Aaron Judge homered twice leading to the Yankees kicking off this week’s four-game set in Toronto with a 7-4 win. The Jays were hampered by another poor start from Alek Manoah, who set a career-high in walks for a game with seven. Toronto was able to string together some runs late, but the deficit was too much to overcome.
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Despite his best start of the season coming against the Yankees a few weeks ago, Alek Manoah had another rough go of it this evening. An ongoing issue for Manoah reared its ugly head once again, as he walked seven batters tonight. Aaron Judge homered in the first inning off of Manoah, marking the second career hit against the young righty (both home runs). Willie Calhoun hit a two-run home run just three batters after Judge, and the Jays were in an easy 3-0 hole.
Although tossing a couple of scoreless frames, the Yankees would score another two runs off of Manoah in the fourth inning, an inning that included three of Manoah’s seven walks. John Schneider let Manoah go into the fifth inning in hopes that he would figure something out with a few …
Author: Evan Stack / Blue Jays Nation