Toronto Tops Arizona 4-1 - Recap
|Toronto Tops Arizona 4-1 - Recap|
Arizona dropped a 4-1 decision at Chase Field on Monday as Toronto legged out a win behind winning pitcher Esmil Rogers.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as +143 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Toronto got 6 1/3 innings from Esmil Rogers, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Blue Jays got 2 RBIs from Edwin Encarnacion in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 9 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 5-4 in the game.
The game was closed out by Casey Janssen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.