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Sports Blue Jays pummel Mets for 1st road win against them in franchise history

01:06  17 may  2018
01:06  17 may  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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The Toronto Blue Jays came into existence in 1976, as one of two teams slated to join the American League for the following season (the other being the Seattle Mariners), via the 1977 Major League Baseball expansion.

- In 1990, The Blue Jays were unable to combine pitching, hitting and defence to produce a prolonged winning streak. The club held or shared the lead throughout The winning season was the 13th in franchise history , and Toronto posted back-to-back winning records for the first time since 1992-93.

a baseball player throwing a ball© Al Bello / Getty Images Sport / Getty It finally happened.

The Toronto Blue Jays managed to win a road game against the New York Mets for the first time in franchise history Wednesday following a 12-1 final.

Toronto entered the game 0-12 all time in away contests against the Mets, which was the third-longest road losing streak versus an opponent in franchise history, according to Sportsnet Stats.

After the Mets opened the two-game set at Citi Field with a 12-2 shellacking of Toronto on Tuesday, it was the Blue Jays who did all of the damage during Wednesday's afternoon affair. They scored 12 runs on 15 hits during a soggy, rain-soaked contest.

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September 12, Blue Jays defeat Baltimore 7-5 to win their 60th game of the season and in doing so set a new club record for victories in a single season For the first time in franchise history , more than two million fans made their way to Exhibition Stadium.

Also, Reyes became the first Met in franchise history to win a National League batting title, posting a The gray road jerseys feature a radially-arched "NEW YORK" script in Tiffany style, player The Mets ' standard blue batting helmet with the "NY" in orange is currently used regardless of the cap and

Justin Smoak, Teoscar Hernandez, and Richard Urena homered for Toronto, while Curtis Granderson was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a walk in his return to the Big Apple.

Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ was flawless despite pitching in the downpour, allowing just two hits and no runs. He earned his first win since April 29 against the Texas Rangers and moved to 5-3 on the year.

Happ also had a nice day at the plate, recording two hits, a walk, and two runs scored. He became the first pitcher in franchise history to reach base safely three times in one game, according to Blue Jays PR.

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