Tanaka deals, Chapman gets Guerrero as Yanks top Jays 1-0

TORONTO (AP) Masahiro Tanaka turned in a masterful performance but still left Aroldis Chapman with some work to do.

Despite a good fight from Toronto's blossoming rookie hitters, the hard-throwing closer was up to the task.

Tanaka and Chapman combined on a four-hitter, Brett Gardner had an RBI double, and New York beat the Blue Jays 1-0 Sunday to end a two-game skid.

Tanaka (8-6) allowed three hits while pitching into the ninth inning, walking none and striking out four. The right-hander was pulled after Brandon Drury singled to begin the ninth.

''He was able, for the most part, to stay off the barrel all day long,'' Yankees manager Aaron Boone said.

Chapman came on to face pinch-hitter Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who fell behind 0-2, worked back to a full count, hit a foul ball off the fifth deck and finally grounded into a double play to end the 13-pitch encounter.

''That's obviously, in a lot of ways, the ball game there,'' Boone said. ''In a very well-played, 1-0 game, you've got a young, rising, great-looking hitter against the game's dominant closer. It was a great match to watch those two guys go at it.''

Guerrero fouled off seven pitches before grounding out.

''It was a great at-bat by him,'' Chapman said through a translator. ''He made me work.''

Some in the crowd of 27,790 rose for a standing ovation as Guerrero returned to the dugout.

''I've never seen somebody hit a double-play ball and get a standing ovation,'' Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said.

Chapman gave up a single to Bo Bichette, then fanned Cavan Biggio to earn his AL-leading 31st save in 36 opportunities.

''That was some really quality at-bats going up against our guy there at the back end, who was dealing,'' Boone said. ''I think there was probably a little more energy than normal, based on how that inning unfolded. It was a good way to finish off a trip after a couple of losses.''

After the clubs combined for 37 runs and 13 homers over the first three games of the series, offense was at a premium in the finale. Toronto's stretch of 15 straight games with a home run ended, as did New York's nine-game streak of multihomer efforts. New York has scored at least a run in 200 consecutive games, the fourth longest streak in major league history.

Yankees All-Star Gleyber Torres returned and went 0 for 3 at shortstop after sitting out the past four games because of an unspecified core injury.

New York third baseman Gio Urshela bobbled Bichette's chopper to third to begin the game but the Blue Jays rookie shortstop was credited with a base hit, snapping an 0-for-8 stretch.

Justin Smoak reached on DJ LeMahieu's fielding error in the second but the Blue Jays didn't have another baserunner until Smoak singled through the shift to begin the eighth. The hit ended a run of 17 consecutive outs.

Urshela made up for his earlier miscue with a leaping catch on Randal Grichuk's hard liner in the fourth. Fully extended, Urshela dived toward the line to make the play and end the inning.

Blue Jays right-hander Trent Thornton was perfect through four innings before Urshela doubled to begin the fifth. Urshela's hit dropped in front of a sliding Teoscar Hernandez, who initially broke back. Gardner followed with a ground-rule double.

New York loaded the bases with one out in the sixth but Urshela grounded into a 3-2-3 double play.

Thornton (4-8) allowed one run and three hits in six innings. He walked one and struck out six. Right-hander Sam Gaviglio followed with three scoreless innings.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Yankees: Left-hander CC Sabathia (right knee) felt good after throwing a bullpen before the game. Boone said Sabathia will throw another bullpen Tuesday and could rejoin the Yankees during next week's home series against Cleveland. ... New York put LHP Stephen Tarpley (left elbow impingement) on the 10-day injured list. He is the 27th Yankees player to go on the injured list this season, seven more than in all of 2018. ... Right-hander Dellin Betances (right shoulder) is expected to throw off the mound Monday. ... SS Didi Gregorius got the day off. ... Gary Sanchez was the DH in his second game after returning from injury. Sanchez stayed in after being hit on the left elbow by a pitch from Thornton in the sixth.

Blue Jays: RHP Ken Giles (elbow) played catch before the game and felt good enough that the Blue Jays decided not to put him on the injured list.

ROSTER REPORT

Yankees: New York optioned INF Breyvic Valera to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and selected selected right-hander Brady Lail and left-hander Joe Mantiply from Triple-A. OF Giancarlo Stanton (right knee) was transferred to the 60-day injured list to open a spot on the 40-man roster.

Blue Jays: Toronto selected RHP Neil Ramirez from Triple-A Buffalo and optioned RHP Jason Adam to Triple-A. To make room on the 40-man roster, LHP Ryan Borucki (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day injured list. Along with RHP Brock Stewart, promoted Saturday when OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (left quadriceps) went on the injured list, the Blue Jays have 10 relievers on their 25-man roster.

UP NEXT

Yankees: New York returns home Monday for a doubleheader against Baltimore, as the teams make up for a May 14 rainout. LHP James Paxton (7-6, 4.40) will start the opener, and the Yankees will use an opener in the nightcap. The Orioles will use RHP Gabriel Ynoa (1-6, 5.57) in one game, and have not named a starter for the other.

Blue Jays: Ramirez (0-1, 5.40 with Cleveland) will start against visiting Texas Monday. RHP Ariel Jurado (6-7, 4.74) starts for the Rangers.

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G. Torres SS30000001.278.345.501.8460.0
M. Ford 1B30000001.169.310.356.6660.0
A. Romine C30100011.266.291.424.715-0.5
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    B. Bichette SS40200000.367.424.7171.1411.0
    C. Biggio DH40000032.205.333.373.706-1.5
    F. Galvis 2B30000000.267.299.444.7430.0
    R. Grichuk RF30000000.234.289.426.7150.0
    J. Smoak 1B30100000.205.348.394.7421.0
    T. Hernandez CF30000012.224.298.448.746-0.5
    D. Fisher LF30000012.208.291.377.667-0.5
    B. Drury 3B30100000.230.273.409.6821.0
    R. McGuire C20000000.259.259.519.7780.0
    a- V. Guerrero PH10000001.274.346.459.8050.0
    • a-grounded into a double play for R. McGuire in the 9th
    BATTING
    • 2B - G. Urshela (27), B. Gardner (18)
    • RBI - B. Gardner (47)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. Gardner, A. Romine
    BATTING
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Biggio, D. Fisher
    BASERUNNING
    • CS - A. Romine
    BASERUNNING
    • CS - B. Bichette (3)
    FIELDING
    • DP - 3 (Romine-Torres; LeMahieu-Torres-Ford; Torres-LeMahieu-Ford)
    • E - D. LeMahieu (7)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Smoak-McGuire)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Tanaka (W, 8-6)8.03000404.641.2633.0
    A. Chapman (S, 31)1.01000102.561.209.5
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Tanaka (W, 8-6)8.0
    A. Chapman (S, 31)1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    T. Thornton (L, 4-8)6.03111605.341.4814.0
    S. Gaviglio3.02000204.541.158.0
    PITCHERSIP
    T. Thornton (L, 4-8)6.0
    S. Gaviglio3.0
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Tanaka 94-66, A. Chapman 27-18
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Tanaka 11-8, A. Chapman 1-0
    • Batters Faced - M. Tanaka 26, A. Chapman 3
    PITCHING
    • HBP - T. Thornton (3)
    • Pitches-Strikes - T. Thornton 89-53, S. Gaviglio 47-31
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - T. Thornton 5-6, S. Gaviglio 3-3
    • Batters Faced - T. Thornton 22, S. Gaviglio 10
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    A. Judge RF40100010.272.397.469.8660.5
    G. Sanchez DH30000010.227.298.510.8070.5
    G. Urshela 3B41200013.323.368.572.9403.5
    B. Gardner CF40110021.256.333.484.8172.0
    G. Torres SS30000001.278.345.501.8460.0
    M. Ford 1B30000001.169.310.356.6660.0
    A. Romine C30100011.266.291.424.715-0.5
    M. Tauchman LF30000011.300.381.579.960-0.5
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      B. Bichette SS40200000.367.424.7171.1411.0
      C. Biggio DH40000032.205.333.373.706-1.5
      F. Galvis 2B30000000.267.299.444.7430.0
      R. Grichuk RF30000000.234.289.426.7150.0
      J. Smoak 1B30100000.205.348.394.7421.0
      T. Hernandez CF30000012.224.298.448.746-0.5
      D. Fisher LF30000012.208.291.377.667-0.5
      B. Drury 3B30100000.230.273.409.6821.0
      R. McGuire C20000000.259.259.519.7780.0
      a- V. Guerrero PH10000001.274.346.459.8050.0
      Total290400057-----
      • a-grounded into a double play for R. McGuire in the 9th
      BATTING
      • 2B - G. Urshela (27), B. Gardner (18)
      • RBI - B. Gardner (47)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. Gardner, A. Romine
      BATTING
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - C. Biggio, D. Fisher
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - A. Romine
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - B. Bichette (3)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 3 (Romine-Torres; LeMahieu-Torres-Ford; Torres-LeMahieu-Ford)
      • E - D. LeMahieu (7)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Smoak-McGuire)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Tanaka (W, 8-6)8.03000404.641.2633.0
      A. Chapman (S, 31)1.01000102.561.209.5
      Total9.0400050---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Tanaka (W, 8-6)8.0
      A. Chapman (S, 31)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      T. Thornton (L, 4-8)6.03111605.341.4814.0
      S. Gaviglio3.02000204.541.158.0
      Total9.0511180---
      PITCHERSIP
      T. Thornton (L, 4-8)6.0
      S. Gaviglio3.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Tanaka 94-66, A. Chapman 27-18
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Tanaka 11-8, A. Chapman 1-0
      • Batters Faced - M. Tanaka 26, A. Chapman 3
      PITCHING
      • HBP - T. Thornton (3)
      • Pitches-Strikes - T. Thornton 89-53, S. Gaviglio 47-31
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - T. Thornton 5-6, S. Gaviglio 3-3
      • Batters Faced - T. Thornton 22, S. Gaviglio 10
      • 5TH INNING
        Gardner doubled to deep right, Urshela scored10
      • 9TH INNING
        • S. Gaviglio Pitching:
        • A. Judge: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Judge flied out to right
        • G. Sanchez: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Sanchez struck out swinging
        • G. Urshela: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Urshela singled to left center
        • B. Gardner: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Gardner struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • B. Drury: Strike looking, Foul, Drury singled to left
        • Aroldis Chapman relieved Masahiro Tanaka
        • Vladimir Guerrero hit for Reese McGuire
        • V. Guerrero: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Guerrero grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Drury out at second
        • B. Bichette: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Bichette singled to left center
        • C. Biggio: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging
        • End of the 9th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • S. Gaviglio Pitching:
        • A. Romine: Strike looking, Romine singled to left center
        • M. Tauchman: Ball, Tauchman flied out to deep left
        • D. LeMahieu: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Romine caught stealing second, catcher to second, Foul, LeMahieu grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • J. Smoak: Strike looking, Smoak singled to right center
        • T. Hernandez: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Hernandez reached on fielder's choice to second, Smoak out at second
        • D. Fisher: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Fisher grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Hernandez out at second
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Sam Gaviglio relieved Trent Thornton
        • B. Gardner: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Gardner popped out to third
        • G. Torres: Foul, Torres grounded out to shortstop
        • M. Ford: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ford grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • C. Biggio: Strike looking, Biggio grounded out to first
        • F. Galvis: Strike looking, Foul, Galvis grounded out to shortstop
        • R. Grichuk: Foul, Foul, Ball, Grichuk grounded out to third
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • T. Thornton Pitching:
        • M. Tauchman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tauchman lined out to shortstop
        • D. LeMahieu: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, LeMahieu walked
        • A. Judge: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Judge reached on an infield single to pitcher, LeMahieu to second
        • G. Sanchez: Ball, Sanchez hit by pitch, LeMahieu to third, Judge to second
        • G. Urshela: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Urshela grounded into double play catcher to first, LeMahieu out at home
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • B. Drury: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Drury flied out to left
        • R. McGuire: Ball, McGuire grounded out to pitcher
        • B. Bichette: Ball, Strike swinging, Bichette flied out to right
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • T. Thornton Pitching:
        • G. Urshela: Urshela doubled to center
        • B. Gardner: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Gardner doubled to deep right, Urshela scored
        • G. Torres: Strike looking, Ball, Torres flied out to deep right, Gardner to third
        • M. Ford: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ford popped out to shortstop
        • A. Romine: Ball, Foul, Ball, Romine grounded out to third
        • Middle of the 5th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • J. Smoak: Strike looking, Ball, Smoak flied out to left
        • T. Hernandez: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Hernandez flied out to deep right
        • D. Fisher: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Fisher struck out looking
        • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • T. Thornton Pitching:
        • D. LeMahieu: Ball, LeMahieu lined out to right
        • A. Judge: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Judge struck out looking
        • G. Sanchez: Sanchez grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • C. Biggio: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Biggio struck out looking
        • F. Galvis: Galvis flied out to center
        • R. Grichuk: Grichuk lined out to third
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • T. Thornton Pitching:
        • M. Ford: Strike looking, Ball, Ford flied out to left
        • A. Romine: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Romine struck out swinging
        • M. Tauchman: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Tauchman struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • B. Drury: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Drury grounded out to third
        • R. McGuire: Strike swinging, Ball, McGuire popped out to shortstop
        • B. Bichette: Strike looking, Foul, Bichette grounded out to third
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • T. Thornton Pitching:
        • G. Urshela: Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Urshela struck out swinging
        • B. Gardner: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul tip, Gardner struck out on foul tip
        • G. Torres: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Torres grounded out to third
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • R. Grichuk: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Grichuk grounded out to second
        • J. Smoak: Strike looking, Ball, Smoak safe at first on 2nd baseman LeMahieu fielding error
        • T. Hernandez: Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Hernandez struck out swinging
        • D. Fisher: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Fisher flied out to left
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
      • 1ST INNING
        • T. Thornton Pitching:
        • D. LeMahieu: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul tip, LeMahieu struck out on foul tip
        • A. Judge: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Judge grounded out to second
        • G. Sanchez: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sanchez fouled out to third
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Tanaka Pitching:
        • B. Bichette: Strike looking, Bichette reached on an infield single to shortstop
        • C. Biggio: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Biggio struck out swinging, Bichette caught stealing second, catcher to shortstop
        • F. Galvis: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Galvis grounded out to second
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)