TORONTO ( Associated Press) — Anthony Rizzo scored an eight-run fifth-innings drive with a Grand Slam as the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-3 on Friday night.
Rizzo’s homer bounced off the third deck from right field and the Yankees extended their winning streak to eight.
New York have won 15 of their last 16 meetings and are 48-16 for their best start to the season since 1998. The Yankees entered the game with an 11-game lead over Toronto, who are second in the Eastern Division in the American League. ,
Giancarlo Stanton, DJ LeMahieu and Joey Gallo also formed home for the Yankees, who lead the majors with 105 homers. He has left 49 homers, one of the lowest totals in the majors for San Francisco before his game on Friday.
New York has defeated 17 homers in the last six matches.
Jordan Montgomery (3-1) conceded two runs on three hits in six innings and improved to 3-0 in his last five starts. New York beat Toronto 14-5 to win the last 5 matches at Montgomery.
Ross Stripling (3-2) took a 1-0 lead in the fourth innings and extended his scoreless streak to 16 2/3 innings before Gleber Torres hit an RBI double and scored on Kyle’s groundout. was.
for Blue Jays, Dominican Santiago Espinal 4-0; Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3-0 and Teoscar Hernandez 3-0. Mexican Alejandro Kirk 3-1, two runs scored, one run scored. Cuba Lourdes Gueril Jr. 4-0. Venezuela Gabriel Moreno 4-3, two RBIs.
For the Yankees, Venezuela’s Gleber Torres scored 4-2, three runs, one run.