May 1st vs @ New York Yankees

Won: 7-1          Record: 9-17

SP/WP: Marco Estrada- 7.0 innings pitched, 1 earned run, 7 hits and 5 strikeouts.

BLUE JAYS PLAY OF THE GAME

In the top of the 7th, Jose Bautista hits a 2 run home run, that was estimated to be 433 feet, to center, to put the Jays leading 7-1, ultimately the final score.

 

May 2nd vs @ New York Yankees

Loss: 11-5         Record: 9-18

SP/LP: Mat Latos- 4.0 innings pitched, 7 earned runs, 10 hits, 1 walk and 5 strikeouts.

BLUE JAYS PLAY OF THE GAME

Trailing 7-0 in the 5th, Steve Pearce got the Blue Jays on the board with a solo home run, his first dinger of the year.

 

May 3rd vs @ New York Yankees

Loss: 8-6          Record: 9-19

SP: Marcus Stroman- 3.0 innings pitched, 5 earned runs, 6 hits, 3 walks and 2 strikeouts.

LP: Joe Biagini

Series: 2-1 New York

BLUE JAYS PLAY OF THE GAME

Joe Biagini came in to pitch after Ryan Tepera and was stellar. The first 5 batters he faced, he struckout, That was the only success he had as things took a turn for the worst after….

 

May 5th vs @ Tampa Bay Rays

Won: 8-4           Record: 10-19

SP: Francisco Liriano- 3.2 innings pitched, 3 earned runs, 5 hits, 5 walks and 5 strikeouts     

WP: Aaron Loup

BLUE JAYS PLAY OF THE GAME

After tying up the game in the 7th with a 2 run home run, Kendrys Morales once again came up with a big hit, hitting his 2nd home run of the night, a 3 run blast to give the Jays the lead 7-4.

 

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Slugger Kendrys Morales belts home run to give the Jays the lead Photo courtesy of MSN

 

 

May 6th vs @ Tampa Bay Rays

Loss: 6-1            Record: 10-20

SP/LP: Marco Estrada- 6.0 innings pitched, 5 earned runs, 6 hits, 2 walks and 7 strikeouts.

BLUE JAYS PLAY OF THE GAME

In the 1st, Ezequiel Carrera hits a solo home run, just over the fence, to get the Jays ahead early 1-0.

 

May 7th vs @ Tampa Bay Rays

Won: 2-1       Record: 11-20

SP: Joe Biagini- 4.0 innings pitched, 1 run, 2 hits and 4 strikeouts

WP: Ryan Tepera       SV: Roberto Osuna

Series: 2-1 Toronto

BLUE JAYS PLAY OF THE GAME

In the 8th, Darwin Barney hits his 1st home run of the season, breaking up the tie at 1, a solo shot high and deep to left, making it the final score 2-1.

 

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

This week’s best Blue Jay is Kendrys Morales! His power gave the Jays the win on May 5th vs the Rays with 2 homers, the 1st to tie it up and the 2nd to give them the lead.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Jose Bautista’s 433 foot home run on May 1st was the hardest hit home run by a Blue Jay this season.

Click on the link for the video http://m.mlb.com/video/topic/73955164/v1343069083

BLUE JAYS NEWS (MAY 1ST-7TH)

  • On May 7th, Aaron Sanchez threw a bullpen session which was described as “pain-free”.
  • On May 3rd, the Blue Jays released catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
  • Blue Jays acquired relief pitcher Neil Ramirez off waivers from Giants.
  • Blue Jays acquired relief pitcher Cesar Valdez from Athletics.
  • On May 3rd, after pitching just 3 innings, Marcus Stroman left the game with “arm tightness”.
  • On May 5th, Blue Jays designate Mat Latos for assignment.

 

 

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