DUNEDIN, Fla. — Bo Bichette homered twice, together with a game-ending drive main off the ninth inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays over the Yankees, 5-4, on Wednesday.
Bichette drove a pitch from Chad Green (0-2) the other approach to right-center discipline as Toronto took two of three in the sequence.
Alejandro Kirk additionally homered for the Blue Jays. Rafael Dolis (1-0) labored the ninth to get the win.
Aaron Judge hit two dwelling runs for the Yankees.
Toronto went 3-Three with one rainout in its first regular-season homestand at TD Ballpark, its spring coaching dwelling.
The Blue Jays are enjoying their first three homestands via May in Florida due to Covid-19 restrictions in Canada. The staff used its Class AAA stadium in Buffalo, Ny. as a house base final yr and will return there later this season.
Judge drove in the Yankees’ first run throughout the first inning this season on a solo homer off T.J. Zeuch. They have been the final large league staff to attain in the primary.
Judge’s second homer and a two-run single by Gio Urshela gave the Yankees a 4-Three benefit in the fourth.
Kirk hit a two-run shot in the second and Bichette linked on a third-inning solo drive off Corey Kluber that put the Blue Jays up by 3-1.
Bichette tied his profession excessive with an 11-game hitting streak. He had three hits and likewise stole a base.
Toronto had Cavan Biggio tagged out to finish the fifth when he overran third base on a triple. The Blue Jays loaded the bases with no outs the following inning, however scored simply as soon as on a wild pitch.
Kluber, making his third begin after being restricted to 1 inning from May 2019 till this season by proper forearm and shoulder accidents, allowed three runs and 6 hits in 4 innings.
Zeuch gave up 4 runs and 4 hits in 4 innings. He stuffed in for Ross Stripling, who was scratched due to proper forearm tightness.