John Chidley Hill, The Canadian Press
TORONTO — Teoscar Hernandez fired a three-pointer and then scored the game-winning game for the Toronto Blue Jays, who came from behind to defeat the Texas Rangers 10-8 on Friday.
Danny Janssen confirmed Queen City’s home win in the eighth game. The Blues Jays (1-0) won their opening game at home, their first since the 2019 season. The Blues Jays played the entire 2020 season and most of the 2021 campaign in the United States due to COVID-19.
“It was a really special moment,” Hernandez said of the win in front of the fans. I don’t think there is a single player who will forget what happened today.”
“We always knew it was going to be this crazy from the start,” he added. We are just excited to be back and share every single one of those moments with the fans.”
Blue Jays player Jose Berrios gave up four runs in the third game and walked away with not getting involved with the referee.
Seven relief jugs were on the hill for the Blue Jays. Adam Semper inherited the win while Jordan Romano saved.
Homer Mitch Garver twice gave Rangers a 0-1 6-0 lead in the second half. Brad Miller and Adulis Garcia criticized the solo performances of the visitors.
John Gray hit four but allowed three in four for the Rangers. One of the Rangers’ four bowlers, Dennis Santana, saw the loss add to his record.
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