Amidway through the third inning, the Blue Jays players and coaches greeted the fans at Sahlen Field. They will be back in Toronto on June 30 thanks to an exemption from the Canadian government.
Kiké Hernández, Rafael Devers and Michael Chavis also slammed long balls for the Red Sox, who had six in Monday’s 13-4 win over the same Blue Jays. For the first time since June 1997, the Red Sox hit five homers in consecutive games against the same opponent.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has hit a 32nd homerun this season for Toronto. George Springer added a two-run hit in the sixth inning and Teoscar Hernández followed with a long ball for the Blue Jays. The Toronto team ends their stay in Buffalo with a 12-11 record.
Kiké Hernández hit a two-run hit in the third inning, and Devers and Chavis followed suit with their homerun in the fourth and fifth innings. Back-to-back home runs from Martinez and Renfroe then came in the eighth round. The Red Sox improved their record to 30-19, atop the American standings.
Garrett Richards (6-5) allowed four hits in five and two-thirds innings and emerged victorious from a second straight start for the first time since mid-May. He struck out four opponents.
Garrett Whitlock occupied the mound for an inning and a third and Adam Ottavino occupied the eighth inning. Matt Barnes had a perfect ninth round to complete his 20th save of the season.
Robbie Ray (8-5) gave the Red Sox the first three homers and struck out four batters in five innings.
Danny Jansen and Danny Santana, of the Blue Jays and Red Sox respectively, left the game due to injuries that occurred during the same game in the seventh inning.