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2023 Season
[2023 Season Index]
2023-06-19 Toronto Blue Jays 0 @ Miami Marlins 11Final
2023-06-17 Toronto Blue Jays 2 @ Texas Rangers 4Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2023-06-18 Texas Rangers – 11 Toronto Blue Jays – 7 FINAL 73 39-34
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: King, L: Pearson
Box Score & Play By PlayGame Discussion (0)
Blue Jays Debuts
 Spencer Horwitz made his Blue Jays debut.
Blue Jays Last Games
 Adam Cimber made his final Blue Jays appearance.
FAN RATING
38%
Based on 16 fan votes.
This game was played on 2023-06-18 | Time: 3:08 | Attendance: 38,515
At the ballpark in Texas

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, 39-34	1	4	1	0	0	1	0	0	0	7	9	2
Rangers, 44-27	0	0	2	3	3	0	3	0	X	11	15	1

    Globe Life Field - Arlington, TX

Blue Jays

HITTERS	AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
G. Springer RF	4	2	2	1	0	1	0	2	.255	.325	.405	.730	8.0
W. Merrifield 2B	4	1	1	2	0	1	0	2	.306	.365	.396	.761	5.0
B. Bichette SS	4	0	1	2	0	1	0	1	.316	.348	.508	.856	5.0
V. Guerrero 1B	4	0	1	0	0	1	1	1	.279	.350	.431	.781	0.5
D. Varsho LF	4	1	1	1	0	0	3	1	.226	.296	.395	.690	1.5
A. Kirk C	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.254	.338	.333	.672	1.0
D. Jansen PR-C	3	0	1	0	0	0	1	0	.219	.277	.467	.744	0.5
S. Espinal 3B	4	1	1	0	0	0	1	3	.211	.292	.274	.566	1.5
S. Horwitz DH	2	1	1	1	0	2	0	1	.500	.750	.500	1.250	5.0
K. Kiermaier CF	4	1	0	0	0	0	1	6	.281	.338	.449	.788	2.5
Total	33	7	9	7	0	6	7	17	-	-	-	-	-

Rangers

HITTERS	AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
M. Semien 2B	4	1	1	1	0	0	0	2	.282	.347	.473	.819	4.0
C. Seager SS	5	1	4	3	0	0	1	0	.359	.418	.641	1.059	9.5
N. Lowe 1B	4	1	0	0	0	1	0	4	.273	.357	.433	.789	2.0
A. Garcia RF	3	1	1	1	0	2	1	1	.256	.327	.477	.804	4.5
J. Jung 3B	5	0	1	1	0	0	0	4	.278	.332	.487	.819	2.0
J. Heim DH	4	1	1	1	1	1	2	1	.279	.333	.456	.789	6.0
M. Garver C	2	1	0	0	0	1	1	1	.255	.328	.491	.819	1.5
S. Huff C	1	0	0	0	0	1	0	0	.182	.308	.182	.490	1.0
E. Duran LF	5	3	4	0	0	0	1	1	.308	.353	.512	.865	7.5
T. Jankowski LF	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.293	.381	.384	.764	0.0
L. Taveras CF	5	2	3	3	1	0	0	3	.307	.362	.503	.865	11.0
Total	38	11	15	10	2	6	6	17	-	-	-	-	-

BATTING

    2B - B. Bichette (15)
    SF - D. Varsho (3)
    RBI - G. Springer (28), W. Merrifield 2 (28), B. Bichette 2 (46), D. Varsho (27), S. Horwitz
    2-Out RBI - G. Springer, W. Merrifield 2 (2), B. Bichette 2 (2)
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer, W. Merrifield, V. Guerrero, D. Varsho, K. Kiermaier

BATTING

    2B - M. Semien (22), C. Seager 2 (17), E. Duran (11)
    HR - J. Heim (8), L. Taveras (8)
    SF - M. Semien (4)
    RBI - M. Semien (54), C. Seager 3 (39), A. Garcia (56), J. Jung (41), J. Heim (48), L. Taveras 3 (32)
    2-Out RBI - C. Seager 2 (2), A. Garcia, J. Jung
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Garcia, J. Jung 2 (2), L. Taveras 2 (2)

BASERUNNING

    SB - G. Springer (11), K. Kiermaier (7)
    CS - V. Guerrero (2)

FIELDING

    DP - (Merrifield-Bichette-Guerrero)
    E - V. Guerrero (4), K. Kiermaier (2)

FIELDING

    DP - (Seager-Semien-Lowe)
    E - M. Garver

PITCHERS	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
C. Bassitt	3.2	7	5	3	3	2	0	4.16	1.20	-1.0
N. Pearson (L, 4-1)	0.2	3	3	3	1	0	1	3.04	1.06	-10.0
T. Mayza	0.2	1	0	0	0	0	0	1.44	1.24	1.0
Y. Garcia	1.0	0	0	0	0	2	0	5.46	1.48	4.0
A. Cimber	0.1	3	3	3	0	0	1	8.05	1.68	-5.0
M. White	1.2	1	0	0	2	2	0	5.06	1.50	3.0
Total	8.0	15	11	9	6	6	2	-	-	-

PITCHERS	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
J. Gray	2.1	6	6	6	3	2	0	2.96	1.05	-8.0
J. King (W, 1-0)	3.1	0	1	1	2	2	0	4.15	1.54	15.0
G. Anderson (H, 2)	1.1	1	0	0	0	1	0	2.25	0.83	3.5
J. Leclerc	1.0	1	0	0	1	1	0	3.47	1.37	1.5
J. Barlow	1.0	1	0	0	0	1	0	2.84	1.11	2.5
Total	9.0	9	7	7	6	7	0	-	-	-
PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - C. Bassitt 73-46, N. Pearson 22-10, T. Mayza 6-3, Y. Garcia 12-7, A. Cimber 22-15, M. White 31-18
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Bassitt 9-2, N. Pearson 1-3, T. Mayza 2-0, Y. Garcia 1-0, A. Cimber 2-1, M. White 1-2
    Batters Faced - C. Bassitt 22, N. Pearson 6, T. Mayza 2, Y. Garcia 3, A. Cimber 4, M. White 8

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - J. Gray 56-34, J. King 42-25, G. Anderson 20-14, J. Leclerc 22-11, J. Barlow 12-10
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. Gray 4-1, J. King 6-1, G. Anderson 4-0, J. Leclerc 1-0, J. Barlow 2-0
    Batters Faced - J. Gray 16, J. King 11, G. Anderson 5, J. Leclerc 5, J. Barlow 4

    1ST INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Gray Pitching:
        G. Springer: Springer singled to left
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Merrifield lined out to right
        B. Bichette: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Ball, Bichette walked, Springer to second
        V. Guerrero: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Guerrero walked, Springer to third, Bichette to second
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Ball, Varsho hit sacrifice fly to center, Springer scored
        A. Kirk: Ball, Ball, Guerrero caught stealing second, catcher to first
        Middle of the 1st (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Semien: Foul, Semien grounded out to third
        C. Seager: Seager doubled to left center
        N. Lowe: Ball, Ball, Lowe lined out to right
        A. Garcia: Strike looking, Ball, Garcia grounded out to shortstop
        End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    2ND INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Gray Pitching:
        A. Kirk: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Kirk hit by pitch
        Danny Jansen ran for Alejandro Kirk
        S. Espinal: Espinal reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Jansen out at second
        S. Horwitz: Ball, Horwitz reached on an infield single to first, Espinal to second
        K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Kiermaier struck out swinging
        G. Springer: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Springer walked, Espinal to third, Horwitz to second
        W. Merrifield: Foul, Merrifield singled to right center, Horwitz and Espinal scored, Springer to third
        B. Bichette: Foul, Bichette doubled to deep right, Merrifield and Springer scored
        V. Guerrero: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Guerrero struck out swinging
        Middle of the 2nd (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        Danny Jansen catching
        J. Jung: Strike looking, Foul, Jung grounded out to shortstop
        J. Heim: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Heim walked
        M. Garver: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul tip, Garver struck out on foul tip
        E. Duran: Duran doubled to deep left, Heim to third
        L. Taveras: Ball, Taveras grounded out to third
        End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    3RD INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. Gray Pitching:
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Varsho singled to center
        D. Jansen: Jansen singled to left, Varsho to second
        S. Espinal: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Espinal reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Varsho to third, Jansen out at second
        John King relieved Jon Gray
        S. Horwitz: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Horwitz grounded out to first, Varsho scored, Espinal to second
        K. Kiermaier: Kiermaier grounded out to shortstop
        Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 2 Errors)
    Rangers
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Semien: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Semien flied out to center
        C. Seager: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Seager struck out looking
        N. Lowe: Lowe safe at first on 1st baseman Guerrero throwing error
        A. Garcia: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Garcia walked, Lowe to second
        J. Jung: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Jung singled to center, Garcia and Lowe scored on center fielder Kiermaier throwing error
        J. Heim: Ball, Ball, Heim popped out to second
        End of the 3rd (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    4TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. King Pitching:
        G. Springer: Ball, Springer grounded out to pitcher
        W. Merrifield: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Merrifield walked
        B. Bichette: Bichette grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Merrifield out at second
        Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Garver: Garver grounded out to second
        E. Duran: Strike looking, Ball, Duran singled to shallow center
        L. Taveras: Foul, Taveras singled to center, Duran to third
        M. Semien: Semien flied out to right
        C. Seager: Ball, Foul, Seager doubled to deep right center, Taveras and Duran scored
        N. Lowe: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Lowe walked
        A. Garcia: Ball, Pickoff attempt to second, Foul, Garcia singled to left, Seager scored, Lowe to second
        Nate Pearson relieved Chris Bassitt
        J. Jung: Ball, Jung lined out to right
        End of the 4th (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
    5TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. King Pitching:
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Guerrero flied out to deep center
        D. Varsho: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        D. Jansen: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Jansen grounded out to pitcher
        Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        N. Pearson Pitching:
        J. Heim: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Heim homered to right
        M. Garver: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Garver walked
        E. Duran: Ball, Ball, Duran singled to shallow right, Garver to second
        L. Taveras: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Taveras singled to center, Garver scored, Duran to third
        M. Semien: Semien hit sacrifice fly to center, Duran scored
        Tim Mayza relieved Nate Pearson
        C. Seager: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Seager singled to shallow right, Taveras to third
        N. Lowe: Lowe grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Seager out at second
        End of the 5th (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
    6TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        J. King Pitching:
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Espinal struck out swinging
        S. Horwitz: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Horwitz walked
        K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Foul, Kiermaier reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Horwitz out at second
        Grant Anderson relieved John King
        G. Springer: Foul, Foul, Ball, Kiermaier stole second, Springer reached on an infield single to shortstop, Kiermaier scored
        W. Merrifield: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Springer stole second, Springer to third on catcher Garver throwing error, Strike swinging, Merrifield grounded out to shortstop
        Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        Yimi Garcia relieved Tim Mayza
        A. Garcia: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Garcia struck out swinging
        J. Jung: Ball, Ball, Jung grounded out to shortstop
        J. Heim: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Heim struck out swinging
        End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
    7TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Sam Huff catching
        B. Bichette: Foul, Ball, Foul, Bichette grounded out to pitcher
        V. Guerrero: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Guerrero grounded out to pitcher
        D. Varsho: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        Adam Cimber relieved Yimi Garcia
        S. Huff: Huff grounded out to shortstop
        E. Duran: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Duran singled to right
        L. Taveras: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Taveras homered to right center, Duran scored
        M. Semien: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Semien doubled to left center
        Mitch White relieved Adam Cimber
        C. Seager: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Seager singled to deep right, Semien scored
        N. Lowe: Strike looking, Ball, Lowe flied out to deep right
        A. Garcia: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Garcia walked, Seager to second
        J. Jung: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Jung flied out to left
        End of the 7th (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
    8TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Jose Leclerc relieved Grant Anderson
        D. Jansen: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Jansen struck out swinging
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Espinal reached on an infield single to second
        S. Horwitz: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Horwitz walked, Espinal to second
        K. Kiermaier: Ball, Foul, Kiermaier lined out to right
        G. Springer: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Springer popped out to second
        Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Rangers
        M. White Pitching:
        J. Heim: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Heim struck out swinging
        S. Huff: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Huff walked
        E. Duran: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike looking, Duran struck out looking
        L. Taveras: Strike looking, Taveras grounded out to first
        End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    9TH INNING
    Blue Jays
        Travis Jankowski in left field
        Joe Barlow relieved Jose Leclerc
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Ball, Merrifield lined out to center
        B. Bichette: Ball, Foul, Bichette grounded out to shortstop
        V. Guerrero: Strike looking, Guerrero singled to right
        D. Varsho: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Varsho struck out swinging
        Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)