Toronto (AFP) – George Springer claimed his seventh major trophy in his football career, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. scored a two-round goal and the Toronto Blue Jays extended their winning streak to seven, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. .
The Cardinals went down in a game that was without several starters.
Alejandro Kirk had 12 hits over the course of the year and Matt Chapman had two hits, including the sixth inning tiebreaker song, which came five runs, as Toronto improved to 8-1 under manager John Schneider.
Dylan Carlson collided with Homer solo in St. Louis’s first two games in Canada without players from Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado, who were not vaccinated. The Cardinals’ lineup of leading hitters were placed on the pre-game restricted list, along with catcher Austin Romijn.
Foreigners who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 cannot enter Canada, with limited exceptions requiring a 14-day quarantine. Players who do not have a vaccination go to the restricted list, without pay and without counting days of service in the major leagues.
Dominican veteran Albert Pujols started at first base in place of Goldschmidt, while Brendan Donovan finished third. 39,756 fans gave Pujols a standing ovation before his first attack.
For the Cardinals, Albert Pujols 3-1 with the RBI.
For the Blue Jays, Dominican Vladimir Guerrero scored 5-1 in one inning and two RBIs, Santiago Espinal 3-1 with one inning and RBI scored and Tuscar Hernandez 3-2. Mexican Alejandro Kirk 5-1 set RBI record and Cuban Lourdes Gurriel 4-1.