The Toronto Blue Jays have slugged their way to early win streak.
Josh Donaldson and Aledmys Diaz each hit a two-run homer, and the Blue Jays routed the Chicago White Sox 14-5 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
According to Statcast, Garcia’s one-out drive off J.A. Happ in the fifth travelled 481 feet, making it the longest home run in the majors this season and the longest by a White Sox player since Statcast was introduced in 2015. Garcia’s exit velocity of 116.7 mph was also a White Sox record.
His towering shot hit off the facing of the fourth deck in left-center, just below the window of a stadium hotel room.
Elite Kids Adam Shaheen Jersey A pretty impressive blast, to be honest, Renteria said. Anybody who is a fan of baseball must have been impressed by that shot.
Anderson went 3 for 4, finishing a triple shy of the cycle. Brandin Cooks Jersey He stole two bases and scored three runs.
The first four Boston starters — Chris Sale, David Price, Rick Porcello and Velazquez — combined to give up two runs over 24 innings. The Red Sox, citing the Elias Sports Bureau, said it’s the first time in the club’s 118-year history the starters allowed one run or fewer in each of the first four regular-season games.
Game Kids Rishard Matthews Jersey The defending AL East champions won three of four at Tropicana Field under new manager Alex Cora.
Our starting pitchers did an outstanding job in this series, Cora said. For me, it’s great, it’s a good start. We’ve been playing well for a while now.
Velazquez (1-0) allowed one run and five hits in 5 2/3 innings. Marcus Walden, Bobby Poyner, Matt Barnes and Joe Kelly, who got three outs for his first career save, combined for 3 1/3 scoreless innings of three-hit relief.