A Happ Win: Jays over Rays

By on March 9, 2016

JA Happ Gets the win. (photo Eddie Michels)

JA Happ gets the win. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

JA Happ allowed one run on four hits over 2 2/3 innings to pick up his first win of the spring as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Wednesday.  Rays starter Chris Archer took the loss for the Rays allowing two runs on three hits while walking two and striking out two.  Archer went 2 1/3 innings   SS Ryan Goins lead the Jays going 2-3 with two RBI to up his spring average to .357.  The Jays cross the bay on Thursday to play the Yankees in Tampa, first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 PM.

 

 

Casey Kotchman Single to Right in 3rd (Photo Eddie Michels)

Casey Kotchman Single to Right in 3rd (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

John Gibbons signs autographs for the fans (Photo Eddie Michels)

John Gibbons signs autographs for the fans (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Chris Archer (Photo Eddie Michels)
Chris Archer
(EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

Road trippers to see the Jays (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Road trippers to see the Jays (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

 

Kevin Pillar triples to right in second (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Kevin Pillar triples to right in second
(EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Blue Jays prospect did allow a walk and a hit during his inning on the mound but he bore down to keep a run from scoring. The young man sported a 98 MPH fastball with a 79 MPH change up (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Blue Jays prospect did allow a walk and a hit during his inning on the mound but he bore down to keep a run from scoring. The young man sported a 98 MPH fastball with a 79 MPH change up
(EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TOR 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 11 0
TB  0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 2


TORONTO (5) AT TAMPA BAY (1)

 TORONTO          AB  R  H BI  TAMPA BAY        AB  R  H BI
 Pillar cf         2  0  1  0  Forsythe 2b       3  0  0  0 
 Carrera cf-rf     2  0  1  0  Brett 2b          2  0  0  0 
 Goins ss          3  1  2  2  Souza Jr. rf      3  0  0  0 
 Burns 2b          2  1  1  0  B Lee rf          1  0  0  0 
 Pompey lf         4  1  1  0  Longoria 3b       2  0  1  0 
 Tellez 1b         1  0  0  0  Shaffer 3b        2  0  0  0 
 Colabello dh      2  0  1  0  Dickerson lf      2  0  1  0 
 Alford ph-dh      0  0  0  0  Leonard lf        1  0  0  0 
 Jansen ph-dh      1  0  0  0  Guyer cf          2  0  1  0 
 Kotchman 1b       4  0  1  1  J Decker cf       2  0  1  0 
 Fields cf         1  0  1  0  Morrison 1b       3  0  0  0 
 J Lake rf         3  0  0  0  Roller 1b         1  0  0  0 
 Berti lf          1  0  0  0  Motter dh         2  1  2  0 
 Barney 2b-ss      3  0  0  0  Acosta ph-dh      2  0  0  0 
 Urena ss          2  0  0  0  Miller ss         2  0  0  0 
 Dominguez 3b      3  1  1  0  Adames ss         1  0  0  0 
 Dean 3b           0  0  0  0  Casali c          2  0  1  1 
 T. Sanchez c      3  1  1  0  Rivera c          1  0  0  0 
 Quintero c        1  0  0  0  
 TOTALS           38  5 11  3  TOTALS           34  1  7  1

 TORONTO                   200 200 100 --  5
 TAMPA BAY                 010 000 000 --  1

 E--Brett, Miller. DP--TAMPA BAY 2. LOB--TORONTO 
 11, TAMPA BAY 9. 2B--Guyer. 3B--Pillar, Burns.
                                   IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
  TORONTO
 Happ (W,1-0)                   2 2-3   4   1   1   1   3   0
 McFarland                        1-3   1   0   0   0   0   0
 Greene                             1   1   0   0   1   0   0
 LeBlanc                            1   1   0   0   0   0   0
 León                               1   0   0   0   1   1   0
 Aardsma                            1   0   0   0   0   1   0
 Diamond                            1   0   0   0   0   0   0
 Browning                           1   0   0   0   0   3   0
  TAMPA BAY
 Archer (L,0-1)                 2 1-3   3   2   2   2   3   0
 Mariñez                          2-3   2   0   0   0   0   0
 R Webb                             1   2   2   1   1   1   0
 Eveland                            1   0   0   0   0   1   0
 Cedeño                             1   1   0   0   0   2   0
 Colomé                             1   1   1   1   1   1   0
 Romero                             1   1   0   0   1   3   0
 Marks                              1   1   0   0   0   1   0

 WP--Archer 2, Colomé, Happ. SO--TOR: Barney 2, 
 Kotchman, Carrera, Dominguez, Tellez, J Lake, 
 Burns, Pompey, Berti, Quintero, Goins. TB: Souza 
 Jr. 2, Forsythe, Adames, Brett, Leonard, Rivera, 
 Casali. BB--TOR: J Lake, Colabello, Dean, Pillar, 
 Alford. TB: Miller, Dickerson, Casali. T--3:00. 
 A--5,735.
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