Nearly four and a half hours after the opening pitch, Josh Harrison hit a single up the middle to score Jose Abreu from second and walk off the Blue Jays 7-6 in twelve innings.
The Blue Jays battled back after an excellent start from Dylan Cease left them hitless until the sixth. They had leads in the eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh but the White Sox wouldn’t go away.
A pair of nice catches by Adam Engel and Luis Robert held the Blue Jays scoreless in the twelfth and set up the home side to walk it off in the bottom half.
The Blue Jays have now lost five of their last six games to fall to 38-30 on the season. Ross Stripling will take the mound this afternoon in an attempt to avoid the sweep.
Things Worth Mentioning…
It was a tale of two halves on Tuesday night. White Sox starter Dylan Cease was lights out from the first pitch. He struck out five straight to begin the game while making Blue Jays batters look clueless.
Kevin Gausman wasn’t quite as sharp early on, giving up a run on two hits in the first, but he settled down and pitched six innings of two-run ball.
Cease’s slider was unhittable and he proved why he leads the American League in K’s/9 last night.
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Author: Scott Ony / Blue Jays Nation