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2023 Season
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2023-04-19 Toronto Blue Jays 1 @ Houston Astros 8Final
2023-04-17 Toronto Blue Jays 2 @ Houston Astros 9Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2023-04-18 Houston Astros – 2 Toronto Blue Jays – 4 FINAL 18 11-7
Night Game | Streak: 1 | W: Bassitt, L: Urquidy, SV: Romano
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DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 2023-04-18 | Time: 2:47 | Attendance: 32,602
At the ballpark in Houston

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 11-7	0	0	0	2	2	0	0	0	0	4	8	1
Astros 8-10	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	2	0	2	8	0

    Minute Maid Park - Houston, TX

Blue Jays
Astros
HITTERS	AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
G. Springer RF	4	0	0	0	0	0	1	3	.219	.288	.342	.630	-0.5
B. Bichette SS	3	0	1	1	0	1	1	0	.372	.402	.577	.979	1.5
V. Guerrero 1B	4	1	1	1	1	0	0	3	.357	.439	.500	.939	6.0
D. Varsho CF-LF	4	0	0	0	0	0	2	2	.233	.338	.333	.671	-1.0
M. Chapman 3B	4	1	2	1	1	0	0	0	.415	.472	.785	1.257	8.0
A. Kirk C	4	0	1	0	0	0	0	1	.244	.373	.317	.690	1.0
B. Belt DH	3	1	0	0	0	1	1	2	.154	.233	.231	.463	1.5
W. Merrifield LF	4	1	2	0	0	0	2	1	.292	.333	.354	.688	2.0
K. Kiermaier CF	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.327	.327	.481	.808	0.0
S. Espinal 2B	3	0	1	1	0	0	1	1	.114	.162	.200	.362	1.5
Total	33	4	8	4	2	2	8	13	-	-	-	-	-

HITTERS	AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
M. Dubon 2B	5	1	1	0	0	0	1	1	.328	.344	.379	.724	1.5
A. Bregman 3B	4	1	2	0	0	0	0	0	.214	.345	.329	.674	4.0
Y. Alvarez LF	3	0	1	1	0	1	0	1	.276	.394	.534	.929	3.0
D. Hensley PR-LF	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.175	.267	.175	.442	0.0
J. Abreu 1B	4	0	2	0	0	0	0	2	.253	.291	.293	.584	2.0
K. Tucker RF	4	0	1	1	0	0	1	3	.300	.434	.550	.984	1.5
J. Pena SS	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	3	.205	.275	.370	.645	0.0
C. Julks DH	4	0	0	0	0	0	3	2	.283	.277	.478	.755	-1.5
J. Meyers CF	4	0	1	0	0	0	1	2	.212	.297	.303	.600	0.5
M. Maldonado C	3	0	0	0	0	0	2	0	.200	.289	.300	.589	-1.0
a- C. Salazar PH	1	0	0	0	0	0	1	1	.286	.375	.286	.661	-0.5
Total	36	2	8	2	0	1	9	15	-	-	-	-	-

    a-struck out for Maldonado in the 9th

BATTING

    2B - M. Chapman (9)
    HR - V. Guerrero (3), M. Chapman (5)
    RBI - B. Bichette (12), V. Guerrero (9), M. Chapman (17), S. Espinal (4)
    2-Out RBI - M. Chapman
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Varsho, W. Merrifield

BATTING

    2B - A. Bregman (2)
    RBI - Y. Alvarez (21), K. Tucker (14)
    2-Out RBI - K. Tucker
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - Y. Alvarez, K. Tucker, J. Pena, J. Meyers

BASERUNNING

    CS - B. Bichette (2)

FIELDING

    E - S. Espinal

FIELDING

    DP - (Dubon-Abreu)

PITCHERS	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
C. Bassitt (W, 2-2)	6.1	3	0	0	1	5	0	5.40	1.34	27.5
Y. Garcia (H, 5)	1.0	2	2	2	0	2	0	6.75	1.25	0.0
T. Mayza (H, 2)	0.1	2	0	0	0	0	0	1.50	1.50	-1.0
J. Romano (S, 7)	1.1	1	0	0	0	2	0	2.89	1.07	11.0
Total	9.0	8	2	2	1	9	0	-	-	-
PITCHERS	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
J. Urquidy (L, 1-1)	4.1	7	4	4	2	4	2	3.66	1.53	-3.0
B. Abreu	1.2	1	0	0	0	2	0	0.96	1.07	5.0
H. Neris	1.0	0	0	0	0	1	0	3.24	1.08	3.5
R. Montero	1.0	0	0	0	0	0	0	2.25	1.38	3.0
R. Pressly	1.0	0	0	0	0	1	0	7.11	0.95	3.5
Total	9.0	8	4	4	2	8	2	-	-	-
PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - C. Bassitt 97-66, Y. Garcia 22-15, T. Mayza 12-7, J. Romano 15-14
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Bassitt 10-3, Y. Garcia 3-0, T. Mayza 1-1, J. Romano 2-1
    Batters Faced - C. Bassitt 24, Y. Garcia 5, T. Mayza 3, J. Romano 5

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - J. Urquidy 81-53, B. Abreu 23-17, H. Neris 14-9, R. Montero 7-5, R. Pressly 10-8
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Urquidy 7-4, B. Abreu 1-1, H. Neris 1-0, R. Montero 2-1, R. Pressly 1-1
    Batters Faced - J. Urquidy 20, B. Abreu 6, H. Neris 3, R. Montero 3, R. Pressly 3

    1ST INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Urquidy Pitching:
        G. Springer: Foul, Foul, Ball, Springer grounded out to pitcher
        B. Bichette: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bichette walked
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Guerrero flied out to center
        D. Varsho: Intentional ball, Strike (foul tip), Pickoff attempt, Ball, Bichette caught stealing second, catcher to shortstop
        Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Dubon: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Dubon grounded out to shortstop
        A. Bregman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bregman grounded out to pitcher
        Y. Alvarez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Alvarez grounded out to first
        End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    2ND INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Urquidy Pitching:
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Varsho struck out on foul tip
        M. Chapman: Strike looking, Ball, Chapman grounded out to catcher
        A. Kirk: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Kirk singled to left center
        B. Belt: Foul, Foul, Belt fouled out to left
        Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        J. Abreu: Abreu flied out to left
        K. Tucker: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Tucker struck out swinging
        J. Pena: Ball, Pena grounded out to shortstop
        End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    3RD INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Urquidy Pitching:
        W. Merrifield: Ball, Foul, Foul, Merrifield singled to center
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Espinal flied out to left
        G. Springer: Springer grounded into double play second to first, Merrifield out at second
        Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        C. Julks: Ball, Strike looking, Julks lined out to right
        J. Meyers: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Meyers struck out looking
        M. Maldonado: Ball, Maldonado grounded out to third
        End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    4TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Urquidy Pitching:
        B. Bichette: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Bichette struck out swinging
        V. Guerrero: Guerrero homered to right
        D. Varsho: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Varsho struck out looking
        M. Chapman: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Chapman homered to right
        A. Kirk: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Kirk grounded out to pitcher
        Middle of the 4th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Dubon: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Dubon struck out swinging
        A. Bregman: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Bregman flied out to deep right
        Y. Alvarez: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Alvarez walked
        J. Abreu: Strike looking, Strike looking, Abreu singled to center, Alvarez to second
        K. Tucker: Strike looking, Tucker grounded out to shortstop
        End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    5TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Urquidy Pitching:
        B. Belt: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Belt walked
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Foul, Merrifield singled to shallow right, Belt to third
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Espinal singled to right, Belt scored, Merrifield to third
        G. Springer: Pickoff attempt to first, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Springer struck out looking
        B. Bichette: Ball, Ball, Bichette singled to right, Merrifield scored, Espinal to second
        Bryan Abreu relieved Jose Urquidy
        V. Guerrero: Pickoff attempt to second, Guerrero flied out to deep center, Espinal to third
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Varsho grounded out to first
        Middle of the 5th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        J. Pena: Foul, Ball, Ball, Pena grounded out to third
        C. Julks: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Julks struck out looking
        J. Meyers: Meyers lined out to third
        End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    6TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        B. Abreu Pitching:
        M. Chapman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Chapman doubled to left center
        A. Kirk: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kirk lined out to right, Chapman to third
        B. Belt: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Belt struck out swinging
        W. Merrifield: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul tip, Merrifield struck out on foul tip
        Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Maldonado: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Maldonado struck out swinging
        M. Dubon: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Dubon grounded out to third
        A. Bregman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bregman doubled to deep left
        Y. Alvarez: Foul, Ball, Alvarez lined out to left
        End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    7TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Hector Neris relieved Bryan Abreu
        S. Espinal: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Espinal struck out swinging
        G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Foul, Springer lined out to left
        B. Bichette: Foul, Foul, Foul, Bichette grounded out to second
        Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
    Astros
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        J. Abreu: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Abreu singled to center
        K. Tucker: Foul, Ball, Foul, Tucker reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Abreu out at second
        J. Pena: Pena safe at first on 2nd baseman Espinal fielding error, Tucker to second
        Yimi Garcia relieved Chris Bassitt
        C. Julks: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul tip, Julks struck out on foul tip
        J. Meyers: Ball, Ball, Meyers grounded out to third
        End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    8TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Rafael Montero relieved Hector Neris
        V. Guerrero: Guerrero grounded out to second
        D. Varsho: Ball, Foul, Ball, Varsho flied out to center
        M. Chapman: Strike (foul tip), Chapman grounded out to shortstop
        Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        Y. Garcia Pitching:
        M. Maldonado: Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Maldonado struck out looking
        M. Dubon: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Dubon reached on an infield single to shortstop
        A. Bregman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Bregman singled to shallow left, Dubon to second
        Tim Mayza relieved Yimi Garcia
        Y. Alvarez: Ball, Foul, Ball, Alvarez singled to right, Dubon scored, Bregman to second
        J. Abreu: Ball, Ball, Abreu flied out to deep center, Bregman to third
        K. Tucker: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Tucker singled to right, Bregman scored, Alvarez to second
        Jordan Romano relieved Tim Mayza
        David Hensley ran for Yordan Alvarez
        J. Pena: Strike swinging, Pena flied out to deep right
        End of the 8th (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
    9TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        David Hensley in left field
        Ryan Pressly relieved Rafael Montero
        A. Kirk: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Kirk fouled out to right
        B. Belt: Ball, Belt grounded out to first
        W. Merrifield: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Merrifield struck out swinging
        Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Astros
        Daulton Varsho in left field
        Kevin Kiermaier in center field
        C. Julks: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Julks struck out swinging
        J. Meyers: Strike looking, Meyers singled to right
        Cesar Salazar hit for Martin Maldonado
        C. Salazar: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Salazar struck out swinging
        M. Dubon: Strike swinging, Foul, Dubon grounded out to pitcher
        End of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)