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2023 Season
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2023-09-17 Boston Red Sox 2 @ Toronto Blue Jays 3Final
2023-09-15 Boston Red Sox 0 @ Toronto Blue Jays 3Final
DATE HOME AWAY RESULT Game # Record
2023-09-16 Toronto Blue Jays – 4 Boston Red Sox – 3 FINAL 149 82-67
Day Game | Streak: 2 | W: Green, L: Llovera
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FAN RATING
50%
Based on 14 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
This game was played on 2023-09-16 | Time: 4:01 | Attendance: 42,276

at Rogers Centre — Toronto, ON

Additional Data:
Innings: 13
Event: 2023 Season | Round: Regular Season | Weather:

				5	6	7	8	9	10	11	12	13	R	H	E
Red Sox, 74-75			0	2	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	3	5	0
Blue Jays, 82-67		0	0	1	0	1	0	0	1	1	4	8	1

    Rogers Centre - Toronto, ON

Red Sox

HITTERS			AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
W. Abreu CF		2	1	1	0	0	1	0	0	.370	.443	.519	.961	5.0
a- C. Rafaela PH-CF	3	0	0	0	0	0	1	2	.333	.362	.556	.917	-0.5
R. Devers 3B		4	1	1	2	1	2	1	1	.274	.350	.514	.864	8.5
J. Turner 1B		6	0	1	0	0	0	0	4	.283	.353	.474	.827	1.0
A. Verdugo RF		5	1	0	0	0	0	3	3	.269	.328	.433	.761	-0.5
A. Duvall LF		5	0	0	0	0	0	1	1	.249	.311	.533	.844	-0.5
M. Yoshida DH		4	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	.286	.339	.446	.785	-0.5
P. Reyes PR-DH		1	0	1	1	0	0	0	0	.302	.346	.403	.748	2.0
T. Story SS		5	0	1	0	0	0	2	2	.183	.216	.308	.524	3.0
L. Urias 2B		3	0	0	0	0	2	1	2	.175	.322	.283	.605	1.5
C. Wong C		5	0	0	0	0	0	1	5	.245	.299	.405	.704	-0.5
Total			43	3	5	3	1	5	11	20	-	-	-	-	-

    a-struck out for Abreu in the 8th

BATTING

    2B - T. Story (9)
    HR - R. Devers (32)
    RBI - R. Devers 2 (97), P. Reyes (19)
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Turner, A. Verdugo, L. Urias, C. Wong 3 (3)

BASERUNNING

    SB - W. Abreu (3), T. Story (8)

FIELDING

    Outfield Assist - A. Verdugo
    DP - (Urias)

PITCHERS			IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
C. Sale				6.0	2	1	1	2	10	1	4.66	1.17	21.0
J. Winckowski (H, 18)		0.2	0	0	0	3	1	0	2.92	1.45	-0.5
B. Bernardino (H, 4)		0.1	0	0	0	0	0	0	3.50	1.38	1.0
C. Martin (H, 23)		1.0	2	0	0	0	1	0	1.09	1.05	1.5
J. Schreiber (BS, 2)		1.0	2	1	1	0	0	0	3.86	1.33	0.0
N. Robertson			1.0	1	0	0	1	1	0	6.46	1.89	1.5
Z. Weiss			2.0	0	1	0	1	1	0	4.82	1.18	5.5
M. Llovera (L, 1-2)		0.2	1	1	0	0	0	0	3.42	1.33	-4.0
Total				12.2	8	4	2	7	14	1	-	-	-

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - C. Sale 81-54, J. Winckowski 28-13, B. Bernardino 2-1, C. Martin 16-13, J. Schreiber 27-15, N. Robertson 12-9, Z. Weiss 22-14, M. Llovera 11-9
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Sale 3-2, J. Winckowski 1-0, C. Martin 2-0, J. Schreiber 3-0, N. Robertson 1-0, Z. Weiss 2-1, M. Llovera 2-0
    Batters Faced - C. Sale 21, J. Winckowski 5, B. Bernardino, C. Martin 5, J. Schreiber 5, N. Robertson 5, Z. Weiss 6, M. Llovera 3

Blue Jays

HITTERS			AB	R	H	RBI	HR	BB	SO	LOB	AVG	OBP	SLG	OPS	FPTS
G. Springer RF		6	0	0	0	0	0	1	2	.256	.329	.401	.729	-0.5
B. Bichette SS		5	0	1	1	0	0	2	1	.305	.336	.472	.808	1.0
V. Guerrero 1B		3	2	2	1	1	3	0	0	.267	.345	.445	.790	11.0
D. Schneider DH		6	0	0	0	0	0	2	7	.306	.429	.673	1.102	-1.0
S. Espinal 2B-3B	5	0	1	0	0	1	2	4	.245	.310	.327	.637	1.0
W. Merrifield LF	5	0	1	1	0	1	2	3	.278	.321	.390	.711	2.0
M. Chapman 3B		3	0	0	0	0	0	2	2	.244	.334	.422	.756	-1.0
b- C. Biggio PH-2B	1	1	1	0	0	1	0	0	.228	.329	.382	.710	3.0
A. Kirk C		4	0	1	0	0	1	0	3	.251	.340	.350	.691	2.0
K. Kiermaier CF		2	0	0	0	0	0	2	0	.267	.326	.426	.752	-1.0
a- E. Clement PH	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	3	.380	.385	.500	.885	0.0
D. Varsho CF		2	1	1	1	0	0	1	1	.219	.286	.371	.657	4.5
Total			43	4	8	4	1	7	14	26	-	-	-	-	-

    a-popped out for Kiermaier in the 7th
    b-singled for Chapman in the 9th

BATTING

    3B - D. Varsho (2)
    HR - V. Guerrero (24)
    SF - B. Bichette
    RBI - B. Bichette (65), V. Guerrero (90), W. Merrifield (63), D. Varsho (52)
    2-Out RBI - W. Merrifield, D. Varsho
    Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer, S. Espinal, W. Merrifield 2 (2), E. Clement 2 (2)

FIELDING

    DP - (Bichette-Guerrero)
    E - C. Bassitt

PITCHERS			IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA	WHIP	FPTS
C. Bassitt			7.0	4	2	2	3	5	1	3.78	1.20	17.5
T. Mayza			1.1	0	0	0	0	3	0	1.24	1.18	5.5
E. Swanson			0.2	0	0	0	0	0	0	2.97	1.07	2.0
J. Romano			2.0	0	0	0	1	2	0	2.45	1.16	6.0
J. Hicks			1.0	1	1	0	0	1	0	3.38	1.38	2.5
C. Green (W, 3-0)		1.0	0	0	0	1	0	0	9.00	2.00	9.0
Total				13.0	5	3	2	5	11	1	-	-	-

PITCHING

    Pitches-Strikes - C. Bassitt 110-71, T. Mayza 20-13, E. Swanson 8-5, J. Romano 18-13, J. Hicks 14-7, C. Green 11-8
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Bassitt 7-8, E. Swanson 0-2, J. Romano 1-2, J. Hicks 2-0, C. Green 1-2
    Batters Faced - C. Bassitt 27, T. Mayza 4, E. Swanson 2, J. Romano 7, J. Hicks 4, C. Green 4

    1ST INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        W. Abreu: Strike looking, Foul, Abreu reached on an infield single to shortstop
        R. Devers: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Devers grounded into double play shortstop to first, Abreu out at second
        J. Turner: Turner grounded out to first
        Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        G. Springer: Springer flied out to right
        B. Bichette: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Bichette struck out swinging
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Guerrero walked
        D. Schneider: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Schneider struck out swinging
        End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    2ND INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        A. Verdugo: Strike looking, Verdugo flied out to right
        A. Duvall: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Duvall grounded out to second
        M. Yoshida: Strike looking, Yoshida lined out to second
        Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        S. Espinal: Espinal lined out to shortstop
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Merrifield struck out swinging
        M. Chapman: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Chapman struck out swinging
        End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    3RD INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        T. Story: Foul, Story popped out to pitcher
        L. Urias: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Urias flied out to deep center
        C. Wong: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Wong struck out swinging
        Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        A. Kirk: Kirk grounded out to shortstop
        K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Kiermaier struck out swinging
        G. Springer: Strike looking, Springer lined out to second
        End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    4TH INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        W. Abreu: Foul, Abreu flied out to deep left
        R. Devers: Foul, Devers lined out to center
        J. Turner: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Turner singled to left
        A. Verdugo: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul tip, Verdugo struck out on foul tip
        Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        B. Bichette: Bichette grounded out to third
        V. Guerrero: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Guerrero walked
        D. Schneider: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Schneider struck out swinging
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Espinal struck out swinging
        End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    5TH INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        A. Duvall: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Duvall struck out swinging
        M. Yoshida: Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Yoshida struck out swinging
        T. Story: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Story doubled to deep center
        L. Urias: Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Urias walked
        C. Wong: Strike swinging, Wong flied out to center
        Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Merrifield grounded out to second
        M. Chapman: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Chapman fouled out to first
        A. Kirk: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Kirk singled to deep right, Kirk out at second
        End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

    6TH INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        W. Abreu: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Abreu walked
        R. Devers: Strike swinging, Abreu stole second, Ball, Ball, Devers homered to left, Abreu scored
        J. Turner: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Turner grounded out to third
        A. Verdugo: Ball, Strike swinging, Verdugo grounded out to shortstop
        A. Duvall: Ball, Duvall flied out to left
        Middle of the 6th (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Kiermaier struck out swinging
        G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Springer struck out swinging
        B. Bichette: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Bichette struck out swinging
        End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    7TH INNING
    Red Sox
        C. Bassitt Pitching:
        M. Yoshida: Strike looking, Yoshida flied out to deep right
        T. Story: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Story struck out swinging
        L. Urias: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Urias walked
        C. Wong: Strike swinging, Urias to third on Bassitt throwing error, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Wong grounded out to second
        Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        C. Sale Pitching:
        V. Guerrero: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Guerrero homered to left
        Josh Winckowski relieved Chris Sale
        D. Schneider: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Schneider grounded out to second
        S. Espinal: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Espinal walked
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Merrifield walked, Espinal to second
        M. Chapman: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Chapman struck out swinging
        A. Kirk: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Kirk walked, Espinal to third, Merrifield to second
        Brennan Bernardino relieved Josh Winckowski
        Ernie Clement hit for Kevin Kiermaier
        E. Clement: Ball, Clement popped out to second
        End of the 7th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)

    8TH INNING
    Red Sox
        Daulton Varsho in center field
        Tim Mayza relieved Chris Bassitt
        Ceddanne Rafaela hit for Wilyer Abreu
        C. Rafaela: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Rafaela struck out swinging
        R. Devers: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Devers struck out swinging
        J. Turner: Turner popped out to first
        Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        Ceddanne Rafaela in center field
        Chris Martin relieved Brennan Bernardino
        G. Springer: Springer grounded out to shortstop
        B. Bichette: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Bichette singled to center
        V. Guerrero: Strike looking, Strike looking, Guerrero singled to right, Bichette to third
        D. Schneider: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Schneider lined out to right
        S. Espinal: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Espinal struck out swinging
        End of the 8th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

    9TH INNING
    Red Sox
        T. Mayza Pitching:
        A. Verdugo: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul tip, Verdugo struck out on foul tip
        Erik Swanson relieved Tim Mayza
        A. Duvall: Duvall flied out to deep left
        M. Yoshida: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Yoshida flied out to deep right
        Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        John Schreiber relieved Chris Martin
        W. Merrifield: Foul, Strike looking, Merrifield grounded out to second
        Cavan Biggio hit for Matt Chapman
        C. Biggio: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Biggio singled to right
        A. Kirk: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Biggio to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Kirk lined out to right
        D. Varsho: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Varsho tripled to deep center, Biggio scored
        G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Springer grounded out to third
        End of the 9th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

    10TH INNING
    Red Sox
        Santiago Espinal at third base
        Cavan Biggio at second base
        Masataka Yoshida placed on second
        Pablo Reyes ran for Masataka Yoshida
        T. Story: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Story struck out swinging
        L. Urias: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Urias grounded out to third
        C. Wong: Wong fouled out to first
        Middle of the 10th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        Pablo Reyes at designated hitter
        George Springer placed on second
        B. Bichette: Foul, Bichette lined out to first
        V. Guerrero: Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Guerrero intentionally walked
        D. Schneider: Schneider lined out to left
        S. Espinal: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Espinal reached on an infield single to pitcher, Springer to third, Guerrero to second
        W. Merrifield: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Merrifield struck out swinging
        End of the 10th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

    11TH INNING
    Red Sox
        J. Romano Pitching:
        C. Rafaela: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Rafaela flied out to left
        R. Devers: Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Devers intentionally walked
        J. Turner: Turner flied out to right
        A. Verdugo: Foul, Strike (foul tip), Strike looking, Verdugo struck out looking
        Middle of the 11th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        Whit Merrifield placed on second
        C. Biggio: Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Biggio walked
        A. Kirk: Kirk lined into double play second, Merrifield out at second
        D. Varsho: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike looking, Varsho struck out looking
        End of the 11th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    12TH INNING
    Red Sox
        Alex Verdugo placed on second
        A. Duvall: Duvall lined out to third
        P. Reyes: Ball, Ball, Reyes singled to center, Verdugo scored
        T. Story: Ball, Ball, Story reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Reyes out at second
        L. Urias: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Story stole second, Foul, Strike swinging, Urias struck out swinging
        Middle of the 12th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        Z. Weiss Pitching:
        G. Springer: Intentional ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Springer grounded out to shortstop, Varsho to third
        B. Bichette: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Bichette hit sacrifice fly to right, Varsho scored
        V. Guerrero: Strike swinging, Ball, Guerrero grounded out to shortstop
        End of the 12th (1 Run, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

    13TH INNING
    Red Sox
        Luis Urias placed on second
        C. Wong: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wong flied out to right, Urias to third
        C. Rafaela: Foul, Foul, Rafaela grounded out to first
        R. Devers: Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Devers intentionally walked
        J. Turner: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Turner flied out to right
        Middle of the 13th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    Blue Jays
        Vladimir Guerrero placed on second
        D. Schneider: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Schneider lined out to center
        S. Espinal: Strike swinging, Espinal grounded out to second, Guerrero to third
        W. Merrifield: Ball, Strike looking, Merrifield reached on an infield single to shortstop, Guerrero scored
        End of the 13th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)