The Jays look to continue their hot streak. They will have to do it tonight without Edwin, he is not in the lineup, I assume due to the balky wrist. With Edwin out all the kids get to play including Kevin Pillar at DH tonight.
On the bump it's Mark Buehrle facing Jerome Williams.
Still batting 1.000! The Canadians have won three straight league titles since leaving the Oakland A's and joining the Toronto Blue Jays as an affiliate in 2011.
Mitch Nay takes a lead from first base after his RBI single in the first inning scored Chaz Frank with the game's first run.
Game 1 starter Tom Robson warms up in the bullpen.
Vancouver lose game one and now need to win both game two and three at home. Jairo Labourt pitched well until he tired in the sixth, the bullpen inflicted most of the damage. The hitters had a few early chances but they didn't score and didn't have much else to be happy with for the rest of the game.
Vancouver now make the long bus ride back to Canada. Because of that, game two is not until Sunday.
Can the Jays win another series to make it four straight? They gave a good chance against the Twins. The matchups are:
Friday - RA Dickey vs. Mike Pelfrey
Saturday - JA Happ vs. Kevin Correia
Sunday - Esmil Rogers vs. Andrew Albers
Unfortunately Dunedin’s season came to an end as they lost 4-0 to Daytona and weren’t able to get a hit until the 9th inning.