The Toronto Blue Jays were able to deliver a baseball lesson to the Texas Rangers Monday at the Globe Life Field 6-2 in an almost packed stadium.
The Rangers became the first major league baseball organization and the first North American sports organization – the pandemic began to fill their stadium in March 2020. By the end, 38,238 people were on the baseball field to watch the game.
In early March, Texas Governor Greg Abbott allowed businesses to hold large-scale sporting and cultural events, without regulation, allowing them to resume normally. The decision was contested by United States President Joe Biden.
Following the Texas governor’s decision, White House Biden said, “I believe this is a serious mistake. We are in the process of changing the nature of the disease so that the vaccine can be given to the public.
At the time, Abbott indicated that wearing a mask was no longer necessary in his state, but the company asked fans to wear it, despite the fact that few people appeared with a mask.
The most politicized character
A few hours before the start of the game, Abbott indicated that the Rangers would not make an official pitch for the opener.
Due to the upcoming SB 202 Act, the Texas governor did not like the decision of Major League Baseball to change the location and next draft of the next All-Star game to be held in Atlanta first. State of Georgia.
Abbott indicated that he would no longer participate in any league events and that the State of Texas would not attempt to host the events of the Manfred Circuit.
“It’s a shame America’s popular pastime is influenced by political parties, but perpetuates false political stories,” Abbott told Spectrum News1. This action does not reduce everything. My respect for the Texas Rangers is extraordinary. ”
Victory for Blue Jays despite everything
On the field, Charlie Montoya’s team quickly silenced the assembled audience. From their second round bat, Marcus Semyon and Cavan Biggio took long hitting turns when the mark was already 1 to 0 for a single given by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the first set. The first achieved his feat, while Randall Grichuk was already in the cushions, the second solo.
The Blue Jays added every run in the sixth and seventh innings.
The Rangers’ response came from Notlow’s bat, the bat in their fourth round. Allowed to cross the Single Isia Keiner-Falefa plate. Brock Holt had extra runs in the ninth inning.
The win went to Steven Matz (1-0) record. The latter was cruel to his opponents. In the sixth and third inning work, he crossed nine batters in the mitt. Raphael Dolis inherited the defense.
“It’s good. I’m laughing now, because the way he pitched in training camp, his starting pitcher’s manager Charlie Montoyo said after the game. He controlled the whole game and it’s a good start to watch. It’s a great start.
Rangers starter Mike Foltinevich was in a lot of trouble as he allowed the four runs he scored into most hits. He still has seven strikeouts in four innings.
Both teams will take action again on Tuesday for the second game of the three-part series.