Bichette, Blue Jays hit 6 more HRs in Buffalo, bop Rays 12-4

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  • August 14, 2020
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Teoscar Hernandez hit two of Toronto’s six home runs, Bo Bichette connected for the fourth straight game and the Blue Jays kept knocking balls out of their new Buffalo park, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 12-4 Friday night.

Along with their seven homers in a 14-11 loss to Miami on Wednesday night at Sahlen Field, Toronto became the fourth team in major league history to hit at least six homers in back-to-back games. The Blue Jays joined the Dodgers (1996), Angels (2003) and Washington (2012).

Randal Grichuk hit a tying homer in the sixth, Bichette added a three-run drive and Hernandez connected to cap the five-run inning that made it 8-4.

”They got themselves in hitters’ counts, and they made us pay for it,” Rays manager Kevin Cash said. ”(In) the sixth inning, we hit for 30 minutes and got one run. They hit for four minutes and

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