Darwin Barney has been doing only about all for a Blue Jays lately.
That includes providing some comic relief.
Barney strike a double in a second inning of Toronto’s 4-3 win over a Orioles on Monday and modernized to third when Baltimore’s Adam Jones bobbled a round in centre field. But Barney slid into a bag only a small too early, his physique bobbing on a mud before reaching a bottom before a throw.
Barney, who after scored on a Richard Urena double, looked adult with a humble laugh and gave a thumbs adult to his cave after a gaffe.
“Fans looked a small bored, suspicion I’d get them on their feet a small bit,” Barney said, a same grin returning to his face.
“There’s been a small bug going around. we woke adult currently feeling crummy. … [my legs] locked adult on me and a rest is history. But hey, we got on third for Urena and he got me in so we got a pursuit done.”
Ryan Goins, who strike a solo homer and gathering in dual runs to lead Toronto (67-77) offensively, teased Barney in a hall by creation fun of his slide.
“Just as miserable as your home run trot,” Barney dismissed back.
The infielder is batting .438 over his final 9 games with 6 extra-base hits over that span. He went 2 for 3 Monday while personification third base. Josh Donaldson DH’d after blank 3 games with an illness.
“There was a indicate where we was creation a lot of outs and we figured if I’m going to make outs we competence as good try to be a threat, try to get a bat in a front of a section and make them chuck pitches around,” Barney pronounced of his new proceed during a plate. “Ever given afterwards I’ve been focusing on removing a bat out a small bit and it’s been going alright.”
‘I felt unequivocally good today’
Marco Estrada (8-8), who authorised dual runs on 4 hits while distinguished out 7 over 5 innings, appreciated Barney’s bid — while also removing a poke in.
“Poor guy, we consider we’re going to see that [slide] pretty mostly on TV, misplays or something, we don’t know,” Estrada chuckled. “But he got to third, that’s all that matters. It looked like he ran out of gas though he done it.”
The 34-year-old Estrada softened to 3-0 opposite Baltimore this year and 7-1 contra a Orioles in his career. He has authorised 3 warranted runs or reduction in 8 of his final 10 starts.
“[My command] has unequivocally come back,” Estrada said. “I felt unequivocally good today, we felt good on a final one. It’s been a uncanny year, we went by a severe patch there where we had no idea where a round was going.
“These things happen, everybody goes by them. It only took me a while to get out of it. But we consider as of late I’ve incited my deteriorate around.”
‘I’m happy with everything’
Mark Trumbo homered for a Orioles (71-73) and Jones and Caleb Joseph had RBI singles.
Baltimore had a restraining run on second bottom with one out in a ninth inning though Dominic Leone pitched around it with dual strikeouts for his initial save of a season.
Ubaldo Jimenez (5-10) gave adult 3 runs and 6 hits over 5 innings while walking dual and distinguished out five.
Goins’s fourth-inning home run gave Toronto a 3-1 lead though Trumbo led off a fifth with a solo shot of his own, a no-doubter to left-centre-field that Estrada didn’t even spin to demeanour at.
“I missed on [the pitch] to Trumbo, we was perplexing to get it in and kind of left it middle-in and towering and he strike it out,” Estrada said. “The other hits we gave adult weren’t too bad. I’m happy with everything.”
Barney done it 4-2 in a sixth when Miguel Montero scored from third on his diseased dribbler off former Blue Jays closer Miguel Castro.
Caleb gathering in Trey Mancini to move a Orioles behind within a run in seventh.
Prior to a game, a group announced closer Roberto Osuna will be divided from a group for 3 days as he expects a birth of his initial child.
Former Jays confidant dies during age 90
Mel Didier, a former scouting executive for a Montreal Expos who finished his career as a comparison confidant for a Toronto Blue Jays, died Monday. He was 90.
Didier spent 7 decades in baseball, initial as a teenager joining pitcher, afterwards as a coach, executive and scout.
The local of Louisiana worked as a scouting executive for a Expos from 1969-1975 before spending time with a Seattle Mariners, Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers.
He served as comparison confidant for actor growth to a Blue Jays from 2009 to a time of his death.
“Few group in a good diversion have had concept indebtedness via ball as Mel Didier did,” pronounced Paul Beeston, Toronto’s President Emeritus in a statement. “On interest of a Toronto Blue Jays, we would like to extend my frank condolences and sympathies to his mother Elena and a whole Didier family.”
The Blue Jays hold a impulse of overpower for Didier — following moments of overpower for victims of a Sept. 11, 2001 militant attacks in a United States and victims of a new hurricanes in a U.S. and a Caribbean — before Monday night’s diversion opposite Baltimore during Rogers Centre.
Didier also coached ball and football for his alma mater, LSU in a 1950’s and 1960’s.