Johnson steps in for Eduardo Rodriguez, whose wife gave birth recently, to make his first start since 2015. Add in the fact that Boston has struggled on the road and that Stroman has had success against the Red Sox in his career, and I think it's a lean towards Toronto here, although I wish the line wasn't this big.
With all the sporting noise in town just down the street these days, turns out it was mostly wishful thinking as the Jays continued to be mostly run-shy in an 8-7 loss to the Red Sox.
The key base hit has eluded the Jays to start the season, but Tulowitzki has driven in a team-high 10 runs and has hit safely in seven of his last nine games.
"There are some good signs there", said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons. Big hit or big pitch and maybe you win those. After Benintendi singled, Mookie Betts doubled to score Bogaerts. The American League East has been very competitive in the early going, so the Red Sox are actually in third place behind the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees. Boston outhit Toronto 15-12.
Ezequiel Carrera belted a pinch-hit, two-run home run in the ninth off reliever Matt Barnes, pulling the Blue Jays to within one, but that was as close as Toronto would get. We can't sit here and use that as an excuse or a crutch for much longer, but the reality is it's early. "Teams go through this". "We've just got to flat out play better and do it all on the same day". "Everything is under a magnifying glass".
"You definitely appreciate the call up more when you don't know what lies next", said Johnson, who gets the start against the Blue Jays Tuesday at Rogers Centre. Toronto is 3-14 in their last 17 games overall and 3-7 in Stroman's last 10 starts while the under is 36-16-1 in their last 53 games overall. He gave up six earned runs, 11 hits and a walk while striking out four.
"Some balls found holes early and then they capitalized on some bad pitches later on", he said.
"Honestly, I think the only way I think you can shake it off is to take one in the face before that", he said, referencing the liner he took off the face while pitching for Single-A Lowell. "I'll bounce back next start".
It marked Sandoval's first three-hit game since August 14, 2015 at Fenway Park vs. the Seattle Mariners when he went 3-for-5 with two doubles, three RBIs and two runs. He had six strikeouts.
- Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-4 with a run scored an RBI.
They did make a late attempt to come back in the ninth inning, with Russell Martin scoring on a RBI single from Steve Pearce, his first as a Blue Jay.
Sandoval - who took just six at-bats during 2016 before undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery - has returned to switch-hitting this year after he worked with Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera on his right-handed swing this past offseason. The Blue Jays placed southpaw J.A. Happ (left elbow) on the 10-day disabled list before the game and recalled utilityman Ty Kelly from triple-A Buffalo.
Right-hander Ben Taylor was recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to take Rodriguez's roster spot for the game Monday. The 20-game victor last season left his start Sunday during the fifth inning when he felt a tug in the elbow.
Other members of Godwin's family have said they forgive Stephens and only wanted him to receive the help he needed. Police said Stephens led them on a two-mile pursuit before he took out a pistol and shot himself in the head. " ...
And we should all keep in mind just how much hard work and unyielding dishonesty went into stealing this Supreme Court seat. Charles Grassley, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, who played a key role holding the line on the Garland blockade.
Stanley said Oswego State has a long-standing commitment to higher education access, college completion and cost predictability. The only thing the government asks is that the students stay in NY for four years after they graduate.
The move by Canadian producers has cost USA farms upwards of US$150 million, according to a report from the Washington Post . Walker said he also planned to talk privately with President Trump about the issue during his stop in Kenosha on Tuesday.
O'Reilly seemed to be protected by the network, but that was when they were able to keep the allegations against him private. So far, Fox News has made it clear that they have no real interest in punishing O'Reilly for his criminal activity.
Google will no longer enforce the parts of the previously signed agreements that contradict the terms of the settlement. The dispute arose after Russia-based search company Yandex submitted a complaint to the FAS about Google's practices.
Though he missed the second game between Praneeth and Srikanth, Gopichand was certain that it would head to a decider. Praneeth continued to dominate the proceedings and moved to a 20-17 lead when Srikanth made a service error.
The Brazilian, Asensio, Cristiano, with his three goals (that's 100 in the Champions League now) were the men of the match. Two minutes later, though, Ramos found his own net when his deflection sent the ball trickling across the goal line.
The state has appealed that ruling to the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals, which had not weighed in as of mid-afternoon. Ward's attorneys have argued he is a diagnosed schizophrenic with no rational understanding of his impending execution.
The New #1 Contender is……Jinder Mahal???
If Charlotte wins, she will become the new #1 Contender for the SmackDown Women's Championship and have a title match next week. Half of the men in this match ( Jinder Mahal , Sami Zayn, and Erick Rowan) weren't on the roster just a few weeks ago.
NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law
State said in a press release it will host six future NCAA competitions, including the 2020 and 2022 women's gymnastics regionals. The board also announced any championship previously award to North Carolina for the 2017-2018 season would remain in the state.
Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration
The updated Google Earth , which rolls out this week, will now run as a web app in the Google Chrome browser, or on Android . This change comes just in time for the Earth Day celebrations, which is observed on the 22nd of April every year.
'Girls' Series Finale Recap: Two Girls and a Baby
Adam and Jessa are probably off somewhere snuggled in a love cocoon after almost being derailed by Adam's brief return to Hannah . Marnie summons Loreen to the house for back-up, and Loreen isn't able to break through Hannah's fog.
What It Means, and Why It Matters — Georgia's Special Election
Estes ultimately won his race by just 7 points, a shockingly low lead in an area where Republicans outnumber Democrats 2-to-1. The survey included 453 respondents, 41 percent of which had already voted in early voting. "Vote for the Democratic Party".
Trump claims immunity as President in lawsuit
Bamberger's lawyers also argued that any damages awarded to the protesters in the case should be paid by Trump or his campaign. Trump could be heard saying "get 'em out of here" from the stage at that rally.