Ryu Spins 3-Hitter, Jays Beat Rangers 5-0 in Game 1 of DH

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Hyun Jin Ryu threw a three-hitter for his 3rd vocation shutout and Danny Jansen deed a location tally for Toronto to pb the Blue Jays to a 5-0 triumph implicit the Texas Rangers successful the archetypal crippled of a doubleheader connected Sunday.

Ryu (9-5) went the afloat 7 innings, striking retired 4 and walking 1 successful his archetypal shutout since May 7, 2019, with the Los Angeles Dodgers against Atlanta.

“During the bullpen sessions I had earlier the All-Star break, I talked with (pitching coach) Pete (Walker) and we discussed however my limb slot and merchandise constituent had been dropping a bit,” Ryu said done a translator. “Today I was capable to get connected apical again and that resulted successful the changeup and the remainder of my pitches to beryllium a small faster than normal.”

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The Blue Jays, winners of 3 straight, took a 2-0 pb successful the 3rd inning connected an RBI groundout by Marcus Semien and a run-scoring azygous by Bo Bichette. Jansen led disconnected the 5th inning with his 5th homer and Randal Grichuk added a sixth-inning sacrifice alert to supply insurance.

Kolby Allard (2-6) allowed 5 runs, 7 hits and a locomotion implicit 5 1/3 innings for Texas, which has mislaid 4 successful a enactment and 8 of its past 11.

Ryu escaped occupation successful the 2nd inning with the crippled inactive scoreless. He allowed a leadoff triple to Joey Gallo but struck retired John Hicks and induced a brushed infield popout by Eli White earlier fanning David Dahl to extremity the threat.

The crippled took 1 hour, 48 minutes, the shortest crippled this play successful the large leagues. Detroit and the Chicago White Sox played a doubleheader opener successful 1:50 connected April 29.

TWO-WAY RELATIONSHIP

The Blue Jays, who received approval Friday from the Canadian national authorities to instrumentality location aboriginal this month, changed the overgarment strategy connected the dugouts astatine their impermanent location to work “Thank You Buffalo” and see the logo of the Buffalo Bisons, the Triple-A affiliate they displaced this season.

While attendance hadn’t been announced for the doubleheader, it appeared that the duplicate measure drew the largest assemblage of the Blue Jays’ tenure astatine Sahlen Field. The Jays’ erstwhile largest location assemblage of the play was 10,100 connected Friday night.

ROSTER MOVES

Rangers: RHP Demarcus Evans was called up from Triple-A Round Rock arsenic the 27th antheral for the doubleheader.

Blue Jays: IF Breyvic Valera, who was batting .313 successful 41 games astatine Buffalo, was selected to the large league roster. OF Jonathan Davis was optioned to Buffalo, but was the 27th antheral for the duplicate bill. LHP Nick Allgeyer, who appeared successful 11 games for Buffalo and 1 with Toronto, was designated for assignment.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Rangers: C Jose Trevino (right forearm contusion) is 3 for 7 successful 2 games truthful acold successful his rehab duty astatine Double-A Frisco. Rangers manager Chris Woodward said Trevino is steadfast capable to beryllium activated successful the adjacent week but needs to proceed enactment connected his timing. ... C Sam Huff (right genu surgery) was activated from the 60-day injured database and optioned to Round Rock. To marque country connected the 40-man roster, RHP Tyler Phillips, who was with Round Rock, was designated for assignment.

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Rangers RHP Mike Foltynewicz (2-8, 5.11 ERA) takes connected Blue Jays LHP Steven Matz (7-4, 4.72) successful the 2nd crippled of the doubleheader.

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