LEADING OFF: Blue Jays bop at Fenway, Rays-Chisox meet up

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the bashing Toronto Blue Jays attempt to sustain their energy surge at Fenway Park

A have a look at what’s taking place across the majors right now:



Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the bashing Blue Jays attempt to sustain their energy surge at Fenway Park.

Teoscar Hernández hit a pair of three-run pictures over the Inexperienced Monster as Toronto hit eight dwelling runs — probably the most ever allowed in a sport by the Pink Sox — in an 18-4 romp Sunday.

The Blue Jays have hit 13 homers the previous two days in Boston, with 9 of them clearing the Monster.

Marcus Semien, in the meantime, stretched his street hitting streak to 26 video games, greatest within the majors since Dexter Fowler hit safely in 27 straight street video games for the Cubs from September 2015 to Might 2016.

Blue Jays rookie Alek Manoah (1-0, 3.14 ERA) begins the collection finale towards Nathan Eovaldi (7-3, 4.11).


The groups with one of the best two information within the majors meet in Chicago when the Rays tackle the White Sox in a three-game set.

Randy Arozarena and Tampa Bay are 42-24 and have gained 23 of their final 28. Jose Abreu and the White Sox are 41-24.

“It needs to be a really enjoyable collection,” Rays supervisor Kevin Money stated. “They’re a gifted group. You sort of noticed it coming over the past couple seasons. You noticed the youth that that they had, and now these guys have developed. They added some huge items. Their pitching has been large.”

Lance Lynn (7-1, 1.23 ERA) begins for the White Sox towards Tyler Glasnow (5-2, 2.57).


Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. will get a break, a day after he exited a 6-4 win in Miami with what the group stated was proper pectoral soreness.

“I don’t see this being lingering,” supervisor Brian Snitker stated.

Acuña is hitting .282 with 18 dwelling runs and 39 RBIs.

The Braves are off till beginning a collection at dwelling towards Boston on Tuesday evening.


Yankees slugger Aaron Decide is having again spasms, the newest setback in a profession stuffed with spectacular feats and frequent accidents.

Decide did not play Sunday in a 7-0 loss at Philadelphia. Supervisor Aaron Boone stated postgame that Decide was unavailable even for pinch-hitting duties and can endure off-day remedy on Monday.

The star outfielder is hitting .289 with 15 dwelling runs and 35 RBIs.

New York has misplaced seven of 9 and is fourth within the AL East, just one sport over .500


Baltimore has dropped 15 street video games in a row, extending its worst slide because the St. Louis Browns moved to Maryland in 1954 and have become the Orioles.

The Orioles had been swept for the seventh time this season with their newest loss at Tampa Bay and have an AL-worst document of 22-42.

“We’ve got to maintain enjoying, preserve our heads up,” Baltimore shortstop Freddy Galvis stated. “That’s it, man.”

Orioles supervisor Brandon Hyde stated a pitcher in all probability can be referred to as up from Triple-A Norfolk to start out at Cleveland.


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