Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Alek Manoah returned to the mound and tossed seven scoreless innings in a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals. The rookie right-hander was activated from the 10-day injured list before the game after slipping in the dugout and suffered a bruised back following the All-Star break.
Manoah gave up a hit and a walk in the first but then faced the minimum until the seventh when he gave up just his second single on the day, finishing the outing with four strikeouts in seven innings of work.
The former West Virginia hurler currently holds a 3-1 record and a 2.47 ERA on the season.
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