SARASOTA, Fla. – One day after an ugly game against Team Spain in which they dominated, the
took on an
rival in another sloppy game.
They nearly gave it away, but in the ninth inning
It was the first spring homer for Flaherty, who is fighting for a reserve infield role.
The Blue Jays took the lead in the ninth by scoring two runs on a
Hammel gave up five hits including an RBI single to
“I was up in the zone, gave up a few hits today on counts that I was ahead in the count and ended up getting back in. That was disappointing,” Hammel said. “Other than that, all pitches are pretty close to where they need to be. The two-seamer I am really proud of right now. That’s ahead of pace for me, I think.”