To order copies of to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about Keegan Matheson is a reporter/editor for MLB.com based in Toronto. I had two strikes and just couldn't put him away. In the end, the lack of execution led to an increased pitch count for Buchholz, who was charged with four runs on seven hits and a walk over four innings. In the fourth, Fisher got all twisted around on a fly ball to deep left field. Neither of the botched plays were ruled errors because they technically didn’t fall into the routine catch territory, but both should have been caught.

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When Derek Fisher settled underneath a deep fly ball from Clint Frazier, you'd be forgiven if you glanced away from your screen, certain it would be caught, or used that free moment to check your phone. The Blue Jays then had to turn to Santiago Espinal in the final inning for the second time in four days, which is less than ideal given that Espinal is a utility infielder. The specific type of error that Montoyo saw mattered, too. The most routine ball any outfielder could ask for and Fisher says to hell with his glove and takes it right off the schnoz.Check us out: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1EF5q67YQ6I4cGMJt0UokJ?si=sJSBILELTpSHsL_HWczB7wiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gateway-grinders/id1464108698Website: https://www.gatewaygrinders.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/gatewaygrinders/Twitter: https://twitter.com/gatewaygrindersFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/gatewaygrinders/view_public_for=582314388963298 Beleaguered left-fielder Derek Fisher made three of them on his own. It also brings the urgency of the moment to light. When the dust settled, the Blue Jays had dropped the opener at Yankee Stadium 20-6, but the loss goes well beyond the score itself and highlights the challenges Toronto will face with the postseason fast approaching. Ken Giles got in his second inning of work since returning from the injured list. I had opportunities to [end the inning] with Wade and DJ [LeMahieu]. These are not errors of judgement, they are intentional challenges of ethical limits. Walker was left with one of the strangest pitching lines you'll see, as just one of his seven runs allowed was earned. Toronto has two more games against New York in this series and four more next week, all of which have major playoff implications and all of which will require a significantly stronger effort than Tuesday. Now mental errors are a different story, but the ones today were physical." Another run scored on that same play when centre-fielder Randal Grichuk failed to back up his teammate and didn’t run over to help until it was too late. presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution The first culprit was Billy McKinney when he took a bad route in the top of the second inning and had a ball bounce off his glove, which cost the Blue Jays a run. "Errors are going to happen, it's just part of the game," Walker said, putting no blame on the error or his defense. He had plenty of time to get to the warning track, but the awkward path and some trepidation around the wall meant he never came close. "I don't get on people for making physical errors, that's just part of the game. The Blue Jays’ outfield made a comedy of errors against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night and it cost them a shot at their first series sweep since the end of July. So should have another fly ball to Fisher in the seventh and a sharp grounder to right that was booted by Anthony Alford, who came off the bench for McKinney. Star Newspapers Limited and/or its licensors. ", • Postseason pitching; Hernández nears return. If you did, you missed the ball clank off Fisher's glove, setting in motion a three-inning stretch where the Yankees sent 29 batters to the plate and scored a whopping 16 runs. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. With the loss, the Blue Jays fell behind the Yankees in the American League East and now sit seventh in the AL postseason picture, with Cleveland behind them as the other Wild Card team. "There's nothing more you can say about it, really. Newspapers Limited, One Yonge Street, 4th floor, Toronto, ON, M5E 1E6. "There's a difference between mental errors and physical errors," Montoyo said. Worst Errors 2019 - Duration: 7:47.

One of the biggest games of the Blue Jays' season turned into one of their biggest losses Tuesday night, and it all started with a routine fly ball in the bottom of the second inning. 'Catchable ball' dooms Blue Jays in Bronx, Postseason pitching; Hernández nears return.

Republication or distribution of this content is It would have been a different inning.". By prolonging the second inning with not just that error, but a missed play on another catch in the gap that could have been made by Fisher, starting pitcher Taijuan Walker was forced to stretch well beyond what he should have needed to do. Follow him on Twitter @KeeganMatheson. Nobody wants to make an error. Per Game Table Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Toronto When these fundamental errors have piled up throughout the season -- all too often -- Montoyo and the Blue Jays' staff have kept an emphasis on teaching and development. Montoyo said after the loss that Toronto may need to look at adding a fresh arm before Wednesday night's game. permissions/licensing, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com. Mental errors are a different story, but the ones today, they were physical. "I've got to find a way to pick up my teammate there. Derek Fisher - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA. Toronto’s offence broke out in a big way with eight runs on Wednesday night, but most of that production dried up until the game was out of hand Thursday. When Derek Fisher settled underneath a deep fly ball from Clint Frazier, you'd be forgiven One of the biggest games of the Blue Jays' season turned into one of their biggest losses Tuesday night, and it all started with a routine fly ball in the bottom of the second inning. Instead of the Jays making the second out, Jackie Bradley Jr. made it to second and later scored on a single by Juan Centeno. The strain on the pitching staff certainly didn't end with Walker, though, as the Blue Jays were then forced to burn through several of their more valuable multi-inning arms on the first day of a stretch that will see them close out the season with 14 games in 13 days.