The Toronto Blue Jays achieved a new victory against the Oakland Athletics, the team with the lowest winning percentage in Major League Baseball (MLB).메이저사이트
Toronto won 6-5 after a close game in the 10th inning of overtime in the 2023 Major League Baseball game against Oakland held at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, USA on the 5th (Korean time).
Toronto, which held the first game of a three-game western road trip against Oakland, recorded 76 wins and 62 losses on the season, narrowing the gap with the Texas Rangers (76 wins, 61 losses), third place in the American League wild card, to 0.5 games.
On the other hand, Oakland, which failed to win four games in a row, ended up with 42 wins and 96 losses.
Toronto won, but it was a nail-biting game until the end.
Toronto had an opportunity to load the bases with no outs in the top of the 5th inning and scored 3 runs, but allowed a tying run after hitting a solo shot in each inning in the bottom of the 5th to 7th innings.
The two teams, unable to decide the winner until the regular innings, entered overtime.
Toronto scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning thanks to Santiago Espinal’s 1-RBI double, Cavan Biggio’s 1-RBI hit, and Spencer Horwitz’ 1-RBI double.
However, closing pitcher Jordan Romano was hit by a two-run shot by Lawrence Butler in the bottom of the 10th inning, and they were chased by 6-5, 1 run.
Romano was shaken after giving up a walk with one out, but ended the game with a strong double play to Jack Gerloff.
Starting pitcher Jose Berrios hit two home runs, but fought back with 4 hits (2 home runs), 1 walk, 7 strikeouts, and 2 runs in 6 innings. Romano, who received help from the batting lineup, became the winning pitcher.
In the batting lineup, Biggio played well with 2 hits in 5 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 1 run, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also recorded multiple hits with 2 hits in 3 at-bats and 2 walks.
Toronto will attempt its third consecutive win with Chris Bassett as the starting pitcher in the game on the 6th. Ryu Hyun-jin is scheduled to start in the final game of the three-game series away to Oakland, which will be held at 4:37 a.m. on the 7th.