Blue Jays get Costly Win over Royals

Posted by bfreeman on April 13, 2013

The Royals lost the game while the Blue Jays lost a lot more in the process.Toronto scored in each of the first three innings and broke the game open in the 6th in Kansas City, beating the Royals 8-4 Friday night.

Kansas City scored 3 runs in the bottom of the first to take a 3-2 lead into the second frame, but it asn’t meant to be as the Jays doulbed up the Royals to snap their 3-game win streak.

Luis Mendoza gave up 7 earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work, taking the loss.  J. A. Happ got the win for the Jays, improving to 2-0.

The win was  costly for the Blue Jays as All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes severely sprained his ankle in the top of the 6th.  After the game, the team announced he will miss 1-3 months of the season.

KC and Toronto continue their series tomorrow evening at Kauffman with first pitch coming at 6:10pm.  R.A. Dickey of the Jays faces KC ace James Shields.

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