Justin Smoak in a mental chess game with New York Yankees reliever David Robertson, Smoak correctly predicted a fastball and belted a home run over the center field wall to hand the Yankees a 7-4 defeat on Sunday afternoon.
It was the second home run of the day for Smoak, and the second consecutive loss for the Yankees in which their vaunted bullpen had faltered. They split their first series of the season, two games apiece, with the Blue Jays.
Over his final two at-bats, Smoak’s two homers and six RBI wiped out a 4-1 Yankees lead it was an incredible performance by Justin Smoak and the Toronto Blue Jays. The New York Yankees will head home to open their first home series of the year against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Blue Jays will stay home to continue their hot bats against the Chicago White Sox.
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