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Smoak's homers power Blue Jays past Yankees

03 April 2018, 04:41 | Percy Christensen

Spring hasn't sprung: New York Yankees opener called off to due to snow

Yankees set for first home game despite snow

It's rare for an Major League Baseball game to be postponed due to snow, especially considering the season runs from the beginning of spring all the way to fall.

The Yankees split their season-opening, four-game series at Toronto. Manager John Gibbons said he expects Donaldson to return to his position within "the next couple of days".

"I don't deal with the second guessing, I don't pay attention to it", Boone said. "He just won today".

Last season the Jays had many difficulties hitting with runners in scoring positions and most of their runs, which weren't many, came via the home run. That storm kept the Yankees off the field for a full five days until Sunday, April 11, when NY finally opened the season against the White Sox. "So I'm looking forward to it".

Ryan Tepera (1-0) pitched one inning for the win and Roberto Osuna finished for his first save.

Toronto's comeback denied NY its first series victory north of the border since August 2015.

Over on the Yankees' side, they're fresh off a set versus Toronto.

Blue Jays: RHP Marcus Stroman was limited to two starts in spring training because of a sore shoulder. You've just got to bundle up.

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NY answered with four two-out runs in the third.

Eaton had a single, a pair of doubles, a homer and a bases-loaded single in his five at-bats. Neil Walker had an RBI single and Drury followed with a drive to left, his first.

New manager Aaron Boone said he will stick with Betances, who has allowed runs in both appearances this season after struggling last September. "They held us down after that".

Bryce Harper homered twice and Gio Gonzalez gave up one run over six-plus innings as the Nationals beat the Reds, 6-5 to complete a three-game sweep. But a walk to Giancarlo Stanton and three straight hits proved costly.

"A little peek into the strength of Tyler Austin right there", Boone said.

"He threw me a pitch that I liked and it went out", Solarte said. "They're not having two-seamer tail or something like that, hitting the ground and darting a different way". The Jays need more rallies and perhaps to get more creative with bunts, or sacrifice flies to move runners along the bases, because hitting the long ball isn't always possible and it's not good to depend on it.

Toronto reached.500 for the first time since May 29, 2016, when it was 26-26.



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