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Bassitt gives up three earned runs as Blue Jays drop 6-2 decision to Braves

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Jordan Luplow hit a two-run homer in Atlanta's three-run first inning to help power the Braves to a 6-2 pre-season victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon.

Toronto starter Chris Bassitt (0-1) gave up three earned runs over a three-inning appearance.

Danny Jansen had an RBI double for the Blue Jays (2-6), who had six hits on the day.

Toronto reliever Brendon Little gave up three earned runs over two-thirds of an inning.

Starter Reynaldo Lopez (1-1) allowed two hits over three scoreless frames for the Braves (4-4)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 2, 2024.

The Canadian Press