Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run home run, after missing three weeks due to a positive result for coronavirus, and the The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves 13-5 on Friday night.
Robbie Ray threw a hit ball until the seventh inning. Hernandez hit 5-2, including a club hit across the center field off Jacob Webb. that gave Toronto a 10-0 lead in the sixth inning.
Ray (1-1) allowed two touchdowns and five indisputable over six and two-thirds innings, in which he struck out five opponents. The southpaw only allowed one enemy to get on base –Travis d’Arnaud doubled with one out in the second inning.
In the seventh, Ozzie Albies hit a two-run home run.
The Mexican Alejandro Kirk hit more than one home run for the first time in his career, for Toronto.
Bo Bichette, Kirk and Randal Grichuk each achieved home runs against Drew Smyly (0-2).
For the Braves, the Venezuelans Ronald Acuña Jr. 3-1 with a run scored, Ehire Adrianza 4-1 with a run scored, Pablo Sandoval 1-0. Marcell Ozuna 4-2 with one run scored and two RBIs.
For the Blue Jays, the Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 2-1 with a run scored and an RBI, Hernández 5-2 with a run scored and three produced, Santiago Espinal 5-2 with a run scored. Cuban Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 5-3 with two runs scored and one RBI. The Mexican Kirk 5-2 with three runs scored and four RBIs.