Hernández hits 2 of Jays’ 8 HRs in 18-4 rout of Crimson Sox

Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Inexperienced Monster, two of the Toronto Blue Jays’ eight homers in an 18-4 rout of the Boston Crimson Sox

BOSTON — Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Inexperienced Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien prolonged his highway hitting streak to 26 video games because the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Crimson Sox 18-4 on Sunday.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., Cavan Biggio, Rowdy Tellez and Semien additionally went deep for the Blue Jays, a day after they belted 5 homers in a 7-2 victory. Guerrero’s was his main league-leading twenty first.

Bichette had 4 of Toronto’s season-high 20 hits, and Guerrero, Hernández and Gurriel every had three. The Jays additionally reached a season excessive for runs.

Xander Bogaerts and Bobby Dalbec homered for Boston, which captured the collection opener earlier than Toronto’s energy surge.

Semien’s club-record streak is the majors’ longest since Dexter Fowler hit safely in 27 straight highway video games for the Cubs from September 2015 to Could 2016.

Robbie Ray (4-2) struck out 10 over six innings, giving up three runs, 4 hits and three walks.

The Blue Jays grabbed a 4-0 lead within the first towards Martín Pérez on Hernández’s three-run homer and a solo shot from Gurriel.

Semien’s drive into the batters’ eye in middle made it 5-0 within the second, prompting loud boos from the Fenway Park crowd. These rapidly turned to mock cheers when Crimson Sox supervisor Alex Cora got here out to tug Pérez after the following batter, Bichette, singled.

Pérez (4-4) retired solely 4 batters, getting tagged for 5 runs on six hits. In his final two begins, he’s allowed 11 runs in 3 1/3 innings, ballooning his ERA from 3.09 to 4.52.

Toronto broke it open with 4 runs within the fourth and 4 extra within the fifth, making it 13-1. Hernández hit his second three-run shot, a drive estimated at 440 ft that left Fenway within the fourth, after Guerrero’s RBI single.

Within the fifth, Bichette’s three-run shot additionally left the park.


Within the final two video games, Toronto has hit 9 homers over the fabled left-field wall.


RHP Ryan Weber, recalled from Triple-A Worcester earlier than the sport, went 5 2/3 innings, permitting 11 runs on 11 hits and placing out seven.


Boston utility participant Marwin Gonzalez labored an ideal eighth, bringing cheers from the gang with most of his pitches within the mid-40 mph vary.

Second baseman Christian Arroyo pitched the ninth, giving up two unearned runs on Tellez’s homer.


Blue Jays: Positioned Saturday’s profitable pitcher, Steven Matz, on the COVID-19-related injured listing.

Crimson Sox: Bogaerts was within the lineup after lacking the final two video games with a sore left knee. … 3B Rafael Devers received the time without work, with 1B Dalbec transferring throughout the diamond.


Toronto RHP Alek Manoah (1-0, 3.14 ERA) is scheduled to start out the collection finale Monday night time towards Boston righty Nathan Eovaldi (7-3, 4.11). Eovaldi is coming off his first loss since April 24.


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