THESHOW
MINNESOTA TWINS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS
07/28/2026
 
THESHOW
MINNESOTA TWINS AT TORONTO BLUE JAYS
GAME ID: 2086 - TUESDAY, JULY 28TH, 2026 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota Twins (54-47) 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 0
Toronto Blue Jays (41-59) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 6 1
Twins Turn Back Toronto, 5-3
Despite a fine performance by left fielder Lane Thomas, the Toronto Blue Jays suffered a 5-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Thomas was 3 for 4 with 2 home runs. Rob Walter was the winning pitcher. Over 6 innings, he allowed 1 run on 1 hit, with 4 walks and 4 strikeouts. The third-place Twins raised their record to 54-47.

In the top of the third inning, third baseman Nick Gordon came through big-time for the Twins. With Minnesota leading 1-0, he belted a solo home run.

Gordon called the win the result of "everyone being in sync."
MINNESOTA BATTING LINESCORE TORONTO BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Salas 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .216 20 45
C. Correa SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .262 13 38
R. Salazar DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .305 16 57
R. Crocker CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .226 31 74
S. Ackerman LF 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 .295 23 54
P. Goldschmidt 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261 16 49
B. Maxwell RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .250 10 20
L. Meyers C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .237 13 34
N. Gordon 3B 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .261 2 8
Totals 34 5 8 4 1 8 7      
BATTING
Doubles: R. Crocker (13, 3rd Inning off C. Armstrong, 0 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: N. Gordon (2, 3rd Inning off C. Armstrong, 0 on, 0 outs) R. Salazar (16, 3rd Inning off C. Armstrong, 0 on, 1 out) J. Salas (20, 3rd Inning off C. Armstrong, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: N. Gordon 4 , S. Ackerman 3 , R. Salazar 4 , B. Maxwell , R. Crocker 2 , J. Salas 4
2-out RBI: B. Maxwell
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: R. Crocker
GIDP: P. Goldschmidt
Team LOB: 2

BASERUNNING
SB: S. Ackerman (2) , R. Salazar (20) , R. Crocker (16)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Gordon-Salas-Goldschmidt)
PB: L. Meyers
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Zamora SS 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 .233 3 27
J. Maestas 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .254 12 48
J. Abreu DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .236 17 53
C. Dodd C 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .216 7 34
R. Tellez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .251 23 62
L. Thomas LF 4 2 3 2 0 1 0 .261 13 39
J. Crawford CF 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .201 14 38
B. Ryan RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .213 2 13
R. Daniel 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .212 1 5
   a-V. Reyes PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .299 1 8
Totals 32 3 6 3 6 7 12      
a - V. Reyes pinch hit for R. Daniel in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: V. Reyes (5, 9th Inning off T. Rosenthal, 1 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: J. Crawford (14, 9th Inning off J. Lewis, 0 on, 2 outs) L. Thomas 2 (13, 4th Inning off R. Walter, 0 on, 2 outs; 9th Inning off J. Lewis, 0 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: J. Crawford 5 , L. Thomas 9 , V. Reyes 2
2-out RBI: J. Crawford , L. Thomas 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Maestas , R. Tellez
GIDP: J. Crawford
Team LOB: 7

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Zamora (16)

FIELDING
Errors: C. Dodd (7)
Double Plays: 1 (Maestas-Zamora-Tellez)
MINNESOTA PITCHING LINESCORE TORONTO PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
R. Walter W (4-6) 6.0 1 1 1 4 4 1 95 57 4.94   
J. Lewis 2.2 4 2 2 0 3 2 58 41 4.46   
T. Rosenthal SV (27) 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 18 7 2.44   
PITCHING
Game Score: R. Walter 66
Batters Faced: R. Walter 23, J. Lewis 11, T. Rosenthal 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: R. Walter 6-8, J. Lewis 1-3, T. Rosenthal 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: R. Walter 95-57, J. Lewis 58-41, T. Rosenthal 18-7
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
C. Armstrong L (1-9) 6.0 7 5 4 0 4 3 93 56 4.99   
C. Mieses 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 41 22 6.86   
R. Ray 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 17 12 5.66   
PITCHING
Game Score: C. Armstrong 44
Batters Faced: C. Armstrong 24, C. Mieses 8, R. Ray 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: C. Armstrong 8-5, C. Mieses 1-3, R. Ray 1-0
Pitches - Strikes: C. Armstrong 93-56, C. Mieses 41-22, R. Ray 17-12
Inherited Runners - Scored: R. Ray 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Lane Thomas
Ballpark: Rogers Centre
Weather: Partly Cloudy (58 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 15 mph
Start Time: 7:07 PM EST
Time: 3:44
Attendance: 24392
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