A successful first for Chris Rowley

  • QMI agency

    Saturday, 12 August 2017 16:28

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    Saturday, 12 August 2017 16:33

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    Rookie Chris Rowley has limited the opponent to one point in five rounds and a third party, Saturday at the Rogers Centre, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a win of 7-2 against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    Therefore, the troupe’s manager John Gibbons has avenged the failure of 4-2 cashed the day before at the hands of the club of the Pennsylvania.

    Making his first start in major league baseball, Rowley (1-0) conceded five hits and a walk, with three strikeouts.

    Four lifters have then completed the work on the mound to allow the Jays to get their 55th victory of the campaign.

    In attack, the winners have taken a serious option in the fifth inning when Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson have in turn crossed the marble on a poor relay of the player’s second goal Adam Frazier.

    They added three runs in the seventh, including two on another run erratic, the player of the third cushion Josh Harrison.

    Rob Refsnyder has totaled three hits in four appearances, while Bautista scored twice.

    Rafael Lopez, and Mike Ohlman have acted as a catcher, Russell Martin has seen his name placed on the injured list earlier in the day.

    Mercer extends the arm

    Among the visitors, Jordy Mercer hit his 11th circuit of the campaign, a look at the solo succeeded at the expense of Leonel Campos in the beginning of the last at-bat.

    It has also pushed Josh Bell, author of the two hits at the plate with a single.

    Trevor Williams (5-5) has allocated four points, including three earned runs, four strikes in a safe place and provide as many free passes in six innings. He fanned seven rivals.

    More than 46 000 spectators attended the meeting.

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