Biggio’s Cycle Sparks Blue Jays over Orioles

After the Toronto Blue Jays took a 5-4 lead in the ninth-inning  against the Baltimore Orioles on the road on a solo home run off of Mychal Givens, Cavan Biggio hit a two-run triple to give Toronto a 7-4 lead. Biggio hit for the cycle in this game and the Blue Jays were able to top Baltimore 8-5 because of it.

Biggio scored the final run for the Blue Jays on a fielding error by Orioles shortstop Jonathan Villar that was hit by Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

Villar made up for his error in the ninth-inning on a solo home run for Baltimore off of Ken Giles.

Trey Mancini hit his 34th homer of the season in the first-inning on a 2-run shot off of Ryan Tepera for the Baltimore Orioles.

Randal Grichuk hit a solo home run for Toronto in the second-inning off of Chandler Shepherd.

Cavan Biggio hit a two-run homer in the third-inning for the Toronto Blue Jays off of Chandler Shepherd.

Mancini hit a sacrifice fly for Baltimore in the fifth-inning. He also hit the go ahead RBI single in the seventh-inning.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. tied the game at four on a sacrifice fly for Toronto.

Derek Law (1-2) was the winning pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays. He pitched one scoreless inning. Law also struck out a batter.

Mychal Givens (2-6) was the losing pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. He pitched 0.2 innings and gave up three hits and four runs. Givens also walked one batter and struck out two batters.

The second game of this three-game set will continue on Wednesday night in Baltimore, Maryland at Camden Yards. The projected starting pitchers for this game will be Clay Buchholz (1-5, 5.63 ERA) for Toronto and Dylan Bundy (6-14, 4.99 ERA) for Baltimore.



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