Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a two-run homer, Chris Bassett drove in a career-best 12 runs, and toronto blue jays beat the visiting san francisco giants 2-1 Thursday Night
Guerrero hit a two-out home run in the sixth to end the scoreless tie, helping blue Jays Take rubber match of three match series
blue Jays Are 4-2 to open nine-game homestand
San Francisco’s Patrick Bailey singled and doubled to extend his hit streak to 10 games.
Toronto shortstop Bo Bichette went 0-for-4 to end his 13-game hit streak.
Bassitt (8-5) allowed three hits and three walks over six scoreless innings. He also hit a batsman.
Giants Right-hander Keaton Winn (0-1) made his first major league start and allowed two runs, three hits and two walks over six innings, striking out two batters.
Giants Third baseman JD Davis and manager Gabe Kapler were ejected after brawling on the third strike, ending the third inning. Casey Schmidt took over at third base.
Winn allowed only one single and one hit batsman in the first four innings before Doulton Vershow led off with a bunt single in the fifth, Vershow was caught stealing by catcher Blake Sabol. Winn gave up two outs to another batter before the inning ended on a spectacular catch in left field by Jock Pederson.
Bassett got the team out in the sixth inning.
Former Giants Brandon Belt walked with two outs in the bottom of the sixth. Guerrero blasted one to left with his 12th homer of the season.
Toronto relievers Eric Swanson and Tim Meza were perfect in the seventh and eighth, respectively.
Jordan Romano homered off the wall in right in the ninth to double Bailey’s lead. Bailey scored on Sabol’s single. Romano committed an inning-long error before earning his 24th save.
Toronto on Thursday reinstated catcher Alejandro Kirk (injured left arm) from the injured list and optioned Tyler Heinemann to Triple-A Buffalo.
Toronto center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (back spasm) was not in the starting lineup for the third consecutive game on Thursday.
Giants Right fielder Michael Conforto (hamstring tightness) did not start
–Field Level Media