Blue Jays dominate the Phillies to win first game under Schnieder

Nickeem Khan
FiredUp Network Sports Writer


Wednesday, July 13, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays carry winning momentum with a massive 8-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. This wasn't any ordinary game for the Jays as they proceeded without their manager Charlie Montoyo, who was fired earlier in the day. Interim manager John Schnieder got his boys to perform and do so significantly.

Toronto dominated at all points of this game. There was never a moment where it seemed that the Phillies could threaten the lead or momentum that the Blue Jays were building. Ramiel Tapia was the one to get the offence on board with a batter fielder's choice, which brought Matt Chapman home for the run.

The very next inning was very kind to Toronto as they added three more runs on the board. Vladimir Guererro Jr. homered to left center field and then was followed by Teoscar Hernandez who had a two-run homer himself.

Ryan Stripling who started for the Jays was sensational in the seven innings he pitched. He only allowed two hits and gave up a two-run homer when the game was already well decided. 

Hernandez went for an encore finish with a second two-run home run extending the lead to 8-2, which would end up being the final score. A change in voices may be what the Blue Jays needed to reach the potential that everyone knows that they are capable of tapping into. 

Toronto improved to 47-42 on the season and will face off against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday at 7:07 PM ET.