ST. PETERSBURG — Matt Duffy’s RBI singular with dual outs in a ninth gathering in a game’s usually run in a Tampa Bay Rays’ 1-0 win over a Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Duffy gathering in Mallex Smith, who doubled with one out and changed to third bottom on a belligerent ball.
Diego Castillo (1-0) got his initial vital joining win after pitching dual innings of relief.
Ryan Tepera (3-2) pitched a final 1 2/3 innings for a Jays, who were swept in a three-game array and have mislaid five-of-six to a Rays this season. It was a 12th time a Blue Jays have scored one run or nothing this season.
Curtis Granderson had a initial 3 of Toronto’s 5 hits, leadoff singles in a first, third and fifth innings and was a usually curtain to strech third bottom until Smith in a ninth.
With dual outs in a Toronto ninth, Aldemys Diaz strike a line expostulate that was held by left fielder Johnny Field nearby a tip of a wall.
Toronto starter J.A. Happ, who was 3-0 in his 5 prior starts, gave adult one strike and 3 walks in 5 innings.
Rays starter Wilmer Font gave adult dual hits in 3 1/3 innings.
Blue Jays: 3B Josh Donaldson (left calf tightness) will run a bases Thursday and if all goes good could join Triple-A Buffalo on Friday.
Rays: OF Johnny Field was behind in a lineup after blank dual games with a sprained knee.
SIXTEEN NOT-SO SWEET
Thursday’s diversion during New York outlines a start of a 16-game widen in that a Rays will play usually a Yankees, Astros and Nationals. “We’re going to unequivocally see what kind of group we have here opposite a best in a league,” Blake Snell said.
Blue Jays: RHP Aaron Sanchez (3-5, 4.33 ERA) will representation Friday night opposite a Washington Nationals in a opening diversion of a five-game homestand.
Rays: LHP Blake Snell (8-3, 2.30 ERA) will start in Thursday night’s opener of a four-game array during Yankee Stadium opposite Domingo German (0-4, 5.32). Snell is 3-0 with a 0.38 ERA in his past 4 starts.