced - C. Bassitt 19, Z. Pop 3, T. Richards 10, A. Bass 4, T. Mayza 4

Cardinals

HITTERS			AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
B. Donovan 2B		4	1	1	2	1	0	1	3	.357	.333	.786	1.119	6.5
A. Burleson LF		4	2	3	2	1	0	0	0	.375	.375	1.000	1.375	12.0
a- T. O'Neill PH-LF	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.222	.300	.556	.856	0.0
P. Goldschmidt 1B	4	0	2	0	0	1	0	1	.500	.571	.583	1.155	3.0
N. Arenado 3B		4	1	1	1	0	1	0	4	.308	.357	.385	.742	4.0
W. Contreras C		4	1	2	0	0	0	0	2	.500	.500	.625	1.125	4.0
N. Gorman DH		4	2	2	4	2	0	1	1	.444	.615	1.111	1.726	13.5
J. Walker RF		3	0	1	0	0	0	0	0	.333	.385	.417	.801	3.0
D. Carlson CF		4	1	3	0	0	0	0	0	.750	.750	.750	1.500	4.0
T. Edman SS		4	1	1	0	0	0	1	5	.333	.333	.333	.667	3.5
Total			36	9	16	9	4	2	3	16	-	-	-	-	-

    a-grounded out for Burleson in the 8th

BATTING

    2B - A. Burleson 2 (2), W. Contreras, J. Walker
    HR - B. Donovan (2), A. Burleson, N. Gorman 2 (2)
    SF - B. Donovan
    RBI - B. Donovan 2 (4), A. Burleson 2 (2), N. Arenado (4), N. Gorman 4 (6)
    2-Out RBI - N. Gorman 4 (4)
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. Donovan 2 (2)

BASERUNNING

    SB - T. Edman

FIELDING

    DP - (Donovan-Edman-Goldschmidt)


PITCHERS			IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
J. Montgomery (W, 1-0)		5.0	6	3	3	1	3	0	5.40	1.40	13.5
C. Stratton			1.2	3	1	1	0	1	0	5.40	1.80	1.5
P. Naughton			2.1	1	0	0	0	2	0	0.00	0.43	7.0
Total				9.0	10	4	4	1	6	0	-	-	-

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - J. Montgomery 91-59, C. Stratton 31-19, P. Naughton 21-13
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Montgomery 7-3, C. Stratton 2-3, P. Naughton 4-1
    Batters Faced - J. Montgomery 22, C. Stratton 8, P. Naughton 7

    1ST INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Montgomery Pitching:
        G. Springer: Strike looking, Strike looking, Springer fouled out to first
        B. Bichette: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Bichette flied out to left
        V. Guerrero: Strike looking, Guerrero flied out to deep center
        Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        T. Mayza Pitching:
        B. Donovan: Donovan homered to right center
        A. Burleson: Strike swinging, Burleson homered to left
        P. Goldschmidt: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Goldschmidt singled to left
        N. Arenado: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Arenado grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Goldschmidt out at second
        W. Contreras: Contreras singled to center
        N. Gorman: Pickoff attempt, Gorman homered to right center, Contreras scored
        J. Walker: Foul, Walker lined out to second
        End of the 1st (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)

    2ND INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Montgomery Pitching:
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Varsho singled to shallow left
        A. Kirk: Ball, Foul, Ball, Varsho stole second, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kirk walked
        M. Chapman: Ball, Chapman doubled to left center, Varsho scored, Kirk to third
        W. Merrifield: Merrifield hit sacrifice fly to center, Kirk scored, Chapman to third
        D. Jansen: Strike looking, Jansen singled to right, Chapman scored
        S. Espinal: Espinal lined out to center
        G. Springer: Foul, Ball, Springer popped out to first
        Middle of the 2nd (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        D. Carlson: Ball, Strike looking, Carlson grounded out to pitcher
        T. Edman: Ball, Edman grounded out to first
        B. Donovan: Strike looking, Donovan flied out to deep right
        End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    3RD INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Montgomery Pitching:
        B. Bichette: Bichette grounded out to first
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Guerrero grounded out to shortstop
        D. Varsho: Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Varsho singled to left
        A. Kirk: Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Kirk reached on an infield single to shortstop, Varsho to second
        M. Chapman: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Chapman flied out to deep right
        Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        A. Burleson: Ball, Ball, Burleson doubled to shallow left center
        P. Goldschmidt: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Goldschmidt lined out to right, Burleson to third
        N. Arenado: Foul, Arenado singled to left, Burleson scored
        W. Contreras: Foul, Contreras flied out to deep center
        N. Gorman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Gorman homered to right center, Arenado scored
        J. Walker: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Walker grounded out to pitcher
        End of the 3rd (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

    4TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Montgomery Pitching:
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Merrifield struck out swinging
        D. Jansen: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Jansen struck out swinging
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Espinal grounded out to second
        Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        D. Carlson: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Carlson singled to center
        T. Edman: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Edman singled to right, Carlson to third
        B. Donovan: Ball, Edman stole second, Donovan hit sacrifice fly to center, Carlson scored, Edman to third
        Zach Pop relieved Chris Bassitt
        A. Burleson: Burleson doubled to center, Edman scored
        P. Goldschmidt: Ball, Burleson to third on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Ball, Goldschmidt walked
        N. Arenado: Ball, Arenado grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Goldschmidt out at second
        End of the 4th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

    5TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Montgomery Pitching:
        G. Springer: Foul, Foul, Springer grounded out to shortstop
        B. Bichette: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike (foul tip), Bichette grounded out to second
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Foul, Guerrero doubled to left center
        D. Varsho: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        Trevor Richards relieved Zach Pop
        W. Contreras: Ball, Contreras doubled to deep right
        N. Gorman: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Gorman struck out swinging
        J. Walker: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Walker hit by pitch
        D. Carlson: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Carlson reached on an infield single to shortstop, Contreras to third, Walker to second
        T. Edman: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Edman struck out swinging
        B. Donovan: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Donovan struck out swinging
        End of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

    6TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Chris Stratton relieved Jordan Montgomery
        A. Kirk: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Kirk struck out swinging
        M. Chapman: Ball, Foul, Chapman doubled to left
        W. Merrifield: Merrifield singled to shallow right, Chapman scored
        D. Jansen: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Jansen flied out to right
        S. Espinal: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Espinal grounded out to third
        Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        T. Richards Pitching:
        A. Burleson: Strike looking, Ball, Burleson flied out to deep right
        P. Goldschmidt: Foul, Goldschmidt flied out to right
        N. Arenado: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Arenado walked
        W. Contreras: Strike looking, Contreras grounded out to third
        End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    7TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        C. Stratton Pitching:
        G. Springer: Strike looking, Ball, Springer flied out to right
        B. Bichette: Ball, Ball, Bichette singled to deep left
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Guerrero lined out to center
        Packy Naughton relieved Chris Stratton
        D. Varsho: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        Anthony Bass relieved Trevor Richards
        N. Gorman: Foul, Gorman grounded out to second
        J. Walker: Ball, Ball, Walker doubled to deep left
        D. Carlson: Strike (foul tip), Ball, Carlson singled to right center, Walker to third
        T. Edman: Strike looking, Ball, Edman grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Carlson out at second
        End of the 7th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

    8TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        P. Naughton Pitching:
        A. Kirk: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Kirk struck out swinging
        M. Chapman: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Chapman singled to center
        W. Merrifield: Merrifield grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Chapman out at second
        Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Cardinals
        Tim Mayza relieved Anthony Bass
        B. Donovan: Strike looking, Donovan grounded out to third
        Tyler O'Neill hit for Alec Burleson
        T. O'Neill: O'Neill grounded out to shortstop
        P. Goldschmidt: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Goldschmidt singled to right center
        N. Arenado: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Arenado flied out to right
        End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

    9TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Tyler O'Neill in left field
        D. Jansen: Ball, Jansen flied out to deep right
        S. Espinal: Ball, Ball, Espinal grounded out to third
        G. Springer: Foul, Springer grounded out to shortstop
        Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)