YANKEES 3, BLUE JAYS 2

Postgame Notes for Monday, May 2, 2022
NEW YORK YANKEES (17-6) at TORONTO BLUE JAYS (15-9)
R H E LOB Win: Holmes (2-0)
NEW YORK 3 7 0 5 Loss: García (0-2)
TORONTO 2 9 1 6 Save: Green (1)
First Pitch: 7:07 pm One-Run Games: 9-3 Temperature: 20°C/68°F
Last Pitch: 10:01 pm Extra-Inning Games: 1-1 Wind: N/A
Game Time 2:54 Comeback Wins: 7 Attendance: 18,577
BLUE JAYS NOTES:

• Dropped to 15-9 overall this season and 9-5 at Rogers Centre…Have still won nine of their last 13
games…Slipped to 5-3 in series openers this year and 7-5 against the AL East…Are now 2-3 against New
York this season…Moved to 7-3 on the year when outhitting their opponent, and 9-3 in one-run games.
ROSS STRIPLING tossed 4.0 innings, giving up a pair of runs on five hits with no walks and three
strikeouts…The only damage came on a Gleyber Torres two-run homer in the 4th, the first home run
surrendered by Stripling this season…Has given up exactly five hits in each of his last three
outings…Marked the 10th time a Blue Jays starter has not issued a walk this season, tied with Tampa for the
most such instances in the Majors.
• BO BICHETTE drove in Toronto’s first run of the game with an RBI double in the 4th, his 3rd double of the
season, all of which have come against New York…Also singled in the 6th, finishing the game 2-for-4, his 6th
multi-hit game of the year.
GEORGE SPRINGER singled in the 1st and 4th innings, going 2-for-4 on the night…Marked his 9th multi-hit
game of the season…Has hit safely in four of five games against the Yankees this year, batting .364 (8-for22) with two doubles, a home run, and four RBI (.982 OPS).
• LOURDES GURRIEL JR. hit safely for a 5th straight game after a single in the bottom of the 8th…Has
notched at least one hit in 18 of 24 games this season.
• TYLER HEINEMAN extended his hitting streak to three games with a double in the 7th, part of a 1-for-3
effort…Has gone 4-for-11 (.364) across six games this season with a pair of doubles and an RBI (.909
OPS).
YANKEES NOTES:
• Extended their season-high winning streak to 10 games, the longest streak in the Majors this season…The
10-game win streak is tied for their 2nd longest since 2006, trailing only a 13-game streak from 8/14-
8/27/21…Moved to 17-6 overall on the season and 7-3 away from Yankee Stadium…Are now 9-5 against
divisional opponents this year, and 14-1 when hitting at least one home run.
JORDAN MONTGOMERY gave up two runs on six hits over 5.0 innings with no walks and five
strikeouts…Has allowed 3ER or fewer in every start this year, and in 29 of his 35 starts since the beginning
of 2021…Yankee starters have allowed 3ER or fewer in 22 of 23 starts this season, and no more than 2ER
in 18 of those starts.
GLEYBER TORRES opened the scoring with a two-run home run in the 4th, his 3rd longball of the year…Also drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the 9th with a two-out single…Finished the game 2-for-4
with 3 RBI, his 4th multi-hit game of the season.
• DJ LeMAHIEU singled and stole a base in the 3rd, part of a 1-for-4 night…Has reached base safely in 17 of his last 18 games, hitting .324 (23-for-71) with 12 runs, five doubles, a home run, and eight RBI in that span.
HOME RUNS # Outs Type Field Count Off Inning Score Before
Gleyber Torres 3 2 2R RCF 1-1 Stripling 4th 0-0
UPCOMING PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS: (All Times Eastern)
Tuesday, May 3 vs. New York Yankees, 7:07 pm…RHP Alek Manoah (4-0, 1.44) vs. RHP Jameson Taillon (1-1, 3.26)
Wednesday, May 4 vs. New York Yankees, 7:07 pm…LHP Yusei Kikuchi (0-1, 5.52) vs. LHP Nestor Cortes (1-0, 1.31)

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