Chacin Can't Stop Red-Hot White Sox
Toronto, as they've been for much of the season, scratched and clawed their way back beginning in the bottom of the fourth with help from two Juan Uribe errors, culminating in a four run surge for the Jays. Toronto would have the tying run on third base twice later on, but could not tie it up as they fall short once again, 5-4.
Chacin, who suffers his second loss of the season, pitched 6 innings, giving up 5 Runs on 9 Hits, while his counterpart Mark Buehrle, went 7 and 1/3 innings giving up 4 Runs, 2 Earned, on 9 Hits, improving to 5-1 on the season. Damaso Marte would get the final two outs in the ninth for his second save.
In a scary moment in the ninth inning, catcher Gregg Zaun, went crashing into second base attempting to break up a double play, but was struck on the side of the head by second baseman Pedro Lopez' knee. Zaun, was unconscious and face down for a couple of minutes, and was quickly attended to by medical personnel and later carted off the field. He would be taken to Mount Sinai Hospital and later diagnosed with a concussion and placed on the 15-day disabled list. The Blue Jays have purchased the contract of AAA catcher Andy Dominique to take Zaun's place on the active roster.
The Blue Jays will now go from entertaining the AL's best team, to going up against AL's worst team in the Kansas City Royals. Josh Towers (3-1) who comes off a brilliant start against the Orioles will start for Toronto as he goes up against Runelvys Hernandez (1-4) for the Royals.
The game on Monday can be seen on Rogers Sportsnet starting at 7pm EST as well as on The FAN 590AM.
InsideTheDome's Game Notes: Starting in place of Frank Catalanotto with the lefty Buehrle on the mound, Reed Johnson went 3-for-5 raising his average to .318…Toronto pitchers gave up seven home runs to White Sox hitters during their three-game series…Andy Dominique, called up in light of Zaun's injury, was batting .169 with the Syracuse SkyChiefs in 20 games.
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