(Toronto) Whit Merrifield scored two run doubles as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 on Tuesday.
Merrifield capped a four-run first innings for his team with his 11It is double, scoring Matt Chapman and Brandon Belt.
The visitors’ William Contreras hit a two-run homer in the first before the Toronto club pressed on.
The comeback started with singles from Vladimir Guerrero and Chapman. In the second round at bat for the Blue Jays, Bo Bichette drove in a run using an optional, then Belt added a run-off single.
In the third, it was Cavan Biggio’s turn to push a runner to base with a single.
Guerrero and Alejandro Kirk each provided three singles among the Blue Jays’ top 14 hits. Yusei Kikuchi (6-2) allowed two runs and three hits in five innings.
He walked five times but got back to winning ways, having been beaten in his last two matches.
The 31-year-old Japanese won his 500It is career elimination in the fourth, at the expense of Joey Wiemer.
Nate Pearson had three outs in the seventh inning. Adrian Houser (1-1) allowed seven runs and 11 hits in four and a third inning.
The outdoor game took place in front of 32,930 people at the Rogers Centre.
Andruw Monasterio hit his first major league hit on his 26th birthday. He hit a single on the mound in the fourth inning.
Recalled Tuesday from Nashville (AAA), Longueuil resident Abraham Toro was hit while hitting as a pinch hitter in the ninth.
The Brewers have lost four of their last five games.
On Wednesday night, starting pitchers will be Julio Teheran and Alek Manoah. The latter will seek their first victory since April 5; his record is 1-5.